LabCorp is a leading global life sciences company with a mission to improve health and improve lives. Combining world-class diagnostic solutions with its drug development business, Covance, LabCorp’s cutting-edge technologies, unparalleled data, and growing menu of standard and highly-specialised tests not only inform and empower patients and providers but help medical, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies transform ideas into innovations. LabCorp’s 65,000+ employees are pursuing critical advances in science and changing the delivery of healthcare while advancing essential vaccines, cancer-fighting breakthroughs, and life-changing treatments for rare diseases.
Advancing healthcare from the laboratory through the clinic requires many different strengths, experiences and perspectives of our exceptional people around the world. Explore our wide range of diverse opportunities and rewarding career pathways and see how you can work with an energising purpose to discover your extraordinary potential.
Exciting opportunity to join LabCorp/Covance as a Proposals Graduate in either Leeds, Maidenhead or Edinburgh. The position will compliment a degree in Life Sciences and start your career in the industry. In addition, we encourage professional development and career exploration through programme workshops, each designed to help students prepare for a thriving career in our industry.
Our team specialises in supporting RFPs in the pre-award space from strategic proposal writing and budget perspective for pharma companies, working to ensure they receive the tailored, personal approach. Our remit covers all patient studies from Phase Ib-IV across all therapeutic areas.
Capitalise on a dedicated training and development programme that will support your scientific and professional career aspirations, and take pride in delivering scientific work that helps save the lives of millions of people around the world.
About the Team:
The Proposal Management department is responsible for providing the client, in great detail, about the services that Covance can offer in the format of proposals, budgets and working in close proximity with the sales and operational teams.
Duties: Shadow Proposal Managers on all aspects of the appropriate proposal process (text, quote, budget) (ie collating data, following up with other departments, meeting minutes, etc) Learn to review and analyse RFP documents to promote understanding of client requirements. May (based on business unit expectation) collate follow up questions for additional information as requested. May (based on business unit expectation) shadow applicable strategic and operational calls related to the opportunity Works across the organisation in matrix environment to facilitate the process and complete deliverables Shadow the drafting of standard documents in accordance with agreed strategy and Sponsor expectations under the pressure of changing timelines Administratively supports facilitating internal and external opportunity management negotiations (i.e. pricing, process, resources, timelines, etc.) as needed Support timely delivery of assigned deliverables Performs timely and accurate data entry into corporate databases as directed Seeks appropriate knowledge of the technical and regulatory environments Complete other appropriate duties, as assigned by the manager, which require similar skills in accordance with business needs and common sense.
What we are looking for: Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and ability to be persistent while maintaining tact Demonstrated computer skills – requires excellent MS Office experience (specifically Excel, Word, Outlook) Demonstrated ability to plan, multi-task and prioritise Demonstrated teamwork, communication (written and verbal), and organisational skills Ability to work to deadlines Strong analytical skills Positive attitude and sense of urgency Ability to work irregular and/or extended hours as needed to meet the client’s proposal deadline. Life Sciences degree Education/Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required in related field or equivalent work experience.Experience:
Minimum 0 years
* Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and ability to be persistent while maintaining tact
* Demonstrated computer skills – requires excellent MS Office experience (specifically Excel, Word, Outlook)
* Demonstrated ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize
* Demonstrated teamwork, communication (written and verbal), and organizational skills
* Ability to work to deadlines
* Strong analytical skills
* Positive attitude and sense of urgency
* Ability to work irregular and/or extended hours as needed to meet the client’s proposal deadline.
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