Share this Job

Senior Proposals Associates

Date: 08-Mar-2023

Location: Oxford, GB

Company: oxfordbiom

We pride ourselves on our integrity. We do what’s right for our employees, patients and partners, and so can you. 


We are currently recruiting for Sr Proposals Associates to join the Oxford Biomedica Commercial Team.


We are happy to consider a hybrid part office part home working arrangement


Our Commercial team works directly with prospective and current partners to provide strategic solutions enabling them to deliver life-changing gene therapy products to patients.  Reporting to the Head of Commercial Operations, the purpose of these role is to maintain the progression of the proposal generation process.


Your responsibilities in this role would be: 

  • To collaborate with the commercial team, Client Program & Alliance Managers Management (CPAM) and subject matter experts, to develop a good understanding of our services and manufacturing offering, so as to be able to create, maintain and issue proposals for customer programmes.
  • The proposal generation process from initial dialogue with the customer, to issuance and then potentially revision of the proposal and commercial offering,
  • Work with all members of the commercial team to gain understanding of client needs and be involved in client presentations in order to gather and present information to support the generation of meaningful proposals.
  • To coordinate with all the members of the Commercial team, CPAM team and Finance, to track multiple proposals and work orders in development and in negotiation, as well as forecasting orders and revenues based on that tracking.
  • Setting, measuring, and reporting on Key Performance Indicators (KPI)’s for the department.
  • Own a number of key processes linked to proposal generation, will be required to organise and coordinate meetings with senior leadership team members and with the commercial team.


We are looking for:

  • Professional qualification (Bachelor’s or Masters) in the life sciences or business
  • Demonstrable experience in life sciences companies, pharmaceutical companies, CDMOs or related sectors
  • Knowledge and experience of process development and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) projects in Pharma & Biotech
  • Extensive working knowledge of RFIs, RFPs and associated capabilities-based presentations
  • Experience in using customer relationship management (CRM) platforms such as Inova or
  • Understanding of Financial and invoicing aspects of service-based partnerships is
  • Highly developed organisational skills, with project leadership management skills
  • Strong communications skills in both written and spoken English.


About Us:

We are an innovative leading viral vector specialist focused on delivering life changing therapies to patients.

Our innovative solutions and proven expertise allow us and our customers, the biotech and biopharma industry, to deliver life-saving therapies to reach even more patients.

The success of cell and gene therapy products transforms outcomes for millions of people suffering from some of the world’s worst diseases and medical conditions.

We work together, motivated to make a difference, and so can you.


What’s in it for you:

• Highly competitive reward packages

• Wellbeing programmes

• Development opportunities

• A 35-hour working week

• Welcoming, friendly, supportive colleagues

• A diverse and inclusive working environment

• Our values are: Deliver Innovation, Be Inspiring and Have Integrity

• State of the art laboratory and manufacturing facilities


We want you to feel inspired every day. We’re future-focused and our business is growing rapidly. We succeed together through passion, commitment and teamwork, and so can you.


Collaborate. Contribute. Change lives