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Proposal Manager

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Date: Jun 25, 2019

Location: McLean, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

At NTT DATA we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees have been key factors in our company’s growth and market presence. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.

Req ID: 54317  


NTT DATA Services Public Sector Vertical is currently seeking a Proposal Manager to join our team in McLean, VA. The Proposal Manager will support the development of Federal, State, and Local RFPs and will serve as an integral part of the proposal team. Successful candidate must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and demonstrate the ability to prioritize and multi-task a variety of demanding assignments without a degradation of work quality. The Proposal Manager is responsible for the following tasks:


  • Analyze and understand RFP to interpret the requirements
  • Manage proposal process from pre-bid strategy to white glove reviews and production
  • Coordinate information inputs with section leads, subject matter experts, and other contributors
  • Provide direction to production staff (e.g., Desktop Publishers, Graphic Artists, Editors)
  • Prepare the response outlines and assign and coordinate writing assignments both within the company and with teaming partners
  • Leverage existing proposal content and work with technical writer to develop new content as needed for proposal responses
  • Plan, schedule, and manage all color team reviews and debriefs, and execute / facilitate proposal revisions
  • Write, proofread, edit and review proposal material for accuracy, compliance and quality
  • Provide hands-on proposal services to include scheduling, outlining, storyboarding, and section writing; conducting reviews/recovery; editing and re-writing as needed for readability, compliance, and effective incorporation of win themes and selling points.
  • Coordinate proposal efforts and new business development implementing standardization of best practices to create quality proposal products


Education and Certifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Graduate degree preferred




Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university in English, Technical Writing, Communications, Journalism, or related field
  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience applying Shipley methods; APMP certification desired
  • Experience with the unique requirements of state and local government
  • Ability to work with remote teams and manage several bids simultaneously
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office and Microsoft SharePoint
  • Experience with governmental proposal development and processes is required

This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




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