• Proposal Manager

    Job Locations US-VA-Tysons Corner
    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/24/2018 10:07 AM)
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  • Overview

    The Proposal Manager will be responsible for managing the preparation of proposals from pre-RFP activities through proposal submission. Works closely with capture managers to identify and articulate overall proposal strategy and thematic approach. Assembles proposal team; manages proposal preparation; and submission activities. Works closely with teammates and subcontractors to develop proposal content. May be responsible for writing and editing sections.


    • Works in partnership with capture manager to define proposal strategy and approach prior to RFP release.
    • Develops proposal themes and discriminators in collaboration with capture manager and teammates or subcontractors, as applicable.
    • Prior to RFP release, identifies and schedules proposal team consisting of in-house volume managers, writers, reviewers, and pricing personnel.
    • After RFP release, establishes final proposal outline, assignments, and schedule, and conducts kick-off meeting.
    • Works to establish proposal style, format, schedules, and workflow.
    • Manages continuing proposal efforts and rewrites sections as required.
    • Audits proposal compliance.
    • Follows established ISO, CMMI, and other quality processes and promotes continuous process improvement.
    • Schedules and oversees sol abortive “color” teams and reviews.
    • Oversees final editing, production, and delivery.
    • Responds to deficiency reports, clarification requests, and requests for final proposal revisions.
    • Attends, coordinates, and/or manages marketing and proposal training programs as required.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

    The successful candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.


    • Bachelor's degree is required.
    • Ability to manage the proposal process in accordance with the Shipley method.
    • Ability to edit content from multiple individuals, incorporating data and graphics, to produce a professionally prepared, compelling, and compliant proposal.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, to include composing, editing, and grammar.
    • Must be able to produce schedules, templates, and other proposal documentation using MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
    • Ability to determine required content, oversee its collection, and make improvement recommendations, including the potential need to augment “just in time” resources to produce a competitive proposal.
    • Must be able to perform in a team environment with strict and often tight deadlines.
    • Availability and willingness to work overtime on short notice is required.
    • Ability to comply with and apply Departmental ISO, CMMI, and other quality standards.
    • 3+ years of proposal experience, including proposal development and management.
    • Must have outstanding interpersonal skills.
    • Must have strong analytical and systematic approach to problem-solving.
    • A firm understanding of the Shipley methodology, as well as how to use it in the bidding process.
    • Must be able to obtain a SECRET security clearance.
    • Must include a cover letter with this application highlighting your proposal experience and detailing the reasons why you would like to become a MicroTech Proposal Manager.

    General Information

    MicroTech is an award-winning Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and experienced provider of information technology and communications. MicroTech offers a wide range of professional services focused on providing cutting-edge solutions with the customer at the forefront of every decision we make. Solving complex business challenges is our passion — we provide effective, practical solutions that can increase productivity, and decrease costs.

    MicroTech has developed a well-earned reputation for best-in-class services and solutions using a repeatedly proven ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS), ISO 20000 IT service management certification, and ITIL® management qualified business processes.

    We offer great pay, amazing benefits, and our company culture is strong. MicroTech is devoted to people development and providing high achievers opportunities to grow professionally. As an employee, you are surrounded by intelligent, driven colleagues and have the benefit of a culture that is focused on bringing out the best in everyone. Our benefits include:

    • Insurance (medical, dental vision)
    • Paid Leave (15 days per year for those with less than three years of service, 20 days off for those with more than three years of service)
    • 401k Plan with Employer Matching Contribution
    • 10 Company-Paid Holidays
    • Tuition Assistance
    • Voluntary Benefit Programs
    • Corporate Discounts

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


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