Proposal Manager

Mclean, VA
Aug 24, 2022
Sep 01, 2022
Finance, Other
Full Time
Job Summary/Company:

Sparks Group in collaboration with a leading information technology system, is searching for a driven Proposal Manager. The Manager will be responsible for participating in proposal development, reviewing and analyzing Request for Proposal (RFP) requirements, and assessing strategy for responding to requirements. An active TS/SCI clearance is required. The Proposal Manager will also be responsible for delivering high-quality, compliant proposals in support of the company's strategic growth objectives. The ideal candidate will have prior managerial experience in proposal management, managing cradle to grave activities. If you're looking for an opportunity as a next step in your career, apply now!


  • Lead and support all functions; handle cradle to grave development in collaboration with Business, Technical, Operational and Development leads, SMEs and other involved contributors
  • Interpret technical and management requirements of Federal Government solicitations (e.g., RFPs, RTEPs, RFIs)
  • Coordinate with Capture Manager for bid /no bid recommendation
  • Develop standard proposal management artifacts, including proposal plans, schedules, outlines, and compliance matrices
  • Communicate with company leadership, teams and partners, throughout the proposal life cycle and provide related documents
  • Participate in reviews of proposal materials developed by other proposal managers for compliance and proposal readiness to submit
  • Prepare support artifacts and assessing proposal to ensure a compelling and compliant proposal response
  • Perform operational staff management, including monitoring proposal development efforts, setting priorities, and aligning resources
  • Identify resources and logistical requirements; coordinate with pricing specialists and contract/subcontract administrators

Qualifications/Background Profile:

  • Position requires US Citizenship
  • Active TS/SCI Clearance (U.S Federal Government Agency) required
  • Bachelor's Degree in any quantitative field
  • 4+ years of progressive experience in Federal proposal development, preferably in IT and Software Development
  • Strong understanding of Federal Government contracting and industry proposal best practices
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word (formatting and styles) and at least intermediate level in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, and SharePoint
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines including occasional extended evenings/night hours, weekends, and holidays


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Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.