SAIC Senior Proposal Writer/Team Lead in RESTON, Virginia
Position Description: The Senior Proposal Writer will collaborate with SAIC experts and team members to develop compliant, compelling proposals in response to Federal Government solicitations. The writer will also serve as a working Team Lead, overseeing and guiding other writers on the team.
Description of Duties:
Leads, motivates, and guides a team of writers performing on various proposals.
Writes and leads technical, management, resume, and past performance sections and volumes.
Provides direction and oversight to supporting writers.
Works as part of a collaborative team to develop proposal sections that clearly articulate the team’s solution and strategy, approach to performing the work, experience, win themes, and discriminators.
Applies interpersonal and interviewing skills to gather needed information from internal and external personnel to support writing activities.
Researches and collaborates with SAIC professionals on the most effective way to present proposed approaches and solutions and substantiate any claims.
Writes clear, persuasive, and articulate proposal sections; translates complex ideas into easily understandable text.
Uses organizational skills to manage, assign, track, and reports on assignments, status, and issues and needs.
Identifies, resolves, mitigates, and escalates gaps and risks to proposal management and center leadership.
Develops and implements process improvements to help improve proposal quality.
Required Experience /Skills/Attributes:
Bachelor’s degree in a related field
10+ years of related experience with bachelor’s, 8+ years with master’s
Demonstrated success writing and leading technical, management, resume, and past performance volumes
Excellent writing skills, including understanding of grammatical rules, punctuation, sentence structure, and active/passive voice
Excellent organizational and team leadership skills
Excellent Microsoft Word skills
Ability to surge work schedule to meet proposal schedule demands
Ability to work in a dynamic team environment with a variety of personnel and organizations
- TS/SCI, Top Secret, or Secret clearance
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