Proposal Manager

Location: Headquarters
# of openings: 1


B&A is seeking a Proposal Manager to join our team at our Headquarters in McLean, VA!


Position Summary:

We are seeking a Proposal Manager to join B&A’s Proposal Development team! The Proposal Manager will be responsible for delivering high-quality, compliant proposals in support of the company’s strategic growth objectives.


  • Manage all stages of the proposal development process from solicitation release through proposal submission in response to government sources sought notices and requests for information (RFIs), quotes (RFQs), and proposals (RFPs).
  • Prepare kickoff materials, schedules, annotated outlines, compliance matrices, and other proposal related documents.
  • Facilitate and lead proposal reviews (color team reviews).
  • Coordinate logistics and produce materials needed for review sessions and meetings related to the proposal life cycle process.
  • Interface with technical writers and subject matter experts in coordinating/preparing the response documents.
  • Consolidate response documents from multiple authors/reviewers; edit for content, clarity, and style.
  • Perform desktop publishing in MS Word, and other tools (e.g. Adobe Acrobat) to ensure proposal documents are properly formatted, compliant with solicitation requirements, easy to read, and visually appealing.
  • Maintain proposal repositories on SharePoint.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience


  • Minimum of 4 years of progressive experience in Federal proposal development, preferably in IT and Software Development.
  • Strong understanding of Federal Government contracting and industry proposal best practices.
  • Advanced writing skills including proficiency with industry editorial style guides (e.g., APA, Chicago, MLA, etc.).
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word (formatting and styles) and at least intermediate level in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, and SharePoint.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Must have the ability work in a fast-paced work environment supporting multiple efforts while maintaining a high level of attention to detail with minimal supervision.
  • Meeting tight deadlines including occasional extended evenings/night hours, weekends, and holidays.

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. As a federal contractor, B&A is taking action to ensure we meet our commitments to national security. As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, effective December 8, 2021, B&A will require that all newly hired employees, on covered contracts, be fully vaccinated prior to their start date.

Company Overview

The B&A team fosters and embraces a distinct set of values that we live by and instill in all aspects of our organization: dedication, commitment, partnership, trust, and recognition. We have incorporated these values into successful delivery for our customers since our inception in 1988. B&A’s core values, mission, and vision objectives are embedded in the corporate culture. B&A believes in ensuring its employees feel deeply connected to B&A, recognizing successes and hard work, and providing continuous opportunities to learn and grow. Our people are entrepreneurial thinkers that combine mindset, vision, and experience to drive value – not only to us as an organization, but to the clients we support. We promote a collaborative culture with our clients, and with each other, as one team working towards a common vision.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

B&A affirms its long-standing commitment to maintain a diverse workforce reflective of the communities in which it operates, strives to maintain a business culture that recognizes the contributions and interests of diverse cultural and social groups, and seeks to maximize employee efforts by understanding individual differences and perspectives.

Notable Clients

B&A has grown to be a company that is trusted by our clients for exceptional service, innovative solutions, and inspired employees. Our service tenure extends through federal, state, and local Government, the private sector, and higher education. Some of our notable clients include Department of Homeland Security to include U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Senate, Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, U.S. Census Bureau, Department of State, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of the Interior, Department of Justice, Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and General Services Administration.

Benefits and Programs

B&A is proud to offer full time employees a 100% premium paid medical plan option, which includes coverage for medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, disability, Teladoc, and accident insurance. In addition to these benefits, B&A employees enjoy paid time off, tuition assistance, B&A sponsored trainings and certifications, commuter transit benefits (SmartBenefits) for DC Metro full-time employees and a free subscription to a virtual exercise platform (NEOU).

B&A has launched several programs to focus on employee engagement, wellness, and assistance. These include:

  • The B&A Cares program: on-staff registered counselor, 30/60/90-day wellness check-ins, personal development, financial management, and stress management seminars, wellness challenges, and more
  • A formal mentorship program
  • Job shadowing and cross training opportunities
  • The Brand Ambassador program
  • Lifeworks Employee Assistance Program (EAP): engagement through guided wellness and peer recognition. Access to various support resources to include counseling, legal guidance, financial planning, and more
  • Monthly virtual events
  • B&A Annual Wellness Challenge: #StepWithB&A, #WalkDuringLunchWithB&A, #VolunteeringWithB&A, and #ExerciseDuringLunchWithB&A, and more

At B&A, we place significant importance on improving the communities and lives of citizens across the nation through our involvement, technology expertise, and employees. B&A puts an emphasis on charitable efforts in the Northern Virginia area, including Capital Area Food Bank pantry drives, book donations with Martha’s Table, Hope for Henry Foundation in-hospital events, and many more. In recognition of all these efforts, B&A has been named a Companies as Responsive Employers (CARE) award recipient by Northern Virginia Family Services and nominated by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce for Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Award.



B&A provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. B&A complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy covers conduct occurring at B&A’s offices, and other workplaces (including client sites) and all other locations where B&A is providing services, and to all work-related activities.

Affirmative Action Plan

As a federal government contractor and based on Executive Orders and applicable laws and regulations, B&A develops and maintains annual written Affirmative Action Plans and endeavors to hire and advance qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans.


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