Senior Volume Lead and Proposal Writer

Remote (Any State), VA, United States of America
Nov 23, 2022
Dec 23, 2022
Full Time
Senior Volume Lead and Proposal Writer

Job Category: Business Development and Marketing

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Continental US

CACI seeks a Volume Lead and Proposal Writer with the knowledge and experience needed to develop and write winning proposals including understanding requirements, proposal planning, solution design, and creation of written and oral proposal content.

In this role you will work closely with our Business Development, Capture and Proposal Managers, and Sector personnel to lead the development of pursuit artifacts such as proposal readiness reviews, milestone reviews, and proposal artifacts.

The Volume Lead will be responsible for all aspects of proposal development for assigned volumes or sections, from draft RFP to Final Proposal Revision (FPR). Experience should include Technical, Program Management, Transition, Staffing/Resumes, Small Business Participation, Corporate Experience, and Past Performance. Knowledge of systems/software development, IT service management, cybersecurity, operations and maintenance, logistics, training, business process services, and sustainment is helpful.

  • Implement CACI tools, models, and methods in accordance with documented processes and techniques
  • Analyze RFP requirements and develop proposal outlines as well as compliance artifacts for volumes and/or sections
  • Develop and enforce interim milestones across a team of SMEs, authors and contributors to formulate work plans and achieve the top-level proposal schedule
  • Support development of proposal themes, strengths, discriminators, messages, solutions, etc. and allocate these elements to proposal sections
  • Collaborate with the Capture Manager, Proposal Manager, solution architects, program personnel, teammates, and/or other members of the pursuit team to ensure proposed solutions are clearly documented and well communicated
  • Conceptualize complex graphics to communicate diverse management and technical information in a concise manner
  • Ensure proposal compliance and complete integration of the proposal architecture
  • Research, organize, write, edit, and produce sections for major proposals, White Papers and Requests for Information (RFI).
  • Apply journalistic skills to subject matter by interviewing program management and technical experts, attending meetings, and researching sources and other substantive source material to write proposal materials.
  • Develop oral presentation slide content and work with orals teams to refine presentations
  • Assess proposal content (compliance and quality as represented in proposal structure, narrative response, and graphics); provide direction to proposal writers and solution SMEs
  • Author and/or edit proposal content including text and graphics taking inputs from key contributors to construct a compliant and compelling response
  • Collaborate with proposal team members to achieve consistency across all proposal volumes and sections
  • Assess and integrate feedback from review teams to improve the quality of the proposal product

You'll Bring These Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Journalism, Business, Engineering, Information Technology, or related field
  • 7+ years of related Federal proposal writing experience in a government contracting environment for multi-teammate, solutions-based proposals ranging in value from $75M to $2B
  • Proven ability to manage several tasks on multiple proposals simultaneously, while meeting deadlines
  • Understanding of US Government acquisition processes and corresponding industry proposal response processes and practices (i.e., FAR, DFAR)
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively across a multidisciplined team to resolve problems and achieve results under extreme time pressures and in visible and impactful circumstances
  • Expert experience with the Microsoft Office suite (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Project)
  • Top Secret/SCI clearance or ability to obtain

What We Can Offer You:

- We've been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation's highest priorities.

- For over 60 years, the principles of CACI's unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Pay Range: The proposed salary range for this position is $71,800-$147,200. There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. Employment benefits include health and wellness programs, income protection, paid leave and retirement and savings.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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