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Proposal Manager

Vighter LLC
San Antonio, Texas, United States (on-site)
13 days ago


Vighter LLC is recruiting a Proposal Manager to perform business development (sales) functions for a rapidly growing staffing company in San Antonio, TX. 

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Manage all aspects of proposal development (proposal writing, editing, illustration, production efforts, etc.) from assignment and receipt of RFP, through delivery and receipt by the customer.
  • Analyze solicitations (RFP, RFQ, RFI, etc.) in conjunction with other customer requirements and communications, to determine final document structure.
  • Prepare detailed proposal plans, schedule outline and compliance matrix for assigned pursuits.
  • Coordinate and lead major meeting events, such as Kick-off Meetings, Presentation Strategy Meetings, Pink, Red, and other Color Team reviews, etc.
  • Demonstrate decisive leadership in driving presentation strategy action plan to closure
  • Lead development of strategic and proposal win themes and discriminators.
  • Provide detailed guidance and/or Just in Time Training to proposal authors/contributors and subcontractors.
  • Establish overall direction for the organization as relates new/ revised processes/procedures.
  • Ensure proposals are compliant with all section L&M or similar instructions/requirements.
  • Conceptualize and write and/or edit compelling proposal narrative and oral presentation slides from scratch.
  • Maintain a flexible schedule which may include evenings and weekends as required.
  • Add value to final proposal submissions by leading the efforts that ensure strategic messaging is utilized correctly to frame our overall offerings to customers.
  • Own, build and maintain an on-going body of knowledge & understanding of our business, it’s technologies, it’s language and its overall strategic messages

Additional Duties as Required:

  • Support the Capture Manager in conducting customer analysis, helping the Capture Manager optimize customer understanding (mission, hot buttions, priorities, barriers, etc.)
  • Help the Capture Manager with competitive analysis as needed
  • Participate in Win Strategy Workshops as an active participant, as well as assisting the Capture Manager with associated Action Plan creation and management of its execution for the team
  • Contribute to the Capture Plan development and execution oversight, helping the Capture Manager as needed
  • Engage in Blue Teams (independent reviews of the win strategy)
  • Must work effectively with senior business development and program (P&L) leadership as well as program, technical, and other functional entities



  • Certification: High school equivalent
  • Experience:  2 Years Federal Proposal experience. Experience with state and federal government contracting preferred. Experience with Microsoft Office suite including word and excel.
  • Must have excellent writing skills
  • In depth knowledge of the Shipley proposal/RFP process.
  • Advanced communication skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand or sit for more than 8 hours per day
  • Must be willing to work overtime if necessary
  • Must be able to use an elevator or walk up and down stairs
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and carry up to 10 feet
  • Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above and below shoulders
  • Must be able to read and interpret handwritten and typewritten print
  • Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear
  • Must be able to perform duties in an indoor or outdoor environment
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation
  • Must undergo urine drug testing

Job Information

  • Job ID: 66867374
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    San Antonio, Texas, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Vighter LLC
  • Position Title: Proposal Manager
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
Healthcare / Health Services
San Antonio , Texas , United States

We specialize in healthcare staffing, medical support services, and the application of technology in related fields. Whether clients require healthcare professionals to fill clinical vacancies throughout the US or highly customized special operations tactical medical support in austere environments abroad, Vighter is there to help. Our streamlined procedures to recruit quality applicants and swiftly process them through our candidate pipeline are the results of a multi-year investment into continuous improvement. The inc...

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