Senior Proposal Manager (Remote) #3004


  • US-Remote
  • Information Technology
  • No Clearance Needed
  • Fully remote
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GovCIO is currently hiring for a forward-leaning, resourceful, team-focused Senior Proposal Manager to join a world-class Growth organization. This position will be fully remote.


The Senior Proposal Manager will collaborate with program, BD, solutions, pricing, and functional personnel to provide proposal leadership as part of a proposal leadership team with the Solution Architect, Capture Manager, and senior business leadership.


Working in concert with BD, Capture, and Operations resources, the ideal candidate will be comfortable collaborating as part of a proposal leadership team to produce a high quality, compliant, and responsive proposal. Exceptional communication, organizational, and strategic-thinking skills are vital to this position.

  • Lead and manage the overall proposal development process for assigned opportunities
  • Interpret technical and management requirements of Federal Government solicitations and provide guidance to proposal teams (in collaboration with contracts and pricing leads)
  • Develop proposal outlines according to requirements; facilitate and lead relevant proposal sessions
  • Provide training as necessary to team members on the proposal process, review process, and/or writing process and best practices
  • Iteratively review content and provide feedback to authors
  • Manage team members to meet proposal milestones and deadlines
  • Maintain a forward-leaning posture that is always willing to wear extra hats as needed to help the team submit compliant, concise, and compelling bids

Key Success Indicators

  • Ability to drive positive results with minimum supervision
  • Lead teams who are largely virtual or remote
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure and make decisions quickly yet seek guidance when appropriate
  • Ability to maintain courteous and professional working relationships with employees at all levels, including executive leadership
  • Strong knowledge of the Federal Government contracting industry
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications as well as Adobe Acrobat


Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's with 12+ years (or commensurate experience)
  • 12+ years related work experience in the Federal Government contracting industry in Proposal Management or related roles
  • Understanding of and experience with Federal Government procurement practices including basic understanding of FAR requirements and standard Federal Government solicitation organization
  • Ability to support a broad range of proposals, from quick-turn task orders to large-scale and complex IDIQ or GWAC bids
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet all deadlines
  • Proven ability to deliver compelling and compliant proposals in a competitive environment
  • MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) and Adobe Acrobat

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience with both civilian and DoD Government agencies

Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.


Posted Pay Range


The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Pay range: $130,000 - $150,000 Annually

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