Proposal Manager
ICF International - Rockville, MD

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About ICF International

If you want to work on the leading issues of the day, if you want your work to reflect your passion in life, if you truly want to make the world a better place, then you want to work at ICF International. Whether ensuring efficient use of energy resources, protecting the environment for generations to come, supporting cancer and HIV/AIDS patients and returning veterans, keeping young people in school and educators informed, delivering results in emergency preparedness, or breaking ground in any number of today’s issues, ICF works in the topics that lead the news.

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, and transportation; health, education, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement.

We have a passionate commitment to our work and to helping our clients achieve their objectives. We combine technical expertise with world-class analytics. We provide room for entrepreneurial thinking and grass-roots innovation to achieve compelling results for both our clients’ projects and our own company. All our work is done in a professional, collegial, and intellectual environment that allows individuals the latitude they need to perform work that parallels their passions. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 4,000 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF's website is .

Job Description: As a Proposal Manager, you will be responsible for creative and critical analysis (from capture through proposal production), managing the proposal process (from pre-RFP through development of the compliance matrix, all color teams, and production), hands-on support of the proposal (e.g., facilitating meetings, writing/editing sections, reviewing drafts before they go out for review), and anything else required to create an A proposal. As Proposal Manager you must be flexible in mind and schedule.

Key Responsibilities:
Manage the proposal process from pre-RFP activities through final production and close out processes
Participate in and facilitate pre-proposal capture activities; including facilitating team meetings, developing pre-RFP blue team and drafts
Provide advice and assist in the entire process of creating proposals and qualification packages, from initiation of ideas through document completion
Analyze RFP and develop outline, format, and final product working in consort with Technical Proposal Manager
Manage to (and help develop) the schedule for all color reviews and final production
Serve various functions, as required, throughout the proposal process (compliance matrix developer, theme meeting facilitator, section author, draft reviewer, red team reviewer, subcontractor interface, formatting manager, production supervisor)
Develop proposal sections, as appropriate for non-technical areas, including management, past performance and staffing
Identify potential for graphic input

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree
2 years of experience managing large government proposals
2 years experience with proposal preparation and production
5 years experience with MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

Preferred Skills/Experience:
Experience supporting capture
Proficiency with MS Project

Professional Skills:
A desire to win
Strong organizational skills, initiative, and commitment to high-quality work
Willing to work evenings and occasional weekends to meet proposal deadlines
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well with all levels within an organization, from administrative to senior management
Strong verbal and editing/writing skills
Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities
Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrated outstanding level of professionalism in providing administrative support, including ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, tact, and diplomacy
Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information
Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors
ICF offers an excellent benefits package and an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized, and empowered workforce.

ICF International is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/D/V

For a listing of other career opportunities at ICF, please visit our Career Center at

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