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Proposal Manager (Budgets and Proposals)

Covance 4/11/2019 2:45:53 PM
JOB ID: 27211 Category: Client Services
London, United Kingdom

   

 

Job Overview

Covance are recruiting for a Proposals Manager for our Oncology Proposal Management team. Ideally we are looking for candidates that could be partially based at our office in Edinburgh with the option to work from home around 3 days per week, however, for the right candidate, full home based working in the UK will be considered.

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The Proposal Manager owns all aspects of the appropriate proposal process (text, quote, budget, and/or response to Requests for Information [RFIs]) for assigned opportunities (inclusive of managing opportunities under general supervision, establishing clear timelines, meeting client requirement, and suggesting solutions for obstacles).

* Reviews and analyzes RFI and/or Request for Proposal (RFP) documents to ensure adequate information for budget, proposal and/or response preparation is provided. Follows up with appropriate contact for additional information as required.
* Identifies and resolves issues around client enquiry requirements and Covance capabilities with support
* Organizes and facilitates of strategic and operational calls related to the opportunity
* Prepares high quality and accurate documents in accordance with agreed strategy and Sponsor requirements and expectations under the pressure of changing timelines

Education / Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required in related field or equivalent work Experience

Experience

A number of years of Experience in budget and/or text development, or an equivalent combination of education and CRO/pharma/other related Experience to successfully perform the essential job duties

* 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)
* Knowledge of proposal management software applications (e.g., Salesforce.com, Qvidian, Proposal Automation applications) is preferred
* Demonstrated text editing and writing skills (based on business unit and/or team expectations)


Position Type: Full-Time

Location: London, UK - United Kingdom



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