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Huntington Ingalls Industries Proposals Manager 2 - 16518 1 in Pocasset, Massachusetts

Requisition Number: 17779

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain

Level of Experience: Mid

This opportunity resides with Unmanned Systems, a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. Our Unmanned Systems group creates advanced unmanned maritime solutions for defense, marine research and commercial applications. Serving customers in more than 30 countries, HII provides design, autonomy, manufacturing, testing, operations and sustainment of unmanned systems, including unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) and unmanned surface vessels (USVs).

Meet HII’s Mission Technologies Division

Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense – the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that’s right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you.

Come Join HII! Where Hard Stuff is Done Right!

HII Unmanned Systems is seeking an experienced candidate to come join our team! The Senior Proposal Manager works with all levels of Management, Technical Leads/SME's, Pricing, and Capture teams to shape, manage and develop proposal strategies. The Proposals Manager coordinates the proposal preparation activities, from capturing competitive and unique differentiators to ultimately crafting winning proposals. Responsible for technically compliant, compelling, competitive, high-quality winning proposals, and partners with business development to form a high performing capture team in the pursuit of strategic, federal and international opportunities.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Create and inspire team to develop a Proposal Management Plan, including; innovative solutions to identify existing capabilities that align with business development lifecycle, respond to client challenges and create a distinctive competitive advantage by delivering winning and compelling proposals priced to win. This will include close liaison with proposals, engineering, compliance and pricing.

  • Manage a bid or proposal (formal responses to RF(x)) opportunity from end of pursuit phase to contract award, including compliance/legal review, solution development, winning price development, risk management, proposal development.

  • Manages Pursuit and Proposal Budget and represents department in Pocasset.

  • Control and monitor development and production of proposals, ensuring that high quality, professional products are created and delivered according to plan and schedule.

  • Participates in pre-proposal actions in conjunction with pursuit action plans, including; market research, bid/no bid analysis, data calls.

  • Prepare compliant matrices, templates, and work products designed to assist technical subject matter experts and teammates developing responses in accordance with win strategies, themes to/for RFIs, RFPs, RFQs, Task.

  • Other duties as assigned.

What you will be doing...

Develops, plans and schedules proposals. Compiles cost, schedule, and technical elements in the development of proposals in accordance with request for proposal (RFP) specifications. Coordinates the collection and accumulation of cost, scheduling, and performance elements from functional departments. Researches and analyzes historical data, develops cost models to support proposal efforts. Coordinates activities and participates in fact-finding meetings. Participates in should-cost and pricing reviews with management and customer representatives. Participates as a member of the contract negotiating team.

What we are looking for...

  • 6 years relevant progressive experience with Bachelors in related field; 4 years relevant progressive experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 10 years relevant progressive experience.

  • Must be able to maintain and obtain a government clearance #LI-MH 1 *TL *EP *MV

Physical Requirements

Job performance will normally require only minor lifting and carrying of boxes of records or equipment.


We build the world’s most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.

Recognized as one of America’s top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people’s safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you’ll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.

Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.

Today’s challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It’s why we’re focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

Do You Need Assistance?

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistance. Press #3 for HII Technical Solutions.