eGlobalTech

  • Proposal Manager

    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Location
    US-VA-Arlington
    Status
    Current
  • About the Role

    eGlobalTech's Proposal Team is growing and actively seeking a Proposal Manager to join us at our Headquarters in Arlington, VA. The Proposal Manager will work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and will be responsible for every phase of the proposal development process, from kick-off to submission. This includes managing the proposal schedule, all proposal volumes, working sessions, reviews, and production while being responsible for content development, strengths and discriminators, compliance, quality, process enforcement, and risk management. This opportunity offers competitive compensation and performance bonus plans, benefits that include 20 days PTO, Federally Paid Holidays, Continuing Education bonuses, company paid events, and impressive career growth potential.

     

    What Sets Our Proposal Team Apart:

    • Engaged throughout the Business Development Life Cycle with insight and input into pursuit decisions and the capture process
    • Mature processes drawing on industry best practices such as Shipley BD and the APMP key competency areas for certifications
    • Fully virtualized, real-time proposal collaboration environment powered by the Office 365 ecosystem. This includes collaborative editing, chat, video, mobile access, virtual whiteboards, third party apps, and integration with other business systems
    • Content repositories and structured knowledge management
    • Career planning and guidance for professional development
    • Regular interaction with dedicated Solutions Architects, SMEs, and senior management
    • Access to corporate knowledge base and training initiatives, including training and accreditation in cloud and cybersecurity
    • Reimbursement for APMP membership
    • Flexibility and opportunity to telework

    Responsibilities

    • Develop, manage, and enforce the proposal schedule. This includes scheduling and running individual proposal events such as stand-up calls, working sessions, and reviews
    • Shred RFx documents to develop compliance matrices and checklists; create compliant outlines for each proposal volume based on this analysis
    • Develop and execute a content plan for each proposal volume that incorporates strategic components and provides clear guidance to contributors
    • Populate proposal volumes with administrative details as well as content identified for reuse, such as resumes, past performance, and management plans
    • Solicit inputs from back office teams such as Contracts/Legal, HR and Recruiting, and the Facility Security Officer
    • Define and execute a communication plan for teaming partners and gather their inputs
    • Assemble inputs from all contributors and prepare documents for color reviews; this includes formatting, desktop publishing, and editing for style and voice
    • Enforce proposal process and best practices through timely identification of problem areas; report risks and issues to senior leadership with recommended actions
    • Define and execute a proposal production plan that includes final document reviews, quality checks, and preparing the submission package (hard and soft copies)
    • Practice full life cycle configuration management for all proposal artifacts; develop, categorize, and maintain materials for content repositories and knowledge libraries

    Required Qualifications

    • Strong written and oral communication skills; clearly and concisely convey complex information and salient details to proposal contributors at all levels of the organization
    • Strong organization skills and attention to detail, including the ability to define and execute a plan for each proposal event
    • Ability to maintain a calm, professional approach in a deadline-driven environment that may include tasks on multiple concurrent proposals
    • Effective interpersonal skills and a positive, can-do attitude; flexible and willing to adapt when resources, milestones, and government requirements shift
    • Strong leadership skills and the ability to inspire confidence in proposal teams through energy, proposal expertise, actionable recommendations, and constructive feedback
    • Ability to obtain consensus and communicate persuasively to diverse groups of participants and stakeholders, including making recommendations to senior leadership
    • Ability to take strong, decisive action within areas of responsibility and to delegate tasks appropriately to maximize effectiveness
    • Ability to decompose complex RFx documents into individual requirements and track them in compliance matrices and similar tools
    • Ability to organize requirements and individual proposal components into a working proposal outline that adheres to all RFx instructions
    • Strong understanding of proposal strategy and messaging as well as methods and techniques to integrate strategic elements into content planning and development
    • Ability to conduct working sessions for content planning and development; working knowledge of methods and techniques to elicit key information from SMEs
    • Ability to identify and assess material from content repositories and incorporate it into a working document
    • Exceptional language skills, including writing, grammar, editing, and revision; strong understanding of proposal style and voice
    • Obsessed with proposal compliance, quality, and compelling presentation of content
    • Ability to recognize problem areas, identify risks, and escalate in an appropriate and timely manner with recommended mitigation strategies
    • Intermediate or higher skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; this includes working with styles, page layout and design, color palettes, graphics, and structural elements such as master slides. 
    • Understanding of content management platforms such as SharePoint and best practices for managing large numbers of files, including folder structures and version control
    • 5+ years of experience in a proposal environment

    Desired Qualifications

    • Shipley BD training and/or certification
    • APMP Foundations
    • Bachelor's Degree or higher in a relevant field (e.g. English, Journalism, Communications)
    • Experience with .dotx and .pptx templates
    • Federal Government experience

    About Us

    Founded in 2004, eGlobalTech (eGT) is a leading management and IT consulting firm in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.  Our focus is to provide the public sector with innovative solutions, leveraging cutting-edge tools and methodologies to meet the Government’s most pressing business needs.  To achieve this objective, our core practice areas – strategy, IT solutions development, cyber security, and cloud computing – are integrated to provide clients with comprehensive end-to-end results.  This integration enables our highly motivated teams to thrive in a culture that encourages out-of-the-box thinking, collaboration and an environment where you can excel.  For more information, please visit our website at www.eglobaltech.com

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity:

     

    As a condition of employment with eGlobalTech, any successful job applicant will be required to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a pre-employment drug screen and/or a credit check for positions in some areas of our business. eGlobalTech is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, status as a protected veteran, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. eGlobalTech participates in the E-Verify program.  EEO is the law.

     

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