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Job #: R-00014118
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Proposal
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% 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 Proposal Coordinator located in Reston, VA.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Proposal Coordinator assists the Proposal Manager in all aspects of proposal planning and logistics. Coordinates document production to support proposal development, reviews, and delivery. This includes working closely with the Proposal Manager and team to review the Request for Proposal (RFP) for requirements and supporting the development of compliant production and delivery plans. The Coordinator sets up or monitors the Collaborative Capture Environment (CCE) and monitors configuration control of all proposal artifacts. The Coordinator facilitates all desktop publishing, graphics, and editing activities. The Coordinator supports reviews, preparing review copies and merging reviewers' comments; preparing documents for final management review; coordinating final document production including final formatting, preparation of binders and tabs, and coordination of printing; preparing electronic copies; and supporting boxing and shipping.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Support the Proposal Manager
• Read and interpret RFP requirements to ensure compliance with font, type size, margins, and other proposal submission requirements
• Review the proposal schedule and ensure deadlines for DTP, graphics, and editing are realistic/achievable
• Prepare the Proposal Production Plan to ensure compliance with proposal delivery requirements
• Assist the Proposal Manager in maintaining configuration control of documents and deliverables in SharePoint (CCE)
• Provide logistics support to the proposal team
• Coordinate and schedule publications support (DTP, editing, and graphics)
• Perform visual Quality Assurance (QA) inspection of all proposal deliverables
• Coordinate hardcopy production of proposal deliverables
• Prepare electronic files
• Support and facilitate hardcopy and electronic delivery in coordination with Capture Manager, Proposal Manager, and/or Leidos Contracts Representative
• Assist the Proposal Manager with other administrative tasks, as required
• Anticipate and communicate team needs (CCE, IT, reproduction, proposal facilities, special supply orders, etc.). Be assertive if additional resources are required

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school and 7+ years of related experience
• Experience in proposal preparation, coordination, and production
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to effectively communicate with proposal leaders, proposal authors, and Business Development personnel
• Expert in Microsoft Word. Skilled in formatting Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint documents
• Skilled in Adobe Acrobat Pro for creating PDFs, and comparing and merging files
• Must be able to work overtime and weekends, as required, to meet proposal schedule
• Ability to meet company attendance policy
• Ability to obtain/maintain a Secret security clearance.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Expert Desktop Publisher able to create and format visually appealing Microsoft Word templates and Excel documents in compliance with RFP requirements
• Secret security clearance
• Experience in PowerPoint
• Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and other Creative Suite software
• College degree
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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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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