- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
PROPOSAL WRITER I AND BD ANALYST
Summary of Responsibilities: The Proposal Writer I and BD Analyst, herein referred to as “Proposal Writer I,” is responsible for developing compliant business proposals in accordance with client specifications as defined within a solicitation. This includes, but is not limited to, developing a compliance matrix; developing storyboards; developing proposal outlines; developing proposal templates for technical writers and subcontractors; and ensuring final proposals are technically compliant and compelling to ensure contract award. The Proposal Writer I shall coordinate with the Capture Manager to ensure proposal win themes and strategy are aligned with the contract requirements and customer’s needs. The Proposal Writer I will regularly coordinate with the Business Development Team and report to the Capture Manager.
Primary Duty Station:
600 Perry Parkway
Guardian Centers of Georgia, LLC is located in Houston County, Georgia, an innovative and distinctive community offering a unique quality of life for its residents with easy access to festivals, concerts, restaurants, and a vibrant lifestyle. In addition to the local environment, Perry is within easy driving range of the Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf Coast, the beautiful North Georgia Mountains, and the Blue Ridge Parkway. This offers additional recreational experiences to all age groups. With a nationally acclaimed education system that boasts a 16-1 student teacher ratio and an excellent graduation rate, Houston County also provides access to the largest technical college system in the state. This is your chance to develop a career in an outstanding family-oriented community. Here you can find big city appeal and, perhaps even more importantly, in a small town with Southern charm.
- Develops federal government proposals, including initiating and leading writing, editing, and layout of proposals and other business/technical reports in accordance with government contractor standards and industry best practices
- Develops multi-volume proposals for large indefinite delivery and indefinite quantity (IDIQ) proposals within condensed timelines
- Coordinates with Business Development Team members to accomplish proposal goals and submittal objectives
- Develops and finalizes task order (TO) proposals for IDIQ prime and subcontracts in accordance with solicitation and task order proposal request (TOPR) requirements
- Assembles and finalizes printed proposals for submittal to clients in accordance with solicitation instructions (book check)
- Determines proposal concepts by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs, studying requests for proposals (RFPs), and attending strategy meetings.
- Meets proposal deadlines by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, and approval; entering and monitoring tracking data; coordinating requirements with contributors; contributing proposal status information to review meetings; and transmitting proposals
- Gathers proposal information by identifying sources of information, coordinating submissions and collections, and identifying and communicating risks associated with proposals
- Further develops proposals by writing, revising, and editing drafts, including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials
- Improves proposal-writing results by evaluating and re-designing processes, approaches, and coordination, and by implementing changes and lessons learned.
- Understands government contracting industry standards and proposal development “best practices”
- Writes and edits past performance statements, capabilities statements, and other required responses to U.S. federal government RFPs, RFQs, RFIs and Sources Sought notifications, including designing or suggesting graphics for written proposal material
- Implements a comprehensive understanding of U.S. Federal Government contracting guidelines, including working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)into all proposal work and related efforts
- Develops, leads, and manages proposal reviews and milestones with internal and external clients, including prime and sub-contractor teammates
- Translates and gathers information from Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) into a clear, concise narrative, ensuring that technical language is understandable and clear to non-technical proposal evaluators
- Participates in strategy and review sessions throughout the life of a proposal
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Demonstrated mastery of professional business and technical writing skills
- Highly effective and strong interpersonal and communication skills
- High attention to detail and excellent analytical, organizational, and research skills
- Excellent computer skills: proficiency in Adobe PDF and MS Office, especially PowerPoint, Word, and the integration of graphics and artifacts
- Excellent time management, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
- Excellent negotiation, persuasion, and conflict resolution skills
- Possesses a comprehensive understanding of U.S. federal government contracting guidelines, standards, and regulations, including a working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and their applicability to proposal compliance
Education and Experience:
- 5-7 years of demonstrated knowledge and experience in US Federal Government proposal writing, business development, and/or government contracting
- Bachelors in Technical Writing, Business, English, Journalism, or related degree
- Military, law enforcement, or first responder experience required; knowledge and experience in tactical, CBRNE, and technical emergency response preferred
- Certification from the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) as a Certified Proposal Professional (CPP) preferred
- Must be capable of meeting stringent proposal submittal deadlines and ensuring proposal staff members comply with data call milestones
- Must be capable and willing to perform multiple proposal development tasks, duties, and functions to complete proposals on time
- Must be capable and willing to communicate both positive and negative information to supervisors and senior leadership regarding proposal development, including requesting additional resources to meet proposal development milestones
- Must be willing to work long and flexible hours to meet project deadlines, including nights, weekends, and holidays, to meet company objectives
- Must be willing to travel up to 10% of the work year to attend conferences, seminars, and visit clients
- Time is spent primarily in a climate-controlled office
w Salary and compensation are dependent on education and experience
w Provided employer benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401(k) retirement plans; and paid time off
w Must be capable of attaining and maintaining a U.S. Government security clearance (Personal Clearance-PCL) of SECRET or above
w Must pass a pre-employment drug screening
w Guardian Centers of Georgia, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class
Born of necessity and shaped by need, Guardian Centers operates the most advanced disaster training centers in the world. Replicating hazards in a size and scale never before seen, our facilities provide realistic and integrated capabilities to help improve inter-agency disaster response. Guardian Centers is dedicated to helping all responders - government, public and private - achieve their vital mission.
Guardian Centers provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
Guardian Centers of Georgia, LLCWhy Work Here?
Guardian Centers offers unmatched TECHNICAL and TACTICAL training and support services across the full-spectrum of operations
Guardian Centers of Georgia is located in Houston County, Georgia an innovative and distinctive community offering a unique quality of life for its residents. With easy access to festivals, concerts, restaurants and a vibrant quality of life. Houston County provides a plethora of cultural and recreational offerings which cater to all age groups. With a nationally acclaimed education system that boast a 15-1 student teacher ratio and graduation rate of 88%, Houston County provides access to the largest technical college system in the state. With a progressive group of leaders Houston County was voted in the top ten for best places to live, raise a family and “Happiest Place”. This is your chance to develop a career and a community. Innovate for the future at the cutting edge of training and work, play and thrive in a central location, with a low cost of living, friendly residents, natural resources, big city appeal and even some small town, southern charm. It is here you find yourself quickly established and appreciated both on and off the job. Born of necessity and shaped by need, Guardian Centers operates the most advanced disaster training centers in the world. Replicating hazards in a size and scale never before seen, our facilities provide realistic and integrated capabilities to help improve inter-agency disaster response. Guardian Centers is dedicated to helping all responders - government, public and private - achieve their vital mission. Guardian Centers provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
600 Perry Parkway PerryNew Haven, CT