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Operational Bidder, Project Management, Internal Medicine & Dermatology - IQVIA Biotech

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Primary Location: Columbus, Ohio, United States Additonal Locations: Abilene, Texas, United States,USA; Abington, Pennsylvania, United States,USA; Adrian, Michigan, United States,USA; Ahoskie, North Carolina, United States,USA; Aiken, South Carolina, United States,USA; Albany, Georgia, United States,USA; Aurora, Illinois, United States,USA; Avon, Indiana, United States,USA; Baltimore, MD,USA; Beaumont, TX,USA; Bellingham, Washington, United States,USA; Belmar, New Jersey, United States,USA; Berkeley Heights, NJ,USA; Berkley, California, United States,USA; Binghamton, NY,USA; Granite City, IL,USA; Grants Pass, OR,USA; Great Falls, MT,USA; Greensboro, NC,USA; Greenville, North Carolina, United States,USA; Grove City, PA,USA; Hackensack, NJ,USA; Hagerstown, MD,USA; Harrisburg, PA,USA; Los Angeles, CA,USA; Louisville, KY,USA; Lowell, MA,USA; Lubbock, TX,USA; Macomb, IL,USA; Madisonville, KY,USA; Missoula, MT,USA; Mobile, AL,USA; Monterey Park, CA,USA; Morehead, KY,USA; Morgantown, WV,USA; Mount Vernon, IL,USA; Poughkeepsie, NY,USA; Providence, RI,USA; Provo, UT,USA; Raleigh, NC,USA; Santa Monica, CA,USA; Sarasota, FL,USA; Scranton, PA,USA; Sikeston, MO,USA; Waterbury, CT,USA; Watertown, NY,USA; Wheeling, WV,USA; Williamston, NC,USA; Winchester, VA,USA; Winston Salem, NC,USA; Winter Park, FL,USA Full time R1223716

Job description

POSITION TITLE:                     Operational Bidder, Project Management (any division)

REPORTS TO:                             Vice President, Project Management or Designee


To support development of budgets and proposals for potential clients based on Request for Proposals (RFPs), providing specific support to Project Management.  Review contracts and change-in-scope documents for newly awarded or active projects.


  • 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 Project Management team and client to negotiate scope of work to be performed for a project. 
  • Request resources from Project Management and other departments, as needed, for proposals.
  • Work closely with Contracts Department to prepare contracts for newly awarded projects. 
  • Assist with maintenance of proposal templates.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 


  • Thorough knowledge of proposal and contracts process. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of pharmaceutical, medical device, or in-vitro diagnostic product development process.
  • Ability to maintain long-range projects while managing daily details with a high degree of accuracy.
  • 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.
  • Excellent knowledge of regulatory and/or ICH GCP guidelines for conducting clinical research.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills and negotiation skills.
  • 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
    • At least 3 years within Project Management 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.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required. 


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



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