Dynamic Pro, Inc.

  • Senior Proposal Manager

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Posted Date 1 year ago(6/2/2017 2:32 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    We are looking for a Senior Proposal Manager with strong expertise in the government acquisition process to join our firm. As a growing small company, DPI maintains an entrepreneurial culture stemming from our values of excellence, integrity, and improvement. We have a leadership team with experience from fortune 500 and consulting background. This full-time position will be instrumental in further building our team, continuing to demonstrate our strong commitment to employees and customers, and helping us maintain our stunning growth pace.


    • Manage the successful development of competitive and compelling proposals through effective collaboration across teams that include internal staff, corporate partners, consultants, and supporting vendors.
    • Apply experience and best practices in proposal team management to ensure the timely delivery of proposal submissions that are fully compliant with solicitation instructions.
    • Lead and analyze RFQs, RFPs and other bid documents for requirements.
    • Develop the proposal schedule, outline, compliance matrix, and Proposal Development Plan.
    • Facilitate collaborative solution development sessions and graphics workshops to develop key proposal themes and messages.
    • Work with the Capture Director and senior leadership to determine author assignments and integrate win strategy, themes, and discriminators into proposal.
    • Provide guidance to authors on all proposal content.
    • Take ownership of the quality of the proposal for color reviews and final delivery by performing rigorous, detailed quality assurance checks on draft and final documents.
    • Prepare and lead efficient Proposal Kickoff meetings and daily status calls, ensuring activities adhere to the Proposal Development Plan.
    • Conduct activities required to successfully perform color reviews and debrief to authors.
    • Manage the development of oral presentations, discussions, and proposal revisions.
    • Conduct and document proposal lessons learned and implement actions to improve process efficiency.
    • Coordinate and support the production, reproduction, binding, and packaging in finalizing the proposal submission and response processes.
    • Support and facilitate client Technical Evaluation Panels to ensure proper documentation of proposal’s strengths and weaknesses and mitigation against risk of protest.


    • A minimum of 8 years of progressive experience with federal proposals in varying roles, covering all aspects of proposal development.
    • A proven track record of managing and winning proposals within the federal market ranging from $10M to $100M-plus.
    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university.
    • Thorough understanding of the federal acquisition process.
    • Expertise in managing and writing proposals using the Shipley processes and standards.
    • Ability to use standard English writing styles to write compelling proposal sections; this includes information research and analysis from multiple sources (subject matter experts, previous proposals) into a cohesive, easy-to-read, and persuasive final product.
    • Demonstrated expertise in technical writing/editing using proper grammar and punctuation.
    • High proficiency in the MS Office Suite.
    • Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects.
    • Ability to work beyond regular schedule hours.
    • Excellent leadership, communication, prioritization, and organizational skills.
    • Experience interviewing subject matter experts to support the proposal writing process.


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