What you’ll be doing...

As a senior member of the Verizon Federal team, the Proposal Strategist leads strategic proposal design and content solutions, complex proposal management, and proposal quality validation operations for Verizon Federal. Mentoring and training Verizon Federal personnel in best practice proposal management and development methodologies is critical for this role. The Proposal Strategist's primary responsibilities are (1) the Federal Bid Management Quality Validation Program (designing, implementing, and managing the proposal review process, tools, training, and reviews) and (2) managing Verizon Federal’s largest, most complex and/or classified proposals with the objective of mentoring and training Verizon Federal personnel in best practice proposal management methodologies.

  • In support of the Quality Validation Program, the Proposal Strategist will design and implement methods to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of proposal development methodologies, implement performance monitoring, identify issues, facilitate the development of corrective actions, and implement the approved corrective actions.
  • Support complex pursuits as either the Proposal Executive or Proposal Strategist, as assigned. In these roles, the Proposal Strategist collaborates with the Capture Executive and other stakeholders to translate the capture strategy into a compelling, compliant proposal content plan and guides the proposal team in development of proposal deliverables that adhere to the content plan. As part of this assignment, the Proposal Strategist provides the necessary training and mentoring for personnel lacking the requisition proposal development proficiencies. If the Proposal Strategist is managing the proposal, the Proposal Strategist will manage the proposal in compliance with Verizon Federal proposal management standards and processes and will introduce methods to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the proposal process and train personnel in those methods.
  • Combine the technical solution brought by the Capture Executive with the bid strategies and evaluation criteria in a way that can be articulated for use in the proposal – essentially, the Pursuit Strategist figures out what needs to be said in the proposal to win.
  • Interpret, execute, and recommend improvements to organizational procedures; manage and execute departmental projects when not actively engaged on a proposal; and serve as an advisor and mentor to less experienced personnel needing assistance.
  • Lead continuous improvement of proposal development processes, tools, content libraries, and templates as part of Federal Bid Management’s Project Win continuous improvement program.
  • Ensure the timely submission of reports, and conducts briefings to senior leadership.

What we’re looking for...

Being part of the team that grows our business excites you. You have a sense of urgency that is second to none when it comes to getting work done and meeting deadlines. You enjoy working across groups and meeting customer needs. You thrive on working in a demanding, fast-paced environment.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Full understanding of proposal development processes.
  • Ten or more years of Federal experience comprising of both senior capture and proposal management roles

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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