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Government Bids Specialist

Location US-VA-Arlington
Company Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Requisition ID
Sales Support
Position Type


We are currently seeking a Government Bids Specialist to join our Government Operations Team (in Arlington, VA or Melville, NY). The person in this role is responsible for coordinating and responding (non-technical) to request for bids/proposals and administering federal government contracts and Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPA’s). A background in the federal government bids process and contracts administration is highly recommended for this position. 
This position is full time and offers a hybrid work schedule requiring you to be in the office Monday and Wednesday and an option to work from home the remainder of the week (unless a specific business need arises requiring in office attendance on other days).  Note that work schedules and office reporting requirements may change from time to time based on business needs.


- Responsible for all bid activities including but not limited to review, distill, and identify bid requirements and concerns; develop bid strategies, formulate comprehensive and quality proposals/quotes; and track bid activities and maintain bid log. Act as the focal point of contact for proposal development and seeking clarifications from customers.
- Act as the contract liaison between Canon and Government, including participation in pre-award/post award discussions, contract negotiations/modifications and cure notices, if applicable. Contract maintenance includes product refreshes, renewals and up-to-date marketing information.
- Administer and coordinate activities involving the acceptance, monitoring and performance of Federal government contracts.


Please note: We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, orders and mandates, including those we may be required to follow as a federal government contractor/subcontractor.
- Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience, required.
- Minimum three years’ of work experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and preparing non-technical bid response, required.
- Federal audits and compliance, preferred.
- Experience with managing a GSA Federal Schedule (preferred).
- Must demonstrate strong proficiency with Microsoft (MS) Excel, Word, & Outlook programs.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Functions effectively as part of a team.
- Incumbent must demonstrate superior time management, organizational and interpersonal skills,
- Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
- Possesses strong decision making/problem solving skills.
The Company will not pursue or support visa sponsorship for this position.

Company Overview

About our Company - Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $30.4 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2020† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2020. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA.

†Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.
All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks of their respective owners.

Canon U.S.A., Inc. offers a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) Savings Plan, discretionary profit sharing, discretionary success sharing, educational assistance, recognition programs, vacation, and much more. A more comprehensive list of what we have to offer is available at

We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, orders and mandates, including those we may be required to follow as a federal government contractor/subcontractor.

We are an EEO/AA employer. Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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