CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Proposal Coordinator in Fairfax, Virginia
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Category: Business Consulting, Strategy and Digital Transformation
City: Fairfax, Virginia, US United States
Position ID: J0621-1291
Employment Type: Full Time
Be a part of a dynamic and high-performing proposal group here at CGI. Our team of 30 proposal professionals works on strategic corporate opportunities to support critical IT and mission support programs for a wide variety of U.S. Government agencies. You will work with an impressive group of technical experts, marketing professionals, and dynamic leaders to craft compelling and substantive proposal responses for our customers.
Within CGI’s Federal Proposal Group (FPG), teamwork is paramount. We have a team-oriented culture, environment, and infrastructure that expects and values high performance and achievement, but is fully supportive of a desirable work/life balance. Members have the autonomy to manage their schedule and their individual assignments as appropriate. Working from home when feasible and/or adjusting schedules as necessary based on the workload is encouraged. You operate in a cooperative and collaborative environment where you will learn from the best and be a mentor for others. An ideal environment for the right, high-performing Proposal Writer.
Proposal Coordinators are accountable for services to ensure effective communications, document management and controls in support of CGI Federal Proposal Group (FPG) proposal initiatives. On both matrixed and independent assignments, they act as the direct liaison to the Graphic Artist, DTP, and writers in support of the proposal manager, providing direction, tracking status, and maintaining schedules. They ensure effective utilization of coordinator procedures, tools, and templates; the proper interpretation of solicitation requirements governing document organization and production; and accurate, timely communications regarding document status, proposal team meetings, and formal reviews. In the absence of the assigned Proposal Manager, the Coordinator serves as the FPG point of contact for specific proposals and, in this role, provides the proposal account teams oversight of schedules and document status, in addition to their typical coordinator functions.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
• Support the following proposal management activities:
Matrixed team management and facilitation
Proposal Outline and Writer’s Matrix
Compliance matrix development
Formal Kick Off presentation development support and meeting logistics
Author training and working sessions
Formal and informal proposal reviews
Post-submission support [e.g., clarification requests/deficiency reports (CRs/DRs) and
final proposal revisions (FPRs)]
• Contribution to development, implementation, and continuous improvement of the FPG Proposal Management process
• Contribution to implementation and continuous improvement of the FPG Framework
• “Cradle to grave” support of designated, small non-strategic Ad Hoc proposals and small non-strategic Ad Hoc support
• Managing resources on Ad Hoc tasks
• Problem-solving and critical thinking relative to situational proposal management requirements, challenges, and issues in contributing to innovative proposal management strategies and methodologies for specific bids
• Development and/or maintenance of contact lists, status logs, templates, and other proposal coordination tools
• Administration of portal sites and document management
• Configuration management and enforcement of version control mechanisms and established deadlines with all proposal team members
• Monitoring physical and electronic security measures of proposal materials
• Working collaboratively with FPG Proposal Managers and Federal project leads to establish scope, schedules, and coordination support requirements on “must win”
• Performing proposal manager duties during the Proposal Manager’s absence
• Compliance checks of proposal materials against solicitation requirements, prevailing corporate, departmental, and solicitation-specific standards
• Liaising with Graphic Artist to provide direction, manage artwork, and attain status
• Quality assurance/control of production output
• Creation and continuous improvement of coordinator methodologies, processes, tools, templates, and standards; implementing process improvements and applying lessons learned
• Assisting in all proposal management operation duties as directed by the Proposal Manager
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
• Bachelors degree plus 2-4 years relevant experience
• Proficient in MS Office Suite, particularly Word
• Desktop Publishing experience
• Very strong attention to detail
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Ability to adapt and be flexible with changing requirements, ability to work under pressure and beyond standard hours to meet submission deadlines
• Ability to comfortably and professionally interact with individuals at all levels of the organization
• Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
• Privia and SharePoint experience is preferred
• Desktop Publishing experience preferred
What you can expect from us:
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