DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation (DAC), an employee-owned small/mid-sized business is seeking an energetic, solution-oriented full-time Proposal Manager to support proposals for the Department of Defense, Homeland Security and Intelligence Agencies. The Proposal Manager will be responsible for leading proposal development efforts, and implementing corporate-wide related processes.
Location: Arlington, VA
Duties and Responsibilities :
Ensure RFP compliance and overall quality of proposals.
Supports pre-RFP capture activities by working with partners and consultants, preparing preliminary data calls, monitoring commercial or government opportunitiy database (e.g; FEDBIZOPPS, GovWin IQ, etc.) for RFP release dates, and leading theming and discriminator sessions with team members.
The PM will support the Capture and/or Line Managers in ensuring all aspects of proposal development are well-coordinated and of high-quality.
Additional responsibilities include:
Lead or support the proposal efforts for major prime or subcontract opportunities ( >$10M) and task order opportunities of varying value
Provide expert level guidance to the proposal team including all subcontractors
Lead theming and discriminator sessions
Develop the Executive Summary Develop the proposal plan to include the proposal schedule, proposal outline, and RFP compliance matrix
Support incremental schedule for relevant color reviews (e.g.; blue, pink, red, gold, etc.)
Develop data calls from subcontractors for technical proposal
Work with Capture Manager, line organization, HR, contracts, subcontracts, the pricing organization, technical editors and artists in support of the overall capture effort
Work with graphic artist to design cover
Collaborate in a team environment and manage efforts with multiple subcontractors
Multi-tasking and working under tight time frames
Communicate proposal-related requirements and status with senior management, as appropriate.
Stay current on all amendments and modifications to the solicitation.
Proactively participate in advancing DAC proposal knowledge management processes.
Facilitate regular proposal meetings to keep abreast of accomplishments, problem areas, and deadlines.
Follow up with proposal contributors throughout process to ensure deadlines are met and identify additional resources as needed.
Make sure a full review process is undertaken for each proposal to which s/he is assigned.
Oversee the production and submission of the final proposal.
Follow up with proposal contributors after submission to ensure close- out procedures are followed correctly and capture lessons-learned for next effort.
Maintain electronic and hard copy proposal files and oversee proposal debriefs and clean up in accordance with DAC standard procedures.
Candidate must handle competition-sensitive information appropriately.
T ravel is required as necessary.
Experience / Qualifications :
The Proposal Manager will have an education and professional background commensurate with this leadership position.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university, in Marketing, English, or Engineering-related discipline.
Must also possess a minimum of five years experience directly leading Federal proposal efforts valued at over $25M, preferably for DoD, DHS, and Intelligence Agencies.
Comprehensive understanding of government acquisitions to include RFI’s, RFP’s and RFQ’s.
Position requires excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Must possess an ability to coach and mentor team members and perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline oriented work environment.
Must also have or be able to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance.
DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation is an employee-owned company whose strategy is to be the most sought after source of superior technical...