Prime Therapeutics Proposal Writer - Remote in Topeka, Kansas
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Proposal Writer - Remote
The Proposal Writer is responsible for responding to requests for proposal (RFPs), requests for information (RFIs), and ensuring all responses are current, well written and accurately reflect Prime’s key messages, products, and services. This position manages all aspects of assigned Request for Proposals to submission and collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to support Prime’s sales objectives.
Manage the proposal process of mid-size, moderately complex RFPs, from initial strategy meeting through production; serve as first point of contact to internal and external stakeholders with regard to bid opportunity, product gaps, or process roadblocks
Ensure adherence to Prime’s proposal process by creating responses to proposal questionnaires using the RFPiO proposal software, interviewing subject matter experts (SMEs), and conducting research; drive the receipt of cross-functional responses to ensure timely and comprehensive completion of required responses
Develop concise, accurate, and well written responses to proposal questions using the established criteria for quality proposal responses; partner with stakeholders to ensure inclusion of strategic positioning and messaging as directed by the sales lead, account manager, and/or client; identify and organize appropriate exhibits to effectively support Prime’s proposals, and ensure proposal is packaged professionally and meets all proposal requirements and timeframes
Review proposals to identify new questions, areas of concern, unique requirements and opportunities for differentiation
Serve as liaison to Networks, Formulary, Underwriting and other departments to drive RFP process and response improvement to help promote company-wide understanding and adherence to the RFP process
Organize and facilitate meetings throughout the year with sales and account management teams to ensure RFP responses effectively and accurately represent the varied and unique products and services of each of our Blue plans
Collaborate with client proposal teams to create pharmacy proposals and maintain client-specific resources
Work with legal and all levels of the organization to garner approval on any deviations from standards related to business requirements
Route new and updated responses to Proposal Content Manager for inclusion in the RFP content management system
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Marketing, Communications, or related area of study, or equivalent combination of education and/or relevant work experience; HS diploma or GED is required
2 years of work experience responding to proposals
Must be eligible to work in the United States without need for work visa or residency sponsorship
Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills
Ability to meet strict deadlines and balance multiple projects simultaneously without compromising quality
Excellent collaborative and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop strong working relationships with internal and external clients at all levels
Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems and develop innovative solutions
Experience with Qvidian or other proposal management software
Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) experience
Project and/or process management experience
Minimum Physical Job Requirements
Constantly required to sit, use hands to handle or feel, talk and hear
Frequently required to reach with hands and arms
Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, and crouch
Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
- Reports to Manager or Director in the RFP/Sales Proposals department
Potential pay for this position ranges from $63,400.00 - $95,200.00 based on experience and skills. Pay range may vary by 8% depending on applicant location.
To review our Benefits, Incentives and Additional Compensation, visit our Benefits Page (https://www.primetherapeutics.com/careers/benefits/) and click on the "Benefits at a glance" button for more detail.
Prime Therapeutics LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage diverse candidates to apply and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, family status, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class under federal, state, or local law.
Prime Therapeutics' fast-paced and dynamic work environment is ideal for proactively addressing the constant changes in today's health care industry. Our employees are involved, empowered, and rewarded for their achievements. We value new ideas and work collaboratively to provide the highest quality of care and service to our members.
If you are looking to advance your career within a growing, team-oriented, award-winning company, apply to Prime Therapeutics today and start making a difference in people's lives.
Prime Therapeutics LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage diverse candidates to apply and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. If you are an applicant with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 1.866.469.1257 or email Careers@primetherapeutics.com.