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.
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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