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Jan 9, 2017 Proposal Writer - Ottawa Permanent
RFP Team, ID: 419 Salary: Negotiable
Job Status: Open
Start Date: ASAP
S.i. Systems is Canada's fastest growing national supplier of I.T. professionals. We are looking for an RFP Proposal Writer  (Trainee) to join our Ottawa team. This is your chance to join Canada's fastest-growing IT placement agency!

Why should you apply? 
  • You will be joining one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies and 2nd largest IT staffing agency in Canada (Branham 2015)!<br>
  • Excellent training will be provided.<br>
  • You will join a strong and experienced team of industry-leading professionals in a great work environment.<br>
  • You'll have access to our proprietary search tool / CRM which is a great competitive advantage. In short, the best tools will be provided for your success.<br>
  • Become a part of our company culture of success and winning, all while having a lot of fun working with our amazing team!
Job Summary:

The Proposal Writer works in partnership with our recruiting, sales, and RFP team in the business of preparing candidates for formal presentation to our clients. The individual is responsible for working directly with Consultants, Recruiters, and Account Executives to develop evaluation matrixes, resumes, and technical documentation affiliated with the RFP process.

Job Responsibilities:<br>
  •  Work with candidates to tailor resumes and proposal content in accordance with RFP instructions and S.i. Systems standards.
  • Research, write, rewrite, and edit proposal content.<br>
  • Research and gather candidate background information in collaboration with delivery team members (Sales and Recruiting).<br>
  • Liaise with consultants to identify relevant information in the resume and emphasize pertinent information through resume revisions.<br>
  • Work with Recruiters to identify weaknesses in candidate’s technical score and suggest alternatives.<br>
  • Perform reviews on proposals, identifying weaknesses and recommending solutions to the RFP support team.<br>
  • Interact with other sales/delivery team members for proposal and other production efforts<br>
  • Coordinate design and production of all grid forms and structural requirements, including matrix presentation, client information, work samples, etc.<br>
  • Research technical content related to Information Technology.<br>
  • Work with and provide instructions to support staff for production of proposal content.<br>
  • Format resumes in accordance with Si Systems presentation style.
Additional duties may include: 
  • Database administration and clean up.<br>
  • Consultant pre-screening; calling consultants for updated information and availability.<br>
  • Maintenance of candidate database (creating and updating profiles, resumes).<br>
  • Searching candidate database to identify candidates based on skills match.<br>
  • Assist the sales and recruiting team with booking candidate interviews as needed.<br>
  • Participate in Team meetings.<br>
  • Provide short term vacation coverage for other roles, as may be required.
Academic background in Professional Writing preferred (can be a Degree, Diploma or certificate).

  • Demonstrated experience in creative, technical or research oriented writing.<br>
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word.
Personal Attributes: 
  • Self-starter<br>
  • Outgoing / Personable<br>
  • Research driven<br>
  • Great people skills<br>
  • Ability to work with various personality types<br>
  • Goal / Target orientated<br>
  • Have a strong attention to detail<br>
  • Good technical aptitude
Application Instructions:

Please click on the "Apply For Job" tab above and follow our simple two-step process.

We thank everyone for their interest in S.i. Systems, but we will only be able to respond to those whose profile matches our requirements. Preference will be given to local candidates.

S.i. Systems is Canada's fastest growing national supplier of I.T. professionals to businesses across Canada serving Calgary, Edmonton, Mississauga, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, and Victoria. We have been listed in the "Profit 100" edition of Canadian Business magazine as one of Canada's fastest-growing companies. S.i. Systems has developed a superior reputation among both customers and contractors through our proven capability to match good people with new projects quickly, resulting in our 99% placement success rate. Our distinctive offerings of money-back guarantees, an industry-leading protection plan and our right to hire policy, make S.i. Systems stand out from all our competitors.

S.i. Systems is an equal opportunity employer.
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Specialization and Skills:
RFP Team RFP Trainee < 2 years
Priority Requirements: None
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