Opening: DIRECTOR, PROPOSALS

Beavercreek, OH - Full Time - Posted November 5, 2022


Summary

CREEK TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY is seeking a full-time, experienced business Director of Proposals who will work collaboratively with a team of proposal and business development professionals to produce high-quality proposals responding to DoD and Federal government solicitations. This individual will be responsible for leading, building, and developing a staff capable of generating winning proposals in the DoD and Federal government market. Will be responsible for translating technical and management approaches, articulating win strategies, and weaving win themes throughout professional-grade responses to federal business solicitations. The selected candidate will have the skills required to lead a team that will own and develop compliant and compelling proposal volumes (e.g., technical, past performance, price).

Responsibilities

• Recruit, train, develop, and maintain a winning proposal team • Operate the team on site at corporate headquarters in Beavercreek, OH • Gather, analyze, translate, and compose technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel • Presenting technical and management solutions to internal and external executive level stakeholders, in persuasive and convincing way • Compose technical documents (e.g., user manuals, training materials, installation guides, proposals, reports) • Edit functional descriptions, system specifications, manuals, reports, or other customer deliverables • Conduct research and ensure use of proper technical terminology • Collaborate with proposal writers, proposal managers, subject matter experts (SMEs), and solution consultants to gather and transform technical and functional information • Analyze and decompose Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Information (RFIs), Task Orders, and Sources Sought notices to understand customers’ technical requirements • Collaborate with proposal managers, proposal coordinators, SMEs, etc. to develop innovative technical approaches, craft sound technical solutions, incorporate win themes, and articulate discriminators • Serve as technical/management volume lead by developing or integrating content from multiple sources, coordinating with proposal manager(s) and others, identifying and communicating risks associated with the opportunity or response • Conduct or support proposal reviews with internal and external stakeholders • Ensure absolute compliance with solicitation requirements and criteria for evaluation • Maintain quality results by using templates, following proposal-writing standards (e.g., readability, consistency, tone).

Qualifications

• Ability to mentor and guide less experienced proposal staff members • Professional writing experience • Proficient in MS Office suite and experience using SharePoint • Excellent verbal and written business communications skills. • Ability to create graphic concepts to illustrate and clarify subject matter (i.e., organization charts, process workflow) using MS PowerPoint, Adobe InDesign, or Photoshop • Ability to clearly articulate technological concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders • Ability to interview and work with SMEs to acquire knowledge of subject matter • Ability to leverage existing content tailored to meet proposal requirements and produce a high-quality proposal in accordance with tight deadlines • Capacity to perform at high level in dynamic work environment • Ability to break down proposal requirements, responsively crafting win themes and discriminators • Strong organization skills and attention to detail • Ability to work independently, as well as within team, to develop compelling technical proposal materials • U.S. citizenship

Education

Bachelor's Degree or higher

Experience

• Experienced with government solicitations and creating compliant proposal documents • Experience with Shipley proposal management process • Ten (10) or more years of technical experience specializing in proposal management and five (5) or more years of experience leading proposal teams.

Clearance

None required, but is desirable

Skills and Abilities

• Ability to communicate effectively with C-level executives. • APMP or Shipley proposal certification • Proven written and oral communication abilities • Ability to work effectively in rapidly evolving, team environment • Editing skills, with excellent knowledge of grammar and punctuation. • Experience developing and delivering training on proposal processes and procedures • Adept at using MS Office products • Keen eye for detail • Ability to multitask in a deadline-driven environment • Strong organizational skills

Salary Range

Commensurate with education and experience.

Anticipated Start Date

Immediately

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