BAE Systems, Inc.
|How long have you been a proposal manager/specialist/ writer?||I have been in BD/Proposal Development since March 2010 and a full time writer/team manager in our Proposal Organization since March 2012.|
|How did you become involved with proposals?||It was a natural function of Business development.|
|Do you work in a "corporate office" or "home office" environment?||Corporate proposal center|
|What do you like best about working in your current environment?||It is good to work with a professional proposal team and have support resources available.|
|What do you like least?||Waiting|
|What do you feel is the most challenging aspect of your job?||Developing a cohesive and effective writing and editing team.|
|What shortcuts or helpful best practices about working with proposal teams could you share?||Develop Proposal and Capture Manager trust right away and work to integrate your writing and editing agenda into their schedule to allow sufficient time for rewriting and reviewing.|
|Why/when did you join APMP?||To connect with colleagues, learn best practices.|
|What is your method for successfully working with your proposal teams?||Always volunteer/be willing to do the difficult and time sensitive work. You'll be a welcome asset on any proposal team.|
|Which type of proposals do you do most? Commercial, government or other?||Government. I have only worked on one commercial proposal.|
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