Proposal Volume Lead

Employer
Raytheon
Location
Dulles, VA
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
This is a temporary on call position for Raytheon.The Proposal Volume Lead will be assigned to the largest and most important proposals in Raytheons Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) business. The Proposal Volume Lead will be responsible for all aspects of proposal development for major proposal volumes or sections (eg, program management, transition, past performance, staffing/key personnel). The Proposal Volume Lead will:.Analyze RFP requirements and, in close coordination with the Proposal Manager, develop outlines and compliance artifacts for assigned proposal volumes and/or sections.Develop estimates of resource requirements (number of staff, skills); work with other proposal team leaders to identify and orient proposal authors.Develop and enforce interim milestones to achieve top-level schedule.Help identify proposal themes, strengths, discriminators, messages, risk, etc. and allocate these elements to proposal sections.Collaborate with solution architects, management personnel, teammates, and other members of the pursuit team to ensure baseline solutions are clearly documented and well communicated.Ensure a bridge between the win strategy/solution baselines and the proposal artifacts.Work closely with authors and section leads to formulate work plans and develop effective proposal sections.Assess proposal content (compliance and quality as represented in document structure, text, and graphics) and provide guidance/direction to proposal authors on a daily basis, through multiple steps in the proposal development process.Author and/or edit proposal content including text and graphics taking inputs from key contributors to construct a compliant and compelling response.Manage proposal authors in responding to feedback from review teams.Collaborate with other proposal team members to achieve consistency across all proposal volumes and sections.Work with proposal production staff to complete desktop publishing, graphics, and printing activities as required through multiple milestonesRequired Skills:.BA/BS degree and 8 years related experience, including at least five years working on federal government competitive proposals for the defense and/or intelligence communities, with at least one year as a proposal manager or volume lead.Strong leadership abilities.Effective analytical and problem solving skills.Good interpersonal communication capabilities.Experience managing, developing and writing many different proposal section types.Extensive experience with Microsoft Office products; including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.Eligibility for security clearance.Willingness to travel extensively within the US Willingness to work extended hours, weekends, and holidays when needed to meet proposal schedule demandsDesired Skills:.PMP certification .APMP certification .Existing security clearance Minimum Education Required: BA/BSThis position requires a US person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons. 98427