Position title
Proposal Specialist
Description

The primary responsibility of the proposal specialist will be to work with our small team to outline, plan and deliver Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) proposals to a wide range of Government clients throughout the U.S. This position is critical to our sustained growth, we are looking for a motivated self-starter who needs very little management and is comfortable asking lots of questions of the team around them until they have a solid understatement of the specific solicitation or proposal we are writing to. Our goal is 10 responses a month on opportunities ranging from $20,000 - $1,000,000. This role will work collaboratively with all levels of our small team write, edit, review, and produce winning proposals.

Responsibilities
  • Serve as Lead Writer for Technical and Management proposals ranging in value from $20,000 -$1,000,000.00 and assist as required on all other proposals.
  • Coordinate with company leadership and to price simple acquisition solicitations for U.S. government customers
  • work closely with our Subject Matter Experts, and Operations team to collect data required for proposal development and response
  • Help develop and maintain pricing models and put processes in place to ensure accurate new business forecasting
  • Support business development and proposal leads in strategic growth initiatives for new lines of business
  • Work with other team members to harmonize proposal writing across the volume and to ensure one voice in presenting proposal content
  • Write, edit, and revise proposal materials and coordinate with technical and program personnel to ensure accuracy
  • Analyze RFI/RFP requirements and simple acquisitions to help determine our company’s proper response.
  • Maintain knowledge and stay abreast of developments in the industry via information obtained from financial publications and services, government agencies, company sources
Required Skills and Attributes
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident with the ability to obtain a secret clearance
  • Minimum of 2 years of proposal pricing support experience
  • Proposal writing for a government contractor or equivalent technical experience
  • Project Management Experience
  • Proficient with MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Be willing to mop the floor or do dishes if required
  • Be the type of person who picks up litter rather than stepping over it
  • Be okay with eating lunch with others
  • Sense of Humor is a must
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proven track record of embracing increasing levels of responsibility
  • Superior analytical skills, combined with excellent business judgment and strong, clear, concise communications with senior level personnel and ability to problem solve in conjunction with team
  • Proactive, organized and detail-oriented team player, with ability to multi-task and maintain accuracy in high pressure environment
  • Integrity with confidential information
  • Ability to work independently in support of team objectives
  • Experience supporting US Government compliant proposal submittals, working closely with Proposal Leads, Contracts Management, and Executive leaders
  • Contract Management familiarity
  • U.S. government FAR & DFAR knowledge
  • Experience in small business environments a plus
Education Requirements
  • High School Diploma Bachelor’s Degree Preferred - English, Journalism, Business Administration, Information Systems Management, or a related business discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.
  • All Veterans who understand these responsibilities and know they can do the work as described, should apply regardless of education level.
Job Location
1972 W 2550 S, West Haven, 84401
Date posted
May 12, 2022
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