Proposals Manager

Updated: November 8, 2022
Location: Nationwide, United States
Job ID: 146054

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RxDataScience Inc, a Syneos Health company, provides end-to-end advanced data analytics software solutions and services for biotech, pharmaceutical & healthcare companies. Our team brings deep domain expertise, along with a cutting-edge AI & ML technology platform, to enable and accelerate data driven decisions along the entire biopharma and life science industry value chain. Our goal is to solve complex challenges for life sciences and healthcare clients and enable insights at both strategic and operational levels, with a mission of Improving Patient Lives through data driven decisions.

Develops proposal budget and text documents to support the growth strategy for a leading technology company inside of Syneos Health.  Collaborates with team members, operations, solution architects and business development, to develop proposal submissions, including participation in internal meetings as required.



  • Receives and analyzes Requests for Proposals (RFPs) from Business Development (BD) and ensures appropriate Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are assigned to and notified of the RFP.
  • Prepares and modifies proposal text, budgets, and cover letters responding to requests for proposals (RFPs) and rebids based on feedback received from SMEs.
  • Ensures proposal text and budgets are in agreement with RFP, client specifications and communications, and internal assumptions.
  • Obtains third party quotes as needed.
  • Manages the proposals process from RFP receipt to proposal delivery, identifying potential barriers or risks for completion and identifying and implementing mitigation strategies.  Escalates to management when deliverables are at risk based on process stage gates.
  • Updates proposals and/or sales management tools, systems and/or forms regarding proposal or rebid status and value as directed.
  • Coordinates and participates in project hand-over meetings.
  • Present budgets in client-specific/requested formats.
  • Provides functional guidance and application of process guidelines to internal constituents as needed.
  • May perform peer QC prior to manager sign-off according to departmental procedures and guidelines.
  • Suggests and implements pricing and proposal strategies to improve quality of proposal.  Collaborates with team members, operations and business development, to customize and develop proposal submissions.

Job Requirements

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent in a business or health related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience; plus some experience working in proposal preparation in the CRO/pharmaceutical industry and prior supervisory experience.  
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), email, and voicemail.
  • Good understanding of the different operational aspects of clinical study conduct and/or the commercialization process in different regions across the world, which may be demonstrated by previous work experience in the industry.
  • Superior analytical, negotiation and organizational skills with ability to perform several tasks simultaneously. 
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to make effective, appropriate decisions when necessary.
  • Above-average attention to detail, excellent oral/written communication skills along with highly-developed interpersonal and strong team orientated skills. 
  • Ability to work independently to meet deadlines. 

At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Here, you’re empowered to exceed your sales goals with the autonomy you need to over deliver. We’re dedicated to creating better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. Syneos Health has launched more sales teams in the last 5 years across all major Therapeutic Areas than the top 25 pharma companies combined. By joining Syneos Health, you’ll be connected to our multitude of career paths and pipeline of employment opportunities.

WORK HERE MATTERS EVERYWHERE | How will you accelerate pharmaceutical sales?

Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled) 

As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individualand public health. Except in those locations where state or local law impactsthis vaccination requirement, this position will require individuals to befully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities unlessan exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition, sincerely-heldreligious belief, or other reasons recognized by applicable law. Submission andapproval of an exemption request does not necessarily guarantee that anaccommodation can be provided for any specific job. 

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