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Proposal Manager

Reston, VA


Health Solutions is seeking a Proposal Manager to lead and manage the development of winning proposals for our organization. The proposal manager is responsible for overseeing the entire proposal process from start to finish, ensuring that all proposals are completed on time, adhere to client requirements, and align with strategic objectives.

A successful candidate must thrive in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment while maintaining attention to detail and driving organization and structure throughout cross-functional teams. The ideal candidate will be interested in cross-training to be able to understand and support all aspects of proposal development including researching past performance, writing proposal sections, and supporting oral presentations.

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The expectation is for this position to be onsite in our Reston, VA headquarters during major proposal efforts with telework available between efforts. Support to the capture and proposal team may occasionally be required in other office locations around the D/M/V area.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the overall proposal development process from Pre-Proposal through Post Proposal
  • Interpret technical and management requirements of Federal Government solicitations (e.g., RFPs, RTEPs, RFIs)
  • In collaboration with Capture Managers, create and oversee schedules, outlines, compliance matrices, proposal kickoffs, and technical solution sessions.
  • Plan for and arrange resources such as proposal review teams, editing, graphics support, and desktop publishing.
  • Facilitate proposal reviews (e.g., AMU's, Initial Draft, Red Team) and oversee adjudication and tracking of reviewer comments.
  • Coordinate with management teams, functional units, Business Development personnel, stakeholders, partners, and subject matter experts to provide leadership, support, and guide overall direction of proposal development.
  • Support other operation activities such as managing content databases and SharePoint libraries in between live bids.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree with at least 4 years of relevant experience or Masters with at least 2 years of relevant experience such as federal government proposal management, volume lead, book boss, and/or proposal writing.
  • Excellent writing, organizational, and communication skills
  • Ability to work as needed to meet deadlines (nights, weekends, and holidays at times)
  • Ability to manage geographically disparate teams.
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and SharePoint.

Original Posting Date:

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Client-provided location(s): Reston, VA, USA
Job ID: Leidos-R-00133567
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
    • Profit Sharing
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program