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Proposal Manager

Company: Bluehawk
Location: Reston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Bluehawk is looking for a Proposal Manager to work out of reston, Virginia.


  • Establish performance metrics and tracks progress on all proposals, alert senior management at times of risk or lacking progress
  • Write clear and persuasive content in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment for competitive proposals in support of the Intelligence Community
  • Read, review, and dissect complex requests for proposal (RFP), requests for quotation (RFQs), invitations to bid (ITB) and request for information (RFI) to determine scope and requirements.
  • Anticipate and communicate potential risk as appropriate on process-related issues relating to proposals.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to gather and obtain the necessary information to clearly articulate a winning strategy and compelling solution.
  • Research and combine information from multiple sources into a cohesive, easy-to-read, and accurate final product.
  • Coordinate calls at the pre-response and post-award phase with internal stakeholders acting as project manager to ensure organization-wide compliance.
  • Ensure compliance with all proposal processes for all participants in the proposal process.
  • Responsible for document control and retention relating to proposals and ensuring adherence to audit requirements.
  • Draft and prepare bid presentations regarding RFPs, other strategic initiatives, comparative analysis, cost and substantiation, lessons learned to Senior Leadership in a concise manner.
  • Execute and oversee approval request of bid, follow-on business standard requirements to Senior Leadership.
  • Develop and maintain a current pool of customer facing copy by coordinating updates based on functional department feedback and Company information.
  • Attend customer meetings and participate on customer data calls
  • Review, validate, and upload proposal documents received and maintain all related data in central repository.
  • Prepare reports including metrics regarding work completed, pending and overdue.
  • Coach and provide guidance to internal team members.


  • Minimum of 8 years in Federal Government proposal management, proposal development, and the direct management of proposal operational organizations.
  • Extensive knowledge of and practice in proposal development processes in the Federal and DoD acquisition environment.
  • The skill to independently define, schedule, and manage the proposal preparation process, including the ability to understand and analyze the details of an RFP/RFQ.
  • Diversity of experience in large corporate organizations and small business concerns.
  • Experience in Business Development, Project Management and Proposal/Capture Management.
  • Outstanding communication skills (written and oral); including a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proposal coordination skills including document formatting and print production.
  • Expert level writing skills, and prior experience in technical writing.
  • Broad and specific range of Federal, State, and local government procurement regulations and practices (including FAR and DFAR).

Security Requirement:

  • TS/SCI required

Keywords: Bluehawk, Reston , Proposal Manager, Other , Reston, Virginia

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