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Dir, Proposal Development

Wellcare - Tampa, FL

Dir, Proposal Development','1705776','!*!About WellCare: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: WCG). It provides managed care services targeted to government-sponsored health care programs, including Medicaid, Medicare, Prescription Drug Plans and the Health Insurance Marketplace. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare offers a variety of health plans for families, children, and the aged, blind and disabled. The company serves approximately 4 million members and employs approximately 6,500 people nationwide as of Sept. 30, 2014. For more information about WellCare, please visit our website at or view our videos at All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age forty (40) and over, disability, veteran status, or national origin.','!*!Supports the company's growth strategy through the management of written responses to request for proposals (RFPs), request for applications (RFAs), request for information (RFI) and other similar types of procurement requests for government-sponsored health plans. Oversees a team of proposal writers to ensure high quality, appropriate and compliant written responses. Works across the organization to develop winning strategy for use in proposals in response to specific needs of state Medicaid agencies. Works with writers and subject matter experts through the proposal development process to continuously improve content within proposals as the business evolves. Essential Functions:

Reviews RFPs, RFAs, RFIs, etc. for contractual and response requirements and works closely with the VP of Business Development, Sr. Director of Business Development and field business development leads to establish key win themes and strategies.

Collaborates on the strategy to be used for the development of narrative responses and helps writers outline appropriate structure, approach and content for each section.

Reviews writers' draft responses to ensure responses convey clear and compliant messaging, and to ensure writers are applying company's style and writing guidelines.

Identifies opportunities to improve offerings for proposals and develop strategies with department leads and SMEs as needed to remain ahead of the competition.

Reviews scoring and evaluation materials post award as well as competitor responses to identify opportunities for improvement in writing and presentation, as well as strategy.

Provides red line reviews of individual draft responses to include proofing, editing, design/layout and identification of missing content/answers.

Participates in SME meetings/interviews as needed to validate response content, gather new or supplemental content, etc.

Leads draft review meetings, and assists writers in completing necessary follow-ups and changes from leadership review.

Ensures each proposal speaks with a single and consistent voice, is effectively structured and laid out for ease of reading and visual appeal, incorporates proof points (e.g. tables, diagrams, testimonials, references, etc.) to substantiate the key messages, and makes clear what differentiates us from the competition.

Ensures accuracy of material through research and review of RFP preparation materials. Escalates concerns to key stakeholders regarding content that may require additional review.

Coordinates and facilitates writers' meetings for special projects and assignments.

Assists business development management with process development and implementation of best practices for the writing teams.

Assists management with resource management (including writing assignments), distribution of work, recruiting, staff training, and performance input.

Schedules and leads writing team meetings, assigns tasks, summarize and distribute meeting notes and action items as needed.

Performs other duties as assigned. Additional Responsibilities:

','!*!Candidate Education:

Required A Bachelor's Degree in English, journalism, communications, business administration or related field

Required or equivalent work experience Candidate Experience:

Required 7 years of experience in Communications, writing, proposal writing, technical writing, journalism, or public affairs

Required 5 years of management experience Leading or directly managing team members

Preferred 1 year of experience in Health industry, managed care and/or Medicaid Candidate Skills:

Intermediate Demonstrated analytical skills

Advanced Ability to work in a fast paced environment with changing priorities

Advanced Other Ability to present ideas to internal and external stakeholders

Advanced Ability to analyze information and convert related activities into a comprehensive work plan

Advanced Ability to work within tight timeframes and meet strict deadlines

Intermediate Ability to lead/manage others

Advanced Ability to work independently

Advanced Ability to proof large bodies of materials

Advanced Other Attention to detail

Advanced Other Strong technical writing skills to support potential customer request such as White Paper development

Advanced Demonstrated written communication skills

Advanced Demonstrated ability to deal with confidential information

Advanced Ability to work as part of a team

Advanced Ability to drive multiple projects Licenses and Certifications:A license in one of the following is required:

Technical Skills:

Required Intermediate Microsoft Outlook

Required Advanced Microsoft Word

Required Intermediate Microsoft Excel

Required Intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint

Required Intermediate Adobe Acrobate Languages:

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Dir, Proposal Development Wellcare - Tampa, FL, United States


Location: Tampa, FL

Company Profile:
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. focuses exclusively on providing government-sponsored managed care services, primarily through Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, to families, children, seniors and individuals with complex medical needs. The company served approximately 3.8 million members nationwide as of Sept. 30, 2015. For more information about WellCare, please review our website and view the company’s videos. WellCare has developed a full complement of expertise in three major areas of government-sponsored health care…. Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans. Leveraging our expertise for our members' benefit is a key part of the value we bring to our members. WellCare focuses on those members who are dually eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare. This is an area of specialization that many other health plans simply do not have. We are committed to continually improving the quality of care and service that we provide to our members. We help our members access the right care at the right time in the appropriate setting. For some members, this includes the use of coordinated care teams and community partnerships. And we’re focused on government customers and use a disciplined approach to ensure a competitive cost structure.