Proposal Writer

Date: Sep 1, 2021

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize their dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuel us, and moments define us.

 

As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are temporarily working from home.

 

The Bid Management team is comprised of dedicated, results-oriented, proposal management professionals that share a common vision: be the “go-to” team trusted to lead all Rogers For Business (R4B) RFPs.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Bid Management, the successful candidate will collaborate with Sales & subject matter experts (SMEs) to create compliant and compelling proposals that best illustrates how Rogers delivers innovative solutions that drive business outcomes for our customers.

 

What you will be doing:

  • Manage the end-to-end RFP response process according to internal business guidelines and deal governance
  • Participate and provide recommendations at the RFP opportunity review, qualification, and bid/no bid decision-making stage
  • Engage and coordinate the efforts of all subject matter experts to satisfy RFP requirements
  • Chair kick-off & status update meetings to ensure all expectations, actions, approvals, and timelines are met
  • Create initial draft of response, consolidate inputs/updates, and manage document versions to completion and final approval
  • Support Sales & SMEs with buyer-centric writing to best position the value, advantages, and benefits of Rogers
  • Lead strategic pit stops with senior leadership team to ensure business issues, risks, and other non-standard requirements are identified and addressed
  • Perform thorough final review & edit and mock-scoring per client’s evaluation criteria to ensure the response is compliant, compelling, and secures maximum points
  • Secure team feedback and participate in proposal debriefings & post-mortems to help drive continuous improvement
  • Create and maintain knowledgebase content, templates, tools, and processes
  • Lead team meetings, functional interlock meetings, team building events, and knowledge-sharing initiatives

 

What you will bring:

  • University degree in Engineering, Business, Marketing, or a related field of study
  • 5+ years of experience creating targeted proposal documents for business and government
  • Technical background in Telecom and/or Information & Communications Technology (ICT) products and solutions (e.g. Wireless, Wireline, Data Centre, Cloud applications, Unified Communications, and Internet of Things (IoT))
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Exceptional researcher and a persuasive business & technical writer able to express ideas and concepts in a clear and compelling manner, using both text and graphics
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects and competing deadlines
  • Ability to establish and grow relationships across all functions and all levels
  • Creative problem solver, pragmatic decision maker, and independent / diplomatic individual contributor who gets things done; Team player with a can do / will do attitude
  • Process-minded professional who pro-actively identifies opportunities for improvement and implements them; leads by example, shares best practices and provides recommendations for doing things better, faster, and smarter
  • Advanced computer skills: MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), MS Teams, SharePoint, Adobe Acrobat, and other desktop publishing tools
  • Hands-on experience with public & private e-tender platforms (e.g. Merx, Biddingo, SEAO, Ariba, Coupa, Emptoris, etc), CRM (SFDC) and RFP-related productivity software (e.g. Loopio, Parabol, etc)
  • Assets include:
    • Bilingual (English/French)
    • Proposal team management experience
    • APMP accreditation

 

 

 

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 333 Bloor Street East(364), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Marketing & Marketing Communication
Requisition ID: 247109
 
At Rogers Digital, our team doesn’t shy away from big ideas – we bring them to life. We work tirelessly to deliver the best user experiences (period) and build amazing self-serve experiences that our customers want to use. We are customer-obsessed agents of change and are committed to innovation and creating effortless experiences for customers and frontline employees. We use cutting-edge tools and technologies to solve critical and complex problems with award-winning solutions. Our work impacts millions of customers everyday. At Rogers Digital, we’re looking for people who embrace change, take risks, and push boundaries. Learn more about our team and our work @ https://digital.rogers.com/
 
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
 
  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment
 
Posting Notes:  Corporate 

 


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