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Proposal Manager

Date:  Nov 30, 2022

Roseville, CA, US, 95747-6645

Req ID:  11411

Requisition ID: 11411



In Gainwell, our Team is targeted at large, transformational opportunities, with the mission to enable, engage, support, and help Partners and Pursuit teams ultimately lead and close high-value, complex, strategic deals.

Throughout the proposal life cycle, the proposal manager must meet all milestones on time, ensure compliance of all client deliverables, and escalate issues in a timely manner.

Job Description


Experience and Skills Required:

  • Effectively plan, organize, and manage the proposal process
  • Contribute to proposal strategy that results in a high-scoring and compelling proposal
  • Document and coordinate win themes that differentiate Gainwell from competitors throughout the proposal
  • Define document structure and create outlines, storyboards, and other tools to assist content developers in crafting a compelling proposal that meets the client’s requirements
  • Develop schedules that incorporates client deadlines and accounts for all critical milestones of proposal development
  • Oversee proposal team members and serve as the single point of contact to other support organizations throughout the proposal’s development
  • Coordinate with graphic designers for visuals and content that highlight win themes/differentiators
  • Identify accountable content developer and reviewer assignments
  • Work with content developers to meet proposal deadlines
  • Track client changes to the RFP throughout the pursuit process and communicates the information to the pursuit team.
  • Facilitate review cycles for compliance and compelling value, including facilitation of color team reviews.
  • Develop proposal production plan and communicate with support areas for efficient execution
  • Oversee the quality control process for all client-facing materials
  • Oversee print, production, and proposal packaging for all client deliverables, including customized deliverables developed for the client
  • Deliver a quality and complete proposal, on time
  • Ensure a proper close-down of the proposal process and standardized archival of client documents post submission.




  • 5 years+ experience in similar roles
  • Ability to work in a fast-changing business environment
  • Flexibility and agility, the ability to lead multiple streams of work or engagements at scale at any one time is central to this role
  • Provides leadership and guides the teams, stakeholders and client throughout the engagement lifecycle


To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.

Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us.  Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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