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Proposal Manager

Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Posted: 05/28/24 Job Number: LH17044248 Pay Rate: $60000-90000 / year

Job Description

Job Store Professional has teamed up with one of the leading experts in mapping and Geospatial information technology companies and seeking a permanent Proposal Manager to join the team. This is an excellent Direct Hire for a key role in the development and submission of proposals for business opportunities.
Monday- Friday 8-5
Salary Range: $65K-$90K Annually plus benefits
Fully onsite in Colorado Springs-
Proposal Development:
•             Lead the development of high-quality proposals, in response RFI’s, RFP’s and development of unsolicited proposals, to ensure alignment with client requirements and organizational goals.
•             Collaborate with subject matter experts and key stakeholders to gather relevant information and insights for proposal content.
Team Coordination:
•             Organize and lead proposal kick-off meetings, assigning tasks to team members and establishing clear timelines.
•             Manage work assignments for Proposal Coordinators and stakeholders
•             Foster collaboration among cross-functional teams involved in the proposal process.
Compliance and Quality Assurance:
•             Ensure proposals adhere to all client requirements, guidelines, and industry standards.
•             Conduct thorough reviews of proposals to maintain a high level of quality and accuracy.
Proposal Strategy:
•             Develop and implement strategic approaches based on Proposal Class, focusing on key messaging, differentiation, and value propositions.
•             Analyze competitor proposals to identify strengths, weaknesses, and areas for improvement.
Relationship Building:
•             Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to gather necessary information and insights for proposal development.
•             Maintain positive relationships with clients, partners, and team members throughout the proposal process.
•             Communicate proposal-related requirements and status with senior management, and remain current on all amendments and modifications to the solicitation.
•             Travel as needed to meet business needs and proposal deadlines. (less than 10%)
May supervise 1-5 employees.
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in English, Marketing, Business Administration or related field. Master’s degree Preferred. Equivalent experience may be substituted for the education requirement.
•             Proven Self-Starter with the ability to multi-task and lead team efforts.
•             Can work well under pressure and under tight deadlines.
•             Willingness to work the hours required with a flexible work schedule to meet required deadlines.
•             Required 3 years general experience with contracts, proposals, or paralegal type work.
•             Preferred 5 years’ experience leading full lifecycle proposal development efforts.
•             Advanced experience with software packages including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe products, and the ability to implement and manage systems and programs to meet business proposal needs.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lynnette Hardy
Senior Executive Recruiter

Lynnette joined Job Store in 2017. Lynnette has a professional background in recruiting, insurance, and contract negotiation. Her passion is helping others find long term opportunities in their chosen fields. She has helped hundreds find a career in manufacturing, production, clerical and healthcare roles.   Lynnette has developed great long term relationships with her client companies and always receives great reviews!

When she is not at the Job Store, you will find Lynnette spending time with family and exploring the mountains.

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