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Senior Technical Proposal Writer

Kelly Services
Charles City, IA 50616
**Kelly Services is currently seeking a remote Senior Technical Proposal Writer for a Direct Hire role in Charles City, IA** .


**Job Title** : **Senior Technical Proposal Writer**


Pay: $79 119k depending on experience


***This position may be remote with occasional travel to Charles City, IA.**


**Job Description** :


This position is responsible for writing technical proposals for multiple services which may include analytical chemistry, process chemistry, formulation development, and drug substance and drug product manufacturing This position will act as the primary contact with business development, SMEs, project management, finance and legal in executing the proposal preparation and will provide support to business development in follow up with customers and ensure a seamless introduction to project management at project kick-off.


**Principal Responsibilities** :

Responsible for interacting with Business Development (BD) team and external customers on Requests for Proposals (RFPs)

Coordinates with BD to schedule Subject Matter Expert (SME) meetings for RFP reviews

Accurately assemble all cost and pricing elements of new proposals and change of scopes

Responsible for working with key stakeholders including business development and external customers to clearly define project scope, strategy, resource requirements, timelines, deliverables, pricing and appropriate risk mitigation

Responsible for writing high quality technical proposals for various service offerings

Ensures accurate timelines and pricing is provided in proposals for forecasting activities

Ensure that the timelines and due dates for proposals are met

Trains other proposal writers

Reviews the work of other proposal writers for accuracy

Works closely with BD to achieve the new awards target, optimize profit and fill the site manufacturing capacity

Works with finance to ensure workbook calculation models are up to date

Works with Project Management to ensure appropriate Change Orders are initiated

Involved in the first steps of project kickoff with initial technical transfer

Responsible for Business Operations administration of Salesforce.com

Plays a proactive role in optimizing and harmonizing while developing and applying new approaches, procedures and processes with coordination across sites and business units

Take into account market conditions that may affect price and profit margins


**Secondary Responsibilities** :

Builds working relationships throughout the organization

Can fill in for Associate Director, Business Operations for review and approval of proposals

Other duties as required


**Requirements** :

**Technical Skills** :

BS in science with focus on organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, chemical engineering or pharmacy and/or microbiology expertise


5+ years experience in a technical operation role in manufacturing or pharmaceutical development


Organic chemistry experience


API industry experience


Chemical manufacturing experience


Ability to write and peer-review highly technical proposals

Strong business acumen and problem-solving skills

Planning and organizing

Ability to work in a fast-paced, cross-functional team


**Communication Skills** :

Superior verbal and written communication skills with both internal and external customers

Effective negotiating skills

Ability to listen and respond effectively to external customers, partners and colleagues at all levels


**Interpersonal and Behavioral Skills** :

Highly goal and result oriented

Prioritizes tasks according to business objectives and can pursue several objectives simultaneously

Can work independently with a high degree of self-motivation

Skilled at obtaining support from SMEs in various disciplines

Tackles problems with enthusiasm and urgency

Treats colleagues at all levels with respect


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**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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Posted: 2021-09-17 Expires: 2021-11-20

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