Proposal Manager
Posted on 11/17/2022

201-500 employees

Directed energy & power management systems
Company Overview
Epirus's mission is to create innovative power solutions to solve complex problems and increase the velocity of change for their customers. The company is developing solid-state, software-defined directed energy systems that enable unprecedented counter-electronics effects and power management solutions to optimize power efficiency in defense and commercial applications.
Carson, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Finance & Banking
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field of study (English, communications, marketing, business, engineering)
  • 8+ years of relevant experience in federal proposal writing and managing personnel throughout comprehensive federal proposal responses
  • Experience with leading and coordinating diverse teams at multiple organizational levels
  • Experience working in disaggregated environments, able to influence senior leaders and engage employees that are not in a direct reporting structure
  • Have a thorough understanding of the DoD contract life cycle and DoD acquisition process
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and SharePoint, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Knowledge of industry proposal practices, including Shipley Best Practices
  • Balance multiple priorities at once to support the full cycle of proposal development - from requirement analysis to final production
  • Develop and manage proposal schedule, responsible for pursuit library set-up, compliance matrix, adherence to process
  • Assemble proposal teams of Subject Matter Experts (SME) resources and orchestrate internal and external resources
  • Develop Proposal Strategy, ensuring that Capture and Pursuit strategy migrates into Win themes and proposal storyboards
  • Lead proposal content development for highly strategic or large, multi-volume proposals, including technical and non-technical sections
  • Write and/or provide expert oversight to all aspects of proposals including cover letters, executive summaries, resumes, biographies, project descriptions, and project approach
  • Coordinate team schedules and supporting information systems management
  • Coordinate the production of visually appealing materials, graphics, tables, and charts to incorporate into proposals, presentations, and other client-facing documentation
  • Document Lessons Learned and execute actions to produce process improvement and attain higher success rates
  • Train/develop proposal staff
  • Develop a library of proposal resources for ease of use in the proposal process (ie., letters, formats, templates)
  • Occasionally, support business development and marketing efforts as needed
Desired Qualifications
  • APMP, PMP, and/or other industry relevant certifications
  • Experience with delivering project solutions to federal clients and OTA acquisitions
  • Demonstrated success in creating/shaping, and qualifying new opportunities
  • Experience maintaining opportunity information in a CRM tool