M. C. Dean is seeking a highly motivated proposal manager to join our team in Tysons, Virginia. This position offers the career-minded individual the opportunity to be a team leader, supporting high profile proposals across multiple operating divisions and disciplines throughout the company. M. C. Dean provides large-scale systems and systems integration solutions for state and local governments; federal, defense and national security clients; and Fortune 100 technology, healthcare and industrial corporations

  • Prepare and manage proposals from initial request to final proposal response
  • Review and analyze solicitation materials and ensure proposal compliance and responsiveness to client requirements and issues
  • Develop proposal artifacts including: proposal plan, compliance matrices, outlines, storyboards, schedules, data calls, page allocation, themes, discriminators, etc.
  • Work with the capture manager to lead all critical milestones in the proposal process including: kickoff, color reviews and working group meetings
  • Write and edit proposal content, and collaborate with the design team to develop graphics, tables and charts
  • Monitor and measure proposal progress and completion status
  • Coordinate and participate in final proposal production activities
  • Perform Peer Reviews and contribute to the process of continual improvement within the department
  • Mentor junior level proposal staff
  • Maintain the proposal knowledge management database

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • Seven (7) or more year's hands-on proposal management experience with federal government proposals
  • In-depth knowledge of how to analyze a solicitation and structure a proposal to be compliant, responsive, and competitive
  • Understanding of the Government contracting and procurement process
  • Understanding of Shipley Business Development Lifecycle process
  • Ability to motivate and energize a team to produce a winning proposal
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse range of people who possess a variety of skills, experience, and personalities
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance which requires U. S. Citizenship

Required Skills

  • Mastery of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent time management , organization skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point. Adobe CS is a plus.

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