Proposals Specialist

Proposals Specialist




As the Proposals Specialist with GlideFast Consulting, you are responsible for planning, scheduling, and managing all aspects of competitive proposals, including inputs on strategy development, technical solutions and cost strategy. The Contracts Specialist reports to the Vice President of Solutions, and works with executive leaders to strategize current and future efforts in line with company growth targets. The position supervises proposal department members and works with internal and external technical subject matter experts as well as program managers and technical staff.



* Identify newly solicited Request for Proposal opportunities

* Manage and track Requests for Proposal response status

* Coordinate all aspects of the response development process including development of a response outline, proofreading, prepare review drafts and final editions, scheduling review meetings, and tracking completion of team assignments

* Facilitate meetings to ensure the work on the proposal is on target to meet the deadline

* Collate team concept drafts into a single body of work and ensure that completed proposals are professional, cohesive and credible

* Assist with maintaining a database with standard proposal responses

* Research new material by collaborating with subject matter experts (SMEs) and develop well-written, accurate database files

* Adapt responses to be uniquely relevant to each prospective government customer and/or RFP deliverables

* Serve as Point of Contact for questions pertaining to RFP’s, RFQ’s, and RFI’s


* Perform competitive analysis on key competitors in the industry

* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

* Maintain industry knowledge on quality excellence and innovation

* Self-starter with a record of accomplishment in managing multiple complex projects

* Disciplined, self-directed and a team motivator…a great leader and team player!


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3+ years of related experience in a proposals specialist role

Strong working proficiency with RFP and RFI processes

Strong working knowledge of word processing software

Excellent computer and organizational skills, as well as attention to detail


Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to meet deadlines

Good strategic planning abilities

Analytical and process-oriented mindset

Demonstrated desire for continuous learning and improvement

Ability to handle multiple tasks at once

Maintain professionalism and an uninterrupted work environment during all company meetings and interactions


Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a related field

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