Senior Proposal Manager

Employer
Noblis, Inc.
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Management
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Responsibilities:Manage proposal development for assigned proposals in coordination with Noblis Mission Areas to ensure delivery of compelling, compliant proposals in a cost-effective manner; facilitate and participate in the proposal review process to verify compliance with Noblis proposal process and RFP schedule; ensure efficient use of proposal resources. In addition, use and suggest appropriate changes to the Noblis proposal process, templates, checklists, standard write-ups, tools, and proposal repository; compliance check, provide related process training and required skills training to the Mission Area and Account proposal teams. Requires ability to have a flexible schedule, focus on details; organized and able to maintain order through rapid changes or surprises.Expectations and Responsibilities:* Require a highly effective proposal manager responsible for delivering compelling, compliant, on-time proposals.* Possess leadership skills a€“ assertive and confident, must have the ability to effectively lead a diverse team of professionals spanning scientific disciplines, organizations, and experiences to a successful proposal. The proposal manager must be a leader who drives and controls a proposal effort, effectively owning the entire proposal effort.* Has the ability to handle multiple proposals or tasks simultaneously.* Coordinate proposal team resources, delivering schedules, outline and compliance matrix* Participate in offer design, development and features/benefits analysis* Ensure that strategy, themes and discriminators developed by the Capture Team are reflected in the proposal* Allocate proposal resources for best outcome* Work across the company and collaborate for results* Lead, motivate, communicate, and acknowledge qualified proposal team* Have knowledge of Noblis capabilities and their points of contacts for leverage* Work with BD and Strategy Operations team in the Proposal Resource Center to ensure on time delivery of proposal to customer* Responsible for post submission activities like lessons learned, process assessment, BAFO* Provide timely and immediate feedback to BD management* As a Senior Proposal Manager, the following responsibilities are added:o Mentor and grow other proposal managers providing them with standardized Noblis process and tool training, just-in-time training/mentoring on proposal efforts, and increasingly more complex assignments. Once the new proposal manager has achieved competency, the proposal manager will assign autonomous proposal management assignments to the new proposal manager.o Oversee and work directly with consultants on Noblis critical opportunitieso Organize and provide proposal process and on demand training and mentoring of Noblis employees and proposal teamso Be responsible for structure and direction of the Noblis proposal development process, sharing ownership with VP BD.Qualifications:Required:* Minimum 8 years professional experience in Federal contracting business* Minimum 5 years of progressive experience as a Proposal Manager, or in a proposal management leadership role* Bachelor's degree at a minimum; degree or additional experience in technical discipline, English, business development, marketing communications is a plus* Strong personnel management skills* Experience with a mainstream capture and proposal methodology (eg Shipley)* Ability to use MS Office, SharePoint, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Creative Suite* Experience with publication quality printing and production equipment* Secret Security Clearance requiredDesired:* APMP Practitioner or Professional Certification desired* Experience managing Proposal Operations: managing staff, budget planning, assigning workload, monitoring progress, and other operations functions* TS/SCI is desirableOverview:Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI and Noblis NSP, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. Learn more at noblis.org/about.Why work at a Noblis company?Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.Apply for this job:Posted by StartWire. Apply now!.

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