Job Description Summary: 

CES is looking for a Business Development Specialist who understands the fundamental drivers of the business, customers, partners, and competitors. The BD Specialist will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships and prospect/develop new business opportunities.  



  • Develop new business opportunities 

  • Take lead role in the development of proposals  

  • Identify trends and meeting regularly with management team  

  • Manage proposal response process, including detailed RFP requirements, content creation, and inputs from various sources 

  • Maintain and share professional knowledge through education, networking, events, and presentations 

  • Review documents (RFP’S, RFQ’S, RFI’S, SOW’S etc.) for clarity and compliance to federal acquisition regulation for organization’s GSA Enterprise 

  • Coordinate with Executive leadership on proposal development for Federal Contracts 


Required qualifications/skills: 

  • Minimum of five years of experience as a BD professional  

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree  

  • Related experience working with Federal Agencies (DOJ, FDA, CMS, VA or USDA). 

  • Experience in reviewing and understanding proposal development for federal contracts 

  • Great oral and written skills  

  • Excellent organizational skills to meet goals and set priorities 

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, Sharepoint and comfortable with using a computer for various tasks 



Preferred qualifications/skills: 

  • Experience in contract policies and regulations 

  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal, in order to express technical and nontechnical concepts clearly and concisely 

  • Experience in full life-cycle proposal development  


Supervisory Responsibilities: 

  • None 



  • Washington DC area 

  • Can be performed remote 



Physical Requirements: 

  • May require prolonged periods of sitting at a desk. 

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