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Senior Proposal Writer/Team Lead


Position Description: The Senior Proposal Writer will collaborate with SAIC experts and team members to develop compliant, compelling proposals in response to Federal Government solicitations. The writer will also serve as a working Team Lead, overseeing and guiding other writers on the team.

Description of Duties:

  • Leads, motivates, and guides a team of writers performing on various proposals.

  • Writes and leads technical, management, resume, and past performance sections and volumes.

  • Provides direction and oversight to supporting writers.

  • Works as part of a collaborative team to develop proposal sections that clearly articulate the team’s solution and strategy, approach to performing the work, experience, win themes, and discriminators.

  • Applies interpersonal and interviewing skills to gather needed information from internal and external personnel to support writing activities.

  • Researches and collaborates with SAIC professionals on the most effective way to present proposed approaches and solutions and substantiate any claims.

  • Writes clear, persuasive, and articulate proposal sections; translates complex ideas into easily understandable text.

  • Uses organizational skills to manage, assign, track, and reports on assignments, status, and issues and needs.

  • Identifies, resolves, mitigates, and escalates gaps and risks to proposal management and center leadership.

  • Develops and implements process improvements to help improve proposal quality.


Required Experience/Skills/Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field

  • 10+ years of related experience with bachelor’s, 8+ years with master’s

  • Demonstrated success writing and leading technical, management, resume, and past performance volumes

  • Excellent writing skills, including understanding of grammatical rules, punctuation, sentence structure, and active/passive voice

  • Excellent organizational and team leadership skills

  • Excellent Microsoft Word skills

  • Ability to surge work schedule to meet proposal schedule demands

  • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment with a variety of personnel and organizations

Desired Qualifications

  • TS/SCI, Top Secret, or Secret clearance
Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
United States
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