Proposal Writer

United States

ProSciento Inc

Posted on: September 14, 2020

Closing: October 14, 2020

Salary: Undisclosed

Position Type: Full Time

Job Description

Summary: The Proposal Writer is responsible for delivering high quality, compelling, professional, bidding strategy documents and strategic proposal documents for sponsors and potential sponsors in a timely manner to the business development team and other stakeholders at ProSciento. Ensures that documents clearly and succinctly convey the best value solutions and technical understanding of the program or project. Ensures sponsor needs are addressed and ProSciento differentiators are clearly established. Works in the intersection of business communication and project management. Performs duties in accordance with ProSciento’s values, policies, and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities will include the following. Other duties may be assigned at the company’s sole discretion.

  • Owns the overall strategy of high priority opportunities. Plays a key role in ensuring that the strategy is well-defined by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs, studying requests for proposals (RFPs), and attending strategy meetings.
  • Positions and writes customized responses to specific RFP questions based on information gathered from various subject matter experts (SMEs).
  • Positions and writes concise executive summaries that detail ProSciento’s key selling points and differentiators.
  • Maintains professional quality of proposals by ensuring text is concise, clear, and coherent; ensures that the appropriate template is used, and that text adheres to proposal writing, formatting and presentation guidelines and conventions.
  • Supports the development and implementation of processes, including facilitating training (as needed), with a primary focus on increasing customer satisfaction. Creates efficiencies while maintaining consistency.
  • Provides advice, support, and guidance as needed and serves as a mentor to colleagues.
  • Stays abreast of all new products and competitive trends. Understands persuasive language and what makes proposals compelling.
  • Manages fast-paced deadlines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

Degree in related field and a minimum of 5 years direct experience in CRO proposals and contracts or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

Deep and thorough understanding of the CRO industry. Science background helpful. Knowledge of proposal processes. Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills. Creative and innovative thinker. Ability to interpret protocols and RFPs. Strong attention to detail. Ability to provide and receive feedback in a positive manner. Ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships while also working independently.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and peripheral vision as well as depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

ProSciento Inc

Posted on: September 14, 2020

Closing: October 14, 2020

Salary($): Undisclosed

Position Type: Full Time

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