Senior Proposal Manager

Cerner Corporation   •  

North Kansas City, MO

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 70 days ago

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Job Description

As a Senior Proposal Manager you will lead multiple, strategic sized, complex government proposal projects, direct work and provide oversight to cross-functional teams, across multiple projects simultaneously as well as lead strategy sessions with internal teams, executive stakeholders and sales owner to define strategic imperatives and key areas of focus for each proposal. You will develop broad and deep relationships with internal stakeholders, including legal, government, finance and contracting organizations. You can use your creativity skills to create strategic, customized content for each proposal that apply knowledge of past proposals, and analysis of competitive intelligence, market and client data. In scope for this role will be to manage the proposal through all dialogue sessions, directly with the client, as needed and document, compile and update proposal data and generate supporting material while modeling established best practices. You will also leverage knowledge of business development lifecycle and proposal management processes and Cerner sales strategies to identify process improvement opportunities.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Business, Health Care or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience
  • At least 5 years proposal management work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of health care information technology (HCIT) consulting and/or support work experience
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) Certification
  • Familiarity with and/or experience working within the Shipley Business Development Lifecycle and the Shipley Proposal Development Process


  • Willing to travel up to 20% as needed
  • Must currently reside in or be willing to relocate to the Kansas City Metropolitan area or the District of Columbia area