KBR Technical Volume Lead in Greenbelt, Maryland
Technical Volume Lead
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KBR is seeking a Technical Volume Lead for the Science and Space Division. The Technical Volume Lead will support the Business Development (BD) Team and will be responsible for supporting activities throughout the full lifecycle of BD. The Volume Lead will work closely with the Capture Manager, Solution Architect, and Proposal Manger to respond to RFPs, RFQs, and RFIs. The Technical Volume Lead will oversee the development of technical volumes of large proposal efforts, managing a team of writers assigned to the volume. Will also coordinate technical solutions, work with SMEs to develop content, write sections as needed, and integrate and edit sections drafted by authors, creating seamless, compelling narratives.
Responsibilities include supporting all phases of proposal development, analyzing solicitation requirements, and ensuring compliance while meeting all schedule deadlines. The Technical Volume Lead will work with technical subject matter experts to articulate our technical solutions in compelling and easy to understand narrative.
In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who will be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or who have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field (technical degrees with a strong emphasis on writing)
10+ years of relevant experience in developing proposal materials for US federal government contract opportunities
Experience with Shipley or similar proposal process
Proficient in reviewing and analyzing government solicitations and related documents
Possess strong writing skills—especially in translating technical jargon to persuasive sales language
Have effective verbal communications skills
Exhibit working knowledge and experience with space, engineering, science, or mission IT acquisition organizations
Ability to turn highly technical material (collected through interviews or research) into easily understood narrative
Able to multi-task and support competing projects
Demonstrate excellent people skills by working with personnel of varying experience, technical abilities, and levels of authority
Ensure relevant information is included in well written text instructions, descriptions, and procedures with supporting illustrations
Manage resources as changes in project deliverables or timelines occur
Identify and resolve barriers that prevent completing projects on time or with the required quality
Provide focused technical functional expertise
Possess strong leadership and mentoring qualities
Provide guidance to SMEs, subcontractors, and other writers/editors as required
- Master’s degree in related discipline or MBA
KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
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