Federal IT Proposals Orals Coach

Part Time On-Call Remote

Indev is seeking to hire a part-time Federal Government IT Proposal Orals Coach who can help with the following activities:

  • Coordinate written and oral proposals, orals coaching, concepting art, developing covers, graphics, and shells.
  • Work with teams providing reuse, presentation knowledge, and storyboarding.
  • Provide training to clients and staff in graphic production processes and procedures.
  • Perform in the roles of orals book boss, orals coach, and orals coordinator in content development, production and delivery of oral presentations.
  • Work with numerous clients on both written and oral proposals developing art, concepts, and story.
  • Provide support in orals logistics, QA practice, and oral rehearsal presentations.

Job Duties

  • Ability to conceptualize a total proposal solution and the information needed to support the solution, and then manage solution development at a detailed level
  • Able to understand Indev’s needs and objectives (Business Unit or Group) and the ultimate customer who will evaluate the proposal
  • Strong ability to maintain focus on the win strategy throughout the proposal process, and to infuse that strategy and its resultant tactics to good effect throughout the entire proposal
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Respected leadership and outstanding interpersonal skills; specifically, the ability to:
    • Identify, obtain, and organize the best resources to accomplish the job
    • Communicate tasks and objectives to the proposal team – clearly and unambiguously
    • Understand the proposal team’s strength and weaknesses, and know how to maximize team performance within those boundaries to meet/exceed proposal objectives
    • Communicate effectively with the Acquisition Steering Committee, Capture Manager, Volume Leaders, Review Team Leader(s), line managers, and others, as appropriate
    • Anticipate and resolve proposal challenges and problems.
    • Participate in Black Hat, Gold, Blue, and Red Reviews.

    Required Qualifications to be Successful in this Role

    • 5+ years of experience related to Federal IT RFPs
    • 5+ years of technical proposal experience
    • Ability to work on short deadlines and sometimes high stress environments
    • Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical staff, distilling disparate writing styles into a cohesive narrative
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills.

    Additional desired qualifications (will vary based on proposal requirements). Candidate should be comfortable coaching to at least one:

    • Experience in software development lifecycle
    • Experience in Agile development
    • Experience in technical architecture, engineering
    • Experience in cybersecurity
    • Experience in requirements management, testing
    • Experience in cloud implementation (e.g., MS Azure, AWS, Google)
    • Experience in cloud native/DevOps technologies
    • Experience with SaaS platforms (e.g., Salesforce, MS Dynamics, ServiceNow)