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McKesson Corporation is a Fortune 8 company and is one of the largest providers of healthcare supply chain management solutions, retail pharmacy, medical & pharmaceutical supplies, healthcare technology, community oncology and specialty care in the United States with revenues of $231 billion in 2020. The company was founded in 1833 by John McKesson and Charles Olcott in New York with a focus on importing and wholesaling pharmaceutical products. United by our ICARE shared principles, McKesson's 80,000 employees work together every day to make better care possible around the globe - one product, one partner, one patient at a time.
The Sr. Manager, Proposals supports the growth and customer retention goals of the CoverMyMeds through a variety of strategic and tactical client solutions-oriented activities. Reporting to the Sr Director, the Sr Manager of Proposals supports the team directly responsible for leading, planning, scheduling, and overseeing the timely development and delivery of high-quality responses to pharmaceutical client opportunities, from pre-RFP to post-submission activities, in a fast-paced environment.
The Sr Manager will work collaboratively with leadership to develop team members, evaluate proposal management processes, facilitate process changes, manage content, and participate in projects aimed a continuous improvement of proposal submissions.
1. Team Leadership: Lead a team of proposal analysts directly supporting the CoverMyMeds sales team including, but not limited to supporting day-to-day activities, delegating assignments, developing team skills, establishing baseline goals, and motivating the team. Establish development plans for proposal analyst within the team to support in achieving their desired goals. Ensure team goals are aligned with overall organizational strategies.
2. Process Management: Regularly engage in targeted activities designed to enhance the proposal process including review of content management systems, process flows, team playbooks, etc. Establish and track proposal schedules, plans, deadlines, and progress. Partner with key business stakeholders such as sales, finance, marketing, operations and product development to better define project engagements.
3.Proposal Quality: Manage the successful development of compliant, competitive, and compelling proposals through effective collaboration across teams within CoverMyMeds. Provide support for team inquiries on complex processes, content, and resources as well as overall guidance on quality of the proposal with the goal of ensuring final submissions to the client are an accurate representation of the key stakeholder needs, customized solution being recommended, as well as the solution value to the client.
Degree or equivalent experience. Typically requires 9+ years of professional experience and 1+ years of supervisory and/or management experience.
Previous experience effectively coaching and managing a team responsible for supporting sales initiatives
Progressive proposal management or marketing experience (Fortune 500 company experience preferred) that includes proposal development and management, project management, analysis and marketing communications.
Experience in the specialty healthcare or pharmaceutical segment with understanding of healthcare continuum and relationship between manufacturers, providers and payers
Strong industry specific knowledge, including: demonstrated knowledge of reimbursement, specialty pharmaceutical, and pharmacy distribution trends and practices.
Strong business acumen of specialty the pharmacy commercialization and buying process including third party logistics, brand support services, consigned pharmacy, specialty pharmacy and retail pharmacy.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, along with collaboration skills and ability to influence others; ability to build credible relationships across multi-business units, management teams, executive teams, business partners, current and prospective clients
Excellent grammar and vocabulary skills including the ability to compose complex proposal as well as edit content to ensure it is representative of the end customers needs.
Proficiency with CRM Software such as Salesforce.com
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Proficiency in content management systems such as Qvidian, Loopio, etc.
Bachelor's degree with 8+ years progressive leadership experience in patient support services, technical sales, business development, specialty pharmacy, or other relevant pharmaceutical industry services.
Specialized Knowledge and Skills
Strong prioritization, time management and project management skills
Ability to manage complex issues, function independently, demonstrate flexibility, as well as the ability to work effectively with remote internal and external teams
Critical thinking, analytical, research, and problem-solving skills
Bachelor's degree with 8+ years progressive leadership experience in patient support services, technical sales, business development, specialty pharmacy, or other relevant pharmaceutical industry services..
Must be authorized to work in the US. Sponsorship is not available for this position.
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