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Scientific Proposal Writer

Position Description:

This position will work with PCR Principal Investigators (PI) andProject Managers PM to develop full-length and letter proposals. This position will be focused on draftingproposals including developing background materials including evidence ofEvidera/PCR expertise in the therapeutic area and methodology, as well ascollaborating with PIs/PMs in writing up other sections of proposals asrequested. This position will report into a PPD and a PCR manager. The positionis solely overhead.

PrincipalDuties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

• Collaborate with project team toidentify proposal requirements

• Independently prepare proposalsections as directed by and with oversight from the project PI/PM

• Collaborate with staff from businessdevelopment to organize background materials specific to Evidera such asexperience summaries

• Organizing available literature andother sources to develop proposal background

• May participate in developingtimelines and budgets for the proposals

• Interacts with PI/PM and revisesproposal as appropriate

• Ability to multi-task by working onseveral proposals simultaneously

• Administrative tasks associated withproposals as needed

• May participate in bid defenses andclient calls as an observer

Job Qualification:

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor's degree in a scientific or clinical discipline or equivalent.

• 1 year previous experience preferred but not required

• Provision of writing sample required


• Grammatical, editorial and proofreading skills

• Excellent attention to detail and quality

• Excellent organizational skills

• Effective written and oral communication skills

• Ability to communicate information and ideas so that others will understand

• Good computer skills specifically with Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to use client templates.

Language Skills:

Competent in written and spoken English.

Computer Skills:

• MS Word, Excel

ADA Requirements

• Normal and routine office duties.

• Domestic and International travel is expected.

Diversity Statement

PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

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