Lockheed Martin Proposal Analyst Staff in Grand Prairie, Texas

Lockheed Martin is seeking a motivated and customer oriented Proposal Analyst Staff located in either Orlando, FL or Grand Prairie, TX to be a part of a dynamic and fast-paced organization. The Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) Proposal Operations team provides support to strategic proposal efforts from multiple MFC lines of business responsible for designing, developing, producing and supporting precision engagement aerospace and defense systems for the U.S. and allied militaries.

The candidate will report directly to the MFC Proposal Operations Manager. The candidate must successfully perform the following responsibilities.

Perform proposal lifecycle activities specializing in proposal management/proposal coordination tasks to include, but not limited to:

Working with all levels of the proposal team to develop and prepare high-quality, compliant proposals

Coordinating with Capture and Proposal Managers to identify Proposal Operations personnel and facilities resources

Performing configuration management system (i.e. Virtual Proposal System [VPS], Virtual Proposal Center [VPC] and Privia) administrator and facilitator functions

Reviewing and analyzing White Paper, RFI, DRFP, RFP, RFQ, Task Order requirements

Developing and preparing compliance matrices

Developing, maintaining and adhering to proposal schedules

Leading and participating in pre- and post-RFP release daily coordination calls

Tracking and reporting status of proposal sections to include monitoring proposal content for accuracy, consistency and compliance. Anticipate and identify potential issues to schedule and resources. Develop mitigation plan for potential issues.

Tracking post-color review action items

Leading proposal color review recovery efforts

Guiding inexperienced proposal team members on proposal processes

Additionally, will ensure the Orlando or Grand Prairie Proposal Center working spaces are well-maintained for capture and proposal teams. Daily oversight and maintenance of the Proposal Center tasks to include, but not limited to:

Serving as primary point of contact with IT, Facilities, Procurement, Security and Publishing departments to keep the center functioning and responsive to Capture and Proposal team needs

Coordinating with Facilities and Security departments to ensure proposal center is a comfortable environment for teams

  Scheduling Proposal Operations work space and conference room usages

Procuring supplies for Orlando or Grand Prairie Proposal Center

Supports special projects and completes other responsibilities association with the position as may be appropriate such as event planning, preparation of marketing or business development materials.

Basic Qualifications Five or more years of experience in a proposal development environment

Proposal Management and/or Proposal Coordinator experience

Well-versed in proposal processes

Exceptional people skills to work in a dynamic service-driven organization

Superior verbal and written communication skills with strong proficiency in grammar, punctuation, spelling

Excellent listening skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Adobe Acrobat and SharePoint

Ability to work independently and with diverse groups of people

Ability to work overtime often, and on occasion, with minimal advanced notice

Accountable for deadlines

Well-organized with strong attention to details

Able to remain calm under pressure

Demonstrated success at multi-tasking

Desired skills Active Secret clearance

Bachelor’s degree preferably in a business, marketing, communications, technical or other related field

Strong writing ability with experience in developing content for technical, management, past performance, resume proposal sections

Experience working competitive proposal development for US and foreign government competitive pursuits

Understanding of Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) products, lines of business, and processes

Experience supporting development of MFC proposals

Experience supporting and/or leading proposal color team reviews

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s team of 113,000 people works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin has employees based in all 50 states and more than 570 facilities that span 70 countries.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Location(s): Grand Prairie Florida, Grand Prairie Texas