Permanent

Lead Proposal Coordinator

London, ON | Stratford, ON 2019/06/20

Business Services / Business Services / Marketing

Job Title:


Lead Proposal Coordinator


Education:


•    Bachelor's degrees in Business Administration, Communications, or Marketing.
•    Candidates who have Engineering and/or Technician backgrounds along with excellent coordinating skills will be considered for this position.


Job Summary:


Our client in the Engineering Consulting industry is seeking a Lead Proposal Coordinator to join their team in either London or Stratford, Ontario!

This individual will assist in the management and preparation of complex multidisciplinary engineering proposals.


Job Duties:


•    Assist in managing the entire life cycle of proposal, from the issuing of RFP documents to the submission and follow up of the proposal
•    Review RFPs, RFQs, RFIs, including dissecting them and building compliance matrices, supporting win strategies and story boards when necessary
•    Develop and prepare proposal documentation, including proposals, resumes and other related materials, includes monitoring changes to solicitation and adjusting work accordingly
•    Ensure proper formatting, version control and standards are used in submission documents
•    Work with others to ensure that information submitted is accurate and compliant
•    Create/support and track the deliverables required during transition for new projects
•    Communicate with clients and participate in site visits/meeting
•    Participate in the development of winning proposal strategies
•    Co-ordinate multidisciplinary teamwork efforts and document production with offices
•    Collaborate in proposal writing and pricing
•    Ensure proposal document meets RFP requirements
•    Ensure consistency between technical and financial proposals
•    Maintain high quality standards for proposals (content and presentation)
•    Manage proposal preparation timelines to ensure that deadlines are met
•    Control proposal preparation costs


Qualifications:


•    Bachelor's degrees in Business Administration, Communications, or Marketing.
•    Candidates who have Engineering and/or Technician backgrounds along with excellent coordinating skills will be considered for this position
•    4+ years of relevant experience (with at least 2 years of experience in proposals, preferably for an engineering consulting firm)
•    Candidates will possess prior knowledge of the consulting engineering services that they'll be marketing
•    Must have experience reading and analyzing requests for proposal (RFPs) and requests for quotation (RFQs)
•    Possess exceptional organization, grammar, proofreading, and spelling abilities.
•    Must also be able to work in deadline-driven environments and work with teams to complete projects
•    Superior communication, organizational and project management skills
•    Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
•    Knowledge of engineering services an asset
•    Available for overtime when needed
•    High technical writing skills
•    High interest and skills for document preparation in a sales context (care for text clarity, visual aspects, details, etc.)
•    Experience with the Canadian Nuclear Industry and within a large professional services company an asset
•    Advanced proficiency in MS Office. Knowledge of project management software and organizational chart design software
•    Familiarity with Adobe InDesign a requirement
•    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
•    Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
•    Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
•    Own a car and have insurance for 2,000,000.00.


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