Sr. Proposal Manager - State & Local Sector - Work from Home

ICF

Fairfax Virginia

United States

Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
(No Timezone Provided)

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with senior executives, management teams, functional stakeholders, BD leads, innovation staff, partners, subject matter experts, and external consultants to provide proposal leadership, support, and overall direction

  • Manage the proposal process from pre-RFP activities through final production and close out processes

  • Analyze RFP and develop compliance documents, outline, format, and final product working in consort with Technical Lead

  • Contribute to proposal sections as needed, including writing non-technical sections such as management, past performance, or staffing

  • Develop and manage to the schedule for all color reviews and final production

  • Assist in the assembly of proposal writing resources

  • Identify potential for graphic input

  • Monitor development of the business/pricing proposal to ensure it is on track and in sync with the technical proposal

  • Serve various functions, as required, throughout the proposal process (compliance matrix developer, section author, draft reviewer, red team reviewer, subcontractor interface, etc.)

  • Manage or support preparation for interviews/oral presentations, as needed

  • Will often manage more than one proposal at once

  • Work to continually assess and improve processes and techniques

  • May support the facilitation of solution development, message development, SWOT analysis, competitive analysis and other activities related to capture

  • Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree; specialization in communications, English, journalism, or related field preferred

  • Minimum 8+ years of experience managing proposals

  • Significant experience with all aspects of proposal preparation, development, and production

  • Proven track record of leading the development of successful, high quality, high scoring proposals

  • Proposal editing and writing experience

  • Strong proficiency in the MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Proficiency in the use of SharePoint and MS Teams

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • High level of attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills

  • Experience with either state & local, commercial, and/or federal proposals and processes

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment; collaborative and productive work style

  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as teaming partners

  • Ability to work to meet deadlines (nights, weekends, and holidays, at times)

  • Ability to work with geographically disparate teams

  • Ability to remain upbeat, positive, and constructive within a dynamic environment operating under high-pressure deadlines

  • Strong organizational skills, initiative, and commitment to high-quality work

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities

  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information

  • Sr. Proposal Manager - State & Local Sector - Work from Home

    ICF

    Fairfax Virginia

    United States

    Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations

    (No Timezone Provided)

    Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with senior executives, management teams, functional stakeholders, BD leads, innovation staff, partners, subject matter experts, and external consultants to provide proposal leadership, support, and overall direction

  • Manage the proposal process from pre-RFP activities through final production and close out processes

  • Analyze RFP and develop compliance documents, outline, format, and final product working in consort with Technical Lead

  • Contribute to proposal sections as needed, including writing non-technical sections such as management, past performance, or staffing

  • Develop and manage to the schedule for all color reviews and final production

  • Assist in the assembly of proposal writing resources

  • Identify potential for graphic input

  • Monitor development of the business/pricing proposal to ensure it is on track and in sync with the technical proposal

  • Serve various functions, as required, throughout the proposal process (compliance matrix developer, section author, draft reviewer, red team reviewer, subcontractor interface, etc.)

  • Manage or support preparation for interviews/oral presentations, as needed

  • Will often manage more than one proposal at once

  • Work to continually assess and improve processes and techniques

  • May support the facilitation of solution development, message development, SWOT analysis, competitive analysis and other activities related to capture

  • Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree; specialization in communications, English, journalism, or related field preferred

  • Minimum 8+ years of experience managing proposals

  • Significant experience with all aspects of proposal preparation, development, and production

  • Proven track record of leading the development of successful, high quality, high scoring proposals

  • Proposal editing and writing experience

  • Strong proficiency in the MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Proficiency in the use of SharePoint and MS Teams

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • High level of attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills

  • Experience with either state & local, commercial, and/or federal proposals and processes

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment; collaborative and productive work style

  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as teaming partners

  • Ability to work to meet deadlines (nights, weekends, and holidays, at times)

  • Ability to work with geographically disparate teams

  • Ability to remain upbeat, positive, and constructive within a dynamic environment operating under high-pressure deadlines

  • Strong organizational skills, initiative, and commitment to high-quality work

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities

  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information