Hartford, Connecticut

Job Description
The International Business Solutions team brings together International Sales Support, Marketing, and Product. Joining forces with these teams will allow you to support the growth of Aetna International membership by leading the development of customer focused and strategically oriented proposals that focus on financial positioning, product offerings, and the Aetna value story. You will be responsible for supporting and developing new business and out to bid opportunities to ensure profitable customers and help grow the business through consultative partnership with our Sales, Underwriting, Network, Legal & Compliance, and Operations teams.

The Proposal Analyst is responsible for managing responses for moderate proposals, questionnaires, and ad hoc proposal requests for Aetna International’s prospects. The position also resolves proposal issues through project management, research, data gathering, analysis, writing and editing in accordance with brand standards, plain language and internal RFP style guide standards and leads completion of large group and/or custom proposals.

What you’ll do
• Drive strategy for prospective clients by leading discussions of product, program, and network offerings. Accountable for communicating strategy to business partners through proposal and strategy summary documentation, identify the need for or facilitate ongoing discussions.

• Collaborate with appropriate areas of Aetna International to manage proposals with a clear understanding of products, programs and sales strategy.

• Respond to moderately complex proposal questionnaires using Aetna’s library database or creating customized, proposal ready questionnaire responses based on quotation strategy and customer priorities.

• Gather information from source systems and subject matter experts to independently complete proposals, including statistical data and sample materials required for the proposal response.

• Follow established set of procedures for RFP follow-up, including responding to additional questions and clarification of original responses. Responds to requests to redesign product strategy, including product changes and funding arrangements.

• Identify areas of content in the proposal database that should be added/updated by content writers according to established processes and guidelines.

Required Qualifications
• 2-4 years of proposal or project management experience in a sales support capacity.

• Previous medical insurance industry experience preferred.

• Must be organized and efficient, detail-oriented and able to multi-task.

• Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and negotiate across the business and in the external health care environment.

• Must enjoy working in a fast paced, team environment and be adaptable to changing priorities.

• Must possess the ability to learn and understand the multiple products that Aetna International offers, and how the quote process may differ for each product.

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook).

COVID Requirements
CVS Health requires its Colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status within the first 10 days of your employment. For the two COVID-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second COVID-19 shot within the first 45 days of your employment. In some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination before you can begin to actively work. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with CVS Health.

If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment in order to remain employed with CVS Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. In some states and roles, you may be required to have an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications
• 3-5 years of proposal or project management experience in a sales support capacity.

• BS/BA or equivalent work experience required.

Business Overview
At Aetna, a CVS Health company, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, disability or protected veteran status. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. See Job Description

Hartford, Connecticut

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