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Lead Proposal Manager

London, London, United Kingdom


Job Description

As a Lead Proposal Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the dynamic sales process and sales associates by providing written proposals for RFP/RFI/RFQ’s in response to client needs. You will be focusing on delivering high quality, client-specific written proposals, often within a limited period in a deadline-driven environment.

You will analyse the received proposals, work closely with the sales leaders, and Cerner’s centralized Proposal Advisor and Strategists based in the US, to obtain the required inputs for the tenders at-hand, combine responses from cross-functional teams across all levels of the organization to create quality messaging to client questions about Cerner offerings, coordinates the timely completion of client facing proposals in high quality, and will ensure the successful submission of the same.

When you will join our team, you will need to follow the Cerner internal bidding processes to successfully schedule the strategic calls and meetings (Kick-off calls, Assignment calls, Review Calls, etc), draft a Bid Plan, interact with the Sales Team to understand the client strategy, as well as the Cerner solutions and/or services being proposed.

You will be responsible for coordinating resources from across Europe and US and review final written drafts for consistent and accurate responses. You will be gathering proposal information by identifying sources of information; coordinating submissions and collections; identifying and communicating risks associated with proposals.

You will be responsible for preparing the final proposal presentation by evaluating text and graphics, as well as maintaining high quality content by following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone. You will work with key stakeholders to obtain the necessary approvals. You will be responsible for the end-to-end procurement lifecycle by working on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritizing the key tasks to meet all the deadlines.
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Sales, Marketing & Strategy

Whether your strength lies in sales, relationship management, marketing or strategy, you will be driving positive change by communicating the value of solutions that help solve the world’s most complex health challenges.

About Sales, Marketing & Strategy


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Business, Healthcare or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience in healthcare
  • A minimum of 7 years proposal management work experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least 3 year’s healthcare information technology (HCIT) consulting work or support work experience
  • Knowledge of the UK Proposal Management processes, standards, rules, and regulations
  • Project management skills – planning, organizing, and managing resources
  • Extensive and advanced knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience of working on NHS projects
  • Ability to work overtime and irregular hours as needed
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Additional Information

All employees must be legally authorized to work in the country where the position is located. Work visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Relocation Assistance Available for this Job:


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Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.
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