MAXIMUS

Proposal Manager

US-VA-Reston
1 week ago
Requisition ID
2017-26903
# of Openings
1
Job Function
Proposal
Job Schedule
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Proposal Manager develops proposals, bids, quotations, or other documents describing organizational products and services in response to requests from prospective clients.

Responsibilities

  • Manages the development and production of proposals and oral presentations to include proposal teams from one to more than ten personnel
  • Prepares and manages proposal production schedule, to include coordinating final production, word processing, graphics, and copy services personnel. May be required to do desktop publishing on small and short-turn proposals, and as the workload requires
  • Analyzes government solicitations, identifies response requirements, and prepares unique, tailored, and detailed proposal response outlines, templates, and compliance matrices in compliance with government agency requirements
  • Prepares the proposal schedule, sets up and leads conference calls and meetings, and plans and coordinates required resources for writing and development of the proposal deliverable
  • Leads effective, results driven, kick-off, status, strategy, and review meetings in coordination with the business development team
  • Helps develop and implement strategic proposal win themes and discriminators
  • Uses automated proposal collaboration and document management tools, including Sharepoint
  • Performs other duties as assigned

The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Communications, English, Journalism or related major with relevant experience preferred, or equivalent experience in a similar position.
  • 4-6 years of relevant experience required
  • Experience with federal, state, and foreign government RFPs, RFIs, RFQs, and related solicitation documents
  • Experience with the complete proposal process from kick-off to delivery 
  • Experience facilitating status calls, reviews, briefings, and related meetings
  • Ability to work independently and still function effectively as a member of a team
  • Expert in Microsoft Office software and SharePoint
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work under the pressure of multiple deadlines
  • Excellent command of English grammar, spelling, and composition as well as writing, editing, oral communication, and interpersonal skills
  •  2-5 years of accounting and/or auditing experience and compliance programs
  • Three to five years of successful proposal management experience in a government contractor environment, including supervision and management of personnel
  • Experience with federal, state, and foreign government RFPs, RFIs, RFQs, and related solicitation documents
  • Experience with the complete proposal process from kick-off to delivery  
  • Experience facilitating status calls, reviews, briefings, and related meetings
  • Ability to work independently and still function effectively as a member of a team
  • Expert in Microsoft Office software and SharePoint
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work under the pressure of multiple deadlines
  • Excellent command of English grammar, spelling, and composition as well as writing, editing, oral communication, and interpersonal skills

    Preferred:
    • Formal Shipley or equivalent proposal training





EEO Statement

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

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