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Proposal Manager - Fully Remote

Company: Kepro
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:


Proposal Manager - Fully Remote
Are you an experienced proposal manager looking for a new challenge?
Do you value careful editing and quality writing?
Are you motivated, energetic, and excited to become part of the Kepro team?

If so, you might be our next new team member!

Fully remote position, work from home!
Competitive benefits (medical, dental, vision, and more)
Wellness program with incentives
401K program with match, and zero vesting period
Do work that has meaning - Kepro helps vulnerable populations get the healthcare they deserve!

Who We Need

Our Proposal Manager is responsible for the management of the entire proposal lifecycle in response to all RFPs, RFIs and RFQs, including leading strategy development, development of the noted outline, writing and writing assignments, schedules, graphics coordination, color team reviews, editing/formatting, and submission of proposals. This position is essential to Kepro's growth plan and will play a key role in winning new business for our organization.

Why us?

Kepro is a rapidly growing national quality improvement and care management organization. We work to ensure that over 20 million people receive the right care, at the right time, in the right setting.

People Focused. Mission Driven.

Shape the future of healthcare with us. We are mission driven to improve lives through healthcare quality and clinical expertise.

We do this through our people.

At Kepro, you can do meaningful work that makes a real difference for the lives of individuals across the country. We are an organization that cares deeply about our employees and we provide the training and support to do the best work of your career.

Benefits are a key component of your rewards package at Kepro. These benefits are designed to provide you and your family additional protection, security, and support for both your career and your life away from work. They are comprehensive and fit a variety of needs and situations. Our benefits include comprehensive health plans, paid time off, retirement savings, corporate wellness, educational assistance, corporate discounts and more.

What You'll Do
Analyzes government solicitations, identifies response requirements, and prepares unique, tailored, and detailed proposal response outlines, templates, and compliance mediums in compliance with government agency requirements.
Prepare and submit recommendations for bid and proposal costs, ensures the effective use of resources, and manages the proposal cost analysis and after-action reports
Monitors status of proposal development related documents for completeness and compliance with stated requirements and successful representation of the Company. Ensures consistency in proposal development for style, presentation, and RFP guidelines.
Communicates proposal-related requirements and status with senior management and remains current on all amendments and modifications to the solicitation.
Authors' significant proposal response material as well as proposal development activities including drafting proposals for new and existing clients (e.g., employers, commercial entities, and/or government) and directing the preparation of supporting documents and analyses. Working closely with sales, product, legal, pricing, and other functional teams to tailor responses to reflect a prospect's needs, interests, etc., is within scope of this position.
Leads production phase to include final edits, obtaining approvals, and tracking final submission.

What You'll Need

Required Experience
Minimum 5 years of successful proposal development/management experience with State/Federal government RFIs, RFPs and RFQs to include staff management
Minimum 3 years' experience in a healthcare business development environment
Shipley or APMP Certification strongly preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred.
Demonstrated understanding of proposal development process and management techniques; knowledge of best practices to increase the win probability through compliant proposals
Demonstrated knowledge of Shipley proposal processes strongly preferred
Excellent project management through clear communication, effective leadership and interpersonal skills including a high degree of comfort leading and interacting with diverse groups at varying levels of Management (internal/external)
Working knowledge of State and/Federal government structure and agency acquisition procedures and policies, development, capture planning and proposal writing.
Strong analytical skills to oversee an entire proposal structure and cross-functional teams and manage simultaneous projects with competing deadlines.
Strict attention to details, ability to review and edit proposal content for compliance, clarity, and proper use of terminology
Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat required, intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Project desirable.
Occasional business travel

Required Qualifications
Excellent writing, editing, proofreading, analytical, research and time management skills
Detail oriented
Project management skills
Knowledge of medical terminology and the healthcare industry
Ability to successfully manage simultaneous assignments and deadlines
Strong interpersonal, negotiation, and communications skills
Ability to work independently

Thank You!

We know your time is valuable and we thank you in advance for applying for this position. Due to the high volume of applicants we receive, only those who are chosen to advance in our interview process will be contacted. We sincerely appreciate your interest in Kepro and invite you to apply to future openings that may be of interest. Best of luck in your search!

- The Kepro Talent Acquisition Team

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