Proposal Writer at Leapsail

Leapsail – We are happiest when we work with our passion-driven clients and are glad each time their unbound thirst for the unusual has them bounding up our stairs wanting to meet.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Proposal Writer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria


  • Develop high-quality proposal content for technical (data center consolidation, application development and mobile computing, cyber security, cloud computing, business process management, and enterprise infrastructure management), management and past performance response sections.
  • The individual must clearly convey information in accordance with corresponded annotated mock ups that result in compliant, credible and persuasive proposals.
  • The Proposal Technical Writer must be able to effectively communicate and collaborate with personnel (through interviews and discussion) at all levels of the organization.

Essential Functions

  • Able to understand complex IT solutions to the extent necessary to interview/write or collaborate to develop the written response
  • Assists SMEs (Subject Matter Expert(s)) by suggesting and/or developing graphics (charts, process flows, screenshots, etc.) that convey the theme or solution being proposed
  • Writes original text for corporate experience, past performances, standard business practices (project management/staffing/quality/transition plans), and resumes in response to RFPs/RFQs deadlines
  • Interviews proposed personnel, project managers, and other corporate staff to elicit the data required to generate proposal content
  • Finds, analyzes, and synthesizes written content from proposal libraries; revises and repurposes it for new efforts, ensuring the content is tailored to meet the solicitation requirements
  • Follows established proposal development policies and procedures
  • Manages repository and other proposal libraries as required in the SharePoint library
  • Participates in technical solutions/theming sessions and proposal color reviews, as necessary
  • Performs technical rewrite/edits on proposals, as necessary
  • Participate in proposal strategy sessions, readiness reviews, kickoff meetings, and daily standups
  • Clearly communicates all assignments, conducts appropriate follow ups
  • Supports Business Development (BD) team members and BD leaders throughout firm with specific data requests
  • Assists with market research to support strategic planning and capture activities in the Federal IT market.
  • Monitors public databases, Government Agency websites, and Government Agency procurement forecasts
  • Perform other duties or special projects as required or as assigned by Director of Proposal Management and/or Sr. Vice President of Business Development
  • Maintain version control on all documentation, follow document development life cycle, and ensure documentation is current at all times
  • Other duties assigned by supervisor/manager

Basic Qualification:

  • 2+ years of proposal experience within technology sales.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of proposal experience within a software sales environment
  • BS / BA Degree or equivalent experience
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Excellent writing, grammar, and spelling abilities; technical writing skills preferred
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Willingness to engage with senior technical and upper management to obtain necessary information
  • Self-starter, multitasker, team player, works well under pressure, and follows through on tasks
  • Willingness to handle multiple deadlines simultaneously and work independently
  • Good attention to detail
  • Willingness to travel as needed.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online