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Senior Proposal Manager

System One
Arlington, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

System One is seeking a Senior Proposal Manager to join our team for a remote opportunity! We are seeking candidates with a minimum of 8 years of progressive proposal management experience. 


  • Strong facilitation, leadership, and communication skills to lead capture teams through the pursuit lifecycle
  • Excellent written, interpersonal, and communication skills (ability to write executive summaries, cover letters and other non-technical sections)
  • Able to inspire outstanding work from team members with a range of experience and technical abilities in the development of proposal documents
  • Capable to adapting to changing priorities in a very dynamic work environment and demonstrate the ability to work in stressful situations with critical deadlines (evening and weekend work may be required to meet deadlines)
  • Required to work on multiple assignments, with overlapping schedules, and needs to be able to multi-task and delegate responsibilities to team members to accomplish all tasks
  • Ensure alignment with corporate strategy, business line strategic goals, promote technologies/innovation, build meaningful relationships, and align with business markets


  • Perform detailed analysis of RFP/RFQ/RFI documents to assess requirements and develop compelling proposal narratives that demonstrate our value proposition
  • Facilitate proposal storyboarding sessions, strategic messaging, and creative writing for all levels of pursuits
  • Facilitate proposal kick-off meeting and color reviews (pink, red, gold) to ensure we produce quality deliverables that differentiate us from our competitors and provide value to our clients
  • Collaborate with our graphics team to establish templates and standards for proposal look and feel, writing style, and layout
  • Responsible for writing non-technical portions of the proposal (i.e., cover letters, executive summaries, project descriptions, resumes, team qualifications, various management plans, win themes and discriminators, etc.)
  • Review all proposal drafts and final documents to ensure responsiveness, thoroughness, accuracy, and quality
  • Establish a production schedule and resource plan to ensure all required proposal documents are produced properly and delivered on time
  • Contribute and maintain SalesCloud Opportunity CRM record for accuracy and completeness
  • Provide pursuit interview support and preparation of material (coaching a plus)
Company Description
System One is a leading provider of specialized, highly technical services and solutions to critical infrastructure, technology, life sciences, and government sectors. We partner with large private and public organizations who trust us to execute their complex, mission-critical initiatives through our outsourced services and workforce solutions.

System One


Arlington, VA



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