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Public Sector Proposal Specialist

Ottawa, ON
Full Time
2 days ago
Line of Service



Not Applicable


IFS - Clients & Markets

Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career in the FleX / Public Sector Bid Team, will provide you with the opportunity to focus on positioning a distinctive PwC brand in the marketplace and drive long term revenue growth for the Firm. You'll focus on designing, developing, and implementing communication programmes and media events to promote and sell the PwC's brand and services as well as contribute to and evaluating our pricing strategies in the marketplace.

Our Proposals Development team supports PwC's consulting teams in marketing and sales proposals. You'll support the writing and editing process for proposals, thought leadership initiatives, sector specific leadership agendas and other marketing initiatives.

PwC's Public Sector Bid Team team is looking for a qualified Proposal Specialist to support the team in responding to requests for proposal (RFP) from a variety of public sector clients including the federal, provincial and municipal governments.

What to consider before applying

• As a requirement, a Security Clearance is mandatory for all staff who'll be engaged on these assignments. Prior to applying, please review the Government of Canada website to ensure you meet the eligibility requirements to obtain this clearance.
• This isn't an entirely virtual role. Candidates must be able to work from the local office when required. In office days may change or increase periodically based on business needs.

Purpose-led work you'll be part of

As a Public Sector Proposal Specialist, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Contribute to the overall effectiveness of the national proposal management process
• Actively coordinate the development of simple proposals from bid decision to submission
• Develop proposal management plans, arrange status meetings and monitor overall progress
• Prepare templates, certifications, and delivery labels following RFP instructions and the firm's branding policies and standards.
• Proactively identify relevant project references, resumes, and/or corporate information for the proposal team's consideration.
• Review proposals for quality, content, security requirements, format, accuracy, consistency and compliance with the RFP mandatory and rated requirements, as well as for conformance to firm branding policies and standards.
• Coordinate the required approvals for proposal submission.
• Produce and submit the final proposal according to RFP instructions.
• File submitted proposal following the firm's content management process.
• Participate in proposal debriefs

Experiences and skills you'll use to solve

• Relevant experience in a similar role
• Familiarity with federal government procurement vehicles (TBIPS, SBIPS, TSPS, PASS)
• Project coordination experience
• Proficient knowledge of and experience with Google enterprise applications
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills
• Proven ability to work well under pressure and handle multiple tasks successfully
• Ability to be able to prioritize work based on changing priorities and deadlines
• Must be proficient at learning to work in new technologies
• Must be able to work in a team environment
• A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives

Why you'll love PwC

We're inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you'll be a part of amazing teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This purpose-led work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about us at .

Your Application to PwC

We embrace new technology to deliver securely and differently for our candidates. To protect your personal information, apply at and visit to learn more about what your recruitment experience could look like.

Putting the safety of our people and clients first as we look to a hybrid future

At this time, PwC does not require, but strongly encourages, full vaccination in order to access its offices. Some of our clients may require vaccination and other restrictions to be in place to access their premises. You may, therefore, be required to be vaccinated and comply with all other restrictions where applicable. At PwC, the future ways of work will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual, allowing choice and flexibility to explore new ways of working and collaborating, based on client, team and individual needs.

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At PwC Canada, our most valuable asset is our people and we grow stronger as we learn from one another. We're committed to creating an equitable and inclusive community of solvers where everyone feels that they truly belong. We understand that experience comes in many forms and building trust in society and solving important problems is only possible if we reflect the mosaic of the society we live in.

We're committed to providing accommodations throughout the application, interview, and employment process. If you require an accommodation to be at your best, please let us know during the application process.

To learn more about inclusion and diversity at PwC Canada: Be a part of The New Equation.

Chez PwC Canada, notre atout le plus précieux, c'est notre personnel. Et c'est en apprenant les uns des autres que nous devenons plus forts. Nous avons à cœur de créer une communauté équitable et inclusive de professionnels de la résolution de problèmes, dans laquelle chacun se sent vraiment à sa place. Nous savons que l'expérience peut prendre diverses formes et, pour nous, donner confiance au public et résoudre des problèmes importants n'est possible que si notre milieu de travail reflète la diversité de la société dans laquelle nous vivons.

Nous tenons à répondre à vos besoins tout au long du processus de demande d'emploi, d'entrevue et d'embauche. Si vous avez besoin de mesures d'adaptation pour être parfaitement à l'aise, faites-le-nous savoir à l'étape de la demande d'emploi.

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