Proposal Writer/Technical Writer - San Diego, CA | Biospace
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Proposal Writer/Technical Writer


San Diego, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
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Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

•   Execute initiatives that are consistent with the company’s overall strategy.
•   Respond to Requests for Proposals, Requests for Information and other similar requests from business development, operations management or directly from clients
•   Gather proposal information by identifying sources of information for drug discovery, formulation development, analytical chemistry, and manufacturing projects
•   Initiate, coordinate and generate proposals including Fee for Service, Time and Materials and Full-Time Equivalent contracts, Client Service Agreements, etc.
•   Interact with members of the management team to ensure proposals / contracts are consistent with project scope, client requirements and execution plans.
•   Ensure pricing is accurate, consistent and competitive based on current business practices and standards
•   Meet proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, and approval
•   Maintain accurate and updated templates for proposals / agreements and organized document repositories.
•   Develop systems, processes and tools to integrate and standardize BioDuro Discovery and CMC proposals and contracts generation.
•   Establish and implement process improvements to increase efficiency and quality of proposal/contract generation.


BS or advanced degree in Chemistry, Biology, Pharmaceutics or a Life Science discipline or equivalent
At least 5 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry with working knowledge of drug discovery, product development and manufacturing including chemistry, DMPK, formulation development and analytical testing.

At least three years of hands-on experience in proposal/contract generation and/or technical writing in a pharmaceutical or contract research organization is strongly preferred.