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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.

Join our team today where we are creating a better coordinated, increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare system!

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement

Change Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, or veteran status. To read more about employment discrimination protections under federal law, read EEO is the Law at https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/eeo-law-poster and the supplemental information at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf.

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Change Healthcare maintains a drug free workplace and conducts pre-employment drug-testing, where applicable, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

Change Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicant will reveive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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