Proposal Center Management


Many companies want to establish a bid and proposal center of excellence to help improve the efficiency of bid and proposal activity. They see the value in a unified approach with established methods, processes, and tools necessary to win business.

Shipley is experienced in helping clients build and manage an effective and efficient sales/business development operation on the scale and schedule that best fit your needs. This bid and proposal center of excellence will be the basis for building a winning business development culture to sustain growth and promote productivity.

After assessing needs and objectives, we help design and set up a bid and proposal operations center. Shipley has the know-how and personnel to manage this center to maximize efficiency and resources. Shipley’s outsourced services help you maximize existing resources, tools, and personnel while combining the know-how and expertise of Shipley best practices. You will enhance your long-term capability while getting immediate assistance on current sales or capture opportunities. We will operate the center for as long as necessary to help create a winning culture.

  • Determine Your Long-Term Needs

    Establish your organization’s characteristic needs for business development support before committing to designs and investments that may not be right for you.

  • Design and Develop Best-in-Class Processes

    Design or re-engineer current sales/business development processes to support your operating vision and strategic goals.

  • Institutionalize Center Operations

    Profit from properly focused support through efficient staffing models, knowledge management techniques, and individual and organizational training and incentivization.

"Your proposal leadership on this complex proposal was invaluable. You were able to harness our resources and bring together a compelling story for our customer while maintaining calm - even in a very chaotic environment with us and our teaming partners."

Director of Program Development, Healthcare IT Firm

Why Shipley?

  • The most qualified and diverse cadre of capture and proposal resources in the industry
  • Industry-proven tools, techniques, and processes for getting it done right; on time and on budget
  • Task order, quick-turn response support to minimize overhead and respond quickly
  • A flexible engagement management approach with practitioners leading project oversight
  • A partner that supports clients with a winning discipline, globally
  • A national recruiting system to attract and retain capture and proposal talent to meet specific needs
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