Proposal Writer

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Dependent on experience
Closing date
6 Nov 2021
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We are currently looking for a Proposal Writer to join a global pharmaceutical company based in Stirlingshire. As the Proposal Writer you will be responsible for preparation of proposals/quotes for new business and scope change. You will support bid defence process, support the Business Development team with new client enquiries and manage the handover of projects to Project Management following successful bid closure.


Your duties as the Proposal Writer will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Working with Business Development and Project Management will review and understand new business requirements upon receipt of a Request for Information or Request for Proposal. Working with Functional Managers, collate the required technical information, resources, costs and timelines to complete the work scope as presented in the RFP.

2. Work with Program Managers and Proposal Writers at other global PPS sites for projects that are integrated across more than one site and requires preparation of an integrated proposal. Prepare the business proposal including technical scope or work, pricing and timeline information. Prepare a project Gantt for the defined scope of work

3. Work with Functional Managers to understand when new business can be scheduled and highlight to Senior Management if available start dates are misaligned with client requirements. Work with Business Development for status of proposals and support discussion with the customer on the required scope of work. Following issue of proposal, support presentation to the customer together with technical colleagues.

4. Coordinate the response to customer questions or comments on the proposal following client review. Support the Business Development team to point of award closure.

5. Work with the Project Management team to handover new projects to the assigned Project Manager in advance of project kick-off. Support initial kick-off activities if required. Support internal business meetings to review new business activities and provide summary of potential new business for departments.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Proposal Writer we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a life sciences related discipline. In addition to this you will need strong technical background in a scientific discipline within the pharmaceutical sector.

2. You will have a good understanding of cGMP, commercial acumen together with an understanding of a typical work program within development and GMP manufacturing projects.

3. You will require excellent communication skills to deal effectively with internal and external stakeholders. Ability to deal with a broad project team at different organization levels and the ability to prioritise activities across a number of different projects.

4. Self-motivated with enthusiasm and passion to drive opportunities through to fruition.

Key Words: Proposal Writer | Project Management | Business Development | Pharmaceuticals | GMP

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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