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Job #: R-00001164_35928252067_0
Location: Rockville, MD
Category: Proposal
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

Job Description:

Leidos has a career opening for a Senior Manager, Proposal Operations - Proposal Writing and Editing located In Reston, VA or Rockville, MD.

The Leidos' Proposal Operations Team provides highly skilled people, facilities, and resources to support more than $30B in annual proposal submissions. We are seeking a highly qualified, Senior Manager able to lead our team of Proposal Writers and Editors. This position reports directly to the Vice President of Proposal Operations.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: (list daily duties and/or specific job responsibilities)
• Manage and Lead a team of 30+ geographically dispersed Proposal Writers and Editors.
• Monitor and understand the Leidos Enterprise pipeline and prioritize requests for resources
• Lead the Proposal Writing & Editing team through job specific goal setting, performance tracking, mentoring, career progression, and positioning the team for long-term success.
• Supervise and provide leadership and performance guidance to employees and junior staff
• Oversee and coordinate with Capture Excellence on the implementation of the Leidos Proposal Writing course
• Track, schedule, and coordinate work assignments to support new business capture across the Leidos Enterprise
• Grow next generation of Proposal Writing Talent
• Judicious escalation of operational issues to the Leidos Leadership team
• Regularly liaise with Capture Operations, subcontractors, and customer stakeholders throughout the Leidos community
• This position will require hands-on work to establish team goals, review daily workloads and schedules, and counseling of staff in challenging situations.
• This position could require Writing and Color Review Team work when needed
• Weekend and evening hours and quick-turn projects are routinely required

• Bachelor's degree from an accredited university. Additional year experience may be used in lieu of a degree.
• 12+years of direct proposal/capture-related experience; Government Contracting experience required
• The selected candidate must possess 3+ years of demonstrated direct supervisory experience of a large team.
• Ability to manage conflict effectively and negotiate solutions that best support Leidos goals, mission, and values.
• Ability to effectively manage operations & people in a complex, dynamic environment
• Strong analytical, problem-solving and communication skills
• Direct Proposal/Capture Management experience

• Knowledge of the Leidos Win Plan
• TS Clearance
• Experience with SharePoint

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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