Anthem Proposal Manager/Managing Editor (Medicaid RFP writing experience) - #130935 in Columbia, Maryland

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Due to unprecedented growth in our Medicaid space and in order to match capacity to volume, our Medicaid Business Development team is excited to build upon our legacy of success by adding several new positions. With the changing landscape of health care, we are committed to advancing health and well-being for the constituencies we serve, including members, providers, state partners, and communities. Join us in building upon a winning tradition of improving the health of our members, managing healthcare costs, and simplifying the healthcare experience for all.

TheProposal Manager (Manager Editor)leads proposal process, manages cross-functional resources to complete proposals, ensures quality, completeness and oversight of technical writing, assembles internal and external SMEs.

Primary duties to include, but are not limited to:

  • Validates and tests the business solution proposed.

  • Reconciles the customer requirements against proposed staffing levels and solutions and identifies areas of the response that missed the mark.

  • Identifies what the winning price should be.

  • Manages final proposal responses, Q&A responses for bid sections or full bids.

  • Creates-one-voice response, both written and content for simple to moderate bids.

  • Serves as proposal manager of multiple.

  • Provides research, analysis and recommendations on the external environment as part of the development of strategic plans for the business unit.

  • Analyzes major competitor strategies.

  • Identifies and monitors changing patterns of competition and recommends responses.

  • Acquires and maintains data/information on market, industry, economic, consumer and competitive conditions and trends pertaining to Medicare and Medicaid.

  • Leads or coordinates the activities of lower level staff performing related functions.

    Responsibilities specific to this role include:

  • Reviews RFP

  • Participates in meetings (proposal kick-off, writer, copy edit, etc.)

  • Develops and maintains style guide

  • Identifies copy edit needs and assembles and manages copy edit team at Red Team and Executive Team

  • Edits copy at Red Team and Executive team

  • Participates in Global Edits

  • Assembles and manages compliance review team at Pink Team and Red Team

  • Maintains organized files and drafts of work in appropriate locations

  • 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

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Title: Proposal Manager/Managing Editor (Medicaid RFP writing experience) - #130935

Location: MD-Columbia

Requisition ID: 130935