Proposal Manager

3 weeks ago
Requisition #
Regular Employee
Full Time
Security Clearance
Job Category
Business Development


Manage proposal efforts (in coordination with Senior Proposal Manager and account capture teams) to ensure delivery of compelling, compliant submissions in a cost-effective manner; facilitate the proposal review process and uphold compliance with Noblis' proposal process and RFP schedule; ensure efficient use of proposal resources. Use and suggest improvements to Noblis' proposal process, templates, checklists, standard write-ups, tools, proposal repository, and compliance checks; provide process training and required skills training to the mission area and account proposal teams. Must be flexible and adaptable; focused on details; organized and able to maintain order through rapid proposal pace or unpredictable changes in schedule.


  • Develop and deliver compelling, compliant, on-time proposals 
  • Learn, adopt, and advocate the Noblis capture and proposal processes
  • Help build, lead, and motivate diverse teams of management and technical professionals through Noblis' proposal process 
  • Own the entire proposal effort through its full lifecycle; understand the hand-offs of responsibility and the importance of managing delegation
  • Be able to manage multiple proposals or task order responses concurrently
  • Conduct effective proposal kickoffs
  • Run efficient and effective color team reviews 
  • Coordinate with Proposal Resource Center, contracts, and pricing teams to ensure on-time deliveries of highest quality proposals to customers
  • Participate in offer design, development, and features/benefits analysis
  • Ensure that capture team’s strategy, themes, solution, and discriminators are reflected in the proposal
  • Work collaboratively across the company; gain broad awareness of Noblis' capabilities and discriminators and, where relevant, recommend insertion into proposals
  • Oversee quality of end product with Proposal Resource Center team
  • Lead post-submission activities such as lessons learned and process assessment; provide timely and immediate feedback to business development and proposal leadership team
  • Take an active role in business development process improvement and be willing to take on a variety of other business development support roles beyond proposal management (research, writing, BD metrics reporting, capture training, etc.)



  • Minimum 3 years professional experience in federal contracting
  • Minimum 1 year experience supporting proposal development or in a proposal management functional role (e.g., production, operations, support)
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Strong understanding of business development, capture, and proposal processes
  • Experience with federal contracting business development, government contractingcapture, and proposal processes and procedures
  • Proficiency in MS Office 365, MS SharePoint, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with publication-quality printing and production equipment
  • Experience editing or writing


  • Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) Foundation Certification
  • Experience editing or writing technical or business documents
  • Strong personnel management skills
  • Security Clearance 



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