SoSi Senior Proposal Manager in Reston, Virginia
For 25 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in New York City, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
CORPORATE-160907-4612: Senior Proposal Manager
Job Category Business Development
Duty Location U.S. - Virginia - Reston
Type of Position Full Time
Requisition Number CORPORATE-160907-4612
SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking an experienced Senior Proposal Manager to join our Proposal Development team at our operation headquarters in Reston, VA. They will provide guidance and management direction to proposal teams for all aspects of the proposal development process.Essential Job Duties:•Provides leadership and encourages teamwork, mentors/trains and directs multi-organizational teams in planning, storyboarding and developing an effective customer-focused and forward thinking proposal•Develops, maintains, and implements the use of proposal management tools to monitor proposal status, and identify and communicate risk areas to successfully meet or exceed proposal schedule milestones•Develops and manages the proposal team, working with line organization management to identify and assign key proposal leaders (technical, management, security, resumes, past performance, etc.) and allocate proposal personnel and resources•Develops, directs and coordinates schedule, management, past performance, and technical elements related to the development of proposals in accordance with RFP specifications and SOSi's proposal process•Collaborates with teaming partners external to SOSi in support of producing compliant, quality proposal development •Utilizes matrices to ensure traceability between various proposal volumes and ensure compliance with all solicitation requirements •Analyzes RFPs to determine proposal requirements, develop outlines, and populate compliance matrices to provide guidance to volume leads and section authors •Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor
•Candidates will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; US citizenship required•Bachelor’s degree in English, Marketing, Communication, Liberal Arts, or a related field•7+ years of progressive experience in all areas of proposal development; preferably with three to five years of experience working as a Proposal Manager with the Defense, Intelligence and Law Enforcement Services industry•Demonstrated ability to interpret an RFP, develop a responsive proposal outline, identify the resources required to produce the proposal, and ensure compliance of the response to the RFP•Demonstrated ability to lead a proposal team, conduct status meetings, and manage the cradle-to-gravel proposal process•Excellent verbal and written communications skills are required•Adapt easily in a growing, developing, and fast-paced environment •Ability to multi-task; organize and prioritize multiple on-going projects
Work Environment:• Working conditions are normal for an office environment• Ability to lift and/or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs• Work environment is often stressful and detail oriented as it is a timeline driven department with set objectives and hard due dates• Department often works non-traditional hours including consecutive nights or weekends when necessary