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Proposal Manager at REI Systems

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Sterling, Virginia

Job Description:


At REI Systems, we deliver solutions that make a difference and empower people. Come work for a company that was ranked 11th in the 2018 Washington Post Top Workplaces and that has a fast-paced work environment solving real-world challenges alongside reliable teammates.

We are seeking a Proposal Manager to join our corporate team working out of our headquarters in Sterling, VA.

As a Proposal Manager, you will play an integral role in our proposal development efforts and be able to strategize, design, and deliver compelling and compliant proposals for REI s new and existing client base. You will also be able to support growth and capacity building initiatives across the business unit.

"REI Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disability/Vet)"


In this role, you will:

Develop and Execute Plans for Proposals

* Support pre-planning activities for major bids

* Develop outline and schedule

* Work with the capture manager to assign people

* Get commitment from contributors and reviewers

* Organize collaboration and document management

Coordinate Proposal Development

* Conduct proposal kick-off

* Provide guidance to people

* Conduct daily stand ups and identify road blocks

* Work with the capture manager to remove the road blocks

* Communicate with the government when appropriate

Contribute Proposal Content

* Proof read content submissions

* Coach writers or presenters (in case of orals)

* Support recovery or bolster a weak section

* Make material contributions in the document

Conduct Proposal Reviews

* Oversee quality assurance of the proposal products

* Support agile reviews of documents

* Organize and facilitate colour reviews

* Receive and process feedback to improve content

Support Marketing and Capture

* Contribute in promotion activities such as white papers, blogs

* Support growth team in promotion, lead ID, and qualifications

* Work with capture manager to prepare for major bids

* Support RFIs and reviews of draft RFPs

Develop Capacity and Build Talent for REI

* Coach/mentor staff in proposal writing

* Conduct retrospectives and improve proposal process

* Maintain high quality content for future reuse

* Bring innovations in the proposal process

The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter, has excellent inter-personal skills, and is able to balance process rigor with flexibility to make proposals compliant and compelling at lower costs.

Other similar professional duties maybe assigned as needed


* Bachelor s degree in business and management, human resources, information systems, computer science, or another related field

* Master s degree in related field may be substituted for three years experience

Technical Requirements for the Proposal Manager:

* 5+ years of federal proposal development experience

* At least 2 years in the delivery of technology-enabled solutions

* Experience with agile methodologies

Employer will accept a suitable combination of education, training or experience.