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Proposal Manager in McLean, VA at DISYS

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Performance Indicators



•       Understands and communicates DISYS various service offerings (Staffing, Enterprise Technology, Application Services, Infrastructure Support Services, Automation) both verbally and in written content

•       Willingness to juggle multiple bids at various stages and with various complexities

•       Flexibility to execute quick turnarounds in a dynamic environment

•       Ability to manage diverse personality profiles and comfort managing vertically

•       Strong project management skills


Key Responsibilities:

•       Assumes responsibility for planning and managing the proposal process and produces high quality, competitive proposals in a timely manner

•       Responsible for all daily proposal management activities, including development of work plans, schedules and milestones.

•       Oversees, develops, and supervises plans to publish a winning proposal that describes why DISYS is the clear choice for our clients’ business needs.

•       Independently writes proposal content and seamlessly integrates content written by other team members, including external consultants

•       Interfaces with Technical Leads, Strategy/Capture Leads and Pricing Leads to ensure consistency, and accuracy of messages across volumes.

•       Leads proposal team reviews to produce quality and actionable feedback

•       Maintains compliance with requirements, internal department processes, RFP requirements, and established sales methodology

•       Ensures buy-in from multiple departments, including but not limited to Practice Leaders, Subject Matter Experts, Marketing, Contracts, Legal, Pricing, etc. to ensure the response is both comprehensive and consistent


Career Progression Guidelines:

•       Consistent achievement as an effective Proposal Manager as evidenced by number of wins, new clients and revenue generation

•       Proactively introduces new ideas and strategies into the proposal process that improve product quality and process efficiency

•       Demonstrated ability to effectively lead teams that include both junior and senior staff in high pressure situations, including remote staff

•       Demonstrates DISYS core values

Job Requirements


•       Minimum 5+ years of managing and leading proposal teams to successful proposal efforts resulting in multi-year contracts

•       Thorough understanding of commercial and government procurement policies and practices

•       Bachelor’s degree, preferably within a technical, project management, writing or sales-related discipline

•       Strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills

•       Superior writing, copy-editing, spelling, grammar, punctuation and stylistic skills

•       Ability to juggle simultaneous bids at various stages and with various complexities

•       Ability to be flexible for responsiveness in our dynamic environment.

Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because they inquired about, discussed, or disclosed compensation. Email recruitinghelp @ to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.