Federal Proposal Manager

Immediate opening for a Federal Proposal Manager to work in the Bids & Proposals department with our client, a Government Systems Integration organization, in Chantilly VA. We are specifically seeking candidates with strong Federal IT experience, and basic knowledge around SLED related proposals. In this position, you will review requests for Government proposals (RFPs); develop proposal plans, outlines and schedules; and lead the proposal development team, providing the necessary leadership to ensure that the proposal product is fully responsive to the acquisition requirements and that it is prepared in a way that communicates a winning solution with clear discriminators.

For each proposal effort, the Proposal Manager assembles and reviews the efforts of an appropriate team of partners, consultants, subcontractors, writers, and production personnel. The Proposal Manager guides proposal team contributors in preparing the technical components of the proposal, including understanding of the task, plan, past performance, and personnel. The Proposal Manager reviews proposal draft and final versions for responsiveness to RFP, thoroughness, accuracy, staffing, financial considerations, quality, and effective design and layout.

This is a fulltime/direct position with our client. This position is a hybrid role (1-2 days per week remote). We have much more to share about this exciting opportunity with our customer!! Contact us ASAP to learn more!!

Required Skills

- 3 to 7 years of experience is required. A four-year degree is highly preferred, but experience can be substituted. Shipley training/certification is preferred, not required.
- Must have experience with full lifecycle proposal development and proposal coordination, within IT Federal and SLED (State, Local, and Education) programs.
- Extensive applications experience (MS Word, Excel, MS SharePoint, Salesforce.com, etc.).
- Ability to interpret a solicitation's proposal instructions and create appropriate outlines and content.
- Ability to analyze solicitation requirements to help identify all data that will be needed.
- Ability to analyze proposal development progress and status in relation to defined schedules.
- Ability to determine if data received is compliant with RFP and in accordance with policies.
- Ability to manage and provide innovative proposal solutions and creatively solving problems
- Ability to write non-technical proposal sections effectively and convincingly as needed.
- Must have strong interpersonal relations skills, organizational, communications skills, enthusiastic attitude, and proactive work ethic.
- Strong knowledge of the proposal development process required. Prefer knowledge of Shipley business development lifecycle process.
- Must have high-energy work ethic and be available to work non-standard hours to meet deadlines.

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Chantilly, VA



Anticipated Start Date

Monday, December 18, 2023

Job Type

Direct Hire

Anticipated Duration

Direct Placement

Date Posted

Monday, November 27, 2023

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