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Centene Corporation Proposal Development Consultant II in Woodland Hills, California

Position Purpose:

Analyze and develop responses to the organization's most significant request for proposals (RFP's) for both reprocurements and new business opportunities. Assist with the response strategy and work with departmental subject matter experts in the development of RFP content.

  • Project manage, write and respond to complex proposals and questionnaires in support of CA Commercial new business and renewal opportunities.

  • Determine and define proposal scope, milestones, and objectives.

  • Develop and write responses to complex RFP's, finalist presentations, and contract reviews.

  • Facilitate gate review calls and drive proposal compliance cadence.

  • Work closely with internal functional area subject matter experts to develop response narratives and gather forms, exhibits, and reports.

  • Conduct internal quality review of proposal responses related to compliance with RFP requirements, drafting guides, and whether the response is 'on message' with the win themes and key differentiators.

  • Provide support for department reporting and project management activities.

  • Develop RFP transition documentation that will improve the overall quality of business implementation.

  • Acts as a resource for and maintains a collaborative rapport with internal Sales customers and SMEs.

  • Manage and maintain electronic proposal files, records, and databases, including the department's SME list.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience.

  • 3+ years of managed care operations experience, preferably in technical RFP response development.

  • Advanced proficiency using Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.

  • Proven ability to manage and complete complex questionnaires according to requirements outlined in the tender documents.

  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices.

*This position will be required to work in the local listed office once work from home orders are lifted.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

TITLE: Proposal Development Consultant II

LOCATION: Woodland Hills, California

REQNUMBER: 1216298

COMPANY: Corporate & Professional services