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Proposal Writer/Specialist (Proposal Management-APMP)

Company: Change Healthcare
Location: Reading
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Proposal Writer/Specialist (Proposal Management-APMP)

The Proposal Writer/Specialist (Proposal Management-APMP) is responsible for writing RFP/RFI responses for multiple assigned solution areas. Candidate will manage the organization's end-to-end proposal process from pre-proposal planning through proposal delivery and support of post-submittal deliverables, that align with APMP best practices. He/She will develop and maintain the proposal plan, manage the proposal schedule, organize proposal resources, coordinate team inputs and reviews, identify and support resolution of proposal development issues, oversee production of proposal deliverables, and facilitate proposal follow-up.
What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job?

  • He/she leads RFPs and RFI responses and proactive proposals of all levels for assigned solution areas, including most complex proposals
  • Manage up to three proposals at a time, including complex proposals.
  • Lead process including conducting calls and writing executive summaries.
  • Use other team members and contractors as available to maximize efficiency of process and most appropriate use of resources. Guide and review work of other writers where Sr. Proposal Writer is the lead.
  • Ensure that all documented processes and best practices are followed throughout proposal development, including writing RFP summary and running complexity and bid/no-bid calculators; preparing a schedule with responsibilities assigned; creating first draft and routing for review; delivering in accordance with requirements; archiving and updating the database; and holding debriefs as required
  • Collaborates on cross-solution area proposals
  • Responsible for learning primary and secondary products and subsequently updating department's knowledge database
  • Proposal Writer/Specialist maintain proposal readiness in multiple assigned solution areas
  • Proactively develops knowledge of solutions and relationships with subject matter experts and share knowledge across team.
  • Updates database regularly based on training, product updates, and recent and vetted proposal responses
  • Maintains SME/reviewer resource spreadsheet in assigned area
  • Proposes and leads operational and strategic initiatives to improve proposal team contributions to the business.
  • Participates in Sales Enablement and Operations projects as assigned.
    What are the requirements needed for this position?
    • Six+ years of experience in a writing, editing, or project coordination capacity
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including in-person, telephone, and email
    • Exceptional writing and editing skills
    • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and process, and good follow-up skills
    • Ability to learn new processes and subject matter quickly
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word (intermediate to expert) especially as relates to styles and Microsoft Excel
    • Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously and re-prioritize work as needed around deadlinesWhat other skills/experience would be helpful to have?
      • Proposal writing experience preferred
      • Ability to create basic graphics a plus
      • Healthcare knowledge helpful, but not required
      • Knowledge of SharePoint helpful, but not required
      • Knowledge of Sales Force helpful, but not required
      • Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) certification a plus
      • Bachelor's degree. English, Communications or related major preferred. Master's degree a plusWhat are the working conditions and physical requirements of this job?
        • General office demands
          How much should I expect to travel?Up to 2x a yearEmployees in roles that require travel will need to be able to qualify for a company credit card or be able to use their own personal credit card for travel expenses and submit for reimbursement.#li-remoteJoin our team today where we are creating a better coordinated, increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare system!COVID MandateAs a federal contractor, Change Healthcare is adhering to the Executive Order which mandates vaccination. As such, we are requiring all U.S. new hires and employees to show proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or receive an approved accommodation by their date of hire, as a condition of employment.As we continue to navigate the ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic, we remain committed to doing our part to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our team members and our communities. Proof of vaccination or accommodations requests will be collected once an offer is accepted with Change Healthcare. All accommodation requests will be carefully considered but are not guaranteed to be approved.Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action StatementChange Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, or veteran status. To read more about employment discrimination protections under federal law, read EEO is the Law at and the supplemental information at you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to with "Applicant requesting reasonable accommodation" as the subject. Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.

Keywords: Change Healthcare, Reading , Proposal Writer/Specialist (Proposal Management-APMP), Advertising , Reading, Pennsylvania

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