Sr Proposal Associate -ED

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Recruiter Covance

Location Charlotte, North Carolina (US)

Salary Competitive

Posted 17 Oct 2019

Closes 14 Nov 2019


Discipline Clinical, Quality

Result Type Jobs

Position Type Permanent

Hours Full Time

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Job Overview:Supports or manages all aspects of the appropriate proposal process (text, quote, budget, and/or response to Requests for Information [RFIs]) for opportunities as assigned 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) shadow and/or assist more senior colleagues on opportunities of medium to high complexity May (based on business unit and/or team expectation) be responsible for managing some transactional clientsMay analyzes RFI and/or Request for Proposal (RFP) documents to assist in identifying missing information for budget, proposal and/or RFI response preparation, with support. Supports follow-up with appropriate contact for additional information as required. Identifies and resolves issues around client enquiry requirements and Covance capabilities with supportMay (based on business unit and/or team expectation) shadow or manage strategic and operational calls related to the opportunityWorks across the organization in matrix environment across multiple time-zones and locations to support the process and complete deliverablesPrepares standard documents in accordance with agreed strategy and Sponsor requirements and expectations under the pressure of changing timelines, with minimal supervisionAdministratively supports facilitating internal and external opportunity management negotiations (i.e. pricing, process, resources, timelines, etc.) as neededIs responsible for timely delivery of assigned deliverablesEscalates issues/challenges to Manager for advice on resolutionPerforms timely and accurate data entry into departmental and/or corporate databases/systems as directed 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 meetingsDevelops appropriate knowledge of the technical and regulatory environmentsContributes to assigned process improvement initiatives and supports implementationEducation/Qualifications:

Bachelors degree required in related field or equivalent work experienceExperience:

Minimum 3 years

Applicable minimum 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., **************, Qvidian, Proposal Automation applications) is a plus

Demonstrated text editing and writing skills (based on business unit and/or team expectations)

Demonstrated ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize

Demonstrated teamwork, communication (written and verbal), and organizational skills

Proven ability to work independently

Ability to work to deadlines

Strong analytical skills

Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with internal stakeholders, clients and Covance senior management

Positive attitude and sense of urgency

Possesses an ability and willingness to work across Covance Business Units

Ability to work irregular and/or extended hours as needed to meet the clients proposal deadline.

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