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WSP Canada

Senior Professional, Strategic Pursuits Manager

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking a Strategic Pursuits & Alternative Project Delivery Coordinator for our
Transportation & Infrastructure business line. Working within our Strategic Pursuits and Alternative Project Delivery group (SP+APD), this position will support implementation of strategic initiatives and manage the win cycle (Capture Management, Expression of Interest (EOI), Statements of Qualifications (SOQs), Requests for Qualifications (RFQs), Requests for Proposal (RFPs)) of major opportunities.

The Strategic Pursuit Manager is a client-facing role where you will be mentored and empowered to own the development of major project pursuit programs, interfacing with internal and external
stakeholders like engineering joint-venture partners, subconsultants and design-builders to develop winning proposals. Reporting to the Senior Director, Strategic Pursuits & Alternative Project Delivery, this is a pivotal role with high visibility within the organization.

The Strategic Pursuit Manager will assist in developing broader operational excellence activities such as processes and procedures, platforms, and systems. The Strategic Pursuit Manager will also develop
relationships with internal stakeholders including corporate services, marketing, commercial, and
operations to gather requirement, establish workflows, and maintain communication.

As a member of the Transportation & Infrastructure business line, you will be given opportunities to
apply your skills and experience on some of WSP's largest and most complex projects across a wide
variety of sectors (including bridges, highways & roads, rail & transit, water & wastewater, and ports & marine). You will be challenged to manage multiple priorities, meet tight deadlines, and provide high quality support.

This opportunity is located in Canada.

Why choose WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of inclusion and belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.


What you can expect do here:
  • Working with the Senior Director, Strategic Pursuits & Alternative Project Delivery to coordinate
    implementation of strategic initiatives;
  • Managing the win cycle of Major Projects from developing capture strategy, negotiating schedules,
    articulating win themes, and coordinating internal and external stakeholders;
  • Reviewing and tracking of requirements to ensuring compliance with Bid guidance documentation;
  • Developing content (including writing, proofreading and formatting) and managing input from
    subject matter experts;
  • Developing work plans, delivery schedules, arranging and facilitating meetings and workshops,
    developing meeting agendas, answering critical correspondence, and collecting lessons learned;
  • Developing and maintaining Strategic Pursuits & Alternative Project Delivery content libraries for
    historic project information, past submittals, statistics, and lessons learned;
  • Participating on internal and client bid management committees and colour reviews (Pink, Red, Gold) as the Design Team Representative to relay critical information, deliver updates, and manage expectations;
  • Managing input from and collaborating with stakeholders across the organization including senior
    management, shared services and multi-disciplinary technical teams;
  • Maintaining good working relationships with internal and external stakeholder groups that support
    strategic initiatives;
  • Researching, capturing, and analyzing industry intelligence (opportunities, competitors, partners)
    to develop and improve processes, procedures, and best practices.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • 5 or more years of experience in proposal development or similar environment. Candidates with
    previous experience working in Engineering Consulting or Professional Services firms are preferred;
  • Understanding of Alternative Delivery contact models (Design-Build (DB); Public Private
    Partnership (P3); Progressive Design-Build (PDB), Progressive P3, Alliance, and IPD) is desirable;
  • Bachelor's Degree, technical degree or equivalent work experience (project management,
    construction management, engineering, finance, or relevant field) is an asset;
  • Strong project management skills, the ability to establish priorities, set and manage schedules, and
    coordinate multiple projects concurrently;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, as the role requires continuous interaction with team members, project
    leadership, and external clients/stakeholders;
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal, including report and contract writing,
    editing, and proofreading abilities;
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills;
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite, SharePoint and cloud-based technology.
    Adobe Suite is an asset;
  • PMP or similar designation is an asset;
  • Knowledge of ProjectWise and/or SharePoint document management is an asset.

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.


  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-16

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