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Proposal Writers, Editors, and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)

Proposal Writers, Editors, and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)

# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US
Category 
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Type 
Consultant

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Overview

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.

 

CAMRIS clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, and medical research.

 

CAMRIS is seeking experienced proposal writers, editors, and subject matter experts (SMEs) for upcoming bids. Successful candidates must have expertise in one or more of the following areas: nutrition, health, economic growth, elections, democracy and governance, and monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL). Candidates also must have a proven track record of producing winning proposals in response to Federal Government request for proposals (RFPs). The proposal writer must have highly-developed writing skills and the ability to integrate information from many different sources into a well-structured proposal. Knowledge and experience with Federal procurement compliance is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate closely with CAMRIS’ business development unit.
  • Lead and support the writing of technical proposals in response to solicitations.
  • Contribute to the capture planning process, including competitor analysis and proposal strategy.
  • Collaborate with regional and technical experts in relevant fields to create a well-structured proposal plan.
  • In coordination with the designated proposal team, lead/support the design and the development of the technical approach (including technical proposal outline).
  • Integrate the proposal team’s comments through an iterative process.
  • Ensure that the final technical proposal is in “one voice” and that the technical approach section is compliant.
  • Participate in proposal related meetings.
  • Work with the team in Bethesda, MD and liaise with team members in other locations.
  • Conduct research relevant to the proposal (as necessary).

Qualifications

  • PhD or Master’s degree in a relevant technical area.
  • At least five or more years of experience in technical and/or grant writing required.
  • Proven track record in writing winning technical proposals for USAID and other donor agencies.
  • Knowledge of USG, including USAID and other government agencies' research and development procurement processes.
  • Team player with the ability to work with diverse teams.
  • Ability to collaborate with a variety of technical experts in different geographic locations and synthesize information.
  • Ability to multi-task, manage deadlines effectively, and be flexible due to possible changing priorities.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills in English.
  • Strong organizational and computer skills.
  • Experience implementing donor programs at a local level a plus.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred.