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Proposal Manager in Falls Church at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Falls Church
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/15/2019
  • Job ID:
    2019-55083

Job Description

GDIT is currently seeking a Proposal Manager in Falls Church, VA to join our team. In this role you will manage multi-million dollar proposals including technical, cost, and other proposal volumes for Defense and Other Federal customers by developing and ensuring the timely submission of high quality, RFP-compliant and compelling proposals that can win in collaboration with the capture and proposal teams.

This position provides an outstanding opportunity to play a strategic role as we work together to create the Next GDIT and apply the breadth of resources available in our new organization to critical technology and mission challenges. The extent of our portfolio and the scale of our $10B company ensure that you can take on new challenges and new roles as our business and mission-impact expands. The responsibility for determining our customers’ needs and priorities and helping to shape customer acquisitions to position GDIT to win makes this both a challenging and rewarding opportunity!

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Lead the development of proposals for multi-million dollar opportunities in collaboration with the Capture Manager and a team of experts in diverse areas.
  • Interact effectively, both verbally and in writing, with senior leadership and staff including the capture manager, program/project manager, account manager, and others throughout the development of the proposal, both Pre-RFP and Post RFP.
  • Develop a proposal strategy that results in a high quality, compliant and compelling proposal that will score high and therefore have the optimal win probability.
  • Manage and be accountable for compliance and the timely submission of the proposal by managing and controlling all proposal activities against the proposal schedule and the RFP’s requirements within GDIT’s complex business environment.
  • Lead the development of storyboards, proposal mock-ups and iterations of the proposal (across all proposal volumes including the cost volume) through a final version for submission to the Government.
  • Develop and conduct, structured and organized proposal kick-off meetings that establishes the plan to develop the proposal and the responsibilities and expectations of all proposal authors/writers and contributors.
  • Conduct proposal color reviews and/or collaborate with the assigned color review lead or chair in the conduct of color reviews that effectively achieve useful, actionable comments and recommendations from the review teams.
  • Effectively communicate and lead technical experts and proposal center staff (e.g., desktop publishing, production, graphics) to achieve the objectives of the proposal effort.
  • Work under pressure -- This is a highly collaborative position that requires ability to work under pressure and under challenging deadlines of proposals some of which may have visibility at the CEO level of GDIT.

Job Requirements

  • 6+ years of proposal management experience mostly with opportunities of total contract value of at least 250 million dollars.
  • Demonstrated experience managing and developing for multi-million dollar opportunities including all proposal volumes (technical, solution, cost, and others).
  • Demonstrated experience developing and applying proposal management artifacts including but not limited to the following: proposal schedule, outline, compliance matrix, kick-off, storyboards, mockups, color review in-briefs and de-briefs, and others.
  • Demonstrated experience applying the rigor of formal proposal processes in the development of proposals.
  • Possess strong time management and prioritization skills, strong English language skills, excellent attention to detail, and good judgement in decision-making.
  • Advanced MS Word and MS Office skills are required.
  • Clearable US Citizen

Desired Qualifications:

  • APMP certification and/or PMP certification
  • Security Clearance of Secret or higher
  • Relevant experience outside of proposal management (e.g., project management, capture management, account management) that enriches proposal management capabilities

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.



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