May 24, 2023

Proposal Support Lead Analyst - Remote

  • Evernorth
  • Remote (St. Louis, MO, USA)
Permanent, Full-time Proposal Analyst

Job Description

Job Summary

The Proposal Support Lead Analyst is responsible for managing the proposal development process for less complex, custom bids, from receipt of the RFP through proposal submission. This individual will have specialized knowledge of their primary business segment, with the ability to support other segments as needed. The Proposal Support Lead Analyst is responsible for concurrently managing multiple proposals with aggressive deadlines. They support follow-up, finalist, and contracting activities, as needed.

Essential Functions

Manage assigned proposal projects to include: analysis, research, writing/editing responses to RFI/RFP questionnaires; negotiate requirements in any RFP questionnaires with appropriate cross-functional SMEs; create proposal documents and other exhibits to support the defined sales strategy and strengths of company’s product and service offerings. Manage and facilitate requirements to ensure they are in line with the corporate position; working with cross-functional SMEs to get agreements to requirements and increase our overall requirements compliance.

Work cross-functionally to execute proposal projects, including cross- functional team communications, timelines, and follow-up, to ensure accurate, complete and quality input from operational areas to complete proposal production for on time delivery. Generate proposal and sales documents while adhering to corporate marketing standards, department guidelines, templates, and styles. Coordinate production and shipping to ensure accurate and on- time delivery. Resolve issues and conflict with appropriate escalation.

Serve as Subject Matter Expert for assigned benefit advisor. Collaborate with Strategic Relations Director (SRD) to develop/demonstrate/share expert knowledge of the BA relationship. As appropriate, develop market-specific responses.

Contribute to culture of continuous improvements and shares ownership of process improvement efforts. Display sound critical thinking skills, brings forth ideas. Actively participate in ad hoc projects and process ownership/responsibility, working with both internal partners and cross-functional partners to define, develop, and implement process improvements.

Provide training, coaching, and mentoring of new team members as it relates to proposals and/or projects applicable to the Proposal Support Lead Analyst role.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Pre-Law, English, Journalism or Communication or equivalent work experience;
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Project management and previous proposal experience preferred.

If you will be working at home occasionally or permanently, the internet connection must be obtained through a cable broadband or fiber optic internet service provider with speeds of at least 10Mbps download/5Mbps upload.

For this position, we anticipate offering an annual salary of 67,100 - 111,900 USD / yearly, depending on relevant factors, including experience and geographic location.

This role is also anticipated to be eligible to participate in an annual bonus plan.

We want you to be healthy, balanced, and feel secure. That’s why you’ll enjoy a comprehensive range of benefits, with a focus on supporting your whole health. Starting on day one of your employment, you’ll be offered several health-related benefits including medical, vision, dental, and well-being and behavioral health programs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, company paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off per year and paid holidays. For more details on our employee benefits programs, visit Life at Cigna Group.

About Evernorth Health Services

Evernorth Health Services, a division of The Cigna Group, creates pharmacy, care and benefit solutions to improve health and increase vitality. We relentlessly innovate to make the prediction, prevention and treatment of illness and disease more accessible to millions of people. Join us in driving growth and improving lives.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: for support. Do not email for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

The Cigna Group has a tobacco-free policy and reserves the right not to hire tobacco/nicotine users in states where that is legally permissible. Candidates in such states who use tobacco/nicotine will not be considered for employment unless they enter a qualifying smoking cessation program prior to the start of their employment. These states include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Washington State.


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