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Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC

Sr. Proposal Manager

  •  Posted 15 Days Ago
  •   Full time
  •  Louisville, CO
  •  R0011907
  •  Security Clearance Required

Do you have strong analytical and communication skills, like to work in a collaborative environment, and have a background in the US Department of Defense, US Military, or Aerospace & Defense industry? We may have the perfect opportunity for you! As a Proposal Manager, you'll manage the bid submission process from initial contact through contract signing for our cutting edge products and services. You'll oversee the development of proposals in accordance with the request for proposal (RFP) specifications. Your duties will also include a review of proposals to ensure the appropriate themes are incorporated.

At SNC’s Space Systems Group (SSG) we are not only the creator of the Dream Chaser® spacecraft, but also the designer and manufacturer of rocket engines and components, systems that sustain life in deep space, as well as systems and satellites that improve life here on Earth. The work of our Space Systems team not only supports the U.S. government (including NASA), but also commercial customers and international organizations. Learn more about SSG


  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field of study & 10 or more years of relevant experience
  • Extensive experience with simultaneously managing multiple proposals of all sizes from proposal planning to delivery
  • Proficiency in technical and proposal writing with emphasis in technical products and logistics services
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to motivate/work with others
  • Ability to work successfully in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance is required Learn more about the background check process for Security Clearances


  • Experience preparing Pricing Volumes to include Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and Basis of Estimate (BOE)
  • Advanced skills in one or more of Adobe Creative Suite applications: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat
  • Advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Word, for the use of proposals, such as formatting, outlining, graphics integration
  • Knowledge of learning development applications, such as Storyline, Captivate, and/or Lectora
  • Background in the Aerospace and Defense Industry, the US Department of Defense or US Military


This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-U.S. Citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC