Bennett Aerospace

  • Technical Proposal Writer

    Job Locations US-NC-Cary
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(12/26/2018 10:22 PM)
    ID
    2018-1735
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Contracts Management
  • Overview

     

    About Us:

     

    Bennett Aerospace, Inc. is headquartered in the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina.  Established in 2008, we are a woman owned, veteran owned, certified 8(a) small business that provides scientific, engineering, and technical advisory services to our customers. Primarily focused on Federal Government clients in general, and the Department of Defense in particular, Bennett Aerospace provides expert guidance and advice on the full spectrum of R&D and its applications in engineering, science, medicine, and IT, as well as providing strategic programmatic support in order to meet customer goals and objectives.  Bennett Aerospace is a rapidly growing business focused on hiring and retaining the best people.

     

    Job Description:

     

    Bennett AerospaceInc. has an immediate opening for a highly motivated Technical Proposal Writer in support the Corporate Proposal Team. The successful candidate will collaborate with key stakeholders who are responsible for the execution and management of the development of all government proposals. The successful candidate will report directly and responsively to the Bennett Aerospace Sr. Proposal Manager in Cary, NC.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Write and develop concise and persuasive content for business proposals.
    • Collaborate with internal SMEs to create client-focused content.
    • Reviews, evaluates and incorporates inputs received from various functional subject matter experts, and members of the proposal team.
    • Ensure proposal-writing standards for readability, consistency, and tone.
    • Develop contents of each proposal section and coordinate edits with respective contributors.
    • Use draft outline and suggested text from SMEs & proposal team to draft, edit and finalize proposal text.
    • Draft technical narrative that is fully compliant with the technical specifications set out in the RFP.
    • Participate in multi-stage review process and revise technical proposal based on the outcomes of each review stage.
    • Develops text for technical sections and all other volumes (including Management, Past Performance, Cost volumes) for government proposals (of various Government contract types -- CP, FP, T&M as well as to RFIs, White Papers, SBIRs & Sources Sought notices) in response to the requirements of the RFP so that all intended readers can fully understand it.
    • Uses graphics and pictorial tools as needed, ensuring that all plans and documentation are understandable to various stakeholders. (Uses graphical tools including, but not limited to, node-to-node charts, use cases, sequence or activity charts, functional flow block diagrams, structure charts, allocation charts, data flow diagrams, object diagrams, storyboards, and entity relationship diagrams.)
    • Understands and is comfortable working within a Federal government proposal environment and maintains an understanding of the assumptions, constraints, numbers, versions, capacity, etc., of the proposal constraints that are to be used.
    • Ability to assess Federal RFP requirements, evaluate inputs received, & to help with development and full adherence to a Proposal Compliance matrix.
    • Develops and produces voluminous systems descriptions, such as a data dictionary, an appendix, or incorporates them by reference in all proposals, as required.

    Qualifications

     

    Education and Experience:

     

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelors Degree in an academic discipline: English, Marketing, Technical Writing, Communications, Journalism
    • 3-5 years experience working in a business or corporate setting.
    • Applications: Proficiency in MS Office Suite and Adobe
    • Suite (i.e. InDesign, Acrobat Reader/Pro).Industry Experience: Government contracting, preferred
    • Writing experience—preferably in proposal, marketing, business, or technical writing.
    • Strong background with Government proposal writing experience (familiar with Shipley method for Government proposal preparation). 
    • Experience working with and interviewing internal SMEs to develop persuasive text.
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with fluctuating priorities.
    • Strong ability to work in teams and collaborate effectively with others.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with employees and outside contacts at all levels, both in oral and written form
    • Works toward common goals by supporting, encouraging and sharing information with colleagues, both internal and external
    • Able to multi-task productively; is well organized, using time management processes and procedures effectively
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment

     

     

    Abilities and Skills:

    • Strong written and oral communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
    • Self-motivated with minimal oversight.

     

    Applicants selected will be subject to a Government background investigation and must meet eligibility and suitability requirements.

    Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a US Government security clearance if required.

     

    • Successful Pass of Bennett Aerospace Background Investigation, Drug Screening and Credit Check.

     

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veteran/ Disabled

     

     

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