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Proposals Development Associate II

Company: ICON Clinical Research
Location: Hartford
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

The Position : Senior Proposals Development AssociateLocation: Remote (US)At ICON, its our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients lives.Our Own It culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organization: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organization that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.Thats our vision. Were driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.If youre as driven as we are, join us. Youll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector, and youll be helping shape an industry.Role Overview:The Sr. Proposals Development Associate is responsible for supporting business development in the winning of new business for ICON. As a Sr. Proposals Development Associate you will be responsible for organizing and preparing high quality customer-focused proposals and budgets for ICONs consultancy teams, such as the Patient Centered Outcomes and Epidemiology teams (with additional opportunity to support Phase II-IV clinical trials).Description:

  • Lead and prepare complex client focused proposals, budgets and client grids for new business opportunities and ensure that the all required information is provided in the final proposal within given timeframe
  • Adhere to the proposal process
  • Chair kick-off and resource meetings and coordinate the participation of appropriate personnel in the proposal development process
  • The ICO proposals department specializes in late-phase, device, real-world, and decentralized clinical trial designs for both large pharma and biotech clients
  • Set-up and participate in clinical strategy meetings for key/ non-key opportunities
  • Liaise with the appropriate personnel including sales, strategic proposal development and operations throughout the proposal generation to ensure that the proposal and strategy meets the business needs in line with triage priority
  • Prepare costs for proposals by interacting with operational departments to coordinate costs and assumptions
  • Submit final proposal, on time, to Account Manager or designee
  • Coordinate and participate in negotiations and discussions with clients as required
  • Attend bid defense and other client meetings in a support role when required
  • Coordinate and prepare budgets and specifications for contracts for new business awards (where appropriate)
  • Clarify contract specifications with the Manager, Proposals; Project Manager; and/or Account Manager (where applicable)
  • Solicit input and review of proposals, budgets and contracts (where applicable) from the relevant operational departments including Manager, Proposals and Account Manager
  • Train and mentor junior staff as appropriate and as designated by Manager, Proposals
  • Develop and maintain filing and tracking tools in accordance with accepted practices
  • Comply with ICON administrative, training and human resources policies
  • Assist with continuous departmental process improvements and participate in special projects periodically assigned, in addition to day-to-day duties
  • Ability and willingness to travel at least 5% of the time (international and domestic: fly and drive)To succeed you will need:
    • At least 2 years relevant experience with a strong working knowledge of the consultancy space and/or Phase II-IV clinical trials and exceptional Excel & Word skills
    • Prior Grid Mapping experience required.
    • Minimum of a Bachelors degree required.#LI-RemoteBenefits of Working in ICON:Our success depends on the quality of our people. Thats why weve made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals both ours and yours.We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans and related benefits such as life assurance so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, youll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below.

Keywords: ICON Clinical Research, Hartford , Proposals Development Associate II, Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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