Proposal Writer

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Category:

Operations
Department: Business Development
Location: McLean, VA
Employment Period:
Full Time or Part Time  starting September 2018
Education:

Minimum of a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from accredited college or university.  Preferably have a minimum of 5 years experience in Information Technology.

Travel: None

Job Description:

OmniSolve is seeking a technical proposal writer who is able to prepare proposal responses for Government or Commercial Requests for Proposals (RFPs) specific to Information Technology.  The candidate should be highly organized, deadline driven, able to work under pressure, and be able to coordinate content from multiple sources and organize and develop it in a compliant, impactful manner for submission to our clients.

Founded in 2001, OmniSolve is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients grow and succeed.  We have the broad resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients.    This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. OmniSolve offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. 

Come grow with us.   Learn more at www.omnisolve.com.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities Include
  • Researching, writing and organizing ideas. Additional duties may include conducting interviews, reviewing products or services, creating strategies, working with graphic designers and presenting proposals.
  • Determines proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs; studying requests for proposal (RFPs); attending and documenting results from strategy meetings.
  • Meets proposal deadlines by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, and approval; entering and monitoring tracking data; coordinating requirements with contributors; contributing proposal status information to review meetings; transmitting proposals.
  • Gathers proposal information by identifying sources of information; coordinating submissions and collections; identifying and communicating risks associated with proposals.
  • Develops proposal by assembling information including project nature, objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, budget, standards of performance, and evaluation; writing, revising, and editing drafts including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials.
  • Prepares presentation by evaluating text, graphics, and binding; coordinating printing.
  • Maintains quality results by using templates; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone; maintaining proposal support databases.
  • Obtains approvals by reviewing proposal with key providers and project managers.
  • Improves proposal-writing results by evaluating and re-designing processes, approach, coordination, and boilerplate; implementing changes.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; maintaining personal networks.
  • Accomplishes organizational goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Qualifications
(Minimum):

 

The candidate must

  • Excellent research skills and the ability to write persuasively and articulately are essential
  • Good presentation skills
  • Excellent written communication
  • Ability to write Information Technology / technical content
  • Ability to organize content and lay it out in a meaningful, impactful way
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Keen eye on how to improve processes
  • Ability to coordinate subject matter experts
  • Understanding of IT industry and market
  • Ability to coordinate solutioning meetings and prepare materials and document results in a way that is meaningful to the proposal development
Qualifications
(Preferred):

 

The following qualifications are preferred but not required,

  • Graphic Design Skills
  • Desktop Publishing Experience
Apply to:

 
Caroly Adelsten at Careers@omnisolve.com

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