Past Performance Researcher and Writer

 •  Unisys Reston, VA

5 - 7 years experience  •  Information Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17
Reston, VA
5 - 7 years experience
Information Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17

Summary / Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Past Performance Researcher and Writer to join our team in Reston, VA to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Receive and administratively track new past performance request assignments using SharePoint. Consistently update pipeline records and provide regular status summaries regarding assignments.
  • Coordinate with bid/proposal team leads to solicit information on the assignment. Attend tag ups and reviews throughout the proposal.
  • Serve as past performance volume lead and corporate experience writer.
  • Support bid decisions, partnering decisions, and prework by identifying a group of potential past performances based on certain criteria. Build matrices (spreadsheets) to analyze the relevance of each past performance against the RFP requirements.
  • Review and interpret RFP to determine past performance requirements and evaluation factors.
  • Provide gap analysis for past performance contract selection and collaborate with Capture when gaps are identified
  • Communicate with Contract Managers, Program Managers (PMs), and other Subject Matter Experts to solicit information.
  • Write past performance narratives that demonstrate relevance in size, scope, and complexity.
  • Attend reviews and input edits based on feedback.
  • Manage time proactively to plan for unforeseen short term assignments.
  • Demonstrate excellent professionalism and customer service skills.
  • Develop compliant templates. Check compliance on existing templates.
  • Work with partner companies both as a sub and a prime.
  • Research and gather relevant information for use in proposal development activities, addressing customer hot buttons, and incorporating win themes into proposal past performance section and write ups
  • Write and edit proposal and marketing content for grammar, punctuation, readability, and persuasiveness.
  • Support archival/knowledge management processes by updatingdatabases and synopses.




Key Qualifications:

  • Ability to analyze and extract pertinent/relevant information from RFPs
  • Ability to clearly articulate a written past performance proposal response section
  • Work on site in Reston, VA
  • 3 to 7 years of experience reviewing/analyzing RFPs and creating Past Performance reference templates from RFP requirements


Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Technical Writing, English, Communications, or Marketing &  a minimum 5 years of experience in Federal proposal development or technical writing efforts within the IT sector, (if supporting a US Federal proposal) or equivalent


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