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Senior Proposal Manager

Precision for Medicine

Precision for Medicine

Remote · United States
Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2023

Position Summary:

Develop complex client focused budgets and proposals for the conduct of Phase I-IV clinical trials, including complex bid grid mapping with manager support. Provide overall accountability for the Request for Proposal (RFP) process and deliverable, working in collaboration with global operational review teams to develop high quality budgets and proposals in response to client Request for Proposals (RFPs) across a range of therapeutic areas. Analyzes budgets for company metrics, appropriate pricing and accurate assumptions based on communications across the relative departments, partners and vendors needed for the project. Support Work Order and Request for Information (RFI) deliverables as needed.

Essential functions of the job include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare budgets, proposal text and re-bids to support RFP responses for global opportunities
  • Complete complex budget and proposal deliverables with promptness, accuracy, and minimal direction from line manager. Provide overall coordination for the entire RFP preparation process, including collaboration with key operational review leads, ensuring accurate incorporation of key strategy and adherence to all key deliverable timelines
  • Provide extensive review of RFP documents from clients and accurately identify key service requirements and assumptions needed for budget and proposal development. Able to identify information gaps and/or discrepancies, unique service requirements and translate information into proposal and budget
  • Coordinate and lead core RFP development meetings, with attendance from broader company representatives, including sales, operational review and finance teams
  • Develop full project budgets using our costing tool template. Competent grasp of Excel based formula applied to assist the team in capturing appropriate details, unique budgetary needs and mapping to complex client grids, as needed
  • Prepare complex proposal text using departmental text templates. Accurately reflect client needs and project team’s strategic message and assumptions
  • Communicate, review and negotiate with all partners and third-party vendors during the RFP development process
  • Ensure accuracy and quality control of budget and proposal text edits, working to a high standard of quality output
  • Support work order and request for information (RFI) requests, where needed
  • Respond to client questions regarding proposed budget and operational strategy via written and verbal communications. Participate in client meetings as needed
  • Assist in the maintenance of departmental records and internal and intercompany reporting requirements
  • Participate in departmental initiatives
  • May assist in training of lesser experienced team members
  • May perform peer reviews providing guidance and comments as necessary
  • Other duties as needed


Minimum Required:

  • 4-year college degree or equivalent experience ideally in a business, scientific or healthcare discipline
  • 5-7 years’ experience of proposal and/or contract development experience


  • Graduate, postgraduate degree
  • Past experience in a CRO environment


  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to work independently, prioritizing workload, keeping others informed of progress, timelines and any issues to meet established deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to maintain accuracy under time pressure
  • Demonstrated excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and create solutions through continuous and effective communication with management
  • Sound judgment/decision-making skills
  • High proficiency in Excel, Word and other Microsoft applications
  • Able to work in a collaborative team environment to support departmental/company goals and values
  • Minimal travel may be required for company meetings, clients and vendors

Precision is required by law in some states or cities to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This compensation range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to: skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Precision, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. This role is also eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, health insurance, retirement savings benefits, life insurance and disability benefits, parental leave, and paid time off for sick leave and vacation, among other benefits.
Reasonable estimate of the current range
$84,200$121,200 USD

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