Proposal Lead

Proposal Lead

Job Title: Proposal Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bathgate
Salary: £32,500 pro-rata
Start Date: 2019-06-25
Reference: J16280
Contact Name: Adrienn Prezenszki
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 26, 2019 17:10

Job Description

Do you have a Scientific or Pharmaceutical background? Are you experienced in project management of quotations/proposals and has a background in Sales and Contracting? If so, this is an excellent career opportunity to build on your experience with a leading Pharmaceutical organisation in Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland.
A major Pharmaceutical organisation in Bathgate has a vacancy to cover maternity leave 6 – months initially with a possible extension beyond this for a Proposal Lead to join their Client Relationship team. You will be a key member of the team and will be responsible for project management of the proposal process to generate proposals, to deliver quality and on – time quotations to clients as well as pricing and margin analysis. The role would include leadership of cross functional teams to scope opportunities and gain key stakeholder review and approval.  More details about the position will be shared on application!!
You will be paid an hourly rate which is equivalent to an annual salary up to £32,500 depending on experience. This would be a contract for 6 months initially (with a good chance of extension). You will be required to work Monday to Thursday 9am – 5pm and Friday 9am – 4.30pm.
You will ideally live within commutable distance of Bathgate and be able to start at relatively short notice. Interviews will be arranged next week!!
The Company
A major Pharmaceutical service organisation based in Bathgate, West Lothian. Across 30+ sites worldwide, the company offers a range of drug development, packaging and distribution services to the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. The Bathgate specialises in the packaging and distributing new drugs which are being tested in clinical trials across the worldwide. This is an excellent environment in which to gain new experiences and develop your skills in Pharmaceutical clinical supply chains. Full details will be provided on application.
The Contract
The contract is offered for an initial period of 6 months, with the strong possibility of extension beyond this, though this is not guaranteed. You will be paid a salary of £32,500, which will be converted to an hourly rate which includes all statutory amounts such as 28 days’ holiday and national insurance contributions.
We are inviting candidates preferably with a scientific background with a BSc in any Life Science discipline or Business degree with minimum 1 – 3 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical or bio-tech industry. You ideally have an understanding of the contract development/ research, pharmaceutical and bio-tech industries. You must have a knowledge and experience in a cGMP and FDA regulated working environments. For this role, you must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and experience of dealing with clients to be able to meet their expectations. You need to be self-motivated and able to lead and follow up and drive projects to completion. Above all else, you need to have excellent organisational skills to be able to manage multiple projects. You must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office packages.