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Conduent Senior Proposal Manager Analyst - Pharmacy Life Sciences in Chicago, Illinois

Through our dedicated associates, Conduent delivers mission-critical services and solutions on behalf of Fortune 100 companies and over 500 governments - creating exceptional outcomes for our clients and the millions of people who count on them.

You have an opportunity to personally thrive, make a difference and be part of a culture where individuality is noticed and valued every day.

Duties & Responsibilities (including but not limited to the following):

  • Works on all aspects of proposal development (RFP/RFI) for strategic or high-value sales opportunities

  • Ability to publish a winning proposal with a compelling story for a given opportunity. Scope of responsibility includes all required responses to RFP.

  • Maintains understanding of bid strategies as they evolve; develops methods for integrating and capturing final bid strategy in the proposal

  • Applies proposal process, methodology and best practices

  • Maintains compliance with requirements, internal controls, external regulations (e.g., procurement process), and sales methodology

  • Coordinates with multiple departments, including but not limited to Marketing, Contracts, Legal, Pricing, etc. to ensure the response is consistent

  • Creates, manages and maintains proposal development schedule, proposal design, and executes quality control functions

  • Responsible for all daily proposal management activities, including development of work plans, schedules and milestones

  • Facilitates development of all written components of the proposal

  • Implements processes to manage output from proposal resources specifically to RFP criteria

  • Ensures proposal structure complies with RFP requirements

  • Provides first draft of proposal that includes answers to questions, bios, and relevant attachments.

  • Edits language provided by other members of pursuit team as needed.

  • Contributes to the improvement of proposal processes and resources

Position Requirements:

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Understanding of pharmaceutical industry including: Patient Assistance, HUB, Medical Information, Brand Marketing, Sales, Pharmacovigilance extremely helpful

  • Experience with BPO support to pharma clients helpful

  • Strong content creation/development, editorial and reading comprehension skills required

  • Strong project matrix management skills with ability to work collaboratively with various functional areas required

  • Prefers fast paced environment with strong organizational skills

  • 5+ years of in proposal role with a strong track record of wins

  • Bachelor's degree preferred in English, Journalism, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Business or a related field

  • Expert in Microsoft Word

  • Competent in Microsoft Office Suite, SharePoint, and Adobe Acrobat Pro

  • Fluent in oral and written English

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully collaborate and build relationships in a matrixed organization that achieves shared objectives

  • APMP certification and/or involvement preferred

  • Must be extremely responsive and be able to meet critical deadlines

  • Must be able to work remotely with minimal supervision

  • Must be willing to work occasional overtime (evenings/weekends) to meet deadlines

Conduent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, gender expression, sex/gender, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law.

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