Change Healthcare Proposal Writer/Specialist (Proposal Management-APMP) in Topeka, Kansas
Proposal Writer/Specialist (Proposal Management-APMP)The Proposal Writer/Specialist (Proposal Management-APMP) is responsible for writing RFP/RFI responses for multiple assigned solution areas. Candidate will manage the organization’s end-to-end proposal process from pre-proposal planning through proposal delivery and support of post-submittal deliverables, that align with APMP best practices. He/She will develop and maintain the proposal plan, manage the proposal schedule, organize proposal resources, coordinate team inputs and reviews, identify and support resolution of proposal development issues, oversee production of proposal deliverables, and facilitate proposal follow-up.
What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job?
He/she leads RFPs and RFI responses and proactive proposals of all levels for assigned solution areas, including most complex proposals
Manage up to three proposals at a time, including complex proposals.
Lead process including conducting calls and writing executive summaries.
Use other team members and contractors as available to maximize efficiency of process and most appropriate use of resources. Guide and review work of other writers where Sr. Proposal Writer is the lead.
Ensure that all documented processes and best practices are followed throughout proposal development, including writing RFP summary and running complexity and bid/no-bid calculators; preparing a schedule with responsibilities assigned; creating first draft and routing for review; delivering in accordance with requirements; archiving and updating the database; and holding debriefs as required
Collaborates on cross-solution area proposals
Responsible for learning primary and secondary products and subsequently updating department's knowledge database
Proposal Writer/Specialist maintain proposal readiness in multiple assigned solution areas
Proactively develops knowledge of solutions and relationships with subject matter experts and share knowledge across team.
Updates database regularly based on training, product updates, and recent and vetted proposal responses
Maintains SME/reviewer resource spreadsheet in assigned area
Proposes and leads operational and strategic initiatives to improve proposal team contributions to the business.
Participates in Sales Enablement and Operations projects as assigned.
What are the requirements needed for this position?
Six+ years of experience in a writing, editing, or project coordination capacity
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including in-person, telephone, and email
Exceptional writing and editing skills
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and process, and good follow-up skills
Ability to learn new processes and subject matter quickly
Proficiency in Microsoft Word (intermediate to expert) especially as relates to styles and Microsoft Excel
Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously and re-prioritize work as needed around deadlines
What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?
Proposal writing experience preferred
Ability to create basic graphics a plus
Healthcare knowledge helpful, but not required
Knowledge of SharePoint helpful, but not required
Knowledge of Sales Force helpful, but not required
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) certification a plus
Bachelor’s degree. English, Communications or related major preferred. Master’s degree a plus
What are the working conditions and physical requirements of this job?
- General office demands
How much should I expect to travel?
Up to 2x a year
Employees in roles that require travel will need to be able to qualify for a company credit card or be able to use their own personal credit card for travel expenses and submit for reimbursement.
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