Manager, Proposal Writing (Remote)

CVS Health



MO (Remote)

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    Position summary

    n response to Medicaid request for proposals (RFP) and requests for information (RFI). This position has direct reports and may provide supervision of other writers including coaching, evaluating specific bid performance, and leading the proposal writing team on specific bids.

    This role is a work from home opportunity, which can be based anywhere in the United States.

    The core functions of this role include:

    • Direct oversight of proposal writers assigned to writing sections and proposal deliverables, ensuring on-time delivery of high-quality proposals.

    • Engaged in the development and communication of proposal timelines, writing assignments, and deliverables working collaboratively with bid development, capture managers and proposal directors.

    • Develop and implement processes based on best practices for proposal writing, including process improvements, proposal templates, content development, and proposal writing tools

    • Participate in metrics collection and analysis and provide input to internal quality and performance goals

    • Support the writers and lead any efforts in kick-off meetings, color team reviews, status meetings, and critical milestones throughout the entire proposal process as defined by the proposal timeline.

    • Adhere to internal processes and communicates proposal related risks to the proposal team.

    • Provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas

    • Empower individuals to problem-solve and identify innovative ways to streamline processes and procedures.

    The right candidate for this role will demonstrate the following aptitudes:

    • Understand the fundamental principles of Medicaid

    • Understand how to convert approved strategies and solutions into persuasive content to support Aetna's ability to succeed.

    • Develop and nurture direct relationships and across the organization, promoting a one team mindset.

    • Excellent attention to detail

    • Ability to multi-task, work efficiently, and within an organized manner

    • Willingness to work nights and weekends during active proposal development timeframes as necessary to meet deadlines, up to 15% travel may be required.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated success in building high-performing proposal teams, motivating and leading employees in a positive manner

    • 5+ years of experience creating compelling, audience-aware Medicaid proposal responses

    • 10 plus years, proposal writing with Federal, Medicaid or Healthcare experience.

    • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel

    • Exceptional communication, collaboration, delegation and organization skills

    • Ability to lead and guide proposal strategies and meetings with key stakeholders.

    • Strong team collaboration skills, including SMEs and other contributors, writing team, and production team

    • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities through the identification and execution on creative solutions

    • Stays current in the latest approaches to responding to Medicaid procurements and healthcare industry topics.

    • Willingness to learn and build expertise across Medicaid business.


    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

    • APMP or Shipley certification preferred.

    Pay Range

    The typical pay range for this role is:

    $75,400.00 - $162,700.00

    This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual base salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors. This position is eligible for a CVS Health bonus, commission or short-term incentive program in addition to the base pay range listed above. This position also includes an award target in the company's equity award program.

    In addition to your compensation, enjoy the rewards of an organization that puts our heart into caring for our colleagues and our communities. The Company offers a full range of medical, dental, and vision benefits. Eligible employees may enroll in the Company's 401(k) retirement savings plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan is also available for eligible employees. The Company provides a fully-paid term life insurance plan to eligible employees, and short-term and long term disability benefits. CVS Health also offers numerous well-being programs, education assistance, free development courses, a CVS store discount, and discount programs with participating partners. As for time off, Company employees enjoy Paid Time Off ("PTO") or vacation pay, as well as paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Number of paid holidays, sick time and other time off are provided consistent with relevant state law and Company policies.

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    CVS Health requires certain colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being vaccinated.

    You are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.

    CVS Health is committed to recruiting, hiring, developing, advancing, and retaining individuals with disabilities. As such, we strive to provide equal access to the benefits and privileges of employment, including the provision of a reasonable accommodation to perform essential job functions. CVS Health can provide a request for a reasonable accommodation, including a qualified interpreter, written information in other formats, translation or other services through [email protected] If you have a speech or hearing disability, please call 7-1-1 to utilize Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS). We will make every effort to respond to your request within 48 business hours and do everything we can to work towards a solution.

    Why you should apply for a job to CVS Health:

  • 62% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 52% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.