ICF is seeking a talented Sr. Proposal Manager to join a growing proposal shop focused on IT modernization, digital transformation and software development. The Sr. Proposal Manager will manage all aspects of the development of compelling, high quality, and compliant government proposals. The position requires skills in proposal management and proposal coordination.
Location: Crystal City, VA
What you’ll be doing:
Proposal Management. You’ll serve as proposal manager, preparing compliance matrices; maintaining calendars; convening and facilitating kick-off and subsequent proposal meetings; assisting in assembling proposal writing teams; organizing proposal color team reviews; coordinating writers; working with teaming partners, recruiters, and contract and pricing teams; and assembling draft and final proposal documents – usually for more than one proposal at once. In addition to collaborating with our technical staff, you’ll work closely with graphic designers to make sure we submit winning proposals.
Proposal Production. You’ll help ensure proposals are compliant and look great for production, facilitating the proposal production process for printed and electronic proposal submissions. This may include desktop publishing and editing.
Minimum 5-8 years of experience managing government proposals up to $100M for a large consulting firm or similar organization
5-8 years of all aspects of proposal preparation, development, and production
Strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Adobe
Proficiency in the use of SharePoint
Proven track record of leading the development of successful proposals
Proposal editing and writing experience
High level of attention to detail
Confidence and experience leading proposal brainstorming sessions and meetings
Capture experience strongly preferred
Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills
Great, positive attitude, even when under pressure
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment; collaborative and productive work style
Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as teaming partners
Strong organizational skills, initiative, and commitment to high-quality work
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision making capabilities
Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information
This is an outstanding opportunity to work with talented and passionate individuals and to grow with a firm that believes in nurturing talent and developing long-term career success. ICF is a purpose driven company with a strong culture and underlying values that prize diversity, opportunity, equality, and respect. Our core values include Embracing Differences, and we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces and hires dimensions of differences.