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Proposal Manager (Mgr Proposals 2) - 2824

Date: Apr 1, 2021

Location: Fairfax, VA, US, 22033

Company: HII's TSD

 A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries 

Who We Are

HII - Technical Solutions Division (HII-TSD) is seeking a senior proposal manager to become a key member of its winning Northern Virginia proposal operations staff.  This position is located in our office in Fair Lakes, VA.


We are a fast-paced and growing organization that needs someone with federal government proposal experience who can work closely with all levels of personnel to frame and deliver a high scoring proposal. The proposal manager will lead proposals, provide writing support, and act as a trusted advisor to capture teams. In that respect, the proposal manager will work with teams during pre-RFP to develop technical solutions, win strategies, and winning strengths that become part of the winning bid. The proposal manager may also lead task order proposals and requests for information.


A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries

Defense & Federal Solutions

      • Defense & Federal Solutions, a business group within Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division, helps solve tough national security challenges for the Department of Defense, the intelligence community and federal civilian agencies. Our expert capabilities include intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), and cyber; secure enterprise IT engineering and operations; military training and simulation; logistics management and integrated product support; and fleet maintenance, modernization, repair and sustainment.


What you will do

  • Develop and implement the proposal management plan aligned to capture strategy, strengths, themes, and discriminators.
  • Develop and own the proposal outline to allocate instructions and requirements in a compliant manner.
  • Develop and own the compliance matrix. Fully responsible for compliance with RFP requirements.
  • Design, assign, and review storyboards/outlines, graphics, and section drafts to ensure requirements are met in a compliant manner.
  • Focus on producing a winning document.
  • Direct and perform writing efforts to achieve a persuasive, customer-focused, clear, and concise proposal.
  • Lead daily stand up calls, establish color review plans, and address color review comments.
  • Work with volume leads to ensure cross-volume accuracy.
  • Support the corporate proposal approval process, as applicable.
  • Participate in lessons learned activities and contribute recommendations for process improvement.
  • Assist with team initiatives, reviews, mentoring.
  • Must possess judgement skills necessary to escalate critical issues and risks.

What we are looking for

  • 6 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; or 4 years relevant experience with Masters in related field.
  • Proven experience with federal government proposals.
  • Experience with intelligence community bids.
  • Clearance: Must possess an active Top Secret clearance.

Preferred: Bonus Points For....

  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Shipley or APMP training
  • Experience with Microsoft tools



Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC