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Senior Proposal Manager

Herndon, VA, | Job #318355
Job Title: Senior Proposal Manager
Location: Herndon, VA,
Type: Full-Time

Seeking a Senior Proposal Manager for a dedicated partner for a direct hire opportunity in Herndon, VA. If you are sick of the beltway "churn" and are looking for a work family that will invest in you as an individual, and as a team, this role is for you!


Senior Proposal Manager Responsibilities:

  • Ensure 100% on-time delivery of compliant and compelling proposals on all assigned opportunities.
  • Understands and apply lessons learned to future activities.
  • Must be capable of professional interaction across all levels of personnel, including executive leadership, former military personnel, technical subject matter experts, and supporting staff
  • Comfortable working in fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing/shifting priorities
  • Must be able to support capture managers and executive leadership in potential impacts to the ability to win awards based on RFP and proposal analysis
  • Proactive, customer-focused, customer-service oriented, able to interact with all levels of management
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to work in a fast paced work environment
  • Proven ability to work constructively in a team environment
  • Strong leadership, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities are required


Senior Proposal Manager Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree compatible to job responsibilities and requirements
  • 6-10 years’ experience in the Federal Government procurement proposal environment is required, with responsibilities for writing and preparing proposals
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in addition to strong editing and proofreading skills
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Proposal Development training from industry-recognized experts (i.e., Shipley, Lohfeld, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing and executing proposal development processes
  • Understanding of the acquisition life cycle phases of Federal Government contracts and programs
  • Familiarity with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
  • Familiarity with the federal contract bid process and requirements, the Government task order and RFP development process, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requirements, and how proposals are evaluated



JobID: 318355NT

We are passionate about connecting you with the right role at the right organization—and providing you great benefits for the great work you do. With an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program, we have you covered.

Cella is an award-winning leader in consulting, staffing and managed solutions for creative, marketing, digital and proposal development teams. We help people build meaningful careers and partner with companies to help them win. Our staffing solutions include freelance, contract, temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire positions. Cella is the only creative staffing firm to win the Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for 10 years running. And as a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise, we proudly help clients meet diversity objectives, too. Cella is an equal opportunity employer.