ManTech Junior Proposal Manager in Herndon, Virginia

ManTech is seeking a Junior Proposal Manager who is eager to learn and lead priority bids as a member of ManTech s proposal center. This position requires interface with all levels of employees and management. The position will be based in our Herndon, VA office and will lead proposals in support of the breadth of our customers, with a focus on the Intelligence Community. The Proposal Manager will lead multi-disciplinary teams from across the company by applying iterative development techniques to develop technical, management, past performance, and personnel content of large, complex proposals. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an energizing and rewarding environment and be an integral and valued member of business development team, this is an opportune time to join ManTech. We are growing and employees have a great opportunity to expand their skills.


  • Serves as a member of a proposal leadership team to research, analyze, prepare, and submit proposals for Government projects.

  • Reviews requests for proposals (RFPs) or requests for information (RFIs) requirements

  • Drives the proposal process and is proactive to meet milestones

  • Partners with Solution Architects, Capture Managers, and account leaders to develop the proposal response approach

  • Ensures agreed upon elements are incorporated into a cohesive and persuasive format

  • Works in conjunction with capture or business development personnel in developing and generating strategies, themes and discriminators for responses

  • Leads and participates in proposal reviews

  • Ensures the effective application of iterative storyboarding techniques for the development of proposal sections

  • Ensures proposal submissions are compliant with applicable RFP or RFI instructions and that they comply with company proposal best practices

  • Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel


  • BA or equivalent + 2 years related experience

  • Experience with managing tasks and resources in a uncertain, dynamic and fluid operational environment

  • Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate and negotiate with C-Level executives internally and externally

  • Experience working in a fast paced, team environment and be adaptable to changing priorities

  • Experience in a multi-cultural, global environment

  • High level of written and spoken English required

  • Expert level skills in MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Shipley proposal and capture training preferred


  • Must possess an active TS/SCI, or be eligible to obtain a clearance


Requires Bachelor s degree or equivalent in Business Administration or a related field and five to seven years of related (government contractor proposal preparation/analysis) experience.


Equivalent Experience/Education, Bachelor's Degree

Years of Experience

11-13 years w/High School Diploma, 05-07 years w/Bachelors Degree, 02-04 years w/Masters Degree

Position Type





ManTech International Corporation is comprised of approximately 7,300 talented employees who use advanced technology to help government and industry meet some of their greatest challenges around the world. We adhere to the simple, no-nonsense values on which ManTech was founded more than four decades ago, aligning squarely with the mission objectives of our customers. As our customer base continues to expand and diversify, we continue to diversify our workforce and solutions. Nearly half our employees have a military background, and approximately 70 percent hold a government security clearance. As a leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation's defense, security, health, space, and intelligence communities; we hold nearly 1,100 active contracts with more than 50 different government agencies.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Waretime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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