• Proposal Manager I

    Job Location(s) US-NJ-Princeton | US-TX-Dallas | US-MA-Boston | US-IL-Chicago | US-CA-San Diego | US-NC-Raleigh-Durham
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  • Job Overview

    This position can be office based or home based anywhere in the United States.

    •Manage all aspects of quote, proposal and RFI development for assigned opportunities; adhering to agreed-upon BU-specific and enterprise-wide proposal and pricing processes

    •Manage opportunities autonomously, establishes clear timelines to meet client requirement, anticipates obstacles and provides solutions
    •Reviews RFP/quote requests to ensure full understanding of client requirements
    •Works with Operations, Finance, Account Executives and others to compile proposal response
    •Ensures timely delivery of assigned proposals to clients
    •Performs data entry into SFDC, CMS, and others databases as appropriate (e.g. updates, proposal number requests and generating both regularly scheduled and impromptu reports) where applicable
    •Manage client-facing and senior management-facing activities surrounding assigned opportunities
    •Identifies and resolves issues around client inquiry requirements and Covance capabilities
    •Maintains appropriate knowledge of the technical and regulatory environments
    •Creates and implements new processes as standards to improve business as a result of process projects assigned


    Minimum Required:


    Bachelors degree in a scientific, business or related field (or equivalent work experience)


    Minimum Required:


    Minimum of 4 years direct CRO/pharma or other business-related experience preferred

    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)
    •Demonstrated ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize
    •Demonstrated teamwork, communication (written and verbal), and organizational skills
    •Proven ability to work independently
    •Knowledge of other software applications (i.e. SFDC) preferred
    •Ability to work to deadlines
    •Strong analytical skills
    •Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with clients and Covance senior management
    •Positive attitude and sense of urgency


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