Proposal Coordinator - 35094 in Linthicum Heights, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/26/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Enlighten, an Alion company is seeking a proven Proposal Coordinator who incorporates the proposal capture strategy, proposal themes, customer hot buttons, and discriminators through assigned sections. This position will work closely with the Capture Manager, Proposal Manager, Volume Lead, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), and functional departments as necessary (e.g., Contracts/Subcontracts, Quality, Procurement, Business Development) for proposal content.

The Proposal Coordinator follows the approved proposal processes, participates in reviews, provides pricing support, maintains configuration control of assigned sections, and incorporates changes from all amendments and Q&As. Will write assigned sections in accordance with the proposal schedule, the compliance matrix/proposal outline, and within the allocated page count. Develop any necessary data calls to complete the assigned sections and works with the Proposal Manager to issue those data calls to subcontractors and/or functional groups. Attend standup progress reviews to provide status of section writing assignments and other proposal actions assigned. Ensure the assigned sections are compliant with all Request for Proposal (RFP), Request for Information (RFI) and Request for White Paper (RWP) and amendment documents / requirements.

Security Clearance:

  • All candidates must be a U.S. Citizen as we may process the employee for a U.S. government security clearance.  

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Write assigned proposal sections in accordance with the proposal schedule, the compliance matrix/proposal outline, and within the allocated page count
  • Review the RFP/RFI/RWP and assure clear understanding of all requirements
  • Review all amendments and Q&As for impact to assigned proposal sections and incorporate changes as necessary
  • Help prepare the annotated outline for the assigned proposal sections
  • Provide pricing support as needed
  • Help formulate graphics to support written content
  • Write all assigned sections through approved proposal lenses
  • Incorporate the win strategy/proposal lenses/discriminators through assigned sections
  • Work with SME resources to augment proposal content
  • Maintain version control throughout RFP/RFI/RWP response lifecycle for assigned sections
  • Develop list of questions for submission to the Proposal Manager
  • Provide pricing support as needed
  • Review and adjudicate comments from reviewers

Required Skills:

  • B.A. in Professional Writing, Journalism, English, Communications or similar degree is required. Educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • 5+ years of continuous proposal writing experience for large bid efforts in the areas of, but not limited to, management approaches, past performance and experience, quality plans, staffing plans, transition plans, and resumes
  • 4-6 years of progressive experience in fast-paced, high-volume proposal environment
  • Expert-level proficiency in MS Office suite and other relevant electronic tools
  • Exceptional communications skills
  • Basic knowledge/understanding of FAR and DFAR
  • Experience supporting Task Orders under MAC and/or GWAC
  • Experience working with multiple teaming partners to prepare compliant proposal
  • Experience ensuring compliance with DoD/Federal solicitation requirements
  • Prior experience building supporting pricing tasks
  • Ability to multitask on concurrent projects
  • Work Schedule Flexibility
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Other duties as assigned


Security Clearance: None

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