• Proposal Writer

    KBRWashington, DC 20080

    Job #1444616608

  • Title:

    Proposal Writer

    Potential for FT Remote Work

    Around here, we define the future.

    We are a company of innovators, thinkers, creators, explorers, volunteers, and dreamers. But we all share one goal: to improve the world responsibly and safely.

    Responsibilities :

    KBR is seeking a Proposal Writer for the Space and Mission Solutions Division. The Proposal Writer will support the Business Development (BD) Team and will be responsible for supporting activities throughout the full lifecycle of BD. The Proposal Writer will work closely with the Business Development and Proposal teams to respond to RFPs, RFQs, and RFIs. He/she will write original content to draft compelling and compliant proposals to ensure the successful acquisition and/or retention of business. The Proposal Writer will report directly to the Director of Proposal Operations for the Space and Mission Solutions Division.

    Responsibilities include supporting all phases of proposal development, analyzing solicitation requirements, and ensuring compliance while meeting all schedule deadlines. This position will develop compliant outlines and all proposal artifacts, facilitate planning sessions to develop/identify strategies, and record win themes, value discriminators, and risks. The Proposal Writer will develop all sections of a proposal to include, management, past performance, etc. and will work with technical subject matter experts to articulate our technical solutions in compelling and easy to understand narrative.

    Required Education, Experience, & Skills:

    • Bachelor's Degree in related field

    • 2 - 5 years of relevant experience in developing proposal materials for US federal government contract opportunities

    • In lieu of formal education 10 - 13 years of relevant experience in developing proposal materials for US federal government contract opportunities

    • Experience with Shipley or similar proposal process

    • Proficient in reviewing and analyzing government solicitations and related documents

    • Possess strong writing skills-both technical and non-technical

    • Have effective verbal communications skills

    • Exhibit working knowledge and experience with space, engineering support, or mission IT acquisition organizations

    • Ability to turn highly technical material (collected through interviews or research) into easily understood narrative

    • Able to multi-task and support competing projects

    • Demonstrate excellent people skills by working with personnel of varying experience, technical abilities, and levels of authority

    • Ensure relevant information is included in well written text instructions, descriptions, and procedures with supporting illustrations

    • Manage resources as changes in project deliverables or timelines occur

    • Identify and resolve barriers that prevent completing projects on time or with the required quality

    • Provide focused technical functional expertise

    • Possess strong leadership and mentoring qualities

    • Provide guidance to SMEs, small corporations, and other writers/editors as required

    Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in related discipline or MBA

    Scheduled Weekly Hours:


    KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

    KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and solutions across the asset and program life cycle within the government services and technology sectors. KBR employs approximately 28,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries. ?

    KBR is proud to work with customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, and long- term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.

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