Proposal Writer


Nottingham, UK


Full time, permanent

Proposal Writer

Upperton Pharma Solutions is a Nottingham-based CDMO that specialises in the development and manufacture of pharmaceutical products, providing a complete service from early-stage feasibility to GMP clinical manufacture. Formulations cover a range of delivery routes, typically including oral (tablets & capsules), nasal and inhaled.

Continued growth and investment into the business has led to the creation of exciting new job opportunities; in our new GMP Manufacturing headquarters in Beeston, Nottingham. Upperton Pharma Solutions is undergoing a period of significant expansion to meet international customer demand and offer a comprehensive drug development portfolio, so now is a great time to join our team.

As a proposal writer, your main role will involve crafting compelling and persuasive proposals that effectively communicate the value and benefits of our products or services to potential clients. You will work closely with internal teams and stakeholders to gather the necessary information and insights, ensuring that each proposal is tailored to the specific needs and objectives of the client.

Furthermore, you will play a vital role in tracking and managing the proposal process, ensuring timely submission and accurate documentation of all relevant data and communications. Your attention to detail and organizational skills will contribute to maintaining a streamlined and efficient proposal workflow.

By excelling in this role, you will contribute to the growth and success of the organisation by securing new business opportunities, building strong relationships with clients, and ultimately driving revenue. If you thrive in a collaborative environment, and enjoy making a significant impact through your writing, this opportunity offers an exciting platform to showcase your skills and contribute to our company’s continued success.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Generate high-quality proposals, ballparks and costing documents to support projects.
  • Generate change order documents and associated costing.
  • Manage proposal/change order reviews with the technical team internally.
  • Preparation of Cosmo’s
  • Keep proposal status and tracking up to date using trackers and Salesforce.
  • Use Salesforce for adding new opportunities, opportunity updates and running reports.
  • Update Proposal/Costing model templates as needed.
  • Help generate order intake data and monthly reporting data.
  • Help generate department KPIs.
  • Join client calls and be involved with proposal discussions as needed.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Be educated to degree level or higher, ideally in a related scientific/technical discipline.
  • Have excellent communication skills (written and verbal), and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word applications.
  • Have excellent organisation skills and attention to detail.
  • Be a fast and enthusiastic learner
  • Ideally have previously experience in proposal writing or the pharmaceutical industry

What you will get in return

We offer employees not only a competitive salary but also an excellent suite of benefits including:

  • 25 days plus bank holidays and your birthday off!
  • Annual bonus based on company and individual performance
  • Company contributory pension package
  • Life insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance through Vitality
  • Internal and external training courses and professional development support
  • Free onsite car parking

We know it is the little things that make every day special, so we also organise employee events for you to attend throughout the year, like our annual Christmas party, summer party and charity fundraising events.

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