Proposal Manager Writer Veterans Affairs

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This is a fully remote position. 

Work on things that matter

Ad Hoc is a digital services company that helps the government better serve people through modern technology and product development practices. Some examples of the services we support include and, both of which are used by millions of people. We help implement modern technologies that government agencies are increasingly interested in, bringing in best practices as we do: among other things, this includes API design, implementation, and governance; platform infrastructure for developers; responsive, accessible websites; and mobile applications. 

The Veterans Affairs business unit helps transform the VA into a modern digital services organization where Veteran outcomes are at the center of every effort. We partner with the Office of the Chief Technology Officer – Digital Experience, the Office of Information Technology, Veterans Health Administration and Veterans Benefits Administration to design and deliver seamless user experiences for Veterans, their Families and Caregivers and VA employees.  By applying better practices in service design, product management and technology, we enable VA to increase the usage, throughput, quality and reliability of services and decrease the time Veterans spend waiting for outcomes.

The Proposal Writer/Manager at Ad Hoc is a key member of the Growth Team and contributes directly to our goal of cultivating new customer relationships. They are responsible for developing and submitting compliant and compelling proposals and work closely with our internal teams as well as industry partners throughout the opportunity lifecycle. They are responsible for interviewing subject matter experts, including engineers, and creating technical content that is compliant with proposal instructions and compelling to the government evaluator.

A Proposal Writer/Manager uses their knowledge of federal contracting the federal procurement process to create compliant and compelling proposals that answer the challenges government agencies face in delivering software solutions. They help shape and articulate winning proposal products that promote our mission to empower government customers to deliver superior digital services. Proposals Writer/Managers embrace change and a dynamic remote work environment.


  • All work must be conducted within the U.S.
  • As a contractor to the federal government, all hires may be required to complete additional background screenings at the time of hire or any time thereafter as requested. 

What You’ll Do

Develop, manage and submit winning proposals:

  • Manages development and coordinates submission of compliant and compelling proposal products, including technical, management, and pricing volumes
  • Supports workstreams to prepare for and execute on technical demonstrations and oral presentations as required
  • Manages bid teams comprising internal and external (partner) resources
  • Interviews technical delivery resources to extract helpful information
  • Delivers a compelling proposal story that aligns with our mission to empower government customers
  • Ensures proposal products reflect priorities discovered in shaping activities during capture
  • Develops best practices and creates repeatable processes to enable the scaling of growth in technical/proposal writing and proposal management
  • Collaborates with Growth Team members, including BD/Capture Managers, Proposal Managers, Solutions Architects, and Business Unit teams that serve target customer agencies, and technical subject matter experts
  • Maintains an understanding of the government market and demonstrates a passion for addressing the challenges agencies face in delivering digital services
  • Maintains and organizes proposal content to support its use across the company and for future proposals

What You’ll Bring

  • 8-10+ years experience in federal contracting, or equivalent experience
  • A proven track record of leading winning proposal efforts
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and remote environment, with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work on concurrent time-sensitive projects with tight deadlines
  • Adept at collaboration tools and technologies
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written


  • Company-subsidized Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Use What You Need Vacation Policy
  • 401K with employer match
  • Paid parental leave after one year of service
  • Continuing education/annual conference attendance stipend

Ad Hoc LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, marital status, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.   

In support of the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, and others like it across the country, Ad Hoc job descriptions feature the starting range we reasonably expect to pay to candidates who would join our team with little to no need for training on the responsibilities we’ve outlined above. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide range of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and responsibility. The range of starting pay for this role is $96,777 – $130,491 and information on benefits offered is here. Our recruiters will be happy to answer any questions you may have, and we look forward to learning more about your salary requirements.

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