Proposal Writer

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Chantilly, VA, USA
  • Oct 14, 2021

Job Description


SAIC is looking for an experienced, cleared, Proposal Writer to join our team in Chantilly, VA. Partial telework is available, but the candidate must be local to the National Capital region and go into the office as needed. This role is a hybrid of remote work and onsite. When supporting unclassified deals, the work can be performed remotely and when supporting classified deals, the work is onsite. 
Position Description: The Senior Proposal Writer collaborates with SAIC experts and team members to develop compliant, responsive, and compelling proposals in response to Federal Government solicitations. The ideal candidate will hold a Secret clearance but be eligible for a TS and align to our National Security & Space Sector. 
Description of Duties:

  • Writes and leads technical, management, resume, and/or past performance sections and volumes
  • Provides direction and oversight to supporting writers
  • Works as part of a collaborative team to clearly articulate solution and strategy, approach to performing the work, experience, win themes, and discriminators
  • Applies communication and interviewing skills to gather needed information from internal and external personnel to support writing activities
  • Writes clear, persuasive, and articulate proposal sections; translates complex ideas into easily understandable text
  • Develops and implements process improvements to help improve proposal quality


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelors Degree and 10 years or more of related experience; Masters Degree and 8 years or more experience; additional years of experience considered in lieu of degree
  • 6+ years of experience working as a proposal writer responding to Federal Government solicitations
  • Demonstrated success writing and leading technical, management, resume, and/or past performance volumes for complex efforts
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Strong work ethic and desire to excel and keep growing over time
  • Active Secret Clearance

Desired Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience working as a proposal writer responding to Federal Government solicitations
  • Ability to coach and instruct others to facilitate consistency across multiple authors
  • Active Secret Clearance, must be able to obtain a TS