The Health products and Solutions Group is currently looking for a proposal analyst to support a large healthcare contract in Baltimore.
Perform the role of Proposal Manager, implementing the Proposal Process, to lead, support, and prepare proposals and ROM responses from pre RFP/ RFI phase through post submittal discussions and questions from the customer. Each proposal and ROM is a response to CMS IT infrastructure related RFPs and ROMs. Responsible for developing, planning, and managing proposal preparation efforts involving engineering and contractual changes, as well as other proposal related activities. Coordinates and leads, matrixed, ad hoc teams and utilizes interpersonal skills with only occasional oversight/direction to derive technical solutions. Coordinates activities and leads fact finding meetings. Will coordinate extensively with the customer and within Leidos to develop and execute business/proposal strategies. On assigned proposals/ROMs, ensures that documentation is responsive to and compliant with requested instructions and develops, plans, and schedules lifecycle of document creation. The individual will: ensure all due dates are met review proposal inputs document scope changes coordinate document reviews work closely with functional estimators in their development of basis of estimates, bill of materials, and infrastructure design that meet established proposal quality standards. Works with the procurement and pricing organizations for final costing and preparation of presentations for executive reviews and approvals. As required, the individual will research and analyze historical data and develop cost models to support proposal efforts. Report on progress, metrics, and issues for all proposal/ROM efforts to management team. Provide input and update processes and procedures for team activities. Support the Intake Process for all new efforts, including new proposals, TDLs, and tasks. The successful candidate will need to be able to quickly gain the requisite process knowledge and experience to perform these tasks.
All candidates supporting the CMS programs must have lived in the United States at least three (3) out of the last five (5) years prior in order to be considered.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
Excellent written and oral communication skills 2. Previously demonstrated ability to drive closure to projects 3. Ability to analyze and confirm Basis of Estimate BOE data complies with new proposal requirements 4. Experience with IT proposal document preparation (technical and/or estimating). 5. Ability to plan and manage proposal development activity including technical, cost and schedule requirements. 6. Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time. 7. Strong interpersonal skills to include ability to work easily within a team environment. 8. Strong skills with Microsoft office suite necessary, particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. 9. Experience with proposal preparation or related processes. 10. Ability to work with minimal direct supervision. 11. Ability to work under critical schedule constraints and to interface effectively with management, customers and vendors flexibility to work extended hours as required in support the proposal process. 12. Occasional weekend and after hour support may required. 1. Familiarity with Medicare and Medicaid IT applications and/or infrastructure 2. IT Project Management experience 3. Detail oriented 4. Strong financial analysis/pricing/estimating experience 5. Familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) as they apply to proposal development 6. Knowledge of Truth in Negotiations compliance requirements (TINA) 7. Lean Six Sigma experience 8. Demonstrated team leadership skills. 9. Familiarity with USG audit agency requirements for proposal certifications. 10. Working knowledge of Microsoft Project Server Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 6 years of professional experience; or 4 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree.