Global Science & Technology, Inc.
  • Business Development
  • Greenbelt, MD, USA
  • Full Time

Global Science & Technology, Inc., a fast growing scientific and high technology firm, is seeking an experienced Proposal Manager to support a growing federal government contractor.

Position Summary:

The Proposal Manager (PM) reviews requests for information (RFIs) and requests for proposals (RFPs); develops proposal plans, outlines, compliance matrixes and schedules; and prepares questions for the government customer. For each proposal effort, the PM assembles and reviews the efforts of an appropriate team of partners, consultants, subcontractors, writers, editors, illustrators, desktop publishers, proofreaders, and quality control and production personnel. The PM guides proposal team writers and subject matter experts (SMEs) in preparing required components of the proposal (including, but not limited to, the management, technical, past performance, business, and cost/price volumes) and ensures that all proposal contributors understand the customer requirements. The PM reviews proposal draft and final versions for responsiveness to RFP compliance, thoroughness, accuracy, staffing, financial considerations, quality, and effective design and layout. In addition, the proposal manager is the main point of contact for the company at bidder's conferences and during site visits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develops the proposal plan, annotated outline, compliance matrix, and schedule
  • Ensures adequate resources are available to write to all requirements
  • Leads proposal kick-off and daily stand-up meetings
  • Leads and maintains results of bid/no-bid meetings
  • Writes proposal sections such as management volumes and executive summaries, as needed
  • Schedules color team reviews and ensures adequate resources are available to participate
  • Creates corporate concepts and boilerplate content for use in future proposals
  • Leads and maintains results of post-proposal efforts such as lessons learned meetings
  • Leads pre-proposal activities such as review of past lessons learned

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and five years of direct experience producing proposals for opportunities within the federal government

Required Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:

  • Strong writing skills
  • Experience writing and editing technical documentation, including technical proposals.
  • Experience with the business development life cycle
  • Experience leading and facilitating brainstorming and win theme development sessions
  • Experience managing senior technical managers and SMEs
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and SharePoint
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience working on small business development teams and assuming multiple roles as needed.

Desired Experience/Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Two years of experience preparing proposals for science and technology based contracts or equivalent experience.
  • Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) Practitioner or Professional Level Certification only
  • Detail-oriented with first-class leadership and motivational skills
  • Excellent time management and interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience implementing industry standard processes such as Shipley is a plus

Physical Qualification(s) Required:

  • Ability to use a computer.

Mental Qualification(s) Required:

  • Ability to multitask.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal).

GST offers competitive salaries; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; major medical, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401K retirement plan; tuition assistance; and opportunities for employee career growth and development.

You may also fax your resume to (301) 474-5970.  If you need assistance, please call (301) 474-9696.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans' status.  GST is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 


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