Proposal Director - Secret Clearance Req'd

Herndon, VA
Jun 28, 2017
Sep 25, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time
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We are looking for a Proposal Director that has experience directing the planning, staffing, and management of multiple, simultaneous proposal efforts for a Division; supervises assigned proposal staff.  NOTE: This is typically a top-level, single-incumbent position in a Division.


Work with the BSSG organization and the Division Sectors to identify appropriate resources needed to cover all opportunity pursuits.

Manage proposal support facilities to include 7 unclassified proposal war rooms and 5 classified proposal war rooms. Assign rooms for proposal teams. Ensure that equipment is operable and rooms are maintained for each team that uses the facility. Provide catering services to proposal teams as requested.

Hire surge support when all internal resources are engaged.

Maintain archive of proposal materials for re-use.


 1. Directs all activities in the development and revision of proposal efforts for a Division.

 2. Manages, directly and through subordinate managers, assigned Proposals staff.

 3. Regularly reports proposal status and statistics.

 4. Leads teams through the business capture process.

 5. Identifies and resolves issues impacting the proposal development process including appropriate staffing, win strategy, facilities, etc.

 6. Performs as Proposal Manager on corporate strategic bids.

 7. Leads proposal review teams.

 8. Recommends and implements improvements in the proposal development process.

 9. Develops and conducts proposal training programs.

 10. Participates in special projects as required.


Education 1. Bachelor's Degree in a related business discipline.

 2. Master's Degree preferred.

Qualifications 12-15 years of related experience managing proposal efforts in a government contracting environment.


Active Secret clearance required; TS preferred.


Advanced knowledge of the principles and practices of proposal development, including technical research, writing and editing.

Advanced knowledge of the organization’s products, services, and customer base.

Effective communications skills.

Effective management and supervisory skills.



 As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.