Zenetex LLC

Senior Proposal Manager

Posted Date 1 month ago(4/20/2020 3:40 PM)
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ZENETEX specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of Federal agencies and commercial organizations nationwide. “Because Service Matters” is our corporate cultural philosophy that brings total focus to both our employees and our customers. We have an immediate opportunity for a Senior Proposal Manager to join our dynamic Business Development team. This position will be based in our Herndon, VA office and will require an active DoD Top Secret clearance to start.  


  • Analyze Requests for Proposals (RFPs), and develop templates and outlines to assist writers in developing compliant responses
  • Establish writing, review, and production schedules
  • Work closely with and manage the proposal production from subcontractors and internal writers
  • Write Executive Summaries, company qualifications / capabilities, past performance, resumes, and other marketing-related materials
  • Be able to expertly dissect and outline the requirements of a proposal
  • Assist authors and subject matter experts in developing graphics that convey the theme or solution being proposed, working closely with graphic designers to ensure accuracy of illustrations
  • Conduct interviews and team with subject matter experts to ensure a comprehensive and compliant response
  • Incorporate and format written responses into formal review documents
  • Edit or rewrite sections for readability and compliance, without distorting the author's original intent
  • Track schedules and progress to ensure all deadlines are met
  • Ensure all proposal volumes/sections agree, including oral presentation, if required
  • Support hard copy production as required by the solicitation instruction
  • Support the business development team in researching and tracking opportunities using web-based tools
  • Work with the Executive Vice President for Business Development to develop metric reports for executive level meetings
  • Utilize expert desktop publishing skills to assemble, format, and edit complex proposals
  • Creatively use various online sources and tools to support bid activities


  • Bachelor's degree and 5-10 years of Federal proposal management experience
  • Ability to understand complex business development and proposal concepts and follow established policies and procedures
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines, work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team, and successfully manage a complex and ever-changing workload
  • Must have experience managing junior and mid-level proposal personnel
  • Must be able to work independently on multiple proposals with minimal supervision
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat; MS SharePoint experience desired
  • Strong editing skills are required
  • Experience working with classified documents
  • Must have the flexibility to work extended hours to include weekends when needed to complete proposals on schedule

Security Clearance

  • This position will require U.S. citizenship and an active DoD Top Secret clearance.

ZENETEX is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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