Requisition Number MKT080889 Post Date 11/14/2016 Title Proposal Manager City Washington State DC Description Reach Your Peak with ICMA-RC, a FINANCIAL SERVICES LEADER in public sector employee retirement products and services. Headquartered in Washington, DC, our Financial Services corporation manages over $50 billion in retirement plan assets for more than one million participant accounts. We are constantly looking for ways to create new opportunities to serve our participants. We have an extraordinary talent base and invite you to consider joining our Marketing team.The position is responsible for proposal development and submission activities for bid solicitations (eg Requests for Proposals) that support of ICMA-RCa€ (TM) s business acquisition and retention efforts.Serving as the project lead on assigned RFPs, the incumbent develops and monitors project plans; establishes and manages deliverables; collaborates with proposal teams and subject matter experts to full bid requirements; reviews, writes and edits proposal responses; verifies proposal document compliance with bid specifications and ICMA-RC business practices; oversees document production activities; and ensures on-time delivery of final compliant documents. The incumbent manages multiple projects simultaneously under stringent deadlines.Essential functions for this role include:a€ cents Review, parse, and analyze RFP/bid solicitation documents;a€ cents Identify, assess, and communicate potential bid issues to appropriate stakeholders;a€ cents Develop a proposal project plan and compliance matrix and manage deliverables, taking appropriate actions to ensure on-time project completion;a€ cents Research, write, and edit proposal responses that incorporate "win" themes, discriminators, and value propositions;a€ cents Collaborate with proposal writers to ensure that win themes, discriminators, and value propositions are integrated into proposal documents;a€ cents Work collaboratively in a cross divisional team environment, fostering relationships with subject matter experts and Sales;a€ cents Coordinate project tasks with RFP team members and conduct status meetings and milestone reviews;a€ cents Conduct business and quality reviews of proposal documents and ensure conformity to bid specifications;a€ cents Oversee proposal production, shipping, and delivery activities for assigned proposal projects jointly with the proposal coordinator;a€ cents Update and maintain standard responses in a proposal content databasea€ cents Other duties as assigned Requirements If you have the following credentials, we encourage you to apply: a€ cents BA/BS Degree or equivalent work-related experiencea€ cents 5+ years of experience in managing proposal projects and proposal development. Financial services, investments, and/or retirement plan industry experience, preferreda€ cents Experience managing large RFPsa€ cents Experience working collaboratively with a cross-functional team environmenta€ cents Experience effectively working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environmenta€ cents Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applicationa€ cents Demonstrated professional writing, proofreading, and editing skillsa€ cents Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applicationa€ cents Strong problem solving and analytical skillsa€ cents Excellent time management and organizational skillsa€ cents Strong interpersonal skillsa€ cents Acts independentlya€ cents Demonstrated project management skills, preferreda€ cents Proficient knowledge of ICMA-RC products and services, preferredFor your well-being, we offer a solid compensation and benefits package that features a competitive salary, a straight-forward incentive plan that rewards results, and a 401(k) Plan. For your career, we offer tuition reimbursement, professional development courses, seminars, career enrichment assignments, mentoring programs and a record of enterprise growth that creates continuing opportunities for career advancement. Consider ICMA-RC, and respond in strictest confidence. ICMA-RC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. We look forward to hearing from you. .