CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Proposal Coordinator/Manager in Fairfax, Virginia

Proposal Coordinator/Manager

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Category:Consulting / Business / Functional

City:Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Position ID:J1016-0231

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

The Proposal Coordinator/Manager will operate in a leadership role, responsible for developing, editing, managing, and reviewing high-quality winning proposals and other government requests for information. The Proposal Manager/Coordinator participates on capture teams that pursue strategic federal opportunities, working with teaming partners and internal departments such as human resources, pricing, and contracts to develop and submit compliant, compelling, and responsive proposal content. The Proposal Coordinator/Manager provides strategic messaging and tailoring of proposal content and contributes to the strategy, coordination, and/or editing of Management, Technical, Past Performance, and other volumes as appropriate. In addition, the Proposal Coordinator/Manager provides research, writing, and editing support for other government requests for information. The individual is required to have both broad and specific knowledge across business, financial, contractual, personnel, project, proposal management, and document development domains to successfully create and manage the completion of high-quality written products. This position works autonomously and collaboratively, managing multiple deadlines, corporate entities and individuals at all levels of the company in a fast-paced environment.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Proposal, Coordination, Management, editing and writing activities to include:

• Interpretation of solicitation requirements or source selection regulations and approach on individual opportunities

• Matrixed team management and facilitation

• Win theme development

• RFP decomposition

• Schedule development

• Storyboard/template development

• Formal kickoff meetings

• Author training and working sessions to include content refinement, ensuring compliance and alignment with proposal themes and messaging

• Formal and informal proposal reviews

• Post-submission support [e.g., clarifications/BAFOs, and final proposal revisions (FPRs)]

• Conducting lessons learned to include Government debrief analyses

• Serve as volume lead; develop and edit proposal content

• Operational staff management, including scoping and monitoring proposal efforts, setting priorities, and aligning resources

• Edit written products for clarity, messaging, readability, ease of comprehension, and consistency of voice

• Proofread written products for spelling, usage, typographical, and grammatical errors

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Seven-to-ten years combined experience in proposal management, proposal coordination, book boss, volume lead, proposal development, and/or writing/editing roles.

• Excellent writing and editing skills

• Attention to detail and accuracy; strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills

• Ability to work under pressure and beyond standard hours during busy periods to meet deadlines

• Ability to comfortably and professionally interact with individuals at all levels of the organization

• Experience managing/supporting complex, IT-based proposals

• Diversity of experience in large corporate organizations and small business concerns

• Bachelor’s degree required

• Industry-wide best practices in proposal management

• Technical Writing

• Volume lead

• Editorial practice and standards

• Broad and specific range of Federal, State, and local government procurement regulations and practices (including FAR and DFAR)

• Project management

• Business, marketing, technical, and expository writing

What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.

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