• Proposal Manager

    Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Business Development
    Work Authorization
    US Citizens, preferred
  • Overview

    VariQ has an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified Proposal Manager who will report to the Director of Business Development Operations Management (BDOM). The Proposal Manager oversees all proposal activities, including managing proposal schedules and deadlines, developing proposal outline and compliance matrix, directing proposal personnel, and monitoring proposal progress. The Proposal Manager provides leadership to proposal teams in support of business development activities across all business Sectors.


    Additional Information:

    • Location: VariQ office in Rockville, MD, up to 2 days telework
    • Salary: Dependent upon experience
    • Security Clearance: None
    • Available: ASAP


    • Lead proposal efforts with excellence and attention to detail resulting in an exemplary product. 
    • Manage the development of Proposal Management Plans.
    • Participate with your team in development and review of proposal strategies and themes.
    • Analyzing RFP/bid requirements to develop proposal outlines.
    • Ensure both compliance and responsiveness to customer issues and needs.
    • Build the proposal compliance matrices and track fulfillment of all requirements.
    • Collaborate and coordinate with members of the BD department to attain details and fulfill requirements.
    • Conduct proposal progress status meetings.
    • Maintain the proposal schedule.
    • Direct writing/editing/rewriting efforts.
    • Develop Color Team Review plans for internal evaluation.
    • Work with Volume Leaders to ensure inter-volume compatibility.
    • Ensure that Color Team Review comments are incorporated into the proposal.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • A self-starter who spearheads Proposal efforts.
    • A bright and sharp personality who is organized, proactive, and hard working.
    • A team player who is looking for a long-term company.
    • A leader looking to build their management skills and develop their business development acumen.
    • Bachelors Degree in a related business discipline or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience. 
    • 5+ years total professional experience with 2 years as a proposal manager (flexible depending on candidate).
    • 3+ or more years of related experience supporting proposal efforts in a government contracting environment. Knowledge of the procurement process for civilian or defense agencies.
    • IT Proposal experience is highly preferred.



    VariQ is an equal opportunity employer.


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