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Proposal Writer Team Lead

Job ID: 2315151
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 8, 2023
Category: Business Development
Subcategory: Proposal
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description


SAIC seeks a skilled Proposal Writer/Team Lead to enhance our Proposal team. This position allows for remote work within the United States, provided the candidate possesses the flexibility to travel and, when necessary, collaborate in-office to meet proposal requirements.

As the Proposal Writer Team Lead, you will oversee a team of writers, ensuring the consistent delivery of high-performance outcomes. Collaborating closely with SAIC experts and team members, you will play a pivotal role in crafting compliant and compelling proposals in response to Federal Government solicitations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead a team of writers, providing administrative and performance management support.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, both internally and externally, to strengthen the PDC’s position in the proposal process.
  • Offer ad hoc training, coaching, and general guidance on best practices for proposal quality and customer service.
  • Write and lead technical, management, resume, and past performance sections and volumes.
  • Collaborate within a team to clearly articulate the solution, strategy, approach to work, experience, win themes and discriminators.
  • Utilize communication and interviewing skills to gather essential information from internal and external stakeholders to support writing activities.
  • Craft clear, persuasive, and articulate proposal sections, translating complex ideas into easily understandable text.
  • Develop and implement process improvements to enhance proposal quality.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 18+ years of experience, Master's with 16+ years, or PhD/JD with 13+ years of experience. Additional experience considered in lieu of a degree.
  • 6+ years of experience as a proposal writer responding to Federal Government solicitations.
  • Proven success in writing and leading technical, management, resume, and/or past performance volumes for complex efforts.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Ability to coach and instruct others to ensure consistency and quality.
  • Strong work ethic with a commitment to ongoing excellence and growth.
  • Must be a US Citizen with a Secret Clearance.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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