Procurement Proposal Strategy Manager Senior - Military veterans preferred

DynCorp Recruiting (


  full-time   employee

Fort Worth
United States

Job Summary
The Procurement Proposal Strategy Manager Senior is responsible to lead development of procurement strategy, specific supplier strategies, and bid details for new business opportunities. Serves as the interface between the Procurement Center of Excellence and Capture teams to monitor the development of supplier pricing and strategies in support of proposal efforts. This position will also serve as an advisor to Procurement and Business Development (BD) leadership to ensure standard procedures are adhered to and provide guidance to optimize Procurement support to BD, and serve as a change agent and problem solver.
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • Directly interface with BD/Capture Teams to achieve early involvement for defining and creating Bill of Materials (BOMs), Statements of Work (SOWs), to identify and evaluate potential partners and/or teammates, and identification and selection process.
  • Take the lead role for Procurement proposal support. Support development of Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), and Teaming Agreements (TAs) in coordination with Contracts and BD.
  • Coordinate the vetting of potential partners following standard practices and ensuring suppliers meet the minimum requirements of being an approved supplier.
  • Coordinate effort to obtain supplier quotes. Provide counsel, guidance, prioritization and coordination to Procurement team as needed to obtain supplier pricing, past performance, and technical information. 
  • Recommend and assist in providing Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) as necessary to generate Scope of Work (SOW) documents for proposal elements. 
  • Coordinate with the Procurement function owners to assist in the proposal development and Concepts of Operations; small business, transportation, supplier management, planning, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws/regulations, and internal Governance & Execution Model procedures.
  • Assist in the development of databases and/or tools that access historical pricing and SOWs to expedite the procurement process.
  • Lead data analysis initiatives to influence change to the proposal process, competitive intelligence, and concept of operations.
  • Leverage best practices and provide guidance on prioritizing of efforts to shape competitive bid and overall procurement strategy.
  • Monitor external environment and internal trends, practices and utilization to remain current with procurement and logistics procedures and systems. Participate in color reviews with capture status meetings as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Demonstrated skill in directing resources and priorities to meet changing demand and short turn requirements.
  • Proven ability to manage projects with complexity, spend, and scope in a global environment.
  • Ability to provide administrative leadership to achieve mission, goals and commitments.
  • Ability to listen, diagnose and work in a team environment to create solutions.
  • Effective teambuilding and negotiation skills with an ability to influence stakeholders with competing interests while maintaining compliance.
  • Ability to look for alternative solutions, identify true business needs, and apply business acumen.
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and analytical skills illustrated through the preparation and presentation of proposals, narrative reports, briefing papers, and other official documents, with an ability to communicate and represent the company’s mission, core values and ethos to key partners and stakeholders from all walks of life.
  • Tenacious self-starter with the ability to think, plan and act strategically.
  • Authoritative and persuasive; yet tactful with ability to influence at key stakeholders and peers.
  • Change agent and capable implementer.

Experience & Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business\Supply Chain Management or associated discipline. Two (2) years’ experience in a related field can be substituted for each year of the four year degree requirement.
  • Ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience including procurement/sourcing, contracts, supply chain, program/project management and/or pricing.
  • Procurement experience including Requests for Proposal evaluation, price evaluation and negotiation, strategic sourcing.
  • Experience in developing BOMs and SOWs.
  • Experience in a high volume, global supply chain management environment.
  • Experience in the support of contingency operations is preferred.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must be able to work extended hours, often with short notice, to meet deadlines.
  • Extended hours may include late nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays.


  • Travel throughout the United States and to other countries, possibly austere and hostile, may be required, often on very short notice.