Senior Proposal Manager

Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
# of Openings
Business Development
Clearance Required


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Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a Senior Proposal Manager to join our growing team at our headquarters in Alexandria, VA.  


At MTSI, our more than 1,200 co-owners recognize the high demand for specialized professionals within our industry and that you have many options to choose.  As an employee owned company where culture matters, we believe that by investing in our people we are investing in our company’s future!  

MTSI’s core capabilities are Systems Engineering and Integration, Modeling and Simulation, Test and Evaluation, Acquisition and Program Support, and Mission Assurance services. Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, and cyber/space/homeland defense.

Recognized as an "employee comes first" company with over 27 years of consecutive growth we challenge our co-owners to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry.  Day one all new co-workers start with 20 days PTO, 6% 401k match with immediate vesting, semi-annual bonuses, and eligibility to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).  We offer other employee focused benefits, including up to $10k in tuition reimbursement and an optional zero dollar deductible BCBS health insurance plan.


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Support the Director of Proposals as required; lead a team of subordinate proposal and business development professionals:

  • Responsible for RFP/RFI analysis; leads the development, production, and delivery of proposals and proposal-related products
  • Executes the MTSI proposal development process across the proposal lifecycle
  • Responsible for proposal schedules, plans, outlines, templates, and mockups; works with the Director of Proposals and capture manager to assign proposal resources (writers, SMEs, reviewers) as required
  • Responsible for end-to-end ownership and command of proposal development and related support processes, including desktop publishing and graphics development
  • Facilitates proposal solution-development working sessions to formulate and integrate proposal strengths, discriminators, and strategies with a compliant and efficient structure
  • Leads regular proposal team status meetings
  • Leads or coordinates all proposal color team reviews; develops review packages and consolidates feedback
  • Collaborates with all MTSI infrastructure teams including contracts, subcontracts, finance, quality, security, and human resources as needed to ensure all RFP requirements are addressed
  • Responsible for providing input and accessibility to proposal resources including past performance, resumes, prior proposal database, and other boilerplate information including: corporate overview, core competencies, program management plan, contract/sub-contract management plan, quality assurance plan, retention plan, etc.
  • Responsible for ensuring that proposal reads as “one voice” and tells a compelling, substantiated story. Ensures that the proposal is free of grammar, spelling, and typographical errors
  • Confirms through appropriate compliance reviews that proposal complies with all RFP requirement and all proposal production requirements for hardcopy and electronic delivery, as required
  • Manages timeline so that all components of the proposal are submitted well in advance of proposal deadline
  • Is able to work independently, proactively identify and complete tasks, and serve as a backup to the Director of Proposals as needed
  • Maintains the flexibility to work extended hours as needed.


  • Extensive experience in proposal development across all process elements and volumes (i.e., technical, past performance, management, cost volumes; blue, pink, red, and gold team reviews; white glove and production);
  • Expert-level experience in proposal management and who has been in the profession for 17+ years; has managed medium-large, high-priority proposals.
  • Post-graduate degree and 17+ years relevant business experience, or a graduate degree and 20+ years of experience, or undergraduate degree and 25+ years relevant proposal experience required.
  • Completion of certifications required, as appropriate for position, such as APMP.

Clearance: Secret 




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