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Senior Proposal Specialist -- Federal

Various, Canada (hybrid)
16 days ago


Senior Proposal Specialist -- Federal

Multiple locations available.

Senior Proposal Specialist

Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world’s biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.

GHD is seeking a Senior Proposal Specialist to join the Pursuit team in our Eastern region. This role can be located in any of our Ontario, Quebec or Atlantic offices. As a Senior Proposal Specialist, you will lead pursuit activities and the development and implementation of pursuit plans and strategy for our various markets of the Canadian Federal sector: Environment, Water, Transportation, and Property & Buildings.


  • Lead the development of high-quality, persuasive proposals marketing collateral and presentations.
  • Understanding of technical terminology, project management structure, and discipline functions by Sectors.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, coordinate groups of content providers and deal with changing priorities.
  • Review RFPs and participate/lead strategic win plan discussions with Project Managers and Technical Leaders Leading activities include:
  • Facilitate proposal kick-off meetings
  • Facilitate color review meetings, and drive content completion
  • Proposal formatting, writing, editing, and proof reading
  • Effective use of graphic and organizational software to create key graphics (e.g., Visio and/or PowerPoint)
  • Participate in proposal debrief and lessons learned discussions

Skills, Competencies and Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in English, Business, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or related major
  • Minimum 5 years of experience coordinating and writing technical proposals for an engineering, construction or professional services organization
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Federal Market
  • Strong communication skills both written & oral
  • Problem solving, planning and time management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills required with ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Even tempered in fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Consistent personal ethics: integrity, dependability, initiative, and quality
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Photoshop (Asset), InDesign (Asset)

As a diverse and inclusive organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, GHD will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.


Why GHD? 

Being the best we can be is in our culture.  
We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.  

Our commitment to you 

Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business. 

Who we are 

We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly ‘One GHD’ across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents – Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients. 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 66012846
  • Workplace Type: Hybrid
  • Location:
    Various, Canada
  • Company Name For Job: GHD
  • Position Title: Senior Proposal Specialist -- Federal
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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