Radiant Solutions

  • Proposal Manager

    Job Location US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/18/2018 7:40 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Responsibilities

    Title: Mid - Senior Proposal Manager


    Location: Herndon, VA (possibly some time in Chantilly)



    We’re looking to hire a phenomenal Proposal Manager to augment our already-incredible Proposal Team!


    The Director is an AWESOME, fun, down-to-earth boss who gives autonomy and empowers her cohorts to deliver and execute efficiently.

    (The Director did NOT write this J)



    Dynamic, hard-working, talented team – getting to do hands-on work on proposals for business opportunities that can literally IMPACT the world’s safety!! We have a number of exceptional leaders with whom you will get to work, get to attain a LOT of visibility to several clients in the Intelligence Community (as well as RECEIVE visibility). We have terrific benefits, team-oriented, cross-functional teams that are doing OUTSTANDING geo-spatial work, social media analytical work and super big data projects that literally can help save lives!!


    We work hard. Play hard. Get stuff done.  



    WANT TO JOIN US?!? Apply TODAY!!! 



    • Primary responsibility is the design, development and delivery of compliant, customer-focused proposals
    • Conduct proposal planning/scheduling, detailed RFP analysis, proposal kick-offs, provide small group and one-on-one coaching/guidance to team members, and lead the teams through proposal product development to delivery
    • Develop outlines, annotated outlines, storyboards, annotated mockups, and written narrative
    • Facilitate value proposition development, as well as solution development.
    • Capable of understanding and/or learning a variety of technical concepts
    • Prepare review packages and provide necessary review team guidance
    • Ensure on time production and communicate delivery plan
    • Manage multiple proposals simultaneously
    • Initiate and ensure RFP and appropriate proposal sections are reviewed in accordance with the Radiant Solutions Proposal Process
    • Manage the process for asking questions of the Customer
    • Conduct Pink and Red team reviews, lead volume production, submission, and post-submission actions
    • Lead proposal strategy development, theme and discriminator development, proposal planning and scheduling, and proposal artifacts development/publication
    • Assemble and lead cross-functional teams (Program management, Engineering, Operations, Business Development, Contracts and Finance) to deliver compliant, professionally produced proposals within Customer-defined requirements and timeframes
    • Work with capture teams to understand the value proposition/win strategy and lead a proposal team to effectively and compliantly communicate the value proposition/win strategy



    • TS/SCI Clearance (US Citizenship required).
    • 8 years’ proven successful experience managing, writing and coordinating Federal Government proposals of moderate to high complexity
    • Strong analytical, organizational, and managerial skills
    • Ability to manage multiple and shifting priorities while meeting high quality standards in a fast-paced environment supporting critical business development activities under tight deadlines
    • Experience in leading proposal team members in the consistent use of processes and procedures.
    • Ability to use standard English writing styles and structures to write proposal sections; including the ability to research and synthesize information from multiple sources (subject matter experts, previous proposals) into a cohesive, and persuasive final product.
    • Experience as a book boss, volume lead, and/or proposal coordinator
    • Software expertise: MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project (desired), Adobe Acrobat, and general proposal tools.




    Join our company whose purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet. Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most.


    We are a new organization but no company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset. Our heritage companies, MDA Information Systems, RadiantBlue Technologies, DigitalGlobe Intelligence Solutions, and HumanGeo are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technology and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems.


    We offer an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account, and tuition assistance.  Radiant Solutions values diversity in the work place and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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