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Senior Proposal Manager

Arlington, VA | Job #324857
Job Title: Senior Proposal Manager
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Type: Full-Time
 Fantastic opportunity for a Senior Proposal Manager in Nashua, NH. This is a permanent position! Are you seeking the opportunity to join a large organization, who has great processes and resources that will set you up for success? Our client is seeking a motivated leader to provide hands-on proposal leadership and support to high-priority strategic proposals who holds an active clearance. This person must have the ability to foster meaningful relationships with their team members and can gain buy in from the entire team. 

Cleared Proposal Manager Responsibilities: 

  • Lead and manage the overall proposal development process from Pre-Proposal Phase through Post-Proposal Phase for priority/strategic proposals as assigned
  • Coach and train proposal teams on the development of complex, compliant and compelling proposal responses
  • Produce and manage proposal outlines, kickoff documentation, compliance matrices, and proposal deliverables
  • Develop and maintain proposal schedules, and drive proposal team in adherence to the schedule from beginning to end, ensuring early delivery to the customer
  • Lead daily status meetings and track action items
  • Analyze and shred customer solicitation documents to drive compliance
  • Lead proposal color reviews to include scheduling, organizing, facilitating, preparing, conducting, and supporting comment summation, adjudication, and final inclusion
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with varying personalities across all functions
  • Participation in continuous improvement activities
  • Provide support, as directed, to overall Proposal Development organization on other priority proposals and projects as assigned

Cleared Proposal Manager Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years of proposal management experience (3 years supporting DOD proposals)
  • An understanding of the U.S. DOD source selection acquisition process
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat
  • Willingness to travel
  • Must be local or able to relocate to the area
  • APMP certification
  • Active DOD Secret clearance or higher (strong preference)
JobID: 324857MG

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