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SAP NS2 Proposal Manager/Technical Writer-Herndon-20171

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Date: Mar 1, 2021

City: Herndon, VA, US, 20171

Company: SAP

Requisition ID:269776
Work Area: Sales
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T3

Hiring Manager: Joe Celentano 

Recruiter Name: Kathy Thompson



SAP NS2 Proposal Manager/Technical Writer-Herndon-20171


SAP is the global market leader for business software and related services. SAP National Security Services Inc.® (SAP NS2®) is an independent U.S. subsidiary of SAP.  At SAP NS2, we leverage best-in-breed technologies engineered by SAP to protect the lives, assets and information of AmericansWe offer SAP solutions with specialized levels of security and support to meet the requirements of U.S. national security and critical infrastructure customers.

Must be a U.S. Person; NS2 does not offer Visa sponsorships for this role

All internals must have manager’s approval to transfer.


SAP National Security Services, Inc. (SAP NS2) is s for searching for an experienced Proposal Manager with Technical Writing experience to support responses to Government Solicitations. We are a subsidiary of SAP, so employees get the feel of working for a small company while having the backing of a large organization.



The SAP NS2 Proposal Manager is responsible for managing the entire proposal effort, including the development of win themes and a high-quality work product which meets imposed deadlines. They primarily write, edit, and research industry and product specific content for proposals, focusing on the production of high-quality, industry leading proposals and presentations. The Proposal Manager is also responsible for assisting with graphics and final production and submission of proposal responses.


The SAP NS2 Proposal Manager is a subject matter expert for sales tactics, pitch messages and is responsible for driving sales processes in response to requests for proposals, oral presentations and the preparation of other deal-centric, customer-branded sales collateral. The scope and breadth of the services delivered by the Proposal Manager will vary by engagement as determined by the requirements and needs of the sales pursuit.


The position requires acute attention to detail, the ability to manage multiple work streams within compressed timeframes, mature project management disciplines, technical writing experience and strong oral and written business communication skills.



  • Five or more years of previous proposal management experience responding to government proposals in a high-volume setting
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, including experience with technical writing and editing. Demonstrated ability to deliver well-written, audience-specific materials
  • Ability to work proactively and independently to provide compliant proposal responses, while managing multiple efforts and meeting deadlines
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • High proficiency with MS Office Products including, but not limited to, Word, PowerPoint, Excel and SharePoint
  • Excellent organizational and management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree with a focus in English, communications, journalism, or other relevant field required



Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

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Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Additional Locations

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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