University Research Co., LLC (URC)
URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems. Internationally, we expand access to and improve the quality of services addressing maternal, newborn, and child health; infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria; reproductive health and family planning; food and nutrition; and vulnerable children and families. In the US, we focus on improving communication related to issues like substance abuse, with a particular focus on reaching underserved populations.
The Business Development team supports all aspects of pipeline development, capture planning, and proposal preparation. BD’s role in capture and BD strategy, includes collaborating closely with technical teams to build and manage a healthy pipeline of opportunities, to identify and actively monitor specific opportunities and strategize key elements including teaming arrangements, staffing and technical approaches. BD serves as the subject matter experts in intelligence gathering and positioning strategies that strengthen URC’s positioning/visibility and likelihood of winning new business. BD’s role in proposal development includes excellence in proposal writing; facilitating the development of compliant, well-written and compelling technical volumes; ensuring integration with cost volumes; and the preparation of high-quality annexes, graphics and overall proposal presentation in line with corporate branding.