CGI Federal is seeking highly motivated Director level senior opportunity pursuit lead responsible for leading and overseeing business pursuits and capture activities including, but not limited to DOD and Federal Civilian accounts. Duties will involve CGI Federal full lifecycle capture management including managing the opportunity stage review process, assisting with bid/no bid decisions, building relationships with key partners, designing and executing a winning proposal strategy.
Your future duties and responsibilities
• Accurate pipeline preparation and upkeep that contributes to the ability to meet and exceed revenue growth objectives.
• Lead the development/approve capture strategies/win themes/discriminators.
• Brainstorm solid and effective technical, operational, management, personnel, business and pricing strategies, approaches and/or solutions and overall vision.
• Maintain proposal plans to ensure the feasibility and appropriateness of schedules, and perform change management in coordination with proposal and team.
• Lead all internal opportunity pursuit/capture and proposal development activities, including pre-planning development of storyboards; annotated outlines; drafting content; and the review, recovery, finalization, and production of final content.
• Assemble and manage the direction of the core capture team: proposal specialists, writers, coordinators, subject matter experts, and functional leads across the organization and externally as necessary, including B&P, consultant, key hires, etc
• Ensure that final proposal products are fully compliant with the RFP requirements and are consistent with the direction of the executive team.
• Ensure that key milestones for final content review, white glove, and production are met without exception to ensure on-time delivery of proposals.
• Briefs capture status to senior management at specified milestones in the capture process.
• Conducts after action reviews for all business opportunity capture participants to document lessons learned and identify necessary adjustments to capture technique, strategy, and actions.
• Work in partnership with CGI Federal Business Units (BU) business development leads (BD) and proposal managers to develop and implement the detailed capture strategy and tactics, holding primary responsibility for the pre-RFP capture/marketing effort and negotiate with internal and external teammates
• Prepare and maintain the capture plan and schedule, and secure BU BD approval of the plan, including interim approvals as it evolves
• Collect/document intelligence about the customer, procurement, competition, and price
• Identify potential BD risks and development avoidance and mitigation strategies
• Respond to RFI or Sources Sought Information requests as appropriate, coordinating the requisite resources needed for a response and ensuring the right message is conveyed for the RFI response, and in consideration of CGI Federal’s win strategy
• Develop pre-RFP requirements
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Over 10+ years of leadership, teamwork, interpersonal skills and experience with managing multiple capture efforts and creating winning proposals in U.S. Government and DoD accounts.
• Respected leadership, strong capture experience, and confidence in abilities to plan and execute a winning capture effort while maintaining the company’s capture efforts at highest levels.
• Ability to conceptualize a vision for winning, to develop a capture plan that implements the vision, adjust the vision as the procurement unfolds, and to manage the capture activities and team to achieve the vision
• Ability to understand customer’s needs and objectives both CGI Federal customers and the ultimate customers who will evaluate the proposal
• Patience and people skills to achieve effective progress, anticipate problems, and keep capture activities moving forward
• Proven track record in managing and motivating large winning cross-functional capabilities and proposals effectively and consistently.
• Executing all phases of a large, multi-year capture effort, including strategic planning, addressable market analysis, competitive analysis, teaming, price-to-win analysis, and full proposal development.
• Demonstrated working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
• Understanding of Federal market, trends, competitive pressures, and regulatory constraints.
• Strong written and verbal skills to effectively communicate the capture plan and status across the capture team and upwards to management
• Deep understanding of pricing, baseline pricing strategies, and the evolution of pricing strategies into business strategies that are competitive and compelling for the customer.
• Ability to gain internal support, operate independently with limited supervision and feedback, and establish a solid working relationship with technical staff, managers, and peers across the Client Company.
• Exceptional time management skills
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