Great sales are the result of strong purpose, conviction and pride - pride in your ability and your product. UnitedHealth Group offers a portfolio of products that are greatly improving the life of others. Bring along your passion and do your life's best work.(sm) This role will focus on the Federal Government Proposal side of the business. Primary Responsibilities:Provides operational control over the proposal plan Directs pursuit team in the development of a compliant draft and final proposal based on requirements of a federal solicitation Implements proposal processes and planning Sets and manages proposal schedules, resources, plans, and progress monitoring Develops the proposal outline, compliance matrix, schedule, and writing plan Obtains (or advises appropriate managers regarding the need for) proposal staffing and other resources Oversees the coordination of all proposal activities Cradle - to - grave Shipley proposal process, to include kick - off, outline, writing assignment, compliance matrices, writing plan, color team reviews, scheduling, coordination of entire proposal team, formatting / editing, production, etc. Review bid request documents and determine what should be included in response to RFPs, RFIs, Sources Sought, and sub - contracting required data calls Communicates and coordinates with Capture Manager to understand client strategy and associated win themes, overall story, features and benefits of the proposed solution Lead writing plan to include client strategy , themes, and discriminators are reflected in the writing plan Manage question submission to government in coordination with contracts team Lead team to develop a quality proposal compliant with the solicitation Communicates and coordinates subcontractors involved with the proposal writing and data calls Set up meetings and schedules; record and distribute meeting minutes; record, distribute, and maintain action items; and prepare all documentation independently Lead color reviews and audits documents to ensure all changes are appropriately reflected in the document Supports documentation configuration control with automated tools Assist in assigning responsibilities for responding to the request documents and establish the schedule for input required from other participating teams / departments Assemble the master originals, which are used to print the reproduction of the proposal, qualifications document, and / or presentation materials Create, gather, and organize information from many sources; transmit data to appropriate support group; and ensure the timeliness and compliance of the final product Track and report the status of all proposal elements Manages post proposal requests (CRs / DRs, BAFO, Q&A, and Orals) Deadline - driven environment
Required Qualifications:Undergraduate degree in applicable area of expertise or equivalent experience 7+ years of proposal management experience Excellent communication skills (oral and written), time management and ability to prioritize effectively / efficiently Strong reading comprehension and writing skills Federal Government RFP experience with the ability to quickly analyze and understand Federal RFPs and be able to prepare documentation for kickoff shortly after RFP release Ability to manage the proposal schedule and tasks within from start to finish Ability to prioritize assignments and accurately assess time needed to produce a quality product Must have STRONG expertise in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint, Visio, etc.), and Adobe Acrobat Experience in applying a style guide and advanced word formatting Preferred Qualifications:Shipley / APMP experience and / or certification Microsoft Project experience Healthcare experienceCareers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Job Keywords: Sr. Proposal Manager, Federal Government Proposals, Federal RFP Manager, Government RFP manager, Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC, District of Columbia
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.