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Budgets and Proposals Manager

Veramed is looking for a Budgets and Proposals Manager to join our fast-paced and growing Commercial Department. Veramed is a specialist contract research organisation to the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, focused on delivering high quality statistics, programming and data management services. 

We have a unique approach to the industry and have grown from 2 to 350 staff in the last 11 years across the UK, Europe and US. As we are a fast-growing company there is scope for you to grow and develop your career with us and to make a real impact within the company. This role could be fully remote in the UK, EU or US or based in one of our three UK offices (head office is in Twickenham, West London, Alderley Park, Cheshire and Swansea, South Wales) or a hybrid of home and office based.

The Budgets and Proposals Manager joining us will work closely with the Director of Business Development and Marketing, and the operational team, to develop and manage client budgets and proposals. 

Ideally we are looking for someone with a solid background creating budgets and proposals within a specialist CRO or B2B professionals services company.  This person will work well under pressure, and enjoy collaborating with multiple people across the organisation to finalise high quality proposals that win work. 

The Budgets and Proposals Manager we are looking for will be experienced in understanding the key components of an outstanding budget and proposal and managing multiple stakeholders. Line management and mentoring experience will also be important.

The ideal candidate for the Budgets and Proposals Manager will have a can-do attitude and approachable manner. You like to take the lead within your area, working alongside operational management as well as executive stakeholders in the business, bringing people together and following a process through from start to finish with impeccable attention to detail.

You love to organise and plan, are conscientious and work hard to ensure no stone is left unturned. You are always ‘glass half full’, bringing positive energy to your work life and interested in making an impact.

Key responsibilities of the Budgets and Proposals Manager will be: 

Budgets & Proposals

  • Develop client proposals including collaboration with key Veramed staff to create budgets and compile high quality proposal documents
  • Track client proposals from the initial request for proposal through to opportunity award in Salesforce
  • Support liaison with current and potential clients in relation to proposals, contracts and amendments
  • Facilitate responses to requests for information, pre-qualification questionnaires, invitations to tender and requests for proposals
  • Attend internal and external strategy meetings that are part of the bid

Contracts

  • Oversee all aspects of contract management through contract lifecycle, from contract award, change management and up to and including project closeout
  • Work with BD Lead / Account Managers to provide timely communication with clients to update on status of contract negotiations
  • Liaise and maintain relationships with outsourcing vendors, prepare vendor-specific RFPs and obtain vendor quotes, where applicable

Process Optimisation 

  • Develop and maintain budget and proposal templates and tools
  • Participate in the implementation of specific projects, procedures, and guidelines to help align the Contracts & Proposals department with the strategic goals of the organisation

Additional requirements 

  • More than 7 years experience working in Proposals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with good attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, google documents and managing CRM solutions, such as Salesforce
  • Management experience (people and/or projects)
  • Strong customer services and problem-solving skills

Benefits: 

  • Competitive salary and annual bonus
  • Pension
  • Private and business travel insurance 
  • Private healthcare
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Travel loan
  • Annual bonus
  • Summer and Christmas parties as well as company socials

Please take a look at our website and Glassdoor reviews to get to know us! You can also find us on Instagram or Twitter with our handle @weareveramed.

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