Aetna Senior Proposal Manager - 46348BR in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 46348BR

POSITION SUMMARY

HDMS is looking for a Senior Project Manager/Proposal Writer to play a key role in formulating, drafting, coordinating, finalizing and submitting compliant and powerfully compelling proposals to help expand our business impact. HDMS provides advanced data analytics and related services to provider, employer and health plan market segments.

Fundamental Components:

This position will work closely with the Sales, Marketing and Product teams to strategize and prepare responses to RFP's, RFI's and questionnaires. He/She is responsible for gathering and formatting information and writing general draft material. He/She is also responsible for lead proposal development activities, including planning, collecting and delivery of customer requested information in a fully compliant and powerfully compelling proposal. The candidate must be self-motivated and work independently and collaboratively from the start with minimal training and is expected to help establish proposal development policies and processes for the team based on industry best practices, and ensure adherence to those processes. The position is part of the Sales team, and will work across all areas of the organization to create compelling proposals that effectively position HDMS to meet the needs of our clients.

This position is responsible for maintenance and administration of our PMAPS database, which is used to chronologically store and archive proposal responses for future use. Experience with this, or similar database is critical. Salesforce experience, our CRM, is desired, as this position will use it on a regular basis.

Responsibilities:

-Manage the development of multiple high quality proposals for new business opportunities simultaneously

-Coordinate go/no go strategy meetings, as well as facilitate team meetings, work sessions and proposal reviews

-Lead proposal team: coordinate efforts, establish schedules and ensure all timelines and milestones are met

-Oversee proposal production and on-time delivery

-Ensure development of high-quality proposals that are completely responsive and meet all technical requirements outlined in the RFP

-Prepare and maintain necessary proposal development documentation (e.g. compliance matrix, competitor matrix, writing templates)

-Work with Sales leadership and the proposal team to identify potential barriers and provide alternative solutions to meet RFP requirements

-Other duties as assigned

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

Proven track record in meeting project milestones under pressure

Proven communication skills both written and verbal

Solid Project Management and supervisory skills

Strong attention to detail, editing and proofreading capabilities

Ability to think strategically, apply sound judgment, be resourceful, troubleshoot and take initiative

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Project Management/Project Manager/1-3 Years

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

This position provides the right candidate the opportunity to join a growing organization in a mid-level position, where they can learn and grow in their knowledge of the data analytics industry, one of the fastest growing aspects in healthcare technology. Excellent benefits package, flexible work hours and the ability to work from home make this a very attractive position.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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Job Function: Management