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EY Pursuit Strategist / Proposal Manager in Toronto, Ontario

Pursuit Strategist / Proposal Manager

Core Business Services

Requisition # TOR0041Z

Post Date 5 days ago

The opportunity

EY's people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of assurance, tax, advisory and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.

We are seeking a highly motivated, confident individual to join the Canada Strategic Pursuits team. As a Pursuit Strategist, you provide strategic and tactical support to help win new business. You actively participate in the proposal management process and co-author content for proposals, oral presentations, and other pursuit collateral. In the role, you’ll work with Client Executives, client service professionals and other Pursuits Strategists across Canada and an offshore team.

Your key responsibilities

  • Drive the strategic communications process on the firm’s largest and strategically significant pursuits

  • Research, write and edit standard and customized proposal content

  • Actively drive the pursuit as part of the proposal management process which includes the coordination of information from contributors and follow-up on action items to achieve a coordinated team effort

  • Contribute and/or facilitate meetings with bid response team members

  • Monitor the progress of all pursuit activities for adherence to deadlines and quality standards

  • Build and leverage relationships within the Business Development community across the country

  • Manage multiple proposals/priorities simultaneously

  • Review final pursuit collateral for quality, format and content for adherence to the firm’s brand standards

  • Serve as a liaison between the proposal response team and other support functions

  • Share leading practices with pursuit teams

Skills and attributes for success

  • Exceptional writing and editing skills

  • Strong business acumen

  • Organized, detail-oriented and highly deadline-driven

  • Strong project management skills, the ability to establish priorities, set and manage schedules, and coordinate multiple projects at one time

  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization

  • Highly developed computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite and cloud-based technology

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Undergraduate degree required (major in Language, Communications, Marketing or Business)

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years relevant experience preferred

  • Pursuits and proposal experience required

  • Experience in professional services (e.g., accounting, management consulting, legal, architectural, engineering) is highly desirable

What working at EY offers

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work and with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today .

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.