VP, Public Sector Procurement

Remote CA San Diego 92130

Remote position available

Job Description

Responsible for building a strategic and innovative proposal center of excellence to support the enterprise. This individual will design and lead the development, implementation and execution of an improved RFP sales proposal processes and provide strategic business counsel to senior leadership across the enterprise. Responsible for overall leadership of the sales proposal team in support of the organizations growth and business development strategy.
  • Guides the executive leadership team in setting the strategic direction for proposal management. Defines, establishes, communicates and disseminates a strategic proposal development plan to meet objectives for short- and long term growth opportunities.
  • Responsible for strategic development and oversight of the proposal center of excellence.  Establish all policies and procedures to ensure compliance with federal, state and other regulatory requirements.  Critically evaluates overall operations, service delivery and win/ loss record. Implements practices to improve efficiency and win record across the enterprise.
  • Oversees the proposal management staff who directs all aspects of the proposal life cycle including establishing strategic direction, coordinating proposal schedules, and developing content, and executing milestones.
  • Implements best practices to ensure all schedules and deadlines are met.
  • Participates in competitive proposal analysis process. Analyzes and reviews bid requirements presented by the proposal managers to help determine strategic approach to produce content that is compliant and will produce a winning proposal.
  • Establishes, maintains and monitors project scope, difficulty and duration. Sets team objectives and goals. Develops schedules and assigns tasks. Anticipates and adjusts for problems or roadblocks. Looks towards continual process improvement techniques to streamline tasks while providing the best quality product in a high volume organization.
  • Reviews, develops and establishes department policies and practices. Manages the proposal development staff and ensure delivery of the highest quality products. Implements best business practices to ensure team evolves and remains competitive. Responsible for managing department staff including hiring and termination decisions, performance evaluation, coaching, mentoring and succession planning.
  • Prepares department objectives and budgets to facilitate the orderly and efficient capture, storage, processing, and dissemination of information Identify and assess new techniques, processes or technologies to determine potential value for the company.
  • Participates in monthly new business rhythm and presents metrics on ongoing proposals and year-to-date metrics.
  • Manages funds allotted by SVP Business Development on each pursuit and overall enterprise budget.

General Job Information


VP, Public Sector Procurement



Job Family

Sales Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Minimum Qualifications


Bachelors (Required), Masters

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements


  • 10+ years of related experience working on proposal development in both public and private sector and proven experience defining strategy, developing content and production of public sector proposals to successfully generate new and expanded business.
  • 5+ years of experience managing staff.
  • Experience must include creating concise, complete, accurate compelling and quality proposals that meet high standards, are timely and achieve the desired outcome.
  • Demonstrated success in developing high quality, concise, accurate, winning public sector proposals.
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, project management, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively across multiple functions and levels within the company.
  • Exceptional writing, editing and strategic skills.
  • Ability to understand and address government customer issues and highlight the company's capabilities and expertise to create compelling solutions.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.

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