Covance

Proposal Manager I (Individual contributor)

Job Location(s) IN
Job Number
2021-67161
Job Category
Client Services
Position Type
Full-Time
Telecommute
Yes

Job Overview

- 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)
- May (based on business unit and/or team expectation) be responsible for managing opportunities of low to medium complexity
- May (based on business unit and/or team expectation) support integrated opportunities (i.e., spanning across multiple Business Units)
- 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
- May work across the organization in matrix environment across multiple time-zones and locations to lead the process and complete deliverables
- May liaise with third party vendors/vendor managers for provision of quotations and/or information where required
- Prepares high quality and accurate documents in accordance with agreed strategy and Sponsor requirements and expectations under the pressure of changing timelines
- Supports facilitating internal and external opportunity management negotiations (i.e. pricing, process, resources, timelines, etc.) as needed
- Ensures timely delivery of assigned deliverables
- Is responsible for resolving of issues/challenges and informing Manager; may seek Manager’s advice for complex issues/challenges
- Performs timely and accurate data entry into departmental and/or corporate databases/systems as appropriate
- May (based on business unit and/or team expectation) support client-facing and senior management-facing activities surrounding assigned opportunities as needed, including supporting preparation, attendance, or leading applicable preparation and meetings
- Maintains appropriate knowledge of the technical and regulatory environments
- Identifies and participates in ways to improve the efficiency and quality of processes and the resulting deliverables
- May (based on business unit and/or team expectation) contribute to assigned client relationship improvement activities and implementation
- Performs quality control activities per the appropriate process/requirements
- May (based on business unit and/or team expectation) support hosting sales-focused inbound client visits
- May (based on business unit and/or team expectation) be responsible for coordinating on-boarding activities for new starters, including working directly with the management staff to ensure proper on-boarding
- May (based on business unit and/or team expectation) be expected to contribute to content library by submitting new content or updates to existing content, using the official content submission process
- Completes other appropriate duties, as assigned by the manager, which require similar skills in accordance with business needs and common sense.

Education/Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required in related field or equivalent work experience

Experience

Minimum 4 years

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