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Proposal Manager

ARServices is seeking a full-time, highly motivated, and experienced Proposal Manager to join our team. Strategically, this important position will have a significant impact on the continued growth of ARServices. The Proposal Manager will support the development of “all” aspects of proposals, working closely with management and functional experts. The Proposal Manager must understand the proposal development processes, proposal management, project management approaches and techniques and be responsible for the development of all proposal products, including documented responses. The Proposal Manager will have the responsibility of coordinating all phases of the company’s proposal process in response to U.S. government and commercial requests for proposals (RFPs). The ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple proposal efforts, a commitment to teamwork, and detailed follow-through will be the key to success in this role.


  • Exercises responsibility for coordinating complex Government proposals and bid preparations.
  • Manages proposal efforts with the technical division, contracts department, contractors, subcontractors, finance department, and human resources.
  • Develops proposal schedule, outline, and compliance matrices
  • Facilitate interactions between key personnel and business functions in the proposal development effort
  • Supports all aspects of proposal preparation, submission, revisions, and final submission
  • Coordinates and facilitate internal reviews with management personnel
  • Assists with review of proposals, quotes, and pricing to ensure compliance with RFP requirements
  • Creates and maintain proposal generation tools and templates
  • Responsible for preparation, presentation and participation in reviews in all phases of development, including production support, through to proposal submission
  • Supports the proposal team; coordinating efforts and ensuring all timelines are met
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Independently define, schedule, and manage multiple proposal preparation processes. The ability to understand and analyze the details of an RFP
  • Demonstration of the necessary personality and skills to support a diverse group of Engineers, Project Managers, SMEs, Consultants and Subcontractors
  • Outstanding communication skills (written and oral); including a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Visio is a necessity
  • Exceptional facilitation and organization skills
  • Understanding of Shipley proposal processes and Privia proposal system [BD2] is a plus
  • Experience in bidding various government contracting vehicles
  • Proven knowledge and expertise in proposal management best practices (i.e., Shipley)
  • Proven ability to coordinate large multi-contractor teams
  • Excellent time management, written/technical writing, verbal, and presentation skills required
  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of experience supporting complex multi-million-dollar government proposals
  • Ability to obtain/maintain a Secret security clearance may be required

ARServices is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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