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Proposal Writer

Company:
Pozent
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Salary:
35$/hr
Posted:
November 15, 2018

Description:

Position Qualifications/Requirements:

Education and Training:

BA or BS degree required

Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Applications

Experience:

Minimum 2 yrs related experience required

Previous sales/customer support, research, writing and/or information gathering and documentation experience required

Proven understanding of customer information needs

Demonstrated planning, organization, and time management skills

Demonstrated ability to effectively interface with technical and non-technical Subject Matter Experts

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Proposal Manager, assists in the development and composition of all product proposals (RFP), response for information (RFI) and concept papers. Responsible for the development of first draft responses based upon previous submissions, collaborates with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and Consultants to produce complete and final responses. Develops final draft based on customer specific needs and input from the Market Expansion and regional teams. Also assists in development of sales support materials including slide presentations.

Principal Accountabilities:

Works closely and interviews internal subject matter experts (SMEs) to draw out and prioritize sections of responses to Request for Proposals (RFPs)

Develops draft responses for proposal questionnaires, drawing from SMEs interviews, Proposal Model and past responses.

Contributes to ongoing development and maintenance of Proposal Model for each AMFC product line where applicable including use of documents obtained by Freedom of Information Act requests.

Assists with completion of final draft of proposals based on customer specific needs including Power Point presentations for pre RFP and post RFP meetings with internal and external audiences

Understands customer hot buttons, corporate win themes and areas of differentiation in our products and services; incorporates this information in to all drafts.

Provides support for other proposal communications activities.

Helps respond to special requests for information from all market expansion staff, as time allows.

Provides support for other proposal communications activities as needed.

Reinforces current work processed and suggests process improvements to enhance performance.

Establishes and maintains strong working relationships with key subject matter experts to increase knowledge and build and revise the proposal model. Ensures key subject matter experts understand the full RFP process and how to add value.

Supports and carries out the Mercy Mission & Values. Adheres to KMHP policies and procedures. Maintains a current knowledge base of program services, policies and procedures. Regularly reviews and reacts to policy updates and departmental procedures.

Creates and supports an environment which fosters teamwork, cooperation, respect and diversity. Establishes and maintains positive communication and professional demeanor with KMHP employees and clients at all times. Demonstrates and supports commitment to corporate goals and objectives. Adheres to KMHP policies and procedures. Supports and carries out the Mercy Mission & Values.

Performs other related duties and projects as assigned. Attends required training on an annual basis.

Key Competencies/Success Factors:

Strong interpersonal, relationship building, negotiation, and influence skills

Ability to coordinate and complete multiple projects effectively and accurately under tight timeframes while meeting high quality standards

Ability to learn quickly

Ability and eagerness to work in a high-production environment with a "can-do attitude

Skills in Microsoft Office Suite software.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

ADA Physical Demands:

The position requires being seated for several hours a day. The employee must frequently speak and hear as well as utilize the telephone, computer, pen and paper. The employee is occasionally required to walk, and travel by car or plane.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment is a traditional office setting.

Position Qualifications/Requirements:

Education and Training:

BA or BS degree required

Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Applications

Experience:

Minimum 2 yrs related experience required

Previous sales/customer support, research, writing and/or information gathering and documentation experience required

Proven understanding of customer information needs

Demonstrated planning, organization, and time management skills

Demonstrated ability to effectively interface with technical and non-technical Subject Matter Experts