PLADS Group Proposal Consultant

The Company:  Aflac Columbus
The Location: 


The Division:  PLADS
Job Id:  6114

Salary Range: $55,000 - $140,000


We’ve Got You Under Our Wing

We are the duck. We develop and empower our people, cultivate relationships, give back to our community, and celebrate every success along the way. We do it all…The Aflac Way.


Aflac, a Fortune 500 company, is an industry leader in voluntary insurance products that pay cash directly to policyholders and one of America's best-known brands. Aflac has been recognized as Fortune’s 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity and as one of World’s Most Ethical Companies by


Our business is about being there for people in need. So, ask yourself, are you the duck? If so, there’s a home, and a flourishing career for you at Aflac.


Worker Designation – This role is designated as a remote role. You will be expected to work from your home, within the continental US. Although this role is designated as remote, there may be occasions that you are requested to come to the office based on business need. Any requests to come to the office would be communicated with you in advance.



What does it take to be successful at Aflac?

  • Acting with Integrity
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Pursuing Self-Development
  • Serving Customers
  • Supporting Change
  • Supporting Organizational Goals
  • Working with Diverse Populations


What does it take to be successful in this role?

• Excellent oral and written communication skills


• Strong proficiency with MS Office Products


• Knowledge of Life, Disability and Absence Management and Sales/Underwriting process


• Experience with public sector/government RFPs/bids is a plus


• Project Management skills and strong attention to detail


• Knowledge of Qvidian software or other RFP management applications


• Demonstrate effective research skills


Education & Experience Required

  • Bachelor's Degree Or Equivalent
  • 4 or more years of experience in Insurance, Absence Management, Disability, Sales, RFP, Sales/Pre-Sales, Sales Support area

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience


Principal Duties & Responsibilities

• The Proposal Consultant will be responsible for developing the full response package on all prospective customer opportunities.


• Provide detailed product descriptions, create executive summaries, final quotes.


• Reviews the RFP for standard and non-standard items and escalates appropriately.


• Work with Sales and Underwriting to have strategy calls as needed.


• Manages end-to-end RFP/RFQ and request timelines and ensures delivery of proposal package.


• Manages all submission requirements including those for the public sector market including proposal, Terms/Conditions, agreements, contract reviews, MBW/WBE, IT assessments, assembly and delivery.


• Promote differentiators of Aflac’s Life, Disability and Absence Management products.


• Provides feedback on content to maintain content updated.


• Collaborates with subject matter experts to develop new proposal materials and content.


• Models behavior in alignment with the Aflac Way.


• Work in Salesforce to manage opportunities and workflow.


• Performs other related duties as required.


Total Rewards

This compensation range is specific to the job level and takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to: education, experience, licensure, certifications, geographic location, and internal equity. The range has been created in good faith based on information known to Aflac at the time of the posting.  Compensation decisions are dependent on the circumstances of each case. This salary range does not include any potential incentive pay or benefits, however, such information will be provided separately when appropriate. The salary range for this position is $55,000 to $140,000.


In addition to the base salary, we offer an array of benefits to meet your needs including medical, dental, and vision coverage, prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending, dependent care flexible spending, Aflac supplemental policies (Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity offered at no costs to employee), 401(k) plans, annual bonuses, and an opportunity to purchase company stock.  On an annual basis, you’ll also be offered 11 paid holidays, up to 20 days PTO to be used for any reason, and, if eligible, state mandated sick leave (Washington employees accrue 1 hour sick leave for every 40 hours worked) and other leaves of absence, if eligible, when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being. Aflac complies with all applicable leave laws, including, but not limited to sick and safe leave, and adoption and parental leave, in all states and localities.