Proposal Manager Senior with Security Clearance

4 days left

BAE Systems
Westminster, Colorado
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 22, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED The Tactical Solutions Strategic Business Unit delivers mission system solutions, from specialized antennas to electro-optical technologies, to the warfighter. Our systems enhance the performance of various military platforms, from aircraft and land vehicles to ships and satellites, and give warfighters the advantage they need to take action, identify targets and defend against evolving threats. What You'll Do:
Manage all aspects of proposal development (proposal writing, editing, illustration, production efforts) from assignment and receipt of solicitation, through delivery and receipt by the customer. Report directly to the Proposal Operations Group Lead and collaborate with proposal group team. Identify and secure the resources necessary to develop the proposal. Analyze solicitations in conjunction with other customer requirements and communications and determine final document structure. Prepare detailed proposal plans, schedule outline and compliance matrix for assigned pursuits. Coordinate and lead major pursuit meeting events, such as Kick-off, Strategy, Pink, Red, and Gold Color Reviews. Participate in Black Hat and Blue Team reviews. Arrange for facilities, communicate with participants, and prepare necessary materials. Lead effective storyboard and development of strategic win themes and discriminators. Develop targeted questions and interview technical and program management staff to extract critical information necessary to develop technical and managerial solutions. Develop and manage a proposal schedule. Meet established deliverables and production deadlines. Provide detailed guidance to proposal writers/contributors and subcontractors. Manage writing assignments and receipt of all proposal materials with authors and teaming partners in accordance with the project timeline. Support and ensure proposal operations group processes are followed, standard style guide is used, and documents are submitted in accordance with established guidelines. Manage the collection and editing of proposal materials to ensure compliance. Ensure proposals are compliant with all solicitation instructions, requirements, and evaluation criteria.
Communicate proposal-related requirements and status with senior management. Monitor and remain current on all amendments and modifications to the solicitation. Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule. Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units, and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment. Perform other duties as necessary.
On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site five days each normally scheduled week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations may be required. Working Conditions:
Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor. Required Education, Experience, & Skills BS/BA in related field plus 12 years or more related experience. MS degree preferred.
Each higher-level degree, i.e. Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education. A current, active Secret security clearance is required. Experience winning proposal efforts valued at $20M or more. Experience with MS Office business applications. Proposal leadership skills, with the ability to build a strong team, effectively resolve conflict, and vector appropriate resources to maximize proposal development. Experience in keeping a team focused and proactively move the team toward developing a compliant, compelling, competitive winning document. Exceptional people skills to work in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment. Superior communication skills. Experience in mentoring and coaching less experienced staff and (proposal inexperienced) senior operations staff who are writing proposals for the first time. Management skills to direct and orchestrate large proposal team efforts. Ability to function effectively in fast-paced, deadline driven environment. Ability to work with little direction ad handle multiple tasks. Ability to work a flexible schedule which may include evenings and weekends as required. Current on the latest Proposal Development tools and best practices. Considered a Subject Matter Expert in Proposal Management. Formal proposal training and/or certifications (APMP, Shipley). Experience with SharePoint and Adobe Suite. Experience supporting a wide variety of solicitation size, complexity, and submission window. Government proposal management experience for DoD and IC solutions and procurements. Ability to remain upbeat, positive and constructive within a dynamic environment operating with high-pressure deadlines. Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $129000 - $177750 Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics. About BAE Systems Space & Mission Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Space & Mission Systems is a leading provider of national defense and civil space applications, advanced remote sensing, scientific and tactical systems for the U.S. Intelligence, Department of Defense and scientific communities. We continually pioneer ways to innovate spacecraft, mission payloads, optical systems, and other defense and civil capabilities. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, we continually discover ways to enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.