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Job #: R-00027315
Location: Vienna, VA
Category: Proposal
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

LEIDOS Military & Veterans Health Solutions Group has an opening for a Senior Proposal Manager to support the DHMSM contract in Vienna, VA.

LEIDOS is currently searching for a motivated and adaptable individual to support the Department of Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization (DHMSM) Program, a highly visible $4.3B single award IDIQ vehicle that provides support to the Defense Health Agency.  The DHMSM program is the DoD’s leading program designed to deploy a modern electronic health record (EHR) system across the United States and around the globe. Leidos, with core partners Cerner, Accenture, and Henry Schein, will support the DHMSM Program Executive Office (PEO) and the Defense Health Agency in the global deployment of our proposed EHR that will deliver improved system capability to the DoD whenever and wherever healthcare is required. The DHMSM system will provide important health IT capabilities to 9.6 million active military, their families, and their beneficiaries. The system will replace the current EHR AHLTA/CHCS, which Leidos built and currently provides sustainment services at locations around the world.

The Senior Proposal Manager will be responsible for leading and providing proposal expertise to the DHMSM Program in response to Government requests for Engineering Change Proposals, ROMs and White Papers. The Senior Proposal Manager will participate in proposal development, and evaluate RFP/ROM requirements.  Duties include performing all tasks related to leading proposal teams, preparing support artifacts, managing proposal development activities and responsibility for assessing and ensuring compelling, complete, and compliant proposal responses. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the overall proposal development process from RFP through submission.
  • Oversee/produce schedules, outlines, compliance matrices, proposal kickoffs, technical solution sessions and estimation strategy.
  • Ensure technical solution, and a clear understanding of the requirements are well-articulated and consistent throughout final proposal documents.
  • Assess the quality of the Basis of Estimates (BOEs) to determine if they are clear and complete, provide adequate quantitative backup for the estimates, and are traceable to the pricing data.
  • Facilitate proposal reviews (e.g., AMU’s, Initial Draft, Red Team) and make ongoing recommendations to ensure compliance.
  • Collaborate with DHMSM Functional Leads, partners, and subject matter experts to provide proposal leadership, support, and overall direction.
  • Maintain tight, proactive communication with the DHMSM PM, DPM and Business Manager to ensure all necessary resources and activities are available to achieve a successful proposal submission
  • Manage multiple proposal tasks, sometimes with rapid turnaround deadlines.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least 10+ years’ Federal Government proposal management, support, and/or writing experience.
  • Excellent writing, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work well both in a team and independently
  • Up-to-date knowledge of proposal best practices
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to create original content using interview and research techniques
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and SharePoint
  • Demonstrated experience in proposal writing covering all typical solicitation sections (e.g., Management, Technical, Staffing)

US Citizenship required-Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust government security clearance

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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 33,000 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

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