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Proposal Writer

Montreal, QC
Acosys Consulting is looking to hire a Proposal Writer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Prepares proposals by determining concept; gathering and formatting information; writing drafts; obtaining approvals.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Determines proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs; studying requests for proposals (RFPs); attending strategy meetings
  • Meets proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, and approval; entering and monitoring tracking data; coordinating requirements with contributors; contributing proposal status information to review meetings; transmitting proposals
  • Gathers proposal information by identifying sources of information; coordinating submissions and collections; identifying and communicating risks associated with proposals
  • Develops proposal by assembling information including project nature, objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, budget, standards of performance, and evaluation; writing, revising, and editing drafts including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials
  • Prepares presentation by evaluating text, graphics, and binding; coordinating printing
  • Maintains quality results by using templates; following proposal writing-standards including readability, consistency, and tone; maintaining proposal support databases
  • Obtains approvals by reviewing proposal with key providers and project managers
  • Improves proposal-writing results by evaluating and re-designing processes, approach, coordination, and boilerplate; implementing changes
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; maintaining personal networks
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Be involved in process improvement of building and meeting proposals due dates in a timely manner
 
SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
  • University degree (preferably in business writing)
  • Must have excellent English  writing and communication skills
  • Must have presentation preparation skills
  • Must have graphic design skills
  • Must have documentation layout skills
  • Must have problem solving skills
  • Must have be deadline-oriented i.e. does what it takes to get the job done and deadlines are met
 
DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Government proposal writing experience is considered an asset
  • Commercial proposal writing experience is considered an asset
  • Technical documentation skills is considered an asset
  • Coordination between subject matter experts, sales lead and customer representatives experience is considered an asset
  • Strategic planning experience is considered an asset
  • Market knowledge government and commercial Information technology and staff augmentation is considered an asset



APPLY TO:
Acosys Consulting Services thanks all applicants. We advise only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. If interested, please forward a copy of your resume by email to: apriya@acosysconsulting.com.
 
Acosys Consulting applies the principles of employment equity and invites women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible and ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities to submit their application and expressly mention their group membership status.   
 
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