Proposal Manager

Location: San Diego, California
Date Posted: 01-06-2019
Position: Proposal Manager – DoD Program
Location: San Diego, CA
Secret Clearance Required

Position Description
TRABUS is seeking a Proposal Manager with experience in Proposal, Capture, and Business Development efforts.  The candidate will be familiar with the major DoD acquisition projects, associated commands, and the DoD acquisition process to include government procurement procedures and lifecycle support requirements.  The candidate will support identification, validation, research, and capture of new business opportunities in federal government markets.  The candidate will be able to lead capture efforts, capture teams, prepare and organize proposal strategies, execute proposal development duties, and provide supporting marketing material and presentations.  This position requires outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, excellent writing abilities, strong analytical skills, and the ability to think strategically.  A technical background is preferred but not required.  The candidate will be able to establish good working relationships with customers and strategic partners, be able to create and communicate complex business models or innovative solutions.  Candidates with past military or government experience with active security clearances are preferred. 
  • Work closely with company leadership to develop and refine a long-term capture plan.
  • Identify, analyze, and qualify capture efforts that present potential for contract award
  • Conduct required technical, programmatic, and industry research as required to validate potential capture opportunities.
  • Participate in industry conference or events as needed to support business strategy.
  • Lead, support, organize, perform, or direct the duties and responsibilities necessary to develop winning proposals.
  • Be able to manage or support multiple proposal efforts simultaneously, including management, technical, and costing approaches.
  • Support company marketing efforts through development of correspondence, presentations, fact sheets, statement of qualifications, and other promotional materials.
  • Execute non-disclosure and teaming agreements with potential partners.
  • Work closely with government officials as needed to successfully respond to government procurement requests.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, engineering, technical sciences, or related fields and at a minimum of 5 years direct experience with proposal development efforts.
  • Experience in leading a proposal team including coordinating of Pink Team and Red Team processes.   Experience using the Shipley proposal process is strongly desired. 
  • Experience in decomposing customer requirements to develop capabilities matrices.
  • Experience in screening potential teaming partners for prospective proposals.
  • Experience in developing and executing a proposal compliance checklist.
  • Must possess excellent verbal communications skills, proven superior technical writing ability, and a demonstrated ability to lead multi-discipline teams in support of business development efforts.
  • Secret Clearance required / TS preferred.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with some experience working on Federal Government programs (Department of Defense desired).
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