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Proposal & Engagement Specialist (Microsoft Pursuit Lead)

Quartech Systems Ltd

Location : REMOTE

Headquarters : Canada

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Experience : Mid Level

Vancouver, BC
Temporarily remote
Full-time, Permanent
Responded to 75% or more applications in the past 30 days, typically within 8 days.

Reporting to Director of Sales & Delivery Support, the Proposal & Engagement Specialist (Microsoft Pursuit Lead) is responsible for the proposal lifecycle and works closely with the Sales Team to source, compile and edit proposal content, ensuring Quartech is best positioned for each opportunity.

Quartech is looking for a dynamic Pursuit Lead to join our Sales & Delivery Support team. Our offices are located in Victoria and Vancouver B.C, we are open to remote applicants within Canada.

In this role, your major responsibilities will be:

  • Kicks off the proposal development lifecycle after the bid/no bid decision and manages the response team to final delivery
  • Evaluates RFx documents including addendums, accurately creates the proposal response outline based on the RFx requirements and ensures full compliance.
  • Acts as the central contact throughout proposal lifecycle
  • Schedules and co-chairs meetings and ensures proposal team is on task and on target
  • Works closely with the Technical Proposal Writer to source and compile content. May assist with formatting and creation of graphics
  • Continuously reviews response drafts for consistency, compliance, appropriateness, and completeness of the material
  • Creates and manages Microsoft Teams sites for proposal activity. Assists with data entry in CRM as it relates to proposal tasks
  • Works with internal staff and external resources to ensure required information is submitted in time for review and meets proposal criteria
  • Ensures preparation and delivery of final documents meet deadline requirements
  • Documents management using MS Word and other MS Office applications for preparation of proposal responses
  • Identifies potential opportunities through various procurement sources
  • Assists in creation of customer presentations, attending sales promotion and respondent meetings as required
  • Conducts research on both current and potential customers
  • Captures and updates sales information ensuring current data is provided to the Technical Proposal Writer
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

To be successful in this role, you must bring the following minimum qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a related discipline; or a combination of education and experience
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft 365 (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams) and usage of Internet search procedures. Competency using Dynamics 365 and Adobe Creative Suite is an asset.
  • Strong project management skills and prioritizing multiple proposals with competing priorities
  • Excellent ability to analyze, edit and format documents with a high degree of scrutiny, consistency and quality
  • Detail-oriented, sensitivity to information, and excellent organizational skills is key
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with client, staff, and contractors at all levels are required
  • Excellent research and document control skills
  • Additional background, education and/or experience in Information Technology (IT), sales and marketing is an asset
  • Experience working on proposals for professional services/IT preferred and strong understanding of government procurement processes is an asset
  • Excellent English communication skills and the ability to write clearly, concisely, and effectively. Grammatical and typographical accuracy is a must
  • Able to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings as required

You might be the person we’re looking for if you are:

  • Highly organized and possesses a retentive knowledge
  • Adaptable and flexible to different working and communication styles and resourceful in finding solutions
  • Approachable team player with positive "can-do" attitude and collaborative style
  • Able to work with disparate teams and multiple partners
  • Possess strong critical thinking skills

About Quartech:

  • We are an IT solutions and consulting company located in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. We currently have offices in both Victoria and Vancouver
  • With over 35 years of industry experience, we provide customized technology solutions, design and develop software, technology integration, and end-to-end Cloud Solutions on the MS Dynamics 365 platform
  • Quartech provides full-service consulting services, and our projects are highly impactful for the citizens of BC. Our project teams get to see the direct results of their hard work in the community. We work in an Agile environment and alignment with the DevOps philosophy. Constantly on top of the changing market, we work with emerging technologies like IoT, Blockchain & AI

Quartech continues to experience significant growth year after year, and with our focus on doing great work with highly collaborative teams and a wide range of projects in every industry sector, Quartech is an exciting place to be!

Our values:

Deliver WOW

Do the right thing

Have fun!

What's exciting about working with us:

Be part of a collaborative and driven team focused on solutions that support social change and environmental sustainability

  • We offer competitive salaries, extended benefits, and our Employee and Family Assistance Program helps to support your well-being
  • We support the work-life balance and understand that flexibility is essential for you to
  • We are growing and have great opportunities for advancement and career development
  • We have an amazing existing team of talented professionals that want to work with you
  • We are passionate about education—we provide learning opportunities and encourage each other to continuously learn and grow
  • We are dedicated to building a diverse team where people feel a sense of belonging and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19