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Senior Proposal Manager

Metro DC | Direct Hire | Job # 309037 | Posted 08/28/2017 |

Proposal Development Consultants, LLC is excited to be partnering with a local organization who is known for being one of the leading IT services providers to the US government. Our client currently located in Chantilly, VA is actively seeking a Senior Proposal Manager to join their team in a direct hire role. Applicants must have a proven and successful career specifically in proposal management and strong tenure at previous organizations. The Senior Proposal Manager will oversee development and delivery o high quality, compliant, and compelling proposals. As proposal manager, you will work closely with capture and operational personnel to develop and articulate technical and management solutions for RFPs, RFIs, and other pre-proposal deliverables. Our ideal candidate will lead and facilitate solution sessions to capture win themes, value proposition, discriminators, and other components of a win strategy. 

Senior Proposal Manager Responsibilities: 

  • Lead multiple proposal teams ensuring consistent processes are applied to deliver high quality compliant proposals
  • Guide and coordinate the efforts of other proposal resources including employees, consultants, and teaming partners to ensure maximum collaboration, timely adherence to schedule, and overall proposal development effectiveness
  • Lead and contribute to process improvement efforts in the capture and proposal phases
  • Track proposal wins/losses and lead lessons-learned exercises to identify opportunities for process improvement and training
  • Facilitate and support pre-RFP template development, solution efforts and information collection
  • Develop proposal schedule, manage conflicts, and oversee continuing proposal efforts and support section rewrites as needed

Senior Proposal Manager Requirements: 

  • 10 years of relevant proposal experience in the Federal Government Marketplace
  • 10 years of proposal development experience, 5 of which are in a proposal leadership capacity 
  • 5 years of proposal publications and production experience
  • Strong understanding of Shipley proposal process
  • 10 years proven experience with MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • 5 years experience levereging SharePoint 2010 or above 
  • 3 years experience in Adobe Creative Suite 
  • Experience with business process improvement initiatives 
  • Ability to stand in front of a group to facilitate solution sessions or present resluts 
  • Ability to oversee the development and multiple simultaneous proposals on different timelines
  • APMA certification highly preferred 

Proposal Development Consultants LLC,
 provides a range of opportunities for proposal professionals and consultants who are able to support government and commercial clients. We are able to place our proposal professionals and consultants for our 500 local and national clients/companies in long term, short term as well as direct hire opportunities.

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High quality proposal consultants and very quick, responsive staffing. You respond to my inquiries faster than any other staffing company, with people who are more likely to meet my needs. You also consider soft-skill factors, like personality, energy, etc." Proposal Manager, Government Contractor Client
Most of the editors sent my way did quite well on the writing test I gave them. I was impressed with their knowledge and approach." Response Center | H&PS NA Proposal, Government Contractor Client
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Staff are very supportive and tuned in to both clients and consultants to make good matches on projects." Proposal Writer, Government Contractor Client
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Excellent response to my needs—résumés delivered in minutes, resources provided in time to meet my needs."Director of Proposals, Government Contractor Client
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Excellent service, high-quality/experienced resources, able to turn on a dime."General Manager, Government Contractor Client
Customer service and response time is tremendous."Director, Business Development, Government Contractor Client
Quick response to fill requirements with highly qualified staff."Senior Proposal Manager, Government Contractor Client
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PDC is the best group of supporters and agents that I have been with in the past ten years—professional, experienced, and highly capable. Kudos."Supervisor of Proposals, Government Contractor Client
PDC is the friendliest and most helpful company of proposal professionals in the DC Metro area. I highly recommend them to friends, colleagues and clients who don't already use them. Kudos always."Director, Business Development, Government Contractor Client
PDC offers excellent customer service. Their staff works closely with you to identify just the right kind of candidate for your position, so that your time is not wasted in looking at résumés or talking to candidates that are not appropriate."VP of Business Development, Government Contractor Client
They support their clients and their contractors to the fullest. They are always willing to help and make things easier for the consultants. Other consultants I met or interacted with also agree that they are the best in the business to work with."Proposal Coordinator, Government Contractor Client
All of my experience with Proposal Development Consultants has been, from the very beginning, deserving of the best recommendation that I can offer. The personnel are friendly, helpful and empathic, and operate on the highest level of professionalism. Working with PDC is a pleasure."Desktop Publisher, PDC Contractor
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With all the government regulations concerning employee classification, the fact that PDC utilizes MBO to ensure contractor compliance has provided us with the peace of mind we need. We can focus on the work at hand without the headaches of compliance, the contractors enjoy the benefits of weekly paychecks, and we appreciate the fact that we have happy contractors."Proposal Writer, PDC Contractor

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