Sr. Proposal Medicaid Writer, Community & State - U.S. Telecommute (866479)

United Health - College Minnetonka, MN

About the Job

Position Description Do you have a love for writing and helping people live healthier lives? Our Community & State Proposal Writers combine the creativity of writing with the technical aspects of providing compliant responses to help draft Medicaid for new and existing clients (e.g., government, employers). They collaborate with subject matter experts (SME's) to determine and guide positioning of our offer, direct the preparation of supporting documents and analyses, support responses with graphics, and align documentation to company guidelines. They partner with sales, clinical, product, legal, finance and other functions to tailor contractual provisions to reflect prospects needs, company interests, and appropriate resources and timelines.     You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.   Primary Responsibilities: Review requests for proposals (RFPs) and related documents furnished by the procuring agency; analyze to understand and capture specific operational, administrative and proposal requirementsInterview subject matter experts (SMEs) in business functions throughout the organization to determine Community & State / UnitedHealthcare business and operational approach to satisfy the requirementsContribute ideas regarding business solution based on own ideas, experience and researchDevelop and maintain baseline proposal content for assigned functional areaReview prior Community & State proposals to extract relevant content for use in proposal development; work with content manager to determine relevant elementsOutline proposal sections or answers to address all elements of direct, derived and implied requirementsDraft concise, complete and clear proposal responses to the requirements and / or questions in accordance with Community & State proposal development standards, stylistic guidelines and formatting conventionsInspect and edit own work for clarity and conformance to requirements; work with proposal leadership to address editing issuesPresent information to, and effectively communicate with, senior leadership and other key individualsParticipate in individual and group proposal reviews with senior leadership and other key individuals; incorporate changes and improvements to proposalsCopy/edit proposal narrativeCollect and submit proposal exhibits, attachments, appendices relevant to assigned sections for tracking and for formatting, if requiredWork with proposal formatter to address proposal layout and publishing issuesWork with proposal graphic designer to provide concepts for creating supporting graphics for proposalsEscalate conflicts and issues to proposal leadership as requiredComplete work according to deadlines provided by proposal leadershipAssist as requested in general proposal activities, including editing, proposal assembly, and quality assurance, etc.Participate in ongoing continuous improvement of the Community & State proposal development processConduct other business development duties as assigned You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.     Demonstrated Success:  Ability to meet deadlines and strong attention to detailOrganized with commitment to consistent quality and process improvementExcellent personal motivation with a proven ability to build and work collaboratively in a strong team concept environment, and independentlyWorks well in challenging, fast-paced, high-stress and deadline-oriented environment individually or as part of a team