Proposal Support Technical Writer

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Associate's Degree
Chesapeake, VA OR Aberdeen, MD
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Duties of Position

Provide support to Division’s Contract and Delivery Order (DO) proposal processes. Individual will work independently and/or with Project Lead(s) to develop the proposal outline/draft documents based upon Government Requests for Proposal (RFPs). They will research corporate experience database(s), best of breed material, and input from Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to refine draft documents to ensure compliance with scope, format, content, and continuity of products, as required. Work products will be submitted to the Division technical authority (TA) for review/comments, after which the individual will rewrite/finalize the documents and submit them to Program Managers for final review. Additional Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: • Work with graphics/graphic designers to produce graphics/illustrations. • Conduct interviews with SMEs/Technical Staff to develop compliant corporate experience documents. • Manage production schedules and create and institute Proposal QA processes. • Edit drafts for format, clarity and overall cohesiveness. • Ensure documents meet editorial and Government specifications and adhere to identified standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format and style. • Meet successfully tight turn-around schedules and deadlines.

Required Skills & Experience

• Must be an expert Technical Writer with a minimum of 3 years directly-related experience • Must be able to work concurrently on more than one proposal. • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products. • Must have SharePoint experience • Must have solid understanding of the Government proposal process.

Preferred Skills

• Current Secret security clearance. • The individual must be a team player, with excellent communication skills, who can work in a collaborative and sometimes stressful environment.



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*The majority of our positions require a DoD security clearance


Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits enrollment from their date of hire:

  • Health Insurance - Centurum provides insurance for employee and dependent in a comprehensive package. Coverage for vision care is included. This option is available on a cost-sharing basis.
  • Dental Insurance - Available in conjunction with Health Insurance for an additional cost. Provides oral maintenance care for employee and dependent.
  • Basic Life Insurance - Company provided benefit for all full-time employees.
  • Supplemental Life Insurance - Optional life insurance coverage to employees at group rates.
  • Dependant Life Insurance - Optional coverage for dependents at a group rate.
  • Long Term Disability Insurance - Optional coverage available to employees at group rates.
  • Vacation and Sick Leave - Leave accrual is determined by length of service.
  • Holidays - The company observes ten paid holidays each year.
  • Retirement 401(k) Plan - Investments can be made into selected mutual funds under this plan. Employee is fully vested from plan entry date. The company may match employee contributions depending upon profit.

Centurum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing employment opportunities for all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by U.S. law. Centurum makes reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.