Public Consulting Group

Proposal Manager

Job Locations US
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/1/2023 1:47 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Health Services


Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, technology, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG employs approximately 2,000 professionals worldwide—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm has extensive experience in all 50 states, Canada, and a growing practice in Europe. PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to meet challenges, pursue opportunities, and serve constituents across the public sector. To learn more, visit  



  • Develop strategic direction and drive proposal development operations, presentations and communications to produce high-quality marketplace proposals.
  • Manage and direct the efforts of the Proposal Center Team to ensure proposal center processes are followed, standard PCG style guide is used, and documents are submitted in accordance with established criteria.
  • Manage all aspects of proposal operations (workplans, proposal writing, editing, illustration, production efforts, etc.) from assignment and receipt of RFP, through delivery and receipt by customer.
  • Coordinate the internal flow and review of proposal content which includes supporting the maintenance and development of new content for the content library, leveraging competitive intelligence/ proposal metrics reports for business development efforts, and supporting the bid/no bid process.
  • Provide direction and content on strategic proposals, including development of strategic win themes and discriminators and copy editing as required.
  • Coordinate, assign or lead major proposal meeting events or milestones including initial outreach, proposal analysis, kick off, writing efforts, and final production.
  • Facilitate the receipt of all proposal materials with authors and teaming partners in accordance with the proposal timeline, which includes acting as a liaison with corporate departments to ensure compliance and assisting with internal policies and procedures.
  • Enables an effective alert system to bring awareness to the entire proposal team when a proposal deadline slips and creates risk or extraordinary effort to the proposal.
  • Works with management and leadership to proactively deliver compliant qualified proposals and strategies.
  • Assists in production ,proofreading, and editing functions as required.
  • Builds sustentative relationships with business teams.
  • Develops boilerplate templates, styles, templates, resumes, company factoids and database of references.
  • Develops and implements a continual process improvement plan to adapt to the marketplace and support the efforts of the team.
  • Conduct and develop trainings and resources related to the proposal development process and the Expedience proposal automation software.
  • Recommend and implement infrastructure improvements and assist with SharePoint updates.
  • Facilitate team engagement and career development goals for the team.
  • Support data integrity and other KPIs as established by the Director of Health Internal Administration.
  • Other duties as required.



Education: Bachelor’s degree or 6 years’ experience required.
Experience: 6+ year experience developing, bidding, and winning public sector management consulting services
Certification: Certified Proposal Management Professional (CPP APMP) preferred.


Required Skills:


  • Ability to interact with all levels of personnel from technical to high level executive management, and influence key stakeholders in order to complete work efforts.
  • Strong leadership, assertiveness and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong management and supervisory skills.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt to a new corporate culture quickly.
  • Ability to grow and develop a team with an emphasis on engagement.
  • Ability to deal with adversity and differing opinions.




Compensation for roles at Public Consulting Group varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by applicable law, PCG provides the following reasonable range of compensation for this role: $100,000 - $120,000. In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role.

EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.


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