Job Location(s) UK-Leeds
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    Manager, Proposals, Budgets, Client Services, Leeds job. RFP, quotes, proposals, budgets, pricing. Clinical Pharmacology. Phase I clinical trials.





    Thinking of accelerating your Client Services, Proposals & Budgets Manager career? Then think long-term and the extraordinary possibilities we can offer you at Covance.  


    We have helped the pharmaceutical industry develop:


    • More medicines worldwide than any other company, including the top 50 best-selling drugs on the market today,
    • 100 % of all Oncology drugs approved in 2016.

    With more than 350 beds at five sites across the United States and Europe, Covance is one of the largest early-stage clinical research organizations in the world.



    Explore this Manager Client Services, Proposals & Budgets job with us and check for yourself why Covance is known to promote 2.5x more employees annually than the average company in the biopharmaceutical sector.    





    Due to the expansion of Covance´s Clinical Pharmacology Services, we are looking for our next Manager, Client Services (Proposals & Budgets).


    Ideally based at our clinical research facilities in Leeds, we are prepared to offer home based flexibility to the right person (considering that regular presence at Leeds is needed for meetings, trainings, team work, etc.)



    We will trust you to manage all aspects of quote, proposal and budget development for assigned opportunities, adhering to agreed-upon Business Unit specific and enterprise-wide proposal and pricing processes.


    You will manage opportunities autonomously, establishing clear timelines, anticipating obstacles and providing solutions to meet client requirements.


    You will review RFP/quote requests to ensure full understanding of client requirements and to ensure timely delivery of opportunities to clients.


    This is a rich role, in which you will have the opportunity to collaborate with Operations, Finance, Sales Teams and others to compile award-winning proposal responses.






    Covance has been named among the World´s Most Innovative Companies in Forbes´ 2017 Ranking, and more than 90% of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies are repeat customers… we can offer you not only a job, but a stable, long-term international career.


    You will work cross-functionally, exposed to multiple teams, all of which can offer you venues for career progression and new directions (Sales, Operations, Finance, Legal…)

    Education / Qualifications

    Bachelor’s Degree in a life science, business, finance or similar field.


    We are looking for someone bringing extensive direct experience in the CRO/biopharmaceutical environment, ideally involved with budgeting and proposal development for international Ph I-IV clinical trials.



    You have 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, working to deadlines


    Demonstrated teamwork, communication (written and verbal), and organizational skills


    Proven ability to work independently


    Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with clients and Covance senior management



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