Putting people first, every day
BDO is a firm built on a foundation of positive relationships with our people and our clients. Each day, we rely on our professionals to provide exceptional service, and help our clients by providing advice and insight they can trust. In turn, we offer an environment that fosters a people-first culture with a high priority on your personal and professional growth.
Our Ottawa office is looking for a Junior Proposal Coordinator to join our Ottawa Public Sector Consulting team and own the following responsibilities:
Coordinate and manage proposal oversight working collaboratively with other team members
Format proposal responses using proposal preparation software (and Word) in accordance with established style and content requirements
Participate in quality assurance, ensuring proposals adhere to client requirements
Proposal printing, assembling, mailing / shipping
Monitor various procurement / opportunity sites and email request inboxes for request for proposal opportunities and direct to the appropriate team
Support contract administration and project initiation activities
Provide support and quality assurance on internal documents, resumes, and client deliverables to ensure conformity to our company's style, format, and messaging
Produce / maintain templates and final versions of documents, which includes word processing, formatting
Provide administrative support to other Corporate Services team members as required
How do we define success for your role?
You demonstrate BDO's core values through all aspect of your work: Integrity, Respect and Collaboration
You understand your client’s industry, challenges, and opportunities; client describe you as positive, professional, and delivering high quality work
You identify, recommend, and are focused on effective service delivery to your clients
You share in an inclusive and engaging work environment that develops, retains & attracts talent
You actively participate in the adoption of digital tools and strategies to drive an innovative workplace
You grow your expertise through learning and professional development.
Your experience and education
Minimal requirements include a bachelor’s degree in English, Arts, business communications, journalism, marketing or commerce (new graduates are welcome as well as those with some work experience)
Ability to meet deadlines.
Strong communication-verbal and written-skills, organizational skills, and ability to maintain working files and revisions of documents
Ability to translate complicated requirements/ideas into language easily understood by others.
Must be able to handle and use constructive feedback in order to make needed changes to documents and proposals.
Work in a high-pressure, high-output environment.
Be able to handle the stresses while producing written proposals
Self-starter that can work independently with minimal oversight along with a proactive service attitude and willingness to take a "hands on and can do" approach
Must work independently and exercise independent judgment on a regular basis
Strong researching, writing, proofing, formatting and editing skills
Our firm is committed to providing an environment where you can be successful in the following ways:
Firm success - We enable you to engage with the firm's strategic plan, and be a key contributor to the success and growth of the firm.
Professional success - We help you be the best professional you can be in our services, industries and markets.
Personal success - Achieve your personal goals outside of the office and make an impact on your community.
Giving back, it adds up: Where company meets community. BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives. We support staff with local and national events where you will be given the opportunity to contribute to your community.
Total rewards that matter: We pay for performance with competitive total cash compensation that recognizes and rewards your contribution. We provide flexible benefits from day one, and flexible time off through vacation, personal, and volunteer days. We are committed to supporting your overall wellness beyond working hours, and provide reimbursement for wellness initiatives that fit your lifestyle.
Everyone counts: We believe every employee should have the opportunity to participate and succeed. Through leadership by our Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, we are committed to a workplace culture of respect, inclusion, and diversity. We recognize and celebrate the valuable differences among each of us, including race, religious beliefs, physical or mental disabilities, age, place of origin, marital status, family status, gender or gender identity and sexual orientation. If you require accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us.
Ready to make your mark at BDO? Click “Apply now” to send your up-to-date resume to one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists.
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