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Proposal & Bidding Specialist (Home/Office-Based) - IQVIA Biotech (R1042116) in Morrisville, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/18/2019

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Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

IQVIA Biotech is now hiring nationwide for Proposal & Bidding Specialist for our Integrated Site Services department.


To support development of budgets and proposals for potential clients based on Request for Proposals (RFPs), specific to the scope of Global service activities in ISS.  Review contracts and change-in-scope documents for newly awarded or active projects.  Support ISS departments with resourcing projections based on high probability authorizations.


  • Work closely with Proposals to support development of   budgets and proposals for potential projects based on client information contained in the Request for Proposal (RFP).
  • Attend study strategy meetings.
  • Attend customer calls, as needed, to respond to questions related to proposals.
  • Work closely with members of each ISS department’s  management team and client to negotiate scope of work to be performed for a project. 
  • Forecast and request resources from Integrated Site Services (ISS), as needed, for proposals.
  • Work closely with Contracts department to prepare contracts for newly awarded projects. 
  • Assist with maintenance of proposal templates. 
  • Support ISS departments in review of algorithms, seeking approval of ISS department management team prior to making changes.
  • Provide and coordinate the delivery of essential study documents and study information to the Site Contracts group in order for them to develop Investigator Grant Estimates for the RFP’s.  Facilitate the delivery of the Investigator Grant Estimates to the appropriate proposal team member within the specified delivery timelines
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 


  • Thorough knowledge of proposal and contracts process. 
  • Ability to maintain long-range projects while managing daily details with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Thorough knowledge of Clinical Trials as it relates to study start up, file maintenance, budget and contract negotiation and site payment services.
  • Excellent communications skills (verbal and written).
  • Ability to negotiate effectively with clients.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform multiple tasks effectively.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of staff to coordinate and execute proposal activities.
  • Willingness and ability to travel (domestically and internationally) as required.


  • Very limited physical effort required to perform normal job duties.


  • BS/BA and 3 - 5 years of direct experience in budget/proposal development
    • At least 2 years within a CRO setting or
    • Hands on experience with study start up, file maintenance, contracts and budget negotiation and site payments or
    • Equivalent level of education and experience. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively at all levels of an organization. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize and work in a team environment is essential. 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive materials.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Access preferred.


This position is classified as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act; employees are not eligible for overtime compensation

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1042116