Applied Insight

  • Proposal Manager

    Job Locations US-VA-Ashburn
    Posted Date 8 months ago(10/9/2018 2:39 PM)
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  • Overview

    At Applied Insight, we leave no stone unturned in solving our customers’ technology challenges. Supporting the Federal Government with the strongest mission focus, our solutions empower people to collaborate more effectively in delivering services vital to the nation. Our unique approach to information technology considers people first. We make it our job to understand our customer’s mission and the user’s reality right from the start, combining technology and process to deliver what customers really need to succeed – from adaptation to innovation – drawing on our long experience of supporting the US Defense, Intelligence and Federal Civilian communities.


    Applied Insight (AI) is seeking an experienced Proposal Manager with the skills and vision to execute highly effective proposal efforts within a multifaceted team of proposal participants.


    The individual is responsible for the management of activities and staff associated with the development of proposals for pursuits. The Proposal Manager works independently to develop proposal outlines, compliance matrices, proposal schedules, and provide leadership and direction to cross-functional teams assigned to work proposal efforts. He/she ensures that the proposal response is compliant, compelling, and completed on schedule. The individual works with the capture manager to ensure that the opportunity strategies, solutions, themes, and discriminators are woven into the proposal response. The Proposal Manager ensures that the proposal is completed and delivered to the Government within the prescribed time periods.


    • Some travel required
    • Minimum 2-8 years of proposal management experience required with working knowledge of the Government procurement process, DoD and intelligence community organizations, as well as a strong working knowledge of the Government IT services industry
    • Develop all proposal development materials including but not limited to: proposal outline, compliance matrix, proposal management plan, proposal kick-off meeting materials, storyboard and writing plans
    • Reviews proposal sections developed by members of proposal teams, providing guidance and recommendations, and editing sections as appropriate. Review and analyze Solicitation and related documents, ensuring final proposal product is compliant and delivered on schedule
    • Must have proven experience in reading and analyzing requests for proposals, creating proposal outlines and schedules, managing the activities of writers, storyboard development and re-writing material under tight deadline constraints
    • Must have the management skills required to direct and orchestrate large, multi-contractor proposal team efforts
    • Experience at managing the proposal process including, evaluating requirements from the RFP, developing a schedule, developing themes and discriminators, supervising the writing team, working with review teams and working with the production team to develop a finished product
    • Must have proven proposal leadership skills and the ability to work independently with little supervision
    • Strong communications skills
    • PMP Certification preferred


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