Senior Proposal Manager

Tampa, FL 33634 | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 01/29/2024 Employment Type: Contract Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -012024-18255 State: Florida

Job Description

Senior Proposal Manager

Salary: Up to $78/hr.

Employment Type: 6-month contract to perm

Location: Tampa, FL (hybrid 40%)

Industry: Department of Defense

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor s degree in Business, Marketing, Journalism, or other business-related discipline
  • Minimum of 10 years of proposal management experience (Proposal Manager or higher)
  • Demonstrated leadership and successful management of proposal teams, in a hybrid environment
  • Knowledge of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) procurement practices, regulations, and acquisition processes
  • Experience in planning, developing, implementing, and managing successful proposal processes and strategies within the DoD market
  • Exhibit high performance, produce compliant quality products, and lead team collaboration in a positive manner to achieve objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to operate successfully in a volatile and dynamic business environment with multiple deadlines
  • Experience in establishing/managing personnel and financial resource requirements
  • Strong communications and ability to develop and present effective verbal and written presentations to senior management, supervisors, and peers
  • Demonstrated ability to display tact and self-discipline necessary to interface effectively with multi-cultural customers and employees at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical information and instructions, whether written or oral
  • Must be proficient and current with latest releases of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and SharePoint

Preferred Skills:

  • Active APMP member; APMP certifications highly desired
  • Experience in simulation industry highly desired
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Project, Visio, Visible Thread, Meridian, Salesforce, or other related proposal management tools highly desired
  • Experience in training and mission rehearsal systems, services, and/or modeling
  • Experience with artificial intelligence tools and technologies for proposal development
  • Understanding and correct application of military protocols and customs


  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Assign proposal managers to competitive opportunities, in coordination with the Director of Proposals
  • Coordinate proper execution of all competitive proposal tasks required by the Lead-to-Award Process by effectively managing the team of competitive proposal managers
  • Responsible for development and submission of compliant, complete, and compelling proposal deliverables generated by proposal managers and their teams
  • Provide oversight of all competitive proposal development efforts to ensure compliance, completeness, accuracy, and strengths with customer requirements
  • Develop, manage, train, and help maintain personnel skills and capabilities on competitive proposal processes, procedures, and tools
  • Coordinate with CAE USA business unit leads to ensure effective responses and necessary resources are available to address customer solicitation requirements
  • Plan, track, and update status of all competitive proposal activities
  • Bring a strong vision for leading and managing a diverse and dispersed team for global success
  • Initiate, manage, and support lessons-learned activities to improve processes and procedures and ensure future success and efficiency
  • Responsible and accountable for the planning, development, validation, and delivery of proposal responses, including evaluation/information notices (ENs/INs) final proposal revisions (FPRs), etc.
  • Develop, maintain, and foster closer relationships with other CAE global/regional proposal organizations
  • Manage and verify team compliance with all company Information Systems security policies and procedures
  • Work with direct reports and other PDG management to support assigned proposal teams and resources to sufficiently support all competitive proposal pursuits
  • Support audits, reviews, and make necessary adjustments with cost estimation products
  • Ensure that Proposal Objects are maintained/kept current in Salesforce for management and progress tracking and status reports
  • Work with other management within the department to ensure SharePoint sites are effective for the team, that other tools are used effectively (e.g., Visible Thread, Meridian)



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