Nova Medical Centers

  • Request for Proposal (RFP) Manager

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 4 days ago(7/17/2018 9:15 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview


    Responsible for bids related to identified business opportunities, and for coordinating and producing high-quality/winning responses to Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Information (RFIs), and other questionnaires.  Responsible for building systems to manage the RFP process, for developing materials for use in future market expansion efforts and analyzing proposal requirements.  This person will coordinate with various individuals and departments in the collection of information during the planning, writing and editing processes.  This person will coordinate activities across departmental lines to produce a final product that results in a high-quality/winning proposal. 


    • Actively search and identify new opportunities
    • Develop an opportunity/proposal pipeline for company
    • Identify large contract opportunities and requirements to become a vendor
    • Coordinates and produces high-quality responses to RFPs, RFIs, and other questionnaires according to required specifications and deadlines
    • Leads new business proposal opportunity assessments that are highly analytical in nature and include the need to draw on expertise from various departments within the company and from external sources when appropriate
    • Structures the assessment of the opportunity, provides leadership in coordination, analysis, research and problem-solving
    • Develops recommendations and communicates well-articulated conclusions to Executive Leadership
    • Facilitates discussion with senior management to arrive decisions regarding proposals related to new business opportunities
    • Develops documentation and presentations for senior management discussions, Executive Leadership meetings and other meetings as needed
    • Develops, builds and maintains excellent relationships necessary for a successful RFP proposal
    • Analyzes the RFP to determine the scope of the request, including request products or service lines, and unique requirements, relevant history, differentiating factors, etc.
    • Assists Executive Leadership with special projects or duties that will benefit the organization


    • Bachelor’s degree required in Business, Health, Communications or related field.
    • Graduate degree preferred in Business, Health, Communications or related field.
    • Prefer 1-3 years experience working in a supervisory or management role for health care proposals.
    • 1-3 years total health care proposal development experience required.
    • 10% travel required, marginal overnight travel.
    • Must be an excellent proposal writer
    • Strong knowledge of all MS Office applications (e.g, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
    • Strong proposal and project management and facilitation skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
    • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.
    • Working knowledge of health care operations preferred
    • Advanced knowledge of publications design and production techniques preferred
    • Advanced knowledge of proposal and project management tools and techniques, including proposal data management tools and methods, preferred
    • Ability to work effectively in a matrix management structure


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