Proposal Manager, Logistical Services

Proposal Manager, Logistical Services

Job Title: Proposal Manager, Logistical Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Feltham
Salary: To £40,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15444 BT
Contact Name: Brian Tappy
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 31, 2017 17:35

Job Description


Based in Feltham, Middlesex this is a permanent opportunity with a leading global logistical services provider. The company leads the market in logistical solutions for the pharmaceutical sector and is backed by a global depot network. This role will suit a person with around 2 to 3 years Proposal, Bid, Quotation or Pricing Management experience where they focus on pricing. You will need to be good with, and enjoy work with, figures as well as spreadsheets and be able to assess requirements and coordinate the production of proposals with a good understanding of commercial factors.     

The Company

The company is a leading logistical services provider dedicated to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries with a focus on products used in clinical trials. They are the leading provider of clinical trial services backed by a state-of-the-art depot network and logistic hubs in 45 locations worldwide. The company employs nearly 700 staff managing over 50,000 shipments a month to more than 150 countries. Services include project management, labelling, shipments, returns and direct to patient services. 

The Role

The focus of this role is the coordination, generation and pricing of proposals for the provision of clinical trial distribution and direct to patient solutions that meet individual client needs. This will involve interpretation of requirements and liaison with internal key stakeholders including Business Development, Operations and Quality Assurance. Based on the information gathered, resource analysis, timelines and risk analysis professional and commercially competitive proposals will be generated with the final contents being agreed internally prior to client submission. Other aspects of the role will include supporting Business Development, maintaining pricing templates and coordinating rates with 3rd party vendors. You will need to be good with, and enjoy work with, figures as well as spreadsheets.

The key purpose of the position is to provide accurate, profitable, competitive and winning service and pricing proposals based on the requirements of the client. Full training will be provided on the specific processes and procedures based on the individuals’ requirements.  


We are seeking an ambitious person with around 2 to 3 years Proposal Management, Quotations Management, Bid Management or Pricing Management experience possibly looking for a first job move in their career. You will need to be good with, and enjoy work with, figures as well as spreadsheets and be able to assess requirements and coordinate the production of costings and proposals with a good understanding of commercial factors. You will need good business acumen, computing skills including Excel, and first-rate communication abilities plus a full appreciation of prices, costs and margins. The company is flexible regarding sector experience although experience in pharmaceutical products, healthcare products, clinical trials, logistical, distribution or courier / carrier services would be useful.      

Keywords: Pharmaceutical, Clinical Supplies, Clinical Supply, Clinical Trial Supplies, Clinical Trial Supply, Clinical Supply Chain, Logistical Services, Distribution Services, Courier Services, Carrier Services, CTS, GMP, GDP, Proposal Manager, Proposal Coordinator, Proposal Specialist, Purchasing, Procurement, Quotations Manager, Quotations Coordinator, Quotations Specialist, Pricing Manager, Pricing Coordinator, Pricing Specialist, Bid Manager, Bid Coordinator, Bid Specialist, Buyer, Feltham, Middlesex, M4 Corridor, Heathrow, 

This is a permanent position.