Stantec System

Proposal Specialist

2 weeks ago(1/4/2018 10:28 AM)
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Your Opportunity

We're active members of the communities we serve. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.


The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. Our work—engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics, from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning—begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. With a long-term commitment to the people and places we serve, Stantec has the unique ability to connect to projects on a personal level and advance the quality of life in communities across the globe. Stantec trades on the TSX and the NYSE under the symbol STN. Visit us at or find us on social media.


About the role

Stantec is looking for a Proposal Specialist for the Calgary, Alberta office. This position requires someone who has strong business development instincts and likes to connect with others — a team player who knows how to showcase a brand and our unique value proposition so that it stands out amongst the competition. Are you someone who naturally connects the dots? Can you take an opportunity from the 50,000-foot level and strategically help develop winning proposals that that drive revenue growth?

The Proposal Specialist is involved throughout the pursuit process to help strategically position Stantec with specific high-value clients. This includes working with business developers on market and client specific research and analysis. Your primary responsibility is to drive and facilitate the creation of compelling opportunity-specific response documents, while collaborating with leadership to develop distinctive value propositions that clearly differentiate Stantec.

Your Duties

You’ll be:

  • Responsible for working with leadership to develop winning proposals that differentiate us from our competition
  • Actively involved in the project pursuit process, leading and supporting strategy and kick-off meetings, incorporating win themes, creating content, and editing
  • Responsible for adherence to Stantec's marketing and communications policies, procedures, practices, and protocols
  • Supporting the tactical marketing and business development objectives of the region

About you

In this role, you’ll work closely with your regional marketing team members and internal clients, to develop winning proposals. The ideal candidate is comfortable in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines, can manage multiple concurrent initiatives, and enjoys working with different personality styles and management levels.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Post-secondary education in marketing, communications, journalism, business, or related area
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of experience in developing response to detailed request for proposals (RFPs)
  • Experience in the AEC industry an asset
  • Detail-oriented and organized, with exceptional prioritization skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with senior management, supervisors, peers and clients, internally and externally
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and web-based interfaces
  • Able to work assertively in a deadline driven environment, with strong follow up skills

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