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Senior Proposal Writer

Chantilly, VA 20151
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Business Development & Sales

The business development and sales team is responsible for implementing Perspecta's growth strategy to include development of a robust pipeline, price-to-win, competitive market research, proposal operations, and ID/IQ program management. These functions are critical to identifying new markets, sustaining the existing customer base, guiding the pursuit of strategic capture opportunities and proposal development.


Develops compelling content that clearly and concisely articulates Perspectas solution, business case, and value proposition in response to customer requirements. This includes support for RFPs, RFIs, Task Orders, Offering Descriptions and other customer-facing responses.
Provides insight that conveys our knowledge of the customers business objectives, tells a unified story, and enables the customer to envision innovative ways to achieve business objectives.
Collaborates with technical, sales, and delivery team members to explain our solutions and methods by communicating complex business and technical concepts to win the customers trust and business.
Provides end-to-end writing support for all proposal volumes to ensure delivery of a well-written, compelling, and compliant response.
Functions as a Lead Proposal Writer, leading the response development process through the entire life cycle -- developing Content Plans, scheduling reviews with content providers, coaching content providers to focus on key strengths that articulate how well implement our solution and why its a benefit to the customer, and ensuring compliance. This includes developing an Annotated Proposal Outline from the Key Strengths matrix and the Content Plan, performing color reviews and compliance checks.
Contributes to the development and continuous improvement of the proposal writing community regarding processes, tools and templates. Works with stakeholders at all levels, including senior leadership, to facilitate knowledge sharing and improve content development processes.
Actively searches for and develops content that articulates the Perspecta brand through all available tools and processes.
Develops a solid understanding of Perspecta business, solutions, and technology vision and clearly conveys our position to other stakeholders.


  • Requires 8 to 10 years related experience with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.
  • At least 7 years proposal writing and editing experience.
  • Task order and IDIQ proposal writing experience highly desired.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to write in clear, concise and compelling language.
  • Ability to interview and work with subject matter experts to acquire knowledge of subject matter.
  • Ability to develop graphic concepts to illustrate and clarify subject matter.
  • Resume writing experience highly desirable, including ability to interview candidates to flesh out details of proposal resume, and ensure that candidates meet educational and job experience requirements.
  • Great presentation skills. Proficient in MS Office including MS Word and PowerPoint; understanding of Adobe Creative Suite highly desirable.
  • Requires good planning, organization and communication skills.
  • Due to the fast-paced work environment, the selected individual must be a team player, self-starter, and able to work with minimal direction to meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Must be available for overtime, weekend work and travel when necessary to support proposal review and delivery timelines.
  • US citizenship required.
  • TS/SCI desirable but not required.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-08-04 Expires: 2020-09-04

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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