DirectViz Solutions, LLC
  • Chantilly, VA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

 

DirectViz Solutions is a high-level, strategic consulting services firm that meets mission needs for commercial and government clients. We are looking to hire a full-time/permanent Proposal Manager.   The Proposal Manager will be responsible for managing the end-to-end creation of Requests for Proposal (RFP) to ensure compliant, responsive, and compelling responses. This position will organize proposal preparation activities to meet schedule deadlines, conform to the compliance matrix, and implement proposal processes and formats. The work location will be Chantilly, VA. JOB

DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

 -Assume ownership of proposals for full life cycle of development, including planning, scheduling, managing, and submitting

 -Analyze RFP requirements and identify all instructions and evaluation criteria

  -Manage Proposal Analyst in all proposal development support activities

  -Prepare detailed proposal schedules, outlines, compliance matrices, and guidelines

  • Direct writers to ensure content is cohesive, consistent, concise, and compliant
  • Provide leadership and encourage teamwork among internal and external stakeholders to develop compliant, persuasive proposals
  • Write, edit, and customize text to suit specific RFP requirements
  • Collaborate with Capture Team Lead on "win" strategy, themes, discriminators, and value propositions
  • Manage and/or participate in color team reviews
  • Work with Volume Leads to ensure inter-volume compatibility
  • Conduct proposal status meetings and maintain the proposal schedule to ensure timely submission
  • Incorporate inputs, edits, and comments at each document review, as necessary
  • Develop and collate subcontractor data calls
  • Prepare printed copies of proposals and all shipment requirements
  • Support special projects, as required

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Applicant should have a Bachelor's Degree, preferably in journalism, communications, English, or related field and/or 3-5 years of experience managing proposals
  • Strong written, verbal, communication, copy editing, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task between changing requirements, priorities, and proposals and meet deadlines
  • Planning and analytical skills
  • Exceptional organization skills, time management, and attention to detail
  • Motivated self-starter with ability to work well independently and in a team
  • Extensive experience with MS Office products (especially Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Management skills to coordinate multiple proposal efforts and teams concurrently
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a time-sensitive environment
  • U.S. Citizenship is required and must be eligible to obtain a clearance

 

DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Ability to proofread and edit reports, proposals, and correspondence to ensure clarity of content, consistency of format, and accuracy of grammar
  • Information Technology services experience a plus
  • Experience preparing competitive proposals for federal agencies in a government contractor environment a plus
  • Position requires unscheduled extended work hours and non-standard work weeks
  • Certified to APMP Foundation / Practitioner Level

 

WORK LOCATION: Chantilly, VA (HQ)  

 

DirectViz Solutions, LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identification or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law.

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