Position : Bid Manager
Location : Toronto, ON (Downtown Toronto or Etobicoke)
General Company Information
Kinectrics Inc. is Canada’s leading provider of innovative science and engineering services to the Electricity Energy Sector.
We are a company built on a 100-year history of serving the energy sector with our advanced problem-solving expertise. Employing more than 1000 engineers, scientists and technologists our employees are recognized worldwide for outstanding technical excellence in the energy sector.
Kinectrics is unique in that it has an extensive suite of up to date laboratories serving clients in both North America and around the globe.
As part of the Project Management Office (PMO), lead multi-disciplinary technical teams for preparation of technical estimates, methodologies, technical assumptions and clearly articulate our service offerings to clients.
Additional accountabilities include :
Build a proposal / bid plan to deliver a quality proposal to our clients.
Work with Business Development Directors to gather insight for clients that will be useful to form win themes in our proposal.
Obtain alignment and concurrence on the bid plan / strategy with the Accountable Authority.
Work with the technical team to deliver on the plan and escalate any issues.
Accountable for delivering the finished bid and driving the bid through all aspects of the bid process in a timely manner with high quality.
Develop win themes with the technical team that are to be included into the proposal / bid to put the organization in the best position to win the bid.
Responsible for writing the proposal following client specific RFP requirements and schedule with inputs being provided by other member of the bid team.
Develop costing and a project schedule with input from technical teams.
Ensure the bid is set up in the appropriate costing systems (SAP, Toolbox as required).
Report on progress of proposals to the Accountable Authority and to the Internal Project Controls and Proposals Section Manager.
Maintain revision control and up-to-date files while coordinating and integrating input from various technical groups and staff involved in the proposal preparation.
Other duties as assigned.
Completion of a 4-year University degree in Engineering or Science.
A period of 4-8 years of relevant experience is required
Demonstrated experience preparing quotes and proposals in a work capture position.
Experience leading multi-disciplinary teams to deliver proposals and bottom up cost estimates.
Experience in liaising with contractors, vendors and consultant resources as appropriate to form teams and arrangements in consultation with Legal Department
Clear understanding of project management methodologies
Complete understanding of organizational commercial processes.
Self-motivated team player with strong writing skills who thrives in a busy, dynamic work environment.
Articulate and effective communicator with excellent, interpersonal, planning and organizational skills.
Detail oriented with a proven ability to perform under pressure.
Able to multi-task and meet tight deadlines without compromising the quality of our products
Able to work effectively with minimal supervision
Ability to exercise discretion and judgment in resolving problems
Commercial and technical acumen is required
Experience in the Nuclear Industry is an asset
Able to demonstrate a high commitment to quality and to providing value to customers.
Kinectrics welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.