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Proposal Manager (Government Contracting Industry Experience Required)

Proposal Manager (Government Contracting Industry Experience Required)

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Full Time

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Job Description

The Health & Civilian Solutions Division of GDIT has an exciting opportunity for a Proposal Manager in Fairfax, VA.  The Proposal Manager will manage the development and revision of major proposals and supervises assigned staff.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for the Proposal Development Life-cycle from RFP release to Award Notification guided by the GDIT eBDP
    • Pre-Proposal Phase – Tasks include but not limited to the following:
      • Build Proposal Plan
      • Develop Proposal Strategy
      • Prepare Proposal Outline
      • Outline Review
      • Create Storyboards/Annotated Outline/Content Plan
      • Storyboard/Annotated Outline/Content Plan Review
      • Finalize Proposal Team
    • Proposal Phase – Tasks include but not limited to the following:
      • Update Proposal Plan
      • Conduct Kickoff Meeting
      • Train Proposal Team
      • Transition/Update Storyboards
      • Conduct and Respond to Pink Team
      • Develop Orals/Demo Plan
      • Draft Text, Graphics and Presentations
      • Finalize Executive Summary
      • Conduct and Respond to Red Team (Lead or Assign)
      • Conduct and Respond to Gold Team (Lead or Assign)
      • Produce Proposal
      • Conduct Final QA
      • Deliver Proposal
  • Maintains working knowledge of the SharePoint Collaboration Tool to include permissions and simultaneous collaboration
  • Maintains all GDIT required Training
  • Is flexible and can support extra hours as needed as required by the position


Bachelors Degree in a related business discipline or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.


  • 8-10 years of related experience managing proposal efforts in a government contracting environment.
  • Strong Written and Verbal Communication Skills
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Ability to effectively lead teams through the proposal development life-cycle
  • Ability to complete work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to use the following programs:
    • SharePoint 2010 or above
    • Adobe Acrobat
    • MS Office Suite – Emphasis on the following programs           Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


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