Senior Proposal Manager

MetroStar SystemsOther 9+ Years

Job Description

MetroStar Systems is seeking a growth-minded individual to complement our proposal team in Reston, Virginia.  As our Senior Proposal Manager, you will work with all levels of our Management, Technical Leads/SME’s, Pricing, and Recruiting teams to manage, develop, and shape proposal strategies. You will coordinate the proposal preparation activities, from capturing competitive and unique differentiators to ultimately crafting winning proposals.

You're a great fit if:

You’re adaptable. MetroStar is a fast-growing business with ambitious goals!
You have the ability to multitask and manage multiple proposals simultaneously.
You develop complete, concise, and compliant proposals
You’re passionate about winning and collaborating with the CEO, SVP of Growth, and Director of Proposal Operations
You’re comfortable with monitoring and adjusting proposal project resourcing
You’re capable of exercising autonomy and creativity in determining objectives and approaches to address critical proposal requirements
You’re an excellent communicator with experience preparing and producing proposals for large and complex information technology companies
You’re comfortable with crafting, shaping and driving the tempo of proposals from beginning to delivery

You must have professional leadership skills including superior communication and collaboration skills, and a demonstrated ability to direct and orchestrate large, multi-contractor team efforts. The successful candidate will need to be a flexible team leader who functions well in a tight deadline-oriented environment, which includes being available to work overtime, evenings and weekends to ensure a strong delivery.

You'll love our company if: (This is the stuff you MUST have to be a fit)

You have experience with government proposal development and processes required
You have a portfolio of experience including assertive project, program, and/or technical experience
You have expertise with Microsoft Office suite (MS Word and PowerPoint Required) and SharePoint
You are eligible to obtain a security clearance
You have 8 or more years of industry experience and a Bachelor’s degree OR equivalent combination of education and experience

We'll REALLY love you if: (This is the bonus stuff that makes you stand out)

You understand Shipley Proposal Development or other proven proposal processes
You understand and embrace the concepts of Continuous Process Improvement
You have a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

What your day will look like:

The Senior Proposal Manager will support the proposal team in producing between 35-40 proposals/task-orders each calendar year in support of our three major practice areas: Digital, Enterprise IT, and Cyber and three business units.
The Senior Proposal Manager will be responsible not only for managing and developing large-scale proposals, but also for supporting development of the team’s aptitude and alignment with MetroStar’s business development lifecycle (BDLC).

The Admin Stuff: Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for potential access to classified information. Accordingly, US Citizenship is required

The Legal Stuff: MetroStar Systems is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of MetroStar Systems.

Posted On

May 24, 2021