Proposal Manager

Posted 3 weeks ago

JOB TITLE: Proposal Manager
Location: Versa HQ


The Program Manager is responsible for managing and leading the tactical proposal efforts for bids. The right candidate will have a proven track record of assessing and reviewing proposal tasks and developing win themes and strategies for a successful response. Lead and actively participate in the organizing, writing, editing, illustration and production of the final product. Responsible for project management of the effort to include identifying personnel, task management and delivering a compliant and compelling bid to the customer. Also be tasked with growing and evolving the use of best practices, and enhancing efficiencies throughout the process.

  • Review solicitations, develop proposal plans, and build and manage to outlines and schedules
  • Manage a team of assigned cross-functional personnel to ensure all aspects of proposal submission are complete
  • Interface with proposal consultants, advisors, and subcontractors as needed
  • Identify gaps and win themes to develop a winning bid
  • Provide detailed guidance to virtual team on tasks and manage them to the project timeline
  • Monitor and communicate on all amendments and modifications to the solicitation
  • Take responsibility for delivery of a compliant and compelling bid
  • Lead post proposal efforts on debriefs, kick-offs, lessons learned, etc.
  • Provides oversight and encourages teamwork in developing effective customer-focused and forward thinking proposals
  • Responsible for effective communication and relationship management within government contractors and subcontractors
  • Analyze RFP to determine proposal requirements, develop outlines, and populate compliance matrices to provide guidance to volume leads and section authors



  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience

Desired Experience:

  • Prior IDIQ Task Order experience with either CIOSP3 or T4
  • Proposal Writing, Technical Writing, Contractual Agreements
  • Government Proposals, Project Bidding, Project Management, Government Project Planning
  • Government Contracting, Business Development, Proposal Production, Image Capture, Proposal Leadership, DoD Information Systems, Subject Matter Experts, Management Strategy Analysis, RFP Matrices
  • Meet Deadlines, Team Compliance, Cross-functional, Team Leadership, Bid Preparation, Collaboration, Federal Government, Contract Management, Federal Proposals, Proposal Generation


  • At least 5 years of Federal proposal management experience
  • Extensive experience shredding RFP requirements, proposal writing, task order response preparation, and proposal schedule development and monitoring
  • Must possess excellent time-management skills, be detailed oriented, and have the ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment under stringent time-constraints
  • Experience in capture management, business development and proposal development may substitute certain requirements stated above
  • Excellent communication, writing, editorial and proof reading skills
  • Proven leadership and motivational skills to manage virtual support teams
  • Past experience in managing large proposals in the federal government space
  • Proven ability to conceptualize and story board win themes and proposal narrative

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