Proposal Director

PDC | Direct Hire | Job # 316849

Fantastic opportunity for a high visibility, high impact Proposal Director to support an established but still growing organization. Our client is seeking a talented Proposal Director for a permanent hire opportunity in Dulles, VA.  The ideal candidate will bring at least 10 years of proposal experience and 5 years of managerial experience, preferably within the A/E/C (architecture, engineering or construction) arena.  Must be open to traveling at least 50% of the time during the first 3 to 6 months.

Proposal Director Responsibilities:

  • The Proposal Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of proposals from strategic planning to the essential details of proposal production for all business lines and units their proposal team supports.
  • This people manager will manage a remote team of 6+ direct reports, within a matrixed reporting structure.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the proposal development and production process related to developing best-in-class responses to Requests for Proposals (RFP's)and other procurement requests.

Proposal Director Requirements / Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Marketing or Communications
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum 10 years’ relevant experience, including five years of managerial experience in government procurement, proposal writing or project management
  • Experience with both federal and commercial proposals
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in effectively managing team members.
  • A/E/C industry experience preferred.
JobID: 316846MJ

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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