Proposal Specialist

Employer
UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of Companies
Location
Springfield, VA
Posted
Sep 13, 2021
Closes
Sep 15, 2021
Ref
86439885
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Tracking Code PROP-21-1248-F Job Code 21-1248 Posting Title Proposal Specialist Post Date 8/24/2021 Full Time / Part-Time Full Time Travel No Travel Required City Springfield State VA Country US Description Proposal Specialist (PROP-21-1248-F):Bowhead seeks a Proposal Specialist to assist with development and delivery of proposals for the organization's products and services. The Proposal Specialist reviews Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and packages Bowhead's services/capabilities into winning bid or proposal responses. This position works with capture managers, business development directors, proposal writers/coordinators and subject matter experts, as well as different business lines to provide best value and technically acceptable products to the government customer.There will be times the Proposal Specialist is asked to lead the development and delivery of proposals for the organization's products and services. Coordinates technical, pricing, contractual, and internal proposal support resources (Proposal Developers/Specialists) to ensure appropriate response to RFPs, and timely submission of proposals and additional information requests. Prepares for expected solicitations, analyzes solicitations, develops proposal framework, assigns tasks, develops schedules, and facilitates all meetings and reviews. Works with capture managers and operational SMEs to gather technical information, and incorporate strategies and win themes. Serves as central contact point on assigned proposals and leads multi-discipline or cross-functional teams. Exhibits technical and operational proficiency in the primary duties of the job family. Exhibits technical and operational proficiency in the primary duties of the job family.Job duties include but are not limited to:* Supporting Proposal Managers in proposal efforts.* Coordinate technical, pricing, contractual, and internal proposal support resources (Proposal Developers/Specialists) to ensure appropriate response to RFPs, and timely submission of proposals and additional information requests.* Prepare for expected solicitations, analyze solicitations, develop proposal framework, assigning tasks, develop schedules, and facilitate all meetings and reviews.* Work with Capture Managers and Operational SMEs to incorporate strategies and win themes, and work with subject-matter experts to gather technical information.* Serve as central contact point on assigned proposals and leading multi-discipline or cross-functional teams.* Exhibit technical and operational proficiency in the primary duties of the job family.* Researching databases and various sources for proposal input; extracting and verifying information, and capturing it in various MS Office formats.* Ensuring technical documentation adheres to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format, and style. Requirements * Bachelor's degree with 3+ years' experience; or may be substituted by combination of education and work experience equal to 5+ years' of directly related experience.* Solid planning skills and time management; excellent communications skills (oral and written); organizational and interpersonal skills; independence, composure, and strategic thinking.* Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.* Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.* Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts.DESIRED SKILLS:* Shipley training preferred* Privia experience preferred.SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: There are currently no Security Clearance requirements for this position; however, candidates must be able to successfully pass a background check. Due to the location of this work, US Citizenship is required. Bowhead reserves the right to change this requirement if necessitated by business needs or contractual obligations.Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC's Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant's resume/application may be subject to verification.Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 USC Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.All candidates must apply online at www.uicalaska.com, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (https://uicalaska.com/careers/recruitment/).UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.Link to Apply:https://bit.ly/3DgOxUL#LI-BG1+ UIC and its Family of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.+ Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.+ Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCPhere () .+ The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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