Eqlipse Technologies

Sr. Proposal Manager - Intel Sector (USG)

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Being on the BlueHalo team means working alongside the brightest minds in technology on the toughest challenges facing our nation – not just every once in a while, but every single day. Together, we are transforming the future of global defense and each BlueHalo employee plays a key role. That’s why our investment in you goes beyond a rewarding salary and benefits package. We’re committed to providing our people with the best opportunities to develop their skills, share their knowledge, and push their innovative ideas to the cutting-edge. Having fun doing it with a team that feels like family all across BlueHalo Nation is the ultimate perk. From Space and Directed Energy to Cyber and Intelligence to C4ISR and Air & Missile Defense, there is no limit to where you can take your career with us. Are you ready to launch a career at BlueHalo?


BlueHalo is currently seeking a full-time Senior Proposal Manager (USG) to be part of an exciting, diverse, and dynamic team!  In this role you report directly to the Vice President of Proposal Operations for the Intel Sector and will be responsible for leading and managing the overall proposal in response to new business opportunities.

The Proposal Manager will gather, research, organize, and analyze information and coordinate information requirements from many sources to generate cohesive and compelling business development proposals and presentations. In this position, you will create and manage proposal schedules and calendars; review Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to help the team clearly understand and address customer requirements; and help create proposals by developing, planning, writing, and editing content for proposal materials.

This is a mid-level management position that will require the successful candidate to apply Shipley based proposal management skills in a secure environment.  If you have a drive to impact the Intel Mission in big ways and see businesses succeed, and an enjoyment of working with others within a People-First, Mission Always culture, then this is the position for you!


  • Work includes coordinating efforts across several projects simultaneously, requiring self-organization and time management.
  • Manage all aspects of proposal development (proposal writing, editing, illustration, production efforts, etc.) from assignment and receipt of RFP, through delivery and receipt by the customer.
  • Analyze solicitations (RFP, RFQ, RFI, etc.) in conjunction with other customer requirements and communications and determine final document structure.
  • Prepare detailed proposal plans, schedule outline and compliance matrix for assigned pursuits.
  • Coordinate and lead major project meeting events, such as Kick-off Meetings, Strategy Meetings, Pink, Red, and Gold Color Team reviews, etc.
  • Arrange for facilities, communicate with participants, and prepare necessary materials.
  • Develop and manage a proposal schedule.
  • Provide detailed guidance to proposal writers/contributors and subcontractors.
  • Support and ensure proposal center processes are followed, standard style guide is used, and documents are submitted in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Manage the collection and editing of proposal materials to ensure compliance.
  • Ensure proposals are compliant with all section L&M or similar instructions/requirements.
  • Monitor and remaining current on all amendments and modifications to the solicitation.
  • Manage distributed technical writers and resources to fulfill volume development.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 8-10 years’ experience in S. Government Bid and Proposals of varying classification levels
  • Ability to be on-site in Northern Virginia and Maryland to work and submit proposals
  • Experience with MS Office business applications.
  • Experience in keeping a team focused and moving toward developing a compliant, compelling, competitive - winning document.
  • Exceptional people skills to work in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment
  • Knowledge of the business development lifecycle, specifically proposal development


Preferred Education and Experience

  • College degree in Business Administration
  • Experience with business capture process and/or proposal development within the Federal Government or Defense Contracting in industry
  • Shipley certified


TS/SCI with Poly

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