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W721 PROPOSAL COORDINATOR - 365549
W721 PROPOSAL COORDINATOR
Biological / Scientific / Pharmaceutical / Medical Research
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Cape Town, Western Cape
Description: A biotechnology company is looking for a Proposal Coordinator who will cooperate with internal and external stakeholders to create proposals in order to win new and repeat business. Key duties will include: proposal lead in support of business development for assigned projects and participates in internal proposals meetings and meetings with customers; create and update budget sheet templates, proposal templates, contract templates and other contract and proposal related templates; evaluate the Request For Proposal (RFP) documentation received from the client; organize strategy meetings to identify issues and client requirements concerning a received RFP and follow-up the process; create and update accurate budgets, which reflects both the company's and client needs assuring accuracy, consistency and competitiveness; create and update client specific proposals including task and responsibility tables, timetables, text and payment schedule; develop a set of standard contracts for the company; analyze all requirements and provisions in contracts, including terms and conditions, to ensure compliance with all laws and regulations and company policies and procedures; ensure that contracts are executed in accordance with corporate guidelines; audit existing contracts and oversee contract modifications; analyze a contract’s risk to the business; monitor the performance of each signed contract; ensure that business goals are accomplished by contract implementation; communicate contract implementations to subordinates; conduct analysis of new laws, regulations and contract trends to determine potential impact on the business; coordinate with the finance department to ensure correct billing and collection of contractual revenues; lead contract negotiations and manages all changes in and addendums to existing contracts; prepare reports on the status of contracts for management; contribute and provide support to other areas of business as required.
Key Requirements: MSc in science or engineering. Ideal candidates combine qualifications in science and business. At least 5 years Clinical Research Organization (CRO) experience or equivalent within a medical device/pharma organization or as a consultant in the medical products industry. Demonstrated ability to communicate with (and influence) senior executives and other key stakeholders in client and sponsor organizations. Ability to work independently while managing client expectations effectively. Ability to multi-task successfully and handle multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. Demonstrated ability to develop solutions to complex problems with creativity and innovation. Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally with various team members at different levels of the organization.
Skills: Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communications skills. Fluent in written and spoken English. Advanced analytical ability. Excellent numeracy skills and experience with advanced Excel functions. Creative and innovative. Good negotiation skills. Shows initiative.
Remuneration: Market related and dependent on experience.
Starting date: As soon as possible
*Only candidates that meet all the requirements should apply
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