Proposals and Contracts Associate - Graduate opportunity

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    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

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    £24000 - £27000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Our client is seeking a life science graduate to support the generation of client proposals, budgets & contracts across all company services globally. Full training and support is given to move into a dynamic and fast growing company at the heart of patient centric clinical trials.



  • Proposal creation for all allocated sales opportunities.
  • Budget creation in line with scope of work and proposal; mapping of budget into client templates where required
  • Amend & revise budgets as per client & BD requests
  • Liaison with Business Development Executives to define scope of work where required
  • Liaison with internal teams (e.g. Operations, VCMT) to obtain functional input for proposals
  • Internal distribution of proposals & budgets for review
  • Filing of all RFP related documentation into Opportunity database
  • Ensuring all RFP & amendment deadlines are adhered to
  • Ensuring all proposals & budgets approved at VP level
  • Creation of Client documents for issue via BD Execs
  • Attendance & presentation at Operational Handover meeting
  • Input into ongoing development of company budgeting system.


  • Provision of the appropriate contract templates to clients on notification of award via Business Development
  • Drafting contracts in line with agreed proposals and scope
  • Liaison with customer to define and document scope of work
  • Review of customer comments of drafted contract documents, ensuring risks to company are minimized; liaison with legal as required
  • Review and negotiation of customer contract language, in conjunction with VP Corporate Services
  • Finalization of contracts & ensuring all appropriate signatures obtained
  • Contract filing & tracking


  • University or college degree in life science, pharmacy, nursing or equivalent relevant discipline.
  • Prior sales &/or proposal/budget experience from academia or industry.
  • Basic understanding of Good Clinical Practice and Clinical Trial Methodology.
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills, highly computer literate.
  • Excellent attention to detail and quality.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, resource and general management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrates collaborative behaviors.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are not able to get back to everyone who applies. Therefore if you have not heard back from Experis within 7 days please assume that your application has been unsuccessful however we will contact you if suitable roles come up that match your skill set.