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Proposal Specialist - US Remote

Company: PPD
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

/We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and the people who need it. We are the people of PPD thousands of employees in locations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: to improve health. You will be joining a truly collaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of delivering life-saving therapies to patients. /*Summarized Purpose: *With minimal guidance, prepares and reviews proposal documents that comply with established best practices for proposal development and style guide for grammar, punctuation and use of charts, graphics and diagrams. Prepares and reviews text to generate responses to client requests for proposals (RFPs), describing value-added differentiators and creating documents that accurately and consistently position PPDs services, products and expertise as the optimal choice for project award. May lead opportunity response activities in the absence of a designated lead, as needed.*Essential Functions * * Creates documents and prepares responses to RFPs from clients utilizing appropriate tools and subject matter experts to obtain data, text, and information. * Evaluates information and final proposal to determine that response meets client's request and follows up with contributors to close any gaps. * Analyzes documents created within or outside of PPD in order to ensure a quality standard and ensure compliance with best practices. * Reviews and edits, as appropriate, operational, BD, SME input to PPD proposals, applying value-added differentiators to create documents that position PPD to clients as the top choice for award, streamlining text to ensure an overall message and positioning. * Liaises with subject matter experts to establish project-specific (therapeutic, client, system etc.) context for positioning PPDs proposal to clients needs. * Develops library text that can be used for proposal and RFI responses. * Provides at least level 1 technical support of PPD systems, software and text automation used for proposal text development.*Education and Experience:*Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification. Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 2 years) or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Years of experience refers to typical years of related experience needed to gain the required knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the job. Years of experience are not to be used as the only determining factor in establishing the job class or making employment selection decisions.*Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:* * Excellent writing skills. * Excellent verbal communication skills. * Proven positioning and/or marketing communication skills. * Excellent initiative and strategic thinking skills. * Strong planning, organizational and multi-task project management skills. * Demonstrated attention to detail. Ability to work with and influence a team and others. * Strong ability to achieve visual transition of text into graphics, charts or diagrams. * Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines with a quality product. * Demonstrated business maturity and professionalism. * Excellent use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint Critical thinking skills*Management Role: No management responsibility*Working Conditions and Environment: * Exposure to high pressure, intense concentration needed. * Must pay constant attention to detail-visual, mental Must be able to multi-task constantly. * Frequent interaction with clients / associates required. * Long, varied hours required occasionally. * Travel and rotating shifts required on rare occasions. * Exposure to toxic materials on rare occasions*Physical Requirements:* * Frequently stationary for 6-8 hours per day. * Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. * Frequent mobility required. Occasional crouching, stooping, bending and twisting of upper body and neck. * Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves) objects including luggage and laptop computer with a maximum lift of 15-20 lbs. * Ability to access and use a variety of computer software developed both in-house and off-the-shelf. * Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. * Frequently interacts with others to obtain or relate information to diverse groups. * Works independently with little guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions and plans work schedules to meet goals. Requires multiple periods of intense concentration. * Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence. * Ability to perform under stress. Ability to multi-task. * Regular and consistent attendance.#LI-KE#LI-Remote#PPD**Job:** **Sales and Business Development* **Organization:** **US BU* **Title:** *Proposal Specialist - US Remote * **Location:** *NC-Morrisville-Morrisville NC 3900 Paramount* **Requisition ID:** *226365* **Other Locations:** *US-NC-Wilmington-Wilmington NC HQ*PPD is an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength fosters and environment of mutual respect. PPD provides equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or other status within any other protected group

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