Proposal Manager 1

ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.

With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.

Who are you?

You are an accomplished overseer of the Request for Proposal (RFP) process, managing the many moving pieces of completing quality proposals for client consumption. With finance and risk management skills, you are an agent with many hats that you leverage strategically to track down the resource projections, pricing and plans for execution you need to build your story.

As you manage the process with RFP teams, timelines and the expectations of the client, you are a poised, diplomatic and engaged leader, dedicated to quality and a positive outcome for everyone involved. In your search for that perfect place to unpack your bags, you are looking to find a group of talented, fiercely loyal people who are as highly regarded for the work they do as the organization in which they are employed.


What do you need to have?
  • 2-5 years of industry experience with proposals development
  • Previous experience leading a team
  • Ability to read, write and speak fluent English
  • Undergraduate degree or international equivalent required; Advanced degree or international equivalent preferred
  • Advanced excel skills required.
Benefits of Working in ICON:Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That's why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture - one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.ICON, including subsidiaries, 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.


What will you be doing? The Proposal Manager manages the timely production of accurate proposal budgets and strategy documents through liaison with other PRA departments and colleagues. Participates in the resolution of proposal-related and daily operational issues as they arise. Responsible for day to day management of assigned RFP workload and coordination with RFP team members to ensure successful delivery of proposals. Works with proposals team and business development to support client relationships and consistency of deliverables.
  • Lead proposal development team to prepare quality, timely proposals for complex studies or high profile clients that support business and financial objectives.
  • Review proposal outputs for consistency, clarity, and compliance with client RFP requirements as well as PRA proposal development guidelines, processes, and methodology.
  • Review proposal materials for risk and escalate any areas of concern.
  • Participates in financial strategy planning to maintain pricing rules and discounts and produce payment terms, ensuring standardization across proposals for a client both in costing and strategic and operational approaches.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of the assigned RFP team through completion of a proposal, including best practices and overall quality deliverable.
  • Provides leadership to the RFP team in the implementation of quality initiatives and processes, ensuring adherence to corporate policies and procedures.
  • Participates in client discussions to develop strategic programs and tactical execution plans.

United States-North Carolina-Raleigh
United States-Remote