Proposal Specialist
191 The West Mall, Toronto, ON, CA
4d ago

Job Description

At SNC-Lavalin, we believe the world-class expertise and unwavering commitment of our employees are the reasons for our success.

We value collaboration, integrity, respect and openness above all else, and we empower our people to grow and learn. Join us, as we work to become the world’s most sought-

after engineering and construction firm.

This key role within the Business Development team requires a detail-oriented professional who collaborates effectively, with a background in marketing and / or communications a high energy, team player keen to engage in the tactical execution of a comprehensive business growth plan for our Operations and Maintenance business unit.

Reporting to the Manager of Proposal Management, the Proposal Specialist will be responsible for supporting responses to Proposal Responses (RFQ, RFP, etc.

and other Sales Documentation, in close collaboration with the Bid Director and other key contributors from our operations and maintenance teams, both in Canada and internationally for a range of opportunities, including Public Private Partnerships.


  • Prepare professionally written responses to Proposal Documents that address customer requirements and are compliant, accurate, concise, and effective
  • Write and develop clear, persuasive proposal content and other sales materials that are technically correct and clearly convey a compelling story that resonates with the customer and incorporates win themes
  • Work closely with a cross-functional team of subject matter experts, including technical, business, commercial, and legal, throughout the proposal process
  • Leverage project management skills to define and manage the proposal response plan, section assignments, and schedule (including colour reviews) to ensure internal deadlines are met and final deliverables are of high quality
  • Organize and actively participate in proposal status meetings
  • Provide support to Bid Team in creation of documentation to support internal gating approval process, as required
  • Contribute to proposal management centralization initiative, including supporting creation of content library, to ensure high quality of information and improve response time for Business Development opportunities and proposal response
  • Coordinate proposal production with internal / external resources, including editing, formatting, printing, distribution, and delivery of final materials to the customer
  • Qualifications

  • University degree in business, communications, marketing, or related field, or combination of education and relevant experience
  • 5 years of relevant experience, preferably in proposal management
  • Proven expertise in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent attention to detail, highly organized, and motivated
  • Ability to influence without authority and work well with a variety of team structures and individuals
  • Ability to multi-task, being flexible and manage multiple projects simultaneously with firm deadlines
  • Client focused; adopting client perspective in all interactions
  • Skilled at researching information using internet and other research tools
  • Basic knowledge of operations and maintenance services and public private partnership projects is an asset
  • French fluency is considered an asset but not essential
  • Additional Information

    Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

    Successful applicants will be notified about SNC-Lavalin’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.


    At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-

    class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

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