• Technical Proposal Writer

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
    Job ID 2018-2145
  • Overview

    AbleVets, LLC is a fast-growing Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing healthcare information technology services and resources to help the VA and DoD improve the lives of the people they serve. AbleVets has an opportunity for an experienced, motivated, Technical Proposal Writer to serve as a key member of our AbleVets Corporate Capture and Proposal Team. This position is located at our Chantilly, VA office.

    Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

    • Write and edit proposal narrative content in support of Technical and Management Approaches, Past Performance Write-ups, Resumes, and/or Price Narratives/Basis of 
    • Conduct proposal solution sessions to develop winning strategies and gather necessary information for the development of proposal sections 
    • Articulate win themes, features and benefits in written proposal artifacts, and support the 
      integration of strengths throughout the proposal 
    • Interview subject matter experts for the development of proposal content, including approaches, best practices, past performance and resume highlights 
    • Work with graphic artists to develop graphic concepts of proposal solutions 
    • Perform technical edit reviews of all proposal content for clarity, grammar, accuracy, and singular voice
    • Works as a key member of AbleVets capture team to participate in strategy, solutions, and proposal writing activities in support of Federal and commercial proposal efforts
    • Support multiple proposals writing efforts concurrently; typical proposal responses are 20-30 pages.  Duty requires individual authoring of sections as well as potential coordination and support to other capture and writing staff resources
    • Strong ability to work in fast-paced, quick-turn proposal environment (e.g., ability to write effectively in support of two-week task order proposals)
    • Will work closely with capture managers, proposal solution architects, and proposal managers to develop competitive and compliance proposals
    • Strong ability to perform critical thinking to help identify differentiators and to develop insightful questions to drive productive solution sessions with SMEs
    • Development of detailed annotated outlines to guide both yourself and other section authors in creating impactful, professional proposal content


    • Bachelor’s degree in technical field with a minimum of eight (8) years’ experience developing proposals (preference for this to be in Federal market space). An additional six (6) years of related experience can be substituted for educational requirement.
    • Strong experience using MS Office products (Word, PowerPoint)
    • Strong, technical, and creative personality with attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

     Preferred / Desired Skills: 

    • Strong preference for proposal development experience within the following subjects and customers: healthcare IT, software development, cybersecurity, cloud computing, DoD, Dept of Veterans Affairs, HHS

    EEO Statement

    AbleVets LLC appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.  AbleVets is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 


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