Proposal Operations Senior Specialist-Remote

Rockville , MD
Jan 28, 2023
Feb 25, 2023
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Westat is committed to building a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity, belonging and equity for all. We believe that our greatest strength draws on the different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences of our employees.

Job Summary:
Westat is seeking a detail-oriented and highly organized individual to join its team as a Proposal Coordinator. The Proposal Coordinator works under the direction of the Proposal Manager to facilitate the development and delivery of high-quality compliant proposals, following Westat standards and policies.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Assist proposal manager with compiling of proposal draft materials, oversee formatting
  • Help develop proposal schedule and monitor throughout submission
  • Coordinate with corporate resources that assist proposal development
  • Request and coordinate resumes, project summaries, and past performance
  • Conduct quality and RFP compliance checks
  • Coordinate final proposal production and submission

Basic Qualifications:
  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 2-5 years of relevant federal proposal experience
  • Proficient in MS Office/Office 365 (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiar with MS Teams
  • APMP certification
  • Strong experience collaborating with proposal teams and internal clients.

Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Demonstrated communication skills
  • Collaboration with teams, managers and/or clients
  • Organization skills, including time management ability
  • Detail oriented

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:

Employee Stock Ownership Plan
401(k) Retirement Plan
Paid Parental Leave
Vacation Leave
Sick Leave
Holiday Leave
Professional Development
Health Advocate
Employee Assistance Program
Travel Accident Insurance
Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Short Term Disability Insurance
Long Term Disability Insurance
Life and AD&D Insurance
Critical Illness Insurance
Supplemental Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Health Savings Account

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.