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Writer (RFP) Government - Work from home

Rate TBD
Location Toronto, ON Canada
Type of project Health, Sales & Marketing, Writing/Translation Business Development, Sciences research, Technical Writer
Duration 2 months hours
Education required College/University
Years of experience 2 - 5 years
Type of employment Freelance/Contractor, Part-timeCONTRACTOR, PART_TIME
Area of Specialization Communication and journalism
Languages required N/A
Workhoppers Toronto ONTELECOMMUTE
Summary: Manages the entire development process of large, complex government proposals from RFP release to submission. Our healthcare organization is seeking an experienced technical writer. This position can be performed FULLY REMOTE. The incumbent will work directly with the corporate development team, SMEs and other leads to create responses to managed care health insurance opportunities throughout the country.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Reads and analyzes the RFP and then prepares and manages proposal response process, including priorities writing, coordination, milestone dates, win strategy, section overviews, and SME assignments
Participates with Pre-Sales team in the process of gathering, reviewing, and submitting RFP clarification questions
Develops and manages cross-functional proposal teams to ensure consistency and accuracy of win themes and key messages throughout the proposal
Collaborates with external partners on larger proposals
Schedules and facilitates all meetings, including kickoff, section planning, draft reviews, and final reviews
Provides bi-weekly updates, tracks progress, team communication, and manages the master checklist for each component of the proposal
Coordinates with graphics design to manage the production of the final proposal
Reviews and edits proposal sections for compliance, completeness, and readability
Provides leadership and work guidance, production, and other proposal support team members
Archives and indexes all proposals
Hold periodic bid/no bid reviews with Pre-Sales, Business Development, and Leadership to ensure alignment with resources, capabilities, and win rate
Additional duties as assigned
Write responses to Requests for Proposals, Requests for Information, and other federal,
Create compliant, compelling responses for assigned proposal sections/topics and create associated graphics, charts, tables, appendices and other information in support of proposal development
Ensure win strategy, technical solution, win themes, discriminators, compliance, and clear understanding of the requirement are well-articulated and consistent throughout final proposal documents
Analyze government solicitations, identify response requirements, and prepare unique, tailored, and detailed proposal responses in compliance with government agency requirements
Write Management, Past Performance, Resumes and Plan RFP volumes
Review and edit proposal responses for consistency, compliance, win theme incorporation, solution accuracy, and other elements during regular and core team review cycles to create the final proposal submission
Research relevant corporate, project, client and industry statistics and data in support of creating proposal responses for all lines of business, segments, and international entities
Mentor junior writers on the team
Manage activities of two or more sections
Work on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of company markets and strategic objectives.
Remain current on all solicitation modifications/Q&As and communicate them to the team,
Revise schedules, outlines, and compliance matrixes as necessary throughout proposal life cycle
Coordinate with graphic designers to conceptualize, develop, and integrate compelling proposal graphics that convey concepts and proposed solutions to enhance proposal documents
Collaborate with Capture Managers, Technical Leads/PMs, and SMEs as required
Coordinate with creative services staff to conceptualize, develop, and integrate compelling proposal graphics that convey concepts and proposed solutions and enhance proposal documents
Uses automated proposal collaboration and document management tools, including SharePoint
Support other Proposal Operations activities as needed
Problem solving skills and persistence

Job Requirements:

Education: Bachelor Degree preferably in English Journalism, Communications, or Marketing.

Experience: 2years of experience in government or commercial proposal management experience. Proven track record to manage medium to large-scale complex proposals, proposal teams, content development, and on time proposal delivery.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong proposal management skills, ability to multitask, and delegate
Ability to manage cross-functional proposal teams
Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work under tight deadlines
Ability to simultaneously manage multiple proposals
Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
Effective leader with the ability to manage, motivate, and drive results
Team player able to build consensus, see the big picture, and work across functional and organizational boundaries
Broad business and technical knowledge to digest complex requirements
Experience with project management concepts and tool
High level of integrity
Ability to handle stressful situations
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Performs other duties as assigned.


-November 17, 2021


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