Proposal Manager

Chevo Consulting Rockville , MD 20850

Posted 2 months ago

Chevo is hiring an experienced Proposal Manager to join our expanding firm. Specific responsibilities including analyzing solicitations, creating proposal outlines, developing win themes, coordinating the proposal process, integrating proposal sections into master proposal files, ensuring proposal meet solicitation requirements, and reviewing proposals for compliance, grammar & spelling, consistency & cohesion, and conveyance of win themes.

Position Requirements:

  • Manage large-scale, complex proposals for government clients across defense and civilian agencies.

  • Lead proposal processes and create proposal outlines, compliance matrices, proposal schedules and provide leadership and direction to cross-functional teams.

  • Develop and use in-depth interview techniques for gathering substantive input from Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and conduct interviews with SMEs in sufficient detail to develop compelling offerings relevant to RFP requirements.

  • Lead proposal kick-off meetings win theme development, schedule management, compliance oversight, writing instructions and team guidance, review team coordination and production oversight.

  • Write and edit material for development of proposals, qualifications statements, presentations and other assignments.

  • Reviews and analyzes solicitations RFI's, RFP's, and RFQ's

  • Act with significant autonomy in working with operations personnel and subject matter experts and subcontractors to compile and optimize their proposal contributions.

  • Perform final quality control review before proposals are delivered to the customer.

  • Perform in-depth editing of draft responses for clarity, continuity, readability, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure and spelling.

  • Participate in establishing proposal style guidelines and standards for texts and illustrations.

  • Provide leadership to teams as well as business, technical, and proposal writing training for potential proposal contributors.

  • Gather data from all members of the proposal team and assemble it into a master proposal.

  • Facilitate proposal reviews, dissemination of review comments to section writers, and incorporation of updates into proposal.

  • Coordinate proposal status tracking, production, and delivery.

  • Assist in the development of proposal graphics and coordinate graphic creation with graphic designer.

  • Maintain master solicitation documents. Distribute amendments and updates as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years' college credits (AA degree) with a Bachelor's Degree highly preferred.

  • Minimum five years' experience writing proposals to obtain business with the Federal Government.

  • Proposal Management experience for Federal Government Proposal Development efforts ranging in value from $5M to $30M.

  • General knowledge of Federal Government contract types (IDIQ, FFP, T&M, CPFF).

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Ability to write non-technical proposal sections effectively and convincingly.

  • Strong proposal and technical writing skills.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word.

  • Strong interpersonal relations skills, enthusiastic attitude, and excellent work ethic.

  • Must be available to work non-standard hours during peak times.

  • Ability to work under stress with tight schedule deadlines.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Association of Proposal Management Professional (APMP) certification desired.

  • Experience coordinating/managing industry-recognized proposal process (e.g., Shipley Associates proposal development process).

  • Skill and experience using graphics software (e.g., Adobe InDesign).

Chevo offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid leave, 401K plan with matching, monthly SMART card employer contribution for commuting expenses, tuition assistance and more!

Want to work for a winner of the 2012 through 2019 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval? Then join Chevo!

Chevo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.


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