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Proposal Manager
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Dorchester, Boston, MA, USA
Experience Level
  • Bachelor's degree and 10+ years of related experience in business development, capture, management, proposal management, and program management
  • Knowledge of acquisition-relevant sections of the following: Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS), 10 U.S.C § 2358, Department of Defense (DoD) Grants and Agreements Regulations (DoDGARs), 10 U.S.C. § 2371, and other federal acquisition policies, processes, procedures, and contracting laws
  • Excellent written and oral communication, organizational skills and ability to manage multiple simultaneous proposal efforts
  • Demonstrated experience managing and coordinating proposals responses by planning resource assignments, performing quality assurance, and installing processes, tools, and templates for team use
  • Proficiency and comfort working with G-Suite products
  • Passion about biotechnology
  • Manage the design, build, and enhance proposal process
  • Produce schedules, outlines, templates, compliance matrices, agendas, proposal kickoffs and reviews, and other proposal-related tasks and meetings
  • Guide subject matter experts and other team members to create technical content
  • Write/edit response documents to incorporate win strategy and themes, differentiators, and technical solutions into proposal documents in a clearly articulated, consistent manner, reflecting a clear understanding of the requirements
  • Support other Proposal Operations activities, including boilerplate material library development/maintenance and process improvement initiatives
  • Run color proposal reviews
  • Build proposal budget and cost proposal
  • Ensure proposal submissions are compliant with solicitation requirements
Desired Qualifications
  • Understanding of the full proposal life-cycle is required (i.e., procurement, solicitation processes, and compliant proposal production). Experience in the federal scientific government or related field is a plus
  • Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) certification and/or Shipley certification
  • 3+ years of experience leading competitive captures, and ability to obtain a security clearance; U.S. Citizenship is a prerequisite
  • Experience leading and managing geographically dispersed teams
  • Experience in program planning, budget development, and execution
  • Current relationships in the science and technology (S&T) and research and development (R&D) communities
  • Research and development (specifically with biotechnology) experience preferred
  • Strong technical writing skills preferred
Ginkgo Bioworks

501-1,000 employees

Biological engineering products developer
Company Overview
Ginkgo Bioworks’ mission is to make biology easier to engineer. The company designs custom microorganisms for customers across multiple industries.
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Comprehensive health and parental leave benefits
  • Flexible work options
  • Commuter benefits
  • State-of-the-art labs, work spaces, and conference rooms
  • Competitive 401K contribution
Company Core Values
  • Fostering a diverse & inclusive environment
  • Promoting individual growth & career development
  • Encouraging creativity & innovation
  • Celebrating passion & drive
  • Keeping Ginkgo weird
  • Caring how our platform is used