Proposal Manager - Peri & Post Approval Services-142894

Recruiter
PPD
Location
Cambridgeshire
Posted
03 Feb 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PPD is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health. The Strategic Proposal Development department is a global team working to develop crisp and compelling proposals focused on client solutions that are aligned with commercial and operational strategy. As a Proposal Manager, you will work on the strategy and content for PPD proposals, the pricing is done by a separate team within PPD. PPD offers continued career advancement as a Proposal Manager as well as management and specialized opportunities in other departments within PPD. PPD offers award winning structured training programs, a culture that supports meaningful and challenging work and a competitive compensation and benefits package including generous PTO and unique benefits like pet insurance, MDLive Telemedicine and much more! At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. Essential Functions Interprets and analyzes appropriate data to write proposals that support client solutions. Works with the operational strategy lead to ensure the proposal and related documents align as appropriate to operational strategy and budget. Assesses need for graphical content and may provide input as appropriate. Provides super-user level support to proposal teams for proposal development software. Works effectively with PPD senior leadership as contributors and/or reviewers. Remains aligned with opportunities through client decision. Supports project team in bid defense preparation and any other deliverables related to the opportunity. Identifies need for change in process or procedure within department and works with manager and team to develop and implement appropriate changes. Escalates issues as appropriate. Participates in departmental or cross-functional process improvement or corporate initiatives.QualificationsEducation and Experience: Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 8 years’) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience. CRO and/or Pharma industry experience Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong project management skills Expertise in one or more therapeutic areas; ability to work across therapeutic areas when workload warrants Financial acumen as related to business and operation strategy Strong ability to process multiple activities and priorities Effective judgment and decision making skills Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing Ability to work well under pressure Professional ability to interact with individuals at all levels including assistants, peers and executives Excellent interpersonal, organizational and negotiation skills and problem solving ability Knowledge of clinical development process including functional operations and regulatory guidelines and directives across full spectrum of development activities Expertise in sales and marketing strategy Excellent knowledge of medical terminology Excellent computer and graphics skills

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