Senior Proposal Manager (Remote) #4128


  • US-Remote Employee Location
  • Business Development/Capture & Proposal
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GovCIO is a team of transformers—people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation governmental operations that improve the citizen experience every day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?




GovCIO is seeking a forward-leaning, resourceful, team-focused Senior Proposal Manager to join a world-class Growth organization. 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 Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree 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 Qualifications

  • Experience with both civilian and DoD Government agencies


COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disabled

Compensation Range (In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act for remote or positions located in CO)


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