Applied Information Sciences

Senior Proposal Manager

Area of Interest

As a Proposal Manager, you will serve as a member of the Bids & Proposals Team helping our business development team prepare formal and informal bids and proposals. Working with teaming partners and internal subject matter experts, you will lead multi-disciplined teams following a standard proposal development process.  The Proposal Manager will lead and actively participate in the organizing, writing, editing, and final production process. 

What You'll Be Doing

  • Interview subject matter experts and translate technical solutions into effective business communications
  • Plan proposal development activities across a diverse team with a wide range of skills resulting in compliant and compelling responses
  • Apply Microsoft Word/PowerPoint and other desktop publishing skills in preparing successful responses to formal and informal solicitations
  • Proofread and edit content to ensure concise, and effective communications
  • Adhere to and improve upon corporate proposal development process
  • Maintain proposal and past performance SharePoint sites to include organizing information, adding/deleting members, creating libraries, uploading content
  • Evaluate solicitations (RFx) for corporate suitability and validate response compliance prior to submission
  • Coordinate teaming arrangements and data call responses
  • Lead/coordinate proposal meetings to include kick-offs, color reviews, debriefs, lessons learned, etc.

Profile of Success

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of project or account management experience
  • Positive attitude and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, at all levels of an organization
  • Experience using established corporate processes and policies for repeatability
  • Experience with O365 specifically Word, Excel, SharePoint, Teams PowerPoint
  • Self-directed and motivated with the ability to manage multiple tasks independently, without supervision
  • Good organizational skills, reliability, and dependability
  • Comfortable working with people and within a team environment
  • Interest in or understanding of federal IT consulting
  • Critical and analytical skills with refined attention to detail
  • Structured, process-oriented thinker
  • Knowledge of Agile Scrum, project management, and quality management
  • Strong technical writing skills with the ability to elicit and document processes and procedures

Desirable Skills

  • Understanding of federal contracting and procurement
  • General understanding of the Shipley Process
  • Practical experience of SharePoint sites, subsites, and libraries
  • General understanding of cloud computing

About AIS

AIS, Dedicated to Our People


AIS employees can spend their entire career at AIS doing challenging, rewarding work and reach their desired level of achievement and responsibility. We offer the opportunity to move up, without the obligation to move out of a position where one excels. We are committed to our employee's success; however, they define it.


It's our dedication to our employees that inspired our leadership to invest in our future and become partially employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP).


Our employees are our greatest strength, and we do all that we can to serve them. We invest in technology as early adopters, allowing us to create transformative and innovative solutions for our customers while exposing our team to cutting edge technology.


We hire outstanding individuals who are committed to curiosity, passionate about emerging technology, and who are excited to find innovative solutions for the biggest tech challenges facing international brands and government agencies today.


We Invest in Individuals Committed to Innovation


AIS is seeking professionals of a certain character and level of excellence. People that we can learn from and that we can help grow to achieve their personal career goals.


We are looking for:

  • Smart people with a passion for technology
  • Strong technical capabilities with a consultancy mindset
  • Close involvement with local technical communities
  • A willingness to think outside of the box to provide innovative solutions to clients
  • Ability to solve challenging technical business problems
  • Self-directed professionals

Our Core Values

  • Client Success
  • Continued Learning and Technical Excellence
  • Strong Client Relationships
  • Citizenship and Community

EEO Statement

Applied Information Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications merit, and business need.


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