Anthem Proposal Director/Writer (Medicaid RFP writing experience) - PS5238 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Proposal Director/Writer (Medicaid RFP writing experience) - PS5238

Location: United States

Field: Marketing

Requisition #: PS5238

Post Date: Apr 26, 2018

Your Talent. Our Vision . At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care .

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve atone of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Location: Work from home

The Proposal Director works across multiple large-scale Medicaid proposals, supporting continuity, completeness, and packaging of technical responses

Primary duties to include, but are not limited to:

  • Involved in all aspects of proposal development.

  • Assembles internal and external subject matter experts.

  • Ensure quality, completeness and oversight of technical writing.

  • Develops bid strategy with operations and business development teams.

  • Validates and tests the business solution proposed.

  • Reconciles the customer requirements against proposed staffing levels and solutions and identifies any gaps.

  • Directs all proposal and Q&A responses.

  • Leads the activities of lower level staff and contracted staff performing related functions.

  • Develops processes and infrastructure to support submission of bids.

  • Develops win strategies and final proposal submission after reviews.

Responsibilities specific to this role include:

  • Participate in meetings (proposal kick-off, writer, and strategy sessions)

  • Review RFP and contract requirements, including amendments

  • Collaborate with Business Development Team and Corporate Subject Matter Experts to brainstorm strategy and approach to RFP questions/requirements

  • Stay current on developments in Medicaid managed care

  • Prepare well-written, comprehensive responses that: - Comply with the RFP, proposed contract, and any attachments

  • Include graphics (as indicated)

  • Adhere to the style guide and template

  • Reflects Growth Director, Book Boss, and SME input

  • Maintain organized files and drafts of work in appropriate locations

  • Review competitor responses

  • Catalog past proposal sections for the Content Library

  • Requires a BA/BS degree in a related field

  • 5-7 years of proposal related experience (e.g. copying editing)

  • In-depth knowledge of Federal Acquisition Process (FAP), or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • MBA preferred.

  • Association of Proposal Management Professional (APMP) membership and certification preferred.

  • Ability to travel may be required.

Preferred Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong Medicaid understanding.

  • Knowledge of state-funded procurement processes, rules and requirements.

  • Ability to quickly analyze RFP requirements and edit responses that are comprehensive and compliant.

  • Attention to detail, strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to work extended hours (evenings or Weekends) if needed to meet bid deadlines and business requirements

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2017 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.