Job Title: Senior Proposal Manager Location: Columbia/ Reston Office, MD Duration : Long term with Sparksoft
Job Summary: The Proposal Manager will be heavily involved in coordinating, preparation and delivery of proposals.
Works closely with the Proposal Manager to ensure the on-time delivery of compliant proposals to the customers.
Review and analyzes RFP/RFI/RFQ/RFPs to determine proposal requirements, develops outlines, and populate compliance matrices
Coordinates maintains and tracks all work from all participants
Ensure high quality proposal responses while meeting all deadlines
Manage all activities of proposal writing, and manage all other proposal responsibilities as required
Establish, distribute, and coordinate proposal schedules and drive progress towards established deadlines
Coordinate resources, coordinate/dictate action items from internal reviews, and interact with teammates to complete tasks
Review proposal drafts and final versions to ensure thoroughness, accuracy, quality, and effective design and layout
Ensures proposal submissions are compliant and submitted on time
5+ years of Proposal experience
Must be comfortable and able to work on multiple proposals at once, in a fast-paced environment
High attention to detail, a must
Organized, able to multi-task, strong administrative skills
Must have experience independently working on and running a proposal, with minimal supervision
Ability to work independently and communicate across multiple departments effectively
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Strong computer skills and technical experience required, Adobe Suite, MS Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
Experience in government procurement
Experience with Visio, Adobe, and/or other graphic development applications
Knowledge of Shipley or equivalent proposal lifecycle methodology
5+ years of Proposal experience
Associates and/or Bachelor's Degree in a related area, such as English, communications, or marketing.
Founded in 2004, Sparksoft is a Small Business (WOSB), Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), CMMI Level 3, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2013, HUBZone, 8(a), Women-Owned, and Minority-owned business (SWaM), MBE/DBE/SBE holding prime contracts with SPARC, GSA and Navy Seaport-e.Lead by a team with over 20 years of industry experience, we have a proven track record in software development and managing multi-year projects. We work in both federal and commercial spaces, providing innovative solutions in Agile Software Testing, Software Engineering, Program Management, Security & Privacy Solutions, Delivery Management and Health IT. We have dedicated Centers of Excellence in software testing, independent verification and validation, and security and privacy, that are designed to fulfill the IT needs of any commercial or government field. Sparksoft is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws.