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Bilingual Pursuit Strategist / Proposal Manager

Ottawa, ON
Full Time
2 days ago

EY's people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of assurance, tax, consulting, and strategy and transaction services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.

We are seeking a highly motivated, confident individual to join the Canada Strategic Pursuits team. As a Pursuit Strategist, you provide strategic and tactical support to help win new business. You actively participate in the proposal management process and co-author content for proposals, oral presentations, and other pursuit collateral. In the role, you will work with Client Executives, client service professionals, designers, other Pursuits Strategists across Canada, and an international team of Pursuit Coordinators.

Essential Functions of the Job:
    • Drive the strategic communications process on large, complex and strategically significant pursuits • Research, write and edit standard and customized proposal content • Contribute and/or facilitate meetings with bid response team members • Coach and develop collateral for oral presentations • Facilitate win strategy sessions • Project manage the process which includes the coordination of information from contributors and follow-up on action items to achieve a coordinated team effort • Monitor the progress of all pursuit activities for adherence to deadlines and quality standards • Share leading practices with pursuit teams • Review final pursuit collateral for quality, format and content for adherence to the firm's brand standards • Serve as a liaison between the proposal response team and other support functions • Build and leverage relationships within the Markets Organization across the country • Manage multiple proposals and priorities simultaneously

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
    • Exceptional writing and editing skills • Strong business acumen • Organized, detail-oriented and highly deadline-driven • Strong project management skills, the ability to establish priorities, set and manage schedules, and coordinate multiple projects at one time • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization • Highly developed computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite and cloud-based technology • Fluent in French, proficiency in English considered an asset

    • Minimum 5 years relevant experience preferred • Experience in professional services (e.g., accounting, management consulting, legal, architectural, engineering) is highly desirable

    • Undergraduate degree required (major in Language, Communications, Marketing or Business)

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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