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Proposals Specialist Advisor

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Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: McLean, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 208525 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Proposals Specialist Advisor to join our team in McLean, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).

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 and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA is currently seeking an Experienced Proposal Manager to join our team in McLean, VA.


The Proposal Manager will manage the development of federal and state & local government solicitation responses 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 and create compliant proposal outlines
  • Manage the 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 compliant response outlines and assign and coordinate writing assignments both within the company and with teaming partners
  • Leverage existing proposal content and work with technical writers 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, effective incorporation of win themes and selling points, and basic document formatting
  • Coordinate proposal efforts and new business development implementing standardization of best practices to create quality proposal products


Required Experience and Qualifications

  • At least 6 years of experience in proposal management required; at least 10 years of IT industry experience preferred
  • Experience applying Shipley-based methods
  • Experience with both federal and state and local government bids
  • 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


Additional Qualifications

  • Flexibility in adapting to deadlines, changing schedules, and priorities
  • Must be a team player and possess the ability to work in a high-stress, deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively project manage and meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills





About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

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