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Proposal Director - Telecommute - 938501

Minneapolis, MN 55415 Work Remotely
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    938501

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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The Proposal Director is responsible for leading the development and submission of complex, large-scale Medicaid proposals from RFP release to proposal delivery. This includes efficiently and effectively leading and managing a diverse group of proposal team stakeholders, including national executive and senior leaders, health plan leaders, proposal writers, accountable owners / subject matter experts, and other enterprise partners, to develop compliant proposals for new and existing State partners. This leader will focus on establishing trusted relationships with key proposal stakeholders and serving as the organizational expert on proposal management. Further, this role will be responsible for working closely with an assigned proposal manager, proposal coordinator, and production lead throughout the proposal development process to discuss and delegate proposal-related tasks.

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Youll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Develop and maintain a positive and strong working relationship with key proposal stakeholders; serve as key point of contact throughout all phases of proposal development and submission
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  • Work with VP, proposals & growth integration, health plan leadership, and national growth team to develop and implement a proposal preparedness strategy that outlines a tailored approach for leading and managing upcoming and imminent RFPs
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  • Ensure that the proposal is 100 percent compliant to the requirements of RFP; work with key proposal stakeholders to quickly identify, mitigate, and resolve real and potential issues and risks throughout the proposal process; escalate unresolved risks to VP, proposals & growth integration when appropriate; document decisions in cases where there is risk in not achieving full compliance
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  • Develop and customize the proposal calendar and process to each individual RFP in a way that maintains the integrity of the process, actively addresses real and potential risks, and meets the needs as appropriate of the key proposal stakeholders
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  • Thoroughly review and analyze assigned RFPs, attachments, and amendments to understand and ensure that all direct, derived, and implied proposal requirements are adequately captured
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  • Monitor State agency procurement websites for changes, addendums, amendments, and other relevant documents related to active procurements, and communicate information to the team; ensure amendments are included with the proposal per agency requirements
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  • Distribute work assignments to proposal team members, including assigned proposal manager, proposal coordinator, and production lead; set team member expectations; review team members work; provide feedback and ensure that final proposal meets C&S standards and complies with all RFP requirements
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  • Prepare for and facilitate key internal meetings and trainings associated with the proposal, with particular focus on tailoring meetings to actively engage proposal stakeholders, identifying and mitigating potential conflicts and risks, and quickly drive decision making
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  • Ensure that proposal deliverables are completed on time in accordance with the proposal calendar
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  • Serve as the primary contact between C&S and the agency procurement officer during the procurement
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  • Collaborate with the proposal production team to address proposal layout, publishing and SharePoint issues, and partner with the creative team to provide concepts for supporting graphics in proposal responses
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  • Lead and facilitate final proposal production efforts, including print and electronic submission requirements, assembly, quality assurance, packaging, and shipment
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  • Participate in ongoing continuous improvement of the C&S proposal development process
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Youll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
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  • 5+ years of experience leading and developing responses to RFPs
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  • Experience leading and facilitating meetings of 50 or more participants
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  • 3+ years of experience in a client service - oriented role
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  • Project Management or Proposal Management certification, or minimum 5 years of project management experience
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  • Ability to work flexible and extended hours as proposal schedule requires
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  • Advanced Microsoft Word and Excel knowledge
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Medicaid and/or health care experience
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  • Excellent leadership skills with proven ability to mentor and coach team members
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  • Assertive and persuasive communication (written, verbal, and listening)
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  • Analytical and critical thinking skills
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  • Ability to handle demanding, deadline-driven situations
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Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, youll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy.

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job keywords: Proposal Director, Proposal Manager, Proposal, RFP, Project Manager, Medicaid, RFP Analyst, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote, WAH, Minneapolis, MN, Minnesota

Posted: 2021-07-03 Expires: 2021-08-08

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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