Proposal Specialist

Location: Montréal, Canada Application deadline: 5 November 2021 Reference number: 1054
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Kiri Wood

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Why join RHEA?

We are a growing international company, with over 650 staff working in 11 countries. Our teams are involved in innovative space missions and cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data and ground systems.

When you join us, you will work alongside recognized industry experts, either on our clients’ premises or in our offices across Europe and Canada. This is your opportunity to boost your career and shape the future of the space, security and systems engineering industries.

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Unique career opportunities, including working in other countries
  • Personalized training and development programmes
  • Flexible relocation support
  • Stable company with a family atmosphere.

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If you have any questions before submitting an application, please get in touch – we are always happy to tell you more.

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The Proposal Specialist is a member of a team reporting to the Director, Sales and Proposal Management and is responsible for leading and completing proposal work with tight deadlines. The Proposal Specialist’s ability to efficiently lead the bid process, from the Bid/NoBid Review up to and including proposal delivery, is essential to success.

This position is based in Canada at either of our offices (Montréal or Gatineau).

Tasks and Activities

The scope of work will include:

  • Chair the Bid/NoBid Review.
  • Assemble the proposal team and lead the bid kick-off meeting.
  • Assignments, Tasks and Milestones (technical and financial proposals) control:
    • Assign tasks;
    • Set Milestones;
    • Track milestones and quality applying appropriate corrective measures, when required.
  • Proofreading, writing and wordsmithing for concise, clear and compelling proposals.
  • Lead proposal quality assurance, peer-reviews, Red Teams, approvals and signatures.
  • Deliver the Proposal.
  • Lead Lessons-learned.

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.
  • 3–5 years’ experience in sales of critical and complex IT solutions with commercial, institutional or governmental clients.
  • 3 -7 years’ experience in proposal management/coordination/administrative tasks preferably within a medium to large-scale enterprise.
  • Experience in technical or engineering domain preferably within the IT, Security and Aerospace sectors.
  • Proven success with leading commercial, institutional or governmental proposal teams.
  • Solid understanding of a bid process from the Bid/NoBid Review to contracting.
  • Demonstrated professional proposal writing experience in a relevant field preferably with prior experience in system engineering activities.
  • Easily adapts to change.
  • Strong time-management skills including the flexibility to work off-primetime when required.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Basic end-user working knowledge of Salesforce.
  • Basic end-user working knowledge of Sharepoint.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication in English and French.
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Why join RHEA?

We are a growing international company, with over 650 staff working in 11 countries. Our teams are involved in innovative space missions and cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data and ground systems.

When you join us, you will work alongside recognized industry experts, either on our clients’ premises or in our offices across Europe and Canada. This is your opportunity to boost your career and shape the future of the space, security and systems engineering industries.

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Unique career opportunities, including working in other countries
  • Personalized training and development programmes
  • Flexible relocation support
  • Stable company with a family atmosphere.

Want to know more?

If you have any questions before submitting an application, please get in touch – we are always happy to tell you more.

Contact our Recruitment team

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