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Proposal Manager at Keystone Peer Review Organization, Inc. in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

KEPRO is a rapidly growing national quality improvement and care management organization. We work to ensure that over 20 million people receive the right care, at the right time, in the right setting. KEPRO is seeking resumes for a highly experienced professional


Proposal Manager

Summary Description

Responsible for the management of the entire proposal lifecycle in response to all RFPs, RFIs and RFQs, including leading strategy development, development of the noted outline, writing and writing assignments, schedules, graphics coordination, color team reviews, editing/formatting, and submission of proposals.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyzes government solicitations, identifies response requirements, and prepares unique, tailored, and detailed proposal response outlines, templates, and compliance mediums in compliance with government agency requirements. 

  • Prepare and submit recommendations for bid and proposal costs, ensures the effective use of resources, and manages the proposal cost analysis and after action reports

  • Monitors status of proposal development related documents for completeness and compliance with stated requirements and successful representation of the Company. Ensures consistency in proposal development for style, presentation, and RFP guidelines.

  • Communicates proposal-related requirements and status with senior management, and remains current on all amendments and modifications to the solicitation.

  • Authors’ significant proposal response material as well as proposal development activities including drafting proposals for new and existing clients (e.g., employers, commercial entities, and/or government) and directing the preparation of supporting documents and analyses. Working closely with sales, product, legal, pricing, and other functional teams to tailor responses to reflect a prospect's needs, interests, etc., is within scope of this position.

  • Leads production phase to include final edits, obtaining approvals, and tracking final submission.

The list of accountabilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other education- and experience-related duties that management may deem necessary from time to time.



  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.           


Skills, Knowledge Abilities  

  • Demonstrated understanding of proposal development process and management techniques; knowledge of best practices to increase the win probability through compliant proposals

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Shipley proposal processes strongly preferred

  • Excellent project management through clear communication, effective leadership and interpersonal skills including a high degree of comfort leading and interacting with diverse groups at varying levels of Management (internal/external)

  • Working knowledge of State and/Federal government structure and agency acquisition procedures and policies, development, capture planning and proposal writing.

  • Strong analytical skills to oversee an entire proposal structure and cross-functional teams and manage simultaneous projects with competing deadlines.

  • Strict attention to details, ability to review and edit proposal content for compliance, clarity and proper use of terminology

  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat required; intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Project desirable.

  • Occasional business travel          



  • Minimum 5 years’ of successful proposal development/management experience with State/Federal government RFIs, RFPs and RFQs to include staff management

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a healthcare business development environment

  • Shipley or APMP Certification strongly preferred


Mental and Physical Requirements           

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made as required by law in an attempt to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for prolonged periods of time; key and/or control objects; interact extensively with internal and external customers; occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to 10 pounds; and occasionally travel within the state.


KEPRO offers challenging careers, excellent benefits and opportunities for advancement.  For consideration, please submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Only those candidates identified for an interview will be contacted. No Phone Calls Please.  Visit our website at for more information on the KEPRO Family of Companies.   


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability


KEPRO is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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