Proposal Analyst

  • full_time
  • Germany


CTI is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Proposal Analyst. As a Proposal Analyst at CTI, you will play a crucial role in supporting our business development efforts by working closely with other team members to prepare and submit proposals for defense and space projects. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the growth of a high-tech company that specializes in providing cutting-edge technology solutions for military and security applications.

CTI is a high-tech software, systems engineering, and operational support corporation dedicated to providing top-quality engineering, system development, and support. We specialize in operator-focused technology solutions for military and security applications, including electronic warfare, C4ISR, tactical & unmanned systems, and training & simulation. Our expertise lies in real-time, decision support, and electronic warfare systems, sensor integration, and information management. As a Proposal Analyst, you will be working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, collaborating with a talented team of professionals to develop winning proposals that meet the needs of our clients in the defense and space industry.


  • Manage organization-wide communications related to B&P.
  • Determine organizational training needs and develop curriculum requirements.
  • Maintain the proposal assets and documentation library, developing and executing content refresh strategies.
  • Maintain corporate statistical information necessary for proposal teams to respond to government RFPs.
  • Manage Proposal SharePoint Team sites to maximize collaboration and efficiencies.
  • Create new proposal assets (reference guides, templates, and other materials) that adhere to standards for graphics, format, and style.
  • Manage the B&P process through inception, execution, closeout, and retrospection.
  • Work with management to identify resources to pursue available opportunities.
  • Ensure that proposal timelines are clearly articulated and met through process, organization, and communication.
  • Lead kickoff meetings to align the team properly with the intent, the timeline, and the goals related to the capture of efforts.
  • Lead Lessons Learned postmortem process to capture best practices, requirements, and action items from pursuit teams.


Necessary skills and experience

  • Five (5) years’ experience in Proposal Management, Proposal Operations, Knowledge Management, Project Management, or Process Improvement.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, detail-oriented, highly collaborative, and able to work with a variety of people at all levels.
  • Understanding of proposal management fundamentals and the full lifecycle of the proposal process.
  • Strong project management skills including creating project plans, managing schedules and timelines, requirements gathering, user acceptance testing (UAT), execution, and implementation.
  • Proven experience in program analysis or a similar role.
  • A bachelor’s degree in business administration, communications, finance or a related field.
  • The ability to obtain a US security clearance post-start date. U.S. Citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Beneficial skills and experience

  • Experience with knowledge management and content development.
  • Ability to work in a virtual environment and work effectively in cross-functional teams.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to gather and interpret complex data sets.
  • Understanding of proposal management fundamentals and the full lifecycle of the proposal process Experience with proposal management software is a plus.
  • Experience with MS Office Proficiency (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint and Teams.


CTI is a rapidly growing company offering the following:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • H.S.A. (partially funded by CTI) and Flex Spending
  • Company-paid life insurance/AD&D and disability insurance
  • Optional supplemental life, critical illness, hospital indemnity and accident insurances
  • Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays
  • 401k plan with Safe Harbor contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement/professional training options
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Assistance
  • Financial Planning Assistance
  • Voluntary Pre-Paid Legal
  • Flexible schedules with telecommuting options
  • Service awards program


CTI is an Equal Opportunity employer and shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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