Joerns Healthcare

Proposal Specialist

2 months ago
FTR Full-Time Regular
Job ID
2430 Whitehall Park Dr. #100

About Joerns

Joerns Healthcare is a leading national distributor of therapeutic support surfaces, bariatric care equipment, negative pressure wound therapy systems, and safe patient handling solutions. We serve special patient handling needs across the entire continuum of care, including acute care hospitals, long term acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, rehabilitation facilities, and hospice centers.

We continually strive to provide the most exceptional service, the most affordable products, and the most innovative patient care solutions to our customers. We are currently searching for skilled, self-motivated and dedicated professionals to add to our team. We offer hands on training, benefits and an outstanding work environment.



At Joerns Healthcare, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. Our employees also receive Paid Vacation and Holidays. Please note that benefits may vary by site.


Position Summary

The Proposal Specialist position will be responsible for receiving and creating all proposals as requested from request to completion. This person will support bid/proposal efforts as assigned, do pricing analysis, and prioritize proposals strategically as identified by the Proposal Manager and/or the Sales Operations Manager.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare daily quotes requested by the Sales Organization as needed.
  • Review Requests for Information (RFIs), Proposals (RFPs) and Quotes (RFQs) carefully and thoroughly to generate proposals in SAP based on proposal requests received in (SFDC).
  • Participate in proposal related meetings to assist Proposal Manager in capture strategies, timelines, compliance matrices, and deliverables.
  • Successfully manage multiple concurrent projects, accurately, thoroughly and under tight deadlines. Some collaboration with other departments, such as Contracts and Marketing to ensure professional compliant responses.
  • Provides pricing assistance, as required, which may include furnishing pricing components, cost research and analysis, provide pricing templates to address win themes.
  • Compile and maintain data leading to development and generation of reports pertaining to proposal activity
  • Assist in maintenance and enhancement of an electronic repository of proposal content utilized for RFPs, RFIs, sole source, and other contracting and procurement processes.
  • Performs ongoing reviews of proposal process to identify proposal process efficiencies. 

Required Education

4 year degree 

Required Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare complex proposals against tight deadlines
  • Able to handle multiple projects and deliver with exceptional accuracy
  • Must have excellent customer service skills and be familiar with working in a fast paced environment
  • Exceptional accuracy is a requirement for this position
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills and interpersonal skills needed along with creative problem solving skills
  • Data entry speed Minimum 45 wpm
  • Committed, accessible, problem-solver, able to attend to detail, ability to follow through, resourceful, self-assured, self-motivated, possesses a sense of urgency, able to communicate and demonstrate action consistent with the company mission and objectives

Preferred Skills, Experience & Education

  • Prior experience working with proposals/bids (coordinator, specialist, writer, etc…)
  • Experience with SAP and

Joerns Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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