Technical Proposal Manager/Writer

Posted: March 24, 2020

Job Description

ATLAS is seeking a contract or salaried Technical Proposal Manager/Writer to coordinate, manage, write, and develop compliant, compelling, and persuasive quotes, proposals, and reports for the Company. A highly skilled and effective communicator, the incumbent manages the proposal process to include integrating subject matter experts into the appropriate areas, and then assimilating all information into a narrative that follows the RFP instructions. The successful candidate must meet deadlines which requires strong organization, planning, and collaboration skills.  

  • Drive contract awards by administering all aspects of proposal development from receipt of requirements through submission

  • Translate RFP/solicitation requirements into a cohesive, logical format for proposal development 

  • Understand complex technical solutions to the extent necessary to interview/write or collaborate to develop the written response

  • Build strong partnerships and successful cross-department relationships including communicating proposal-related requirements and status with senior management, as appropriate

  • Clearly communicate all assignments, conducts appropriate follow ups 

  • Write original text and/or re-craft previous written material to precisely meet requirements specified in RFPs

  • Able to organize and prepare information for use in documentation from multiple sources into a singular solution

  • Assists subject matter experts by suggesting and/or developing graphics (charts, process flows, screenshots, etc.) that convey the theme or solution being proposed

  • Perform technical rewrite and edits on proposals, as necessary

  • Maintain version control of all documentation in data repository

  • Perform other duties or special projects as required or as assigned 

Required Qualifications: 
  • Understanding of complex technical solutions to the extent necessary to interview/write or collaborate to develop the written response

  • Ability to work in a time-sensitive environment and meet all deadlines

  • Proven ability to conceptualize and write compelling proposal narrative and presentation slides

  • Able to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Superior organizational skills and strong attention to detail

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient in and knowledgeable of Microsoft Word, Excel, Google documents, and other management software 

  • Aptitude to understand and use online collaboration tools 

Desired Qualifications: 
  • 4-year degree or 5-years of experience in preparing written proposals and document management

  • Experience writing and or managing proposals 

  • Knowledge of government and aerospace industrial acquisition processes; ability to read and interpret federal and commercial RFPs

  • Conversant in government and aerospace terminology

  • Practical understanding of Radio Frequency (RF) communications technology, systems, practices and tools

Additional Information:
  • Location: Traverse City, MI preferred

  • Travel is not anticipated, but maybe required on rare occasion 

  • Military veterans and spouses are highly encouraged to apply.

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ATLAS Space Operations, Inc.

10850 E. Traverse Highway, Ste. 2225
Traverse City, MI 49684


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