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Strategic Writer, Proposals

Job ID 62184BR USA - Any Region - Home Based
The Strategic Writer, Proposals, Pre-Sales role will be to support the development of writing compelling proposals, which will include understanding client requirements from CRD/CSD, extracting operational considerations from Functional Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and converting them into highly tailored, differentiating proposal language for strategically identified opportunities.

Key Accountabilities

To work alongside the assigned proposal manager to produce compelling and differentiating proposal language for inclusion into client proposals

Proposal Development
  • Work closely with Solutions Consultants, Functional SMEs, Feasibility Leads and CRD/CSD to perform appropriate client / indication / therapeutic area research to support proposal development
  • Add value to strategy meetings to:
    • Identify issues and client requirements
    • Recommend proposal and study conduct strategy, and internal resourcing, based on experience
    • Support senior management and multi-disciplinary discussions to assure full and high-quality input
    • Establish agreement on timelines and deliverables from the strategy meeting, and follow-up to ensure adherence
    • Identify issues and client requirements
    • Recommend proposal and study conduct strategy, and internal resourcing, based on experience
    • Support senior management and multi-disciplinary discussions to assure full and high-quality input
    • Establish agreement on timelines and deliverables from the strategy meeting, and follow-up to ensure adherence
  • Write and create client specific proposal text to:
    • Accurately reflect strategy discussions with compelling and differentiating content
    • Meet Parexel and client needs / expectations
    • Assure accuracy and appropriateness of text and attachments
  • Other Tasks:
    • Ensure information relating to proposals and are processed into and maintained in relevant databases and libraries
    • Support the development of case studies or other related materials
    • Participate in Lessons Learned meetings, as needed
    • May provide training / mentoring

Qualifications

Skills
  • Ability to craft compelling and differentiating proposal strategy language
  • Confident to deal with all internal and external staff levels at all levels
  • Highly organized with outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant software (Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook, Databases)
Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in Life Science, Business or equivalent. MBA preferred

Minimum Work Experience
  • 5+ years of proposal management experience with previous experience in proposal development in a CRO environment or similar environment

EEO Disclaimer

Parexel is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, which in the US includes race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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