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Proposal Manager

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Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Plano, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 53939 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. 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.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Proposal Manager to join our team in Plano, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).



The Proposal Manager is responsible for leading, planning, scheduling, and overseeing the timely development and delivery of high-quality responses to federal and state government business opportunities, from pre-RFP to post-submission activities in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate is a thought leader, able to see the big picture without overlooking the details, fosters a positive and responsive team environment, and can quickly adjust to dynamic proposal development schedules and requirements.


Job Responsibilities:

Manage the successful development and delivery of compliant, competitive, cogent, and compelling proposals through effective leadership and collaboration across teams that include internal staff, corporate partners, consultants, and supporting vendors
Exercise full responsibility and authority for each assigned proposal, from early capture through its timely submission and any post-delivery requirements (e.g., orals and BAFO)
Coordinate each proposal effort with the owning business unit, subject matter experts, and corporate support organizations to maximize each bid's chance to win
Analyze solicitation requirements to prepare the proposal outline, development and review schedule, compliance matrix, kick-off materials, and response delivery plan for each bid
Work with the proposal team and capture manager to determine author assignments and integrate win strategy, themes, and discriminators into proposal
Establish and maintain the SharePoint collaboration site for each proposal
Oversee, facilitate, and conduct daily proposal activities, including solutioning sessions, team meetings, writing development, editing, reviews, graphics/formatting, and production
Leverage established proposal process to drive content creation and develop high-quality sections in collaboration with proposal writers
Take ownership of proposal quality for color reviews and final delivery by performing rigorous quality assurance checks on draft and final documents
Conduct activities required to successfully perform color reviews and debrief to authors, such as: parsing out document sections, uploading to review library, combining reviewed documents post-review, and ensuring authors can reach back to reviewers during recovery phase
Maintain proposal visibility by eliciting and tracking status of activities in SharePoint and providing assignment updates during standup meetings and reviews
Conduct and perform redaction of proposal deliverables in compliance with solicitation requirements and in response to FOIA requests
Ensure the high-quality content and appearance of final proposal deliverables
Conduct and document proposal lessons learned and implement actions to improve process efficiency
Support proposal delivery and production activities as needed


Required Skills:

5+ years of proposal management within state Medicaid


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.




Nearest Major Market: Plano
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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