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Sr Proposals Development Assoc

Reference: JR067652
This vacancy has now expired.

Job Title: Proposals Development Associate (I, II and Snr)

Location: Leopardstown, Dublin 18

At ICON, it's our people that set us apart.

As a global provider of drug development solutions, our work matters. However that doesn't mean you can't have fun while you do it. With our vision to be partner of choice in drug and device development, we hire only the best and brightest in the industry! Are you one of them?

At ICON, we have an incredible opportunity for a Proposals Development Associate (PDA) to join the team in our Leopardstown, Dublin 18 location. ICONs Proposals team is a highly respected team within ICONs commercial infrastructure, sitting alongside Business Development; Strategic Alliance Management; Global accounts, Sales operations and Marketing. This is an incredibly rewarding role sitting at the front end of the business and working across all service lines to position ICON as partner of choice.

The Role:

  • Leading and preparing complex client focused proposals, budgets and client grids for new business opportunities ensuring all required information is provided in the final deliverable and within given timeframes
  • Drive and adhere to the proposal process
  • Chair kick-off, budget and strategy meetings as appropriate and coordinate the participation of appropriate personnel in the proposal development process
  • Liaise with the appropriate personnel including sales, proposals and operations throughout the proposal generation process to ensure that the proposal and strategy meets the business needs in line with triage priority
  • Prepare budgets for proposals by interacting with operational departments to coordinate budgets and assumptions
  • Submit final proposal, on time, to Account Manager or designee
  • Coordinate and participate in negotiations and discussions with clients as required
  • Attend bid defense and other client meetings in a support role when required
  • Clarify contract specifications with the Manager, Proposals; Project Manager; Contract Analyst; and/or Account Manager (where applicable)
  • Solicit input and review of proposals, budgets and contracts (where applicable) from the relevant operational departments including Manager, Proposals and Account Manager
  • Train and mentor junior staff as appropriate and as designated by Manager, Proposals
  • Develop and maintain filing and tracking tools in accordance with accepted practices
  • Comply with ICON administrative, training and human resources policies
  • Assist with continuous departmental process improvements and participate in special projects periodically assigned, in addition to day-to-day duties
  • Ability and willingness to travel at least 5% of the time (international and domestic: fly and drive).

What you will need;

  • Degree qualified
  • Science related degree/qualification is preferred
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment - ideally one year
  • Strong Excel skills

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