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Job #: R-00076790
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Proposal
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2000
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos is growing! Join us as we build out our FEDSIM Practice!

Our team is looking for qualified proposal writers with FEDSIM experience including proposal professionals with experience in some or all of FEDSIM staffing plans, staffing rationale, KPQMs, script writing, technical/management volumes, and slide development to help lead Leidos through the next phase of our growth.

This position is within the Strategy & Business Development’s Capture Operations & Excellence Group, which supports Leidos' largest, most strategic bids across the enterprise. As such, this is an exciting role for those that want to make an immediate impact and be recognized for their contributions to our organization. This role is to support competitive FEDSIM proposal bids as a FEDSIM Proposal Writer, works directly with the Capture Executive, Solution Architect, and Technical Volume Lead to develop work products to meet the technical solution. Candidate will be responsible for leading and providing proposal expertise to all Lines of Business, to include Defense, Intelligence, Civil, and Health. The FEDSIM Proposal Writer should have a proven successful track record on large, complex bids.
 
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assignments will include, but are not limited to writing and leading FEDSIM staffing plans, staffing rationale, Key Personnel Qualification Matrices (KPQMs), scripts, technical/management volumes, and slide development
  • Provides direction and oversight to supporting writers.
  • Works as part of a collaborative team to clearly articulate solution and strategy, approach to performing the work, experience, win themes, and discriminators.
  • Applies communication and interviewing skills to gather needed information from internal and external personnel to support writing activities.
  • Writes clear, persuasive, and articulate proposal sections; translates complex ideas into easily understandable text.
  • Develops and implements process improvements to help improve proposal quality.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least 12+ years of related experience, 6+ years of experience working as a proposal writer responding to Federal Government solicitations
  • Experience with FEDSIM proposals
  • Experience with traditional video, live orals, and / or demonstration proposals
  • Evidence of a successful track record of high quality, high scoring proposals
  • Demonstrated success writing and leading technical, management, staffing, resume, and/or past performance volumes for complex efforts
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong work ethic and desire to excel and keep growing over time
  • Candidate must have the ability to travel to support proposal efforts, primarily in the Washington DC metro, as needed.


Desired Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience working as a proposal writer responding to Federal Government solicitations
  • 2+ years’ experience supporting FEDSIM proposals
  • Ability to coach and instruct others to facilitate consistency across multiple authors
  • Active Secret or Top Secret clearance and eligibility for SCI

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About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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