MetroStar Systems is seeking a growth-minded individual to complement our proposal team in Reston, Virginia. As our Sr. Proposal Manager, you will work with all levels of our management, technical leads/SMEs, pricing, and recruiting teams to develop and implement proposal strategies. You will lead proposal development activities, from articulating competitive differentiators to ultimately crafting winning proposals.
You're a great fit if:
You're adaptable. MetroStar is a fast growing business with ambitious goals!
You're passionate about winning and collaborating with staff at all levels.
You have experience contributing to capture plans, such as assessing partner capabilities, analyzing competitors, conducting research and collaborating closely with capture managers to develop win strategies and integrate strengths and discriminators into proposal responses.
You enjoy recommending creative approaches to address critical proposal requirements.
You have experience preparing and producing $25M+ proposals for large and complex information technology companies.
You can effectively lead meetings, motivate team members, and manage proposal resources.
You'll love our company if: (This is the stuff you MUST have to be a fit)
You have at least 8 years of experience in federal government proposal management, or equivalent educational/certification experience.
You have experience leading and managing large, multi-contractor proposal development teams.
You have proven experience with Microsoft Office suite (MS Word and PowerPoint Required) and have worked in SharePoint.
You have demonstrated writing and editing capability, with the ability to synthesize material from various sources and perform analytical editing.
A Bachelor's degree OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
We'll REALLY love you if: (This is the bonus stuff that makes you stand out)
You understand and have applied Shipley proposal development or other proven business development and proposal processes.
You have experience building knowledge management systems to support proposals and capture.
You have experience delivering IT services to federal clients
You have an advanced degree in information technology, computer science, communications, journalism, or a related applicable field.
What your day will look like:
You will lead proposal teams and produce between 10-20 proposals each calendar year in support of our three major practice areas: Digital, Enterprise IT, and Cyber.
You will help build MetroStar's proposal and capture aptitude and knowledge management systems.
You will recommend creative approaches to address critical proposal requirements.
You will prepare and produce $25M+ proposals for large and complex information technology companies.
You will lead meetings, motivate team members, and manage proposal resources.
The Admin Stuff: Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for potential access to classified information. Accordingly, US Citizenship is required.
The Legal Stuff:MetroStar Systems is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of MetroStar Systems.