• Proposal Coordinator, Consulting

    Position ID
    2018-4488
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Position Location(s)
    CA-ON-Ottawa
     
    CA-ON-Toronto
  • DIFFERENT BY DESIGN

    At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career.

     

    Join the momentum. We are currently seeking a Proposal Coordinator for our growing Consulting team. Driving business excellence, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our Consulting team works with organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors to provide innovative strategies tailored to maximize efficiencies, enhance performance and increase profitability.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Performance Expectations

    • Contribute to the proposal process from production to delivery; ensure content adheres to firm strategic objectives and MNP brand standards

    • Champion best practices and guidelines to ensure the consistent production of high quality, client focused proposals

    • Analyze request for proposal (RFP) requirements in the development of clear and focused response strategies

    • Assist in proposal development initiatives; lead proposal meetings (kick-off, daily/weekly), assign proposal responsibilities and milestones to include technical, graphics/marketing and writing plans

    • Develop proposal content and graphics, as required

    • Develop proposal timelines; communicate and maintain proposal deliverable deadlines

    • Develop and follow comprehensive proposal management plan

    • Conduct market research and gather opportunity information from multiple sources

    • Collect and summarize opportunity information; publish opportunities to be shared to interested stakeholders

    • Research and target prospects using a variety of sales tools.

    • On a daily basis, track prospects - identify decision makers, timelines, hot-buttons, and specific qualifications and enter data accurately and consistently into the company's CRM.

    • Manage and maintain database of project qualifications, proposals and team member resumes

    • Manage multiple projects ensuring strict adherence to deadlines

    • Ensure high quality preparation and production of materials

      Interact with key stakeholders and business groups, as required, to coordinate and develop proposal content

      Write proposal narratives and executive summaries; ensure brand and messaging is consistent and compelling

    Credentials

     

    • Completion of a post-secondary education in Communications, English, Creative Writing, Journalism or another related field

    • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of experience in strategic writing, including business or proposal writing

    • Experience in conducting market research and searches for project opportunities

    • Experience in a professional services industry is considered an asset

    • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    • Graphic design skills and proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite is an asset

    • Working knowledge of proposal management software programs is an asset

    • Is a solid team player with demonstrated skills in creative and business writing and editing

    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task, work well under pressure and meet deadlines

    • Ability and willingness to work overtime as required

    Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

    • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
    • Energy – displays enthusiasm, optimism, drive and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
    • Diversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
    • Communication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others
    • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service by being courteous, responding to client requests in a timely manner and monitoring satisfaction
    • Teamwork & Relationship Development – works collaboratively with team members in order to achieve a common goal and develops, maintains and strengthens relationships with others, both inside and outside the Firm
    • Accountability – takes responsibility for one’s own performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals; is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making
    • Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team
    • Accuracy – pays close attention to detail and ensures work and information are complete and thorough

    MYREWARDS@MNP

    MNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, our MyRewards@MNP package includes paid personal days, wellness program initiatives, health and dental benefits, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events and professional development assistance.

     

    MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of our clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business, with innovative strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world.

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