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Job Reference: G4S/TP/2239755/110198
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Mine Action Project Management
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Location: Etobicoke, Ontario
G4S Region: North America

G4S Business Unit:Canada
Closing Date: March 16, 2018
Package Description: Proposal Manager

Job Introduction:


This position description assumes that the individual has satisfied all basic requirements for employment by G4S Secure Solutions Canada including, but not limited to: background check, minimum age, and minimum education (high school diploma or foreign equivalency).  Additionally, this job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.  The individual in this position is required to follow any other instructions and perform any other duties requested by this position’s management.

Role Responsibility:

The Proposal Manager determines proposal concept and content by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs. The Proposal Manager bears responsibility for deconstructing all bids and preparing them prior to submission.

Specific Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Determines proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs; studying requests for proposal (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.
  • 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.
  • Ensures that the response is compliant to the customer's specifications.  
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

The Ideal Candidate:

Basic requirements: 

Formal Education, Licenses and Certifications Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required:

  • Must possess one or more of the following:
    • High school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of 2 years of experience in proposal development, presentation design, sales and/or marketing support
    • College degree in English, Advertising, Marketing or business related major
  • Work and/or educational history must demonstrate strong writing skills in a time sensitive environment

Skills required: 

  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Planning and organizing
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications
  • Problem solving 
  • Presentation Skills
  • Technical Documentation Skills
  • Active listening
  • Deadline Oriented
  • Assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Synthesize facts, concepts, principles
  • Identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Compile, sort, and interpret data
  • Research, investigate, compile information
  • Market knowledge of the security Industry

Other related attributes that would enhance hiring consideration:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a English, Advertising, marketing or Business-related major
  • Prior contract security-related experience, preferably in a multi-location environment
  • Experience in copywriting, editing, design, publishing
  • Experience with Salesforce or other CRM system

About the Company:

G4S is an inclusive and equitable employer, encouraging applications from qualified women and men including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

G4S est un employeur inclusif et équitable, en encourageant les candidatures de femmes qualifiées et les hommes y compris les personnes handicapées, les membres des minorités visibles et les personnes autochtones.

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