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Proposal & Budgets Manager

Covance 8/27/2018 1:30:27 PM
JOB ID: 23615 Category: Client Services
Singapore, Singapore



Job Overview


* Manage all aspects of quote, proposal and RFI development for assigned opportunities; adhering to agreed-upon BU-specific and enterprise-wide proposal and pricing processes
* Ensures response team is developing creative solutions for client inquiries
* Responsible for managing opportunities of medium to high complexity autonomously
* Reviews RFP/quote requests to ensure full understanding of client requirements
* Works with Operations, Finance, Account Executives and others to compile proposal response
* Ensures timely delivery of assigned proposals to clients
* Evaluates data entry into SFDC, CMS, and others databases as appropriate (e.g. updates, proposal number requests and generating both regularly scheduled and impromptu reports) for accuracy and completion
* Responsible for client-facing and senior management-facing activities surrounding assigned opportunities
* Identifies and resolves issues around client inquiry requirements and Covance capabilities
* Maintains appropriate knowledge of the technical and regulatory environments
* Responsible for executing or facilitating internal and external opportunity management negotiations (i.e. pricing, process, resources, etc.)
* Anticipates, detects, promotes quality and process improvement needs in the maintenance and continued development of key client relationships
* Promotes internal expertise through training and guidance to less Experience d staff on interpretation of a RFP/quote/protocol
* Performs quality control activities for peers and less Experience d staff

Why People choose to work at Covance

* Energizing Purpose
* Exceptional People
* Extraordinary Potential

We are focused on a workplace unlike any other; a place where you can build a rewarding career with talented colleagues while positively improving health and improving lives acrooss the globe.

At Covance, it's our people that make us great – it's what our clients, our partners and, most importantly, what our employees say. Here, you'll have the opportunity to work with extraordinary people with diverse viewpoints. You'll discover your own outstanding potential as we build an even stronger organization with industry leaders from early development to the clinic and beyond.

Get to know Covance

Covance, the drug development business of LabCorp, is the world's most comprehensive drug development services company. Because of our broad Experience , from early research to commercialization, our more than 20,000 employees from across the globe are in a unique position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing. Our team's impact on healthcare is remarkable. Through their everyday work they've supported 100% of the top 50 drugs on the market and all the oncology drugs approved in 2016. Even though we span multiple businesses, we operate as one, sharing our knowledge to improve our efficiency and deliver on the promise of a healthier world.

The Covance team is inspired by an energized purpose to improve health and improve lives across the globe. Here, you'll work alongside exceptional people who each play an important role in bringing new scientific discoveries and therapeutic area advancements to life. And, because we span the drug development spectrum, you'll directly impact a wide-range of initiatives as you explore unique career paths and discover your extraordinary potential.

Get ready to make a difference as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and improve lives of countless individuals.

EEO Statement

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.


* Bachelors degree in a scientific, business or related field (or equivalent work Experience )


* Minimum of 6 years direct CRO/pharma or other business-related Experience preferred
* Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and ability to be persistent while maintaining tact
* Demonstrated computer skills – requires excellent MS Office Experience (specifically Excel, Word, Outlook)
* Demonstrated ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize
* Demonstrated teamwork, communication (written and verbal), and organizational skills
* Proven ability to work independently
* Knowledge of other software applications (i.e. SFDC) preferred
* Ability to work to deadlines
* Strong analytical skills
* Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with clients and Covance senior management
* Positive attitude and sense of urgency
* Possesses a general knowledge of and ability to work across Covance BU lines preferred

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Singapore, SGP - Singapore


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).