Proposal Manager / Senior Proposal Manager


Levittown, PA




#2264 Senior Proposal Manager

Our client is a Global CDMO focused on the development and manufacturing of early development biological targeted therapies.

The Senior Commercial Operations Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of proposals. This position controls and monitors the scope of work and budgeting process and is responsible for generating proposals accurately and timely.


  • Manages overall RFP activities, from initial receipt to final submission to the client, to ensure on-time submission
  • Coordinates the contributions of team members to develop high quality, compliant responses that put the company in the best position to win.
  • Leads team alignment calls and strategy discussions to clarify scope of work, gain insights into the business opportunity, and understand key messages
  • Coordinates the contributions of team members to create high quality responses through the RFP process
  • Coordinates and support pricing efforts for change orders and other post-award support
  • Supports in creating and updating budget sheet templates, proposal templates, and other related templates
  • Provides regular reporting and maintains ongoing communications to senior management
  • Ensures the final product is compliant with RFP requirements and is produced and delivered with highest quality
  • Communicates progress, facilitate decision-making, and resolve open decisions, issues, and risks pertaining to RFP responses
  • Manages Q&A process, including collecting and finalizing questions, analyzing answers and RFP changes, and communicating changes to the
  • RFP to functional areas
  • Defines, documents, implements, and continually improves routine,repeatable, and measurable proposal development processes and tools
  • Responsible for SalesForce and SharePoint site administration/maintenance
  • Communicates effectively with clients, supervisors, colleagues and staff
  • Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of relevant work experience is required
  • Minimum of 5 years of proposal management experience is required
  • Experience working in a pharmaceutical or CDMO field is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, SalesForce and Adobe Professional
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective listening and critical thinking skills
  • Effective problem solving skills with attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of Proposal Management
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and to work under tight deadline
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