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Proposal Coordinator - Remote in Washington DC or Eden Prairie, MN or Frederick, MD

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: San Diego
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life's best work.(sm) The primary role of the Proposal Coordinator (PC) is to assume responsibility for overseeing proposal coordination and production efforts for proposals. The PC is accountable for the initial in-depth RFP and solicitation requirement analysis as well as managing day-to-day document coordination activities related to an active proposal engagement and its resulting production and delivery. The PC performs desktop publishing duties such as format, produce/print, and deliver high-quality winning proposals in a fast-paced deadline-oriented environment for a high volume of proposals within the Payer, Provider, Employer, Government, and Life Sciences Markets. The PC will also create captivating graphics, communicate graphic ideas, and develop overall layout and production design. The PC works closely with the Proposal Manager as part of the proposal collaboration team in order to maximize adherence to RFP requirements, highly complex production instructions and schedules, as well as implementation of prescribed departmental procedures including mission-critical bid reviews and must-meet production targets. The PC supports assigned proposal projects in ensuring they are submitted on time and in compliance with requirements, as well as internal quality standards. If you are located in Washington DC Metro area or Eden Prairie, MN area, you will have the flexibility to work remotely but must travel for print production to our Frederick, MD OR Eden Prairie, MN office when hard copy submission is required. Primary Responsibilities: Review requests for proposals (RFP/RFIs) and related documents furnished by the client; analyze, understand, and capture specific operational, administrative, and proposal requirements Creates the proposal template/annotated draft and outlines proposal sections to address all elements of direct, derived, and implied requirements. Be able to use stylized proposal templates Reviews online proposal sites to ensure all documents have been downloaded, character limitations and production requirements noted, and other requirements are highlighted in the template Works closely with Proposal Managers on setting the production schedule and keeping on track, coordination of signature process, management of proposal exhibits, attachments, and appendices for tracking and formatting Consolidates content, formats, and performs quality checks of final proposal Participates in individual and group proposal reviews where applicable Escalates conflicts and issues to proposal leadership as required Assembles final proposal package and ships to the client (includes online submissions through external websites, hard copies delivered by mail, or email submissions) Participates in ongoing continuous improvement of the proposal development process Conducts other business development duties as assigned Participate in lessons learned sessions and provide feedback regarding all steps in the proposal process Demonstrate involvement in strategic value trainings and learning opportunities as appropriate and available and applying learning to improve process and quality Provide enhancements and apply innovative ideas to the production process and response templates. Team members are expected to provide suggestions to production/proposal improvements process, participate in initiatives/workgroups as applicable Provide active engagement and insights on team calls (audio and video) Create captivating graphics, communicate graphic ideas, and develop overall layout and production design You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, Business Administration, or related fields, or 5 years of equivalent work experience 2 years of experience in proposal coordination for large-scale projects Experience in desktop publishing Experience creating graphical elements within a proposal Expert level MS Office, experience in MS Visio, and Adobe Preferred Qualifications: Government proposal coordination/production/print experience Knowledge in Salesforce, RFPIO, MS Teams and SharePoint Familiarity with proposal development practices Exhibit superior organizational skills and proactive communication Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with varying timelines in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, independently grasp complex concepts, and manage multiple tasks and priorities without sacrificing quality Proven excellent written communication skills, with demonstrated ability to take complex problems and collaborate with partners to achieve winning results Experience with being a team player, able to maintain a positive and energetic work environment while interacting proactively and productively with colleagues, and helping to build team moral Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges. All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission. 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.

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