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Proposal Manager

Company: Xcelerate Solutions
Location: Mc Lean
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Proposal Manager McLean, VA Clearance N/A Come join our award-winning organization and work with some of the most talented and brightest minds in the GovCon industry. As a Proposal Manager, you will support strategic capture and proposal opportunities for a wide variety of U.S. Government agencies. The individual will work with an impressive group of proposal professionals, technical experts, business development leads, and dynamic leaders to craft compelling proposal responses for our customers. Xcelerate has a team-oriented culture, environment, and infrastructure that expects and values high performance and achievement and is fully supportive of our employees' goals. You will operate in a cooperative and collaborative environment where you will learn from the best. An ideal environment for the right energetic, high-performing and aspiring proposal management professional. The Proposal Manager will be accountable for managing all stages of the proposal development process from solicitation release through proposal submission in response to government sources sought notices and requests for information (RFIs), quotes (RFQs), and proposals (RFPs). Under the guidance of the Vice President of Capture and Proposal Management, the individual will create compliant and compelling proposals that clearly and succinctly address the solicitation requirements. Detailed Requirements: * Ensures on-time delivery of proposals and documents lessons learned to improve processes. * Performs volume lead and writing assignments as necessary. * Develop strong theme statements based on Capture Plan information. * Complete storyboard template for proposal sections. * Develop formal kickoff presentations and support meeting logistics. * Engages with Capture Managers and Sales Leads to craft proposal strategy and develop compelling messaging that addresses the strengths of Xcelerate's offering * Interfaces with section writers and subject matter experts (SME) in coordinating/preparing the response documents. * Consolidate response input from multiple authors/reviewers; edit for content, clarity, and style. * Facilitates Color Reviews throughout proposal development and provides feedback / edits on other's drafts. Ensures proper formatting, version control and standards are used in all submission documents. * Perform desktop publishing in MS Word, and other tools (e.g. Adobe Acrobat) to ensure proposal documents are properly formatted, compliant with solicitation requirements, easy to read, and visually appealing. * Assist in all proposal management operations duties as directed by the Vice President of Capture and Proposal Management. * Other assigned duties may include Salesforce administration, marketing, graphic design/ technical writing, etc. Experience and Skills required: * Must be able to work on-site in McLean, Virginia (flexible to work a hybrid schedule) * Bachelor's Degree * Minimum of 5 years experience in proposal management. * Must have experience leading Federal Government proposals with a minimum total contract value of $20M. * Minimum 5 years of experience producing and delivering proposals with technical subject matter, management consulting and IT services preferred. * Experience leading proposal volumes and/or performing as a writer on proposals. * Experience managing all facets of proposal preparation. * Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. * Ability to generate grammatically correct English text. * Ability to work in a collaborative/team environment. * Ability to work under stress with tight schedule deadlines. * Advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word. * Experience working in a Capture Management environment, or experience in Capture Planning, etc. is desired. * Experience working within Microsoft SharePoint is desired. * APMP Certification desired. * Training in formal capture/proposal methodologies, e.g., Shipley Proposal Training including Proposal Management, Proposal Writing, and Capturing Federal Business About Xcelerate Solutions Founded in 2009 and headquartered in McLean, VA, Xcelerate Solutions (www.xceleratesolutions.com) is one of America's fastest-growing companies, being named to the Inc. 5000 List for four consecutive years. With an ISO 9001 certified quality management system, an ISO 27001 certified information security management system, an ISO 20000-1 ITSM system, and delivery processes assessed at CMMI-- Level 4, Xcelerate is committed to providing our customers service delivery excellence. Want to learn more about our culture? See it in action on our YouTube Channel! Xcelerate Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or other protected characteristic. As part of this commitment to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals, Xcelerate provides reasonable accommodations if needed because of an applicant's or an employee's disability or sincerely held religious belief. In accordance with EO 13665 Final Rule, Xcelerate Solutions will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Applicants selected must be able to possess and maintain a government clearance as required for access to classified information.

Keywords: Xcelerate Solutions, Washington DC , Proposal Manager, Executive , Mc Lean, DC

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