Director, Proposal Management

ICF Olson
Fairfax, VA
Sep 29, 2022
Oct 03, 2022
Full Time
Director, Proposal ManagementJoin the Corporate Growth Team at ICFWe are one team united around one mission: growing ICF. Our mandate is to retain and expand existing client work, capture new opportunities, and actively take work from our competitors. We accomplish this by creating systems that support effective business development (BD) activities, providing best-in-class proposal and BD services, and inspiring our teammates to win.By supporting growth, we further ICF's mission to create a more prosperous and resilient world. We work side-by-side with experts devoted to climate resilience, public health, cybersecurity, energy efficiency, and other critical areas that require complex technical solutions from expert teams.Together, we show why ICF is our clients' best choice to reach their objectives.How do we drive this mission?Corporate Growth is staffed by a wide range of BD experts. We specialize in capture and proposal development, market research, data management and technology, training, price-to-win, and more. By providing a suite of services, tools, and programs, we support project teams across the organization as they develop strategies to pursue and win work.What makes Corporate Growth unique?We have created a collaborative, fulfilling, innovative, and transparent environment that values diverse perspectives.We continually challenge ourselves to find new and better ways to do what we do, looking outward to build on industry best practices and emerging tools while creating space for all ideas. And we mean it when we say we work hard and have fun.Join our team. Bring your ideas to our important work.Your Role and ResponsibilitiesWe are looking for a Director, Proposal Management, to support ICF's Federal Sector pursuits. You will drive all aspects of the development of compelling, high quality, and compliant proposals in response to federal requirements that are large, complex, or strategic in nature within ICF's Enterprise Proposal Center. This position can work remotely from anywhere in the United States.Collaborate with senior executives, management teams, functional stakeholders, BD leads, innovation staff, partners, subject matter experts, and external consultants to provide proposal leadership, support, and overall direction for ICF's Federal pursuitsCollaborate in supporting the facilitation of solution development, shaping the work, message development, SWOT analysis, competitive analysis, and other activities related to captureManage the proposal process from pre-RFP activities through final production and close out processesPartnering collaboratively with the Technical Lead you will analyze RFP's and develop compliance documents, outlines, formats, and final productsDevelop proposal sections, as appropriate for non-technical areas, including management, past performance, and staffingDevelop and manage to the schedule for all color reviews and final productionAssist in the assembly of proposal writing resourcesIdentify potential for graphic inputMonitor development of the business / pricing proposal to ensure it is on track and in-sync with the technical proposalServe various functions, as required, throughout the proposal process, eg, Compliance Matrix Developer, Section Author, Draft Reviewer, Red Team Reviewer, etc.Manage and / or support preparation for interviews and oral presentationsMay manage more than one proposal at onceWork to continually assess and improve processes and techniquesManage people, process improvement workstreams, and / or special projectsBasic Required QualificationsMinimum 10+ years of experience managing large, complex proposalsBachelor's degree required, and a specialization in Communications, English, Journalism, or related field, is preferredExtensive experience with all aspects of Federal proposal preparation, development, and productionExperience managing people and processesProven history of leading the development of successful, high quality, high scoring proposalsProposal editing and writing experienceHigh level of proficiency in the MS Office Suite, ie, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as SharePoint and MS TeamsSound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential informationPreferred QualificationsHigh level of attention to detail and a commitment to high-quality workExcellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skillsCollaborative and productive work styleComfortable working with geographically disparate teams, including all levels of internal staff and teaming partnersWilling to multi-task in a challenging environment and work to meet deadlines, which at times, may include nights, weekends, and holidaysMaintain an upbeat, positive, and constructive demeanor, whilst operating within a dynamic, high-pressure environmentExperience with state & local, or commercial, proposals and processesEffective organizational, analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities Working at ICF Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy .COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective US employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:EEO is the law andPay Transparency Statement . Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final salary for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The salary range for Colorado is - $107,354.00-$182,501.00Nationwide Remote Office (US99)

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