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RFP Development Lead

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Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: Ok, OK, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 50301 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a RFP Development Lead to join our team in Ok, Oklahoma (US-OK), United States (US).



The Electronic Prior Authorization (ePA) Pharmacy request for proposal (RFP) Development Lead will guide state subject matter experts representing the pharmacy program in development of an RFP, and related procurement activities. The candidate will work closely with State Pharmacy SMEs, the State Project Manager, and two team members to identify and document business requirements to be included in the RFP. In addition to developing RFP requirements, the candidate may be required to assist with developing vendor proposal scoring criteria & benchmarks.



  • Develop project workplan/schedule
  • Identify State and NTT DATA State Health Consulting, LLC RFP development team
  • Send out invitation for Visioning/Requirements Sessions
  • Conduct Visioning Sessions w/RFP Development Team
  • Conduct Visioning Recommendation Session w/RFP Development Team
  • Conduct JAR/Visioning Sessions to Review Drafted Requirements
  • Draft Requirements, Solution Prompts & Scoring Criteria
  • Submit Requirements & Solution Prompts for State Review (Cycle 1)
  • Conduct Facilitated Review Sessions for Review Requirements & Solution Prompts (Cycle 1)
  • Finalize Detailed Requirements and Solution Prompts (Cycle 1)
  • Submit Requirements & Solution Prompts for State Review (Start Cycle 2)
  • Conduct Facilitated Review Sessions for Review Requirements & Solution Prompts (Cycle 2)
  • Finalize Detailed Requirements and Solution Prompts (Cycle 2)
  • Final Submittal of Requirements & Solution Prompts (Cycle 2)
  • Draft Scoring Criteria & Benchmarks
  • Revise Scoring Criteria & Benchmarks (Based upon requirement changes)
  • Facilitated Review of Scoring Criteria & Benchmarks
  • Finalize Scoring Criteria & Benchmarks
  • Submit Scoring Criteria & Benchmarks to State
  • Perform Administrative and QA Review
  • Gain State Approval
  • Undertake any additional duties as they are assigned


Minimum Qualifications

• Five years of Medicaid experience in the Pharmacy functional area
• Three years of experience working on procurement activities including:
o Facilitating requirements and review sessions
o Drafting scoring criteria & benchmarks
o Drafting RFPs
• Experience creating project schedules with applicable dependencies
• Leadership skills to lead teams to successful outcomes
• Strong written and verbal communication skills


Candidates that do not meet the minimum qualifications will not be considered.

Preferred Qualifications (soft skills, preferred, nice to have)

Experience in business and/or technical analysis
Ability to work independently and manage work of self and others to a defined schedule
Ability to deal with ambiguity and change
Ability to assess potential problems and make sound judgments around issues that may have an adverse effect on the business
Experience conducting meetings, interviews and making presentations
Strong problem-solving and customer service skills
Team player and a consistent, dependable performer with an excellent work ethic, flexible “can-do” attitude, and a results-driven commitment to success
Ability to apply industry best practices and future state/federal mandates to system requirements
Excels at using quantitative data to drive recommendations and decisions


This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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