Senior Proposal Coordinator - Military veterans preferred

2021-06-10
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Reston
Virginia
20190
United States

Description

SAIC’s Proposal Development Center is seeking a Senior Proposal Coordinator to support proposal development/submission activities. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with his/her assigned proposal team and other Center team members to provide coordination support on a full range of proposals. Partial telework is available for this position, but the candidate will need to be local to the National Capital region.
 
Description of Duties:

  • Assists proposal managers in providing day-to-day supervision of the proposal process as they plan and build high quality, winning responses to requests for proposals and Government solicitations.
  • Assists proposal managers in maintaining the proposal schedule, configuration control of proposal files, planning/control documents, and baseline outlines in accordance with the RFP and the proposal review process.
  • Works collaboratively with a wide range of personnel, including book bosses, technical and business subject matter experts, authors, capture managers, contracts managers, and production staff to facilitate efficient and effective proposal development.
  • Supports proposal managers with proposal collaboration tool support, user access, artifact population, and backup.
  • Serves as the interface between the proposal team and production staff and provides guidance and status reports to the proposal manager on production matters.
  • Identifies and proactively helps resolve major writing and production problems.
  • Facilitates desktop publishing, graphics, editing, and reproduction activities throughout the proposal lifecycle.
  • Works closely with the proposal manager and color review chair to support reviews with management and internal subject matter experts, including setting up reviews, sending review invites/notices, preparing review materials, and merging review comments.
  • Assists the proposal manager in reviewing proposal artifacts for compliance and responsiveness against solicitation requirements.
  • Serves as backup to the proposal manager when he/she is not available to host stand-up meetings or answer questions.

Qualifications

Required Experience/Skills/Attributes:

  •  Minimum of high school degree and 8 years of experience or a Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience in a defined proposal-related role.
  • Demonstrated experience assisting in the preparation/maintenance of proposal management artifacts (e.g., outline, compliance matrix, schedule, and proposal cross-reference matrix).
  • Experience mentoring junior personnel and new hires on coordination roles and responsibilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication (written and oral) skills and organizational skills.
  • Ability to productively collaborate with a wide range of personality types while meeting assignment demands. 
  • Experience supporting local and virtual team members across various geographical locations.
  • Demonstrated experience/ability to work efficiently and effectively with multiple deadlines and changing priorities.
  • Ability to successfully execute multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent computer skills, including high level of proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Outlook, and Word, and Adobe Professional.
  • Local to the DC Metro area.

 Desired Experience/Skills/Attributes:

  • Experience or familiarity with Virtual Proposal Center (VPC).
  • Experience or familiarity with Adobe Illustrator and InDesign.