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Proposal Manager (AKI04471)

Branch Manager




Virginia, United States

**Proposal Manager****Description****Akima** is an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC) with 30 years of federal contracting experience and over 7,500 employees supporting more than 14,300 Iupiat shareholders in the NANA region of Alaska. Akima provides the backbone infrastructure to support more than 40 socio-economically disadvantaged small businesses (SDBs) with mature business processes and shared back-office support services normally only found in a Fortune 500 defense contractor. Our employees form one of the broadest skill sets in all of government and industry delivering services and solutions in fields as diverse as aviation, construction, facilities and logistics, information technology, protective services and detention management, and systems engineering. We continually look for the very best and brightest to support our commitment to superior outcomes across todays most complex and critical missions worldwide. To learn more about Akima and opportunities across our family of companies,**Job Summary:**Akima seeks to hire a Proposal Manager. This position reports directly to Akimas Proposal Manager Lead. The Proposal Manager will have the responsibility of coordinating all phases of the companys proposal process in response to industry requests for proposals. The ability to meet deadlines, a commitment to teamwork, and detailed follow-through will be the keys to success. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the activities involved in the development of major proposals for Akima. The candidate will coordinate with internal capability teams to define technical approaches and solutions for inclusion in various proposal volumes. They will contribute to the development of proposal strategies and content.**Responsibilities:**+ Responsible for the overall management, oversight and tracking of all activities relevant to the development, production and revision of assigned proposals. Analyses the Request for Proposal (RFP) for proposal production guidelines and potential reuse recommendations, development of data collection forms and proposal templates. Develops and maintains the proposal development schedule, outline, and compliance matrix.+ Drives the proposal process and leads critical milestones in the proposal process including storyboards, color reviews, and content development discussions, ensuring all deadlines are met.+ Manages technical volumes & sections, including technical & management approaches, personnel & staffing approaches, past performance & corporate experience+ Coordinates all production aspects (word processing, graphics, editing, proofreading, reproduction, printing, collation, and binding) services in support of proposal activities.+ Provides guidance and status reports on proposal and production matters to senior management staff; enforces the editorial guidelines specified for the proposal; manages the virtual proposal development environment.+ Reviews and facilitates review of final proposal.+ Reviews all deliverable documents.+ Directs, manages and allocates proposal staff and proposal resources (technical writers, graphic and layout artists, subject matter experts, subcontractor representatives and independent contractors) assigned to proposals.+ Directs and engages key personnel in all proposal review activities and ensures compliance with all corporate and legal requirements.+ Acts as the single point of contact between operational, proposal and production staff relative to all proposal development and production matters.+ Responsibility across multiple, concurrent projects, this position is characterized by shifting priorities, stringent deadlines, last minute requirements, and frequent evening/weekend hours to accomplish tasks for client deadlines.+ Office environment. Some travel (10%) may be required.**Qualifications****Minimum Qualifications:**+ Bachelor's Degree+ 8 years in Federal Government proposal development, a minimum of 5 years in a proposal management role.+ Must have experience working in the proposal process and developing storyboards, mock-ups, proposal outlines, and compliance matrices.+ Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.+ Highly organized, team-oriented, enthusiastic, independent thinker, and collaborative.+ Outstanding written and oral communication are critical.The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.**AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER**We are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or [Register to View] . The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance. Please do not use the dedicated phone number above to call on the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.**Job:** Sales, Business Development & Related**Primary Location:** US-VA-Herndon**Shift:** Day Job**Req ID:** AKI04471