Parsons Corporation Senior Bid Writer in United Arab Emirates
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Senior Bid Writer
We are looking for a Senior Bid Writer who can collaborate with Capture Managers, Proposal Managers, Technical Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), and all other members of a proposal team to write compliant, compelling, responsive proposals in response to customer solicitations. You’ll be successful in this job if you are comfortable interviewing SMEs—steering the conversation and asking the questions needed to respond to solicitation requirements—and then converting that interview content into prose that sells. Compliance is imperative in this position, so you must be able to tie our prose back to the solicitation requirements and evaluation criteria.
Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or related field
At least 5+ years of related writing/rewriting experience, e.g., proposal resumes, past performance citations, or response to RFIs and white papers
Detail oriented and fastidious with compliance
Ability to interview Subject Matter Experts to get the information needed for a section and then translate technical information into proposal content
Comfortable collaborating with people from a variety of disciplines
Confident interrupting and asking questions to ensure understanding
Strong attention to detail and ability to review proposals for typographical, spelling, grammatical, punctuation, acronym call out, sentence structure, and active/passive voice
Understanding of the full Government proposal lifecycle RFP release to submission
Expertise in understanding and adhering to proposal instructions and evaluation criteria contained in Government solicitations
Ability to support a flexible and occasional extended work schedule
Excellent time management skills
Ability to multitask, supporting multiple projects at once and quickly shifting priorities
Experience with Office 365 (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and SharePoint
- Industry proposal training, e.g., Shipley, APMP
Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.
Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.
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