Capture/Proposal Process Manager
About the organization
Since 1963 and in 148 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development, and food security to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil societies. ACDI/VOCA has approximately 34 projects in 19 countries and total revenues of approximately $128 million.
The Capture/Proposal Manager has the authority and responsibility to make decisions regarding capture and proposal processes, subject to ACDI/VOCA best practices and policies. The position is responsible to: (1) manage multiple captures and proposals simultaneously while customizing application of best practices to the unique needs of each bid; and (2) monitor effectiveness of capture and proposal processes and tools; recommend revisions to ensure continuous improvement. The position reports to the Senior Director, Capture and Proposal Management.
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in English, Marketing, Communications, International Development or Business or related field required; Master’s degree preferred. 6 or more years of progressive experience in capture and proposal management with emphasis on federal government procurement, preferably USAID. Experience with managing large, multi-firm capture and proposal development teams. Demonstrated experience leading proposal responses for flagship programs for USAID, USDA, and others such as Food for Peace, Food for Progress. Experience with Shipley or equivalent capture and proposal development processes. High proficiency in the Microsoft Windows environment and Office Applications: Word, Excel and Power Point and SharePoint. Interact with staff at all levels in a fast-paced environment. Able to present recommendations to Senior and Executive Management and gain agreement. Able to leverage organizational, analytical, and management expertise. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Proven ability to multi-task, and organize/prioritize multiple, complex on-going projects. Ability and willingness to travel internationally if required.
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Equal Opportunity Employment
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