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Bid Lead

  1. Mississauga
R-114176

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Bid Lead

Come join us in reshaping the future with AtkinsRéalis. AtkinsRéalis is dedicated in engineering a better future for our planet and its people.

Reporting to the Manager of Bids, the Bid Lead is responsible for preparing proposals on behalf of the Nuclear Canada Business Unit. In this capacity, the Bid Lead is responsible for the proposal development lifecycle; coordinating and producing proposals in response to a client inquiry (Request for Proposals, Expressions of Interest, Tenders, Budgetary Estimates, Qualifications, etc.) while assembling a proposal team with the relevant service, product and business knowledge required to win.

Responsibilities include the implementation of proposal procedures and processes, ensuring complete, accurate and quality proposals are prepared on time and on budget. Further responsibilities include participating in capture planning sessions by contributing relevant industry market knowledge, competitor assessments, commercial strategies, etc. 

This is a highly networked role that requires an ability to work under pressure and to challenging deadlines.

This role will be based in Mississauga, ON.

Your role within the team:

  • Leading proposals of varying complexity through coordination of multiple stakeholders to deliver high-quality, bid and strategy compliant, winning, and approvable bids on time. Stakeholders consist of senior leadership team, technical, project management, commercial, legal, and other personnel resources as required.
  • Proactively work in collaboration with Account Managers to incorporate our strategic approach into the proposal, inclusive of win themes.
  • Facilitates proposal kickoff meetings and regular status calls.
  • Creates the proposal outline and obtains scope descriptions, estimates and other inputs as required from the appropriate delivery groups to create a compliant and competitive proposal.
  • Generates cover letters, executive summaries, and other key (non-technical) parts of proposals.
  • Coordinates pricing build ups for all proposals and completes pricing worksheets for smaller proposals.
  • Maintains the proposals database with accurate and timely updates (e.g., Start Date, Price, Go/Get information, etc.).
  • Adheres to all Corporate Policies and Procedures including Compliance, Risk and Levels of Authority.
  • Facilitates proposal reviews, including Pink, Green, Red and Gold Team reviews.
  • Leads the Purchase Order acceptance process and reviews Purchase Orders for accuracy and agreement with proposals.
  • Anticipates and mitigates potential delays to proposal submission, ultimately ensuring on-time delivery of the proposal.
  • Enforces approved style guidelines and ensures a consistent look and feel of all outgoing proposals.
  • Works to create and improve best practices that ensure the RFP process is successful and efficient.
  • Recommends, manages, and implements improvements of proposal tools and resources.
  • Facilitates proposal improvement initiatives, as identified.

Why choose AtkinsRéalis as an employer?

Because we offer:

  • The opportunity to work on various major projects for internal and external clients.
  • An exciting environment where work-life balance is important.
  • A wide array of learning and development opportunities.
  • Competitive pay, flexible benefits, an employee share plan, and a defined contribution pension plan.
  • A work environment focused on health and safety.

The ideal candidate:

  • Combination of post-secondary education with relevant work experience, minimum of 4 years-experience.

  • Advanced user in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) and Adobe Creative Suite including In Design (Photoshop and Illustrator a plus), technology savvy.

  • Innovation is an asset with proactive mindset to aid in improving processes.
  • Will be familiar with engineering/technical terminology.

  • Understanding of costing and pricing models and its principles/requirements relating to treatment of risks, margins and cashflows is a benefit.

  • Association for Proposal Management Professional (APMP) Foundation level certification, is beneficial.

  • High tolerance in working under pressure, handling multiple tasks with strict deadlines while maintaining focus on accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Ability to protect sensitive and proprietary information.

  • Ability to effectively manage own time and ability to work overtime when necessary.

  • Ability to manage several bids concurrently and works well under deadline pressures.

  • A hands-on team player with an enthusiastic, proactive, open, service minded and spontaneous working attitude and communication style.

  • Able to maintain strong relationships with senior management and peers while pushing for positive schedule, quality, and strategic outcomes.

  • Fundamental knowledge of commercial, contractual, and execution models and risks.

  • Committed to quality and company values.

  • Excellent English oral and composition skills to write effective proposals, interact with customers and internal staff.

  • Strong organizational skills, work planning skills, and the ability to work with minimum supervision.

  • Strong problem-solving capabilities required to tackle a wide range of unique problems.

Are you up for this challenge? Apply today and join our team to help engineer a Better Future for our Planet and its People.

At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds, and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion, or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.  
 

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Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Successful applicants will be notified about AtkinsRéalis’ accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

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