Job Duties and Responsibilities :
Manage RFP / RFI proposal submission process and timelines to exceed customer expectations and facilitate an efficient, high quality, and timely submission.
Facilitate development of RFP / RFI content including budgets and strategic text in response to sponsor RFP requests.
Develop draft budgets and texts based on strategic RFP / RFI parameters.
Review budgets and texts with operational lead assigned to the RFP and prepare / analyze proposed budget metrics.
Work with operational lead and Vendor Management Team to obtain third party vendor budgets as necessary.
Schedule and participate in strategy calls and budget review calls in accordance with submission timelines.
Submit proposal package within timelines requested by sponsor.
Proposals Managers located in Taiwan may also have the following tasks :
Develop third party contracts, full service contractual agreements inclusive of change in scope budgets and supporting legal documents
Prepare scope change budgets and variance analysis in accordance with instructions from Project Managers and Project Analysts.
Coordinate budget and contract revisions with Operations Directors, Project Manager, DBD, Project Analyst and third party vendors as needed.
Assist Project Managers and DBDs with scope change review with sponsors as needed.
Supervisory Responsibilities :
No supervisory responsibilities.
Job Requirements : Education
Bachelor’s Degree : Life Sciences, Business, or similar preferred degree
1 - 3 years of proposal development experience, preferably in a CRO or healthcare industry environment.
Skills / Competencies
Self-Starter : Works with minimal supervision. Proactively identifies and communicates issues that require management approval or discussion.
Excellent communication skills : Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills. Communicates clearly, effectively, and timely and is able to consistently choose the appropriate level, frequency, and method of communication.
Effectively communicates complex information throughout the organization, proactively and continuously. Demonstrates effective public speaking skills and is able to engage others in a presentation.
Team Oriented : Works effectively with all co-workers, customers, and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner;
listens to and objectively considers ideas and suggestions from others.
Excellent Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills, Solution Oriented : Demonstrates an ability to analyze and solve problems.
Approaches problems by focusing on workable solutions. Demonstrates a record of identifying opportunities for improvement and creating solutions through continuous and effective communications with management.
Is seen by others as a resource on matters relating to budgets and analysis.
Excellent Organization / Time Management : Makes aggressive commitments, keeps commitments, and is willing to be judged against them;
Keeps others informed of work progress, timetables, and issues. Demonstrates consistent ability to successfully prioritize work and meet deadlines.
Keeps complete and accurate budget and project analysis records in compliance with company SOPs and processes. Works well under strict deadlines and has the ability to balance diversity in workload and prioritization of assignments
Process Oriented : Continuously identifies new ways to improve quality and efficiencies while increasing profitability.
Flexible, Change Agent : Can adjust to constantly changing deadlines and priorities. Has ability to be flexible when change occurs.
Able to anticipate and bring about change when needed. Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately.
Must have ability to multi- task and prioritize workload, be proactive and forward thinking, and be comfortable challenging operational leadership input.
Excellent Technology Skills : Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel and Word. Able to create spreadsheets using complex formulas.
Able to link data and spreadsheets. Ability to interpret and understand macros a plus. Navigate MS Excel, customize Excel driven formulas and trace dependencies, format Word documents and utilize Adobe PDF for submission finalization
Proof-reading and Analytical Skills : Consistently produces complete and accurate spreadsheets and budgets. Proactively checks work and easily identifies and corrects errors.
Consistently provides thorough and detailed review and feedback.
Able to work at a computer for more than 6 hours in the day.