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Enterprise Bid Opportunities Coordinator

Primary Location: Calgary (Quarry Park Blvd)
Secondary Location: Edmonton (10909 Jasper Avenue)
eQuest Job Type: Temporary2
Reference #: 5354
# of openings: 1

Description

CALGARY, AB, EDMONTON, AB or VANCOUVER, BC

WSP is one of the world's leading professional engineering services firms. Every day our more than 34,000 experts work to restore the natural environment and transform the built environment.

In Canada, our 8000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re a Forbes Top Employer in Canada, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada’s Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP, we’re proud, professional and passionate people. Join us.

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POSITION DESCRIPTION

WSP is currently seeking an Enterprise Bid Opportunities Coordinator to join our Team, located at our Calgary, AB, Edmonton, AB, or Vancouver, BC office. This position will be responsible for compiling information for bid opportunities and presenting to our Business Unit Leaders. The successful candidate will ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the enterprise business development opportunities system and processes.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the appropriate procurement sites are being searched and that correct search parameters are being used

  • Ensure listing of bids / opportunities is available / shared with all business units

  • Ensure that packages and addenda are obtained and shared in an efficient manner

  • Ensure good document management

  • Manage Opportunities budget and procurement system invoicing

  • Ensure that opportunities are circulated to appropriate decision makers (list of whom will be drawn up in consultation with business unit leaders and the  Business Development Committee)

  • Troubleshoots and handles urgent inquiries as needed

  • Keep Enterprise Business Development Manager  apprised of activity

  • Manage and provide direction to the Enterprise Business Development Assistants

  • Ensure bid  and project award information is obtained and shared as appropriate

  • Monitor key account pursuit activity and results

  • Facilitate e submission process

  • Coordinate distribution of bid information for opportunities involving more than one business unit

  • Coordinate review of multidisciplinary opportunities

  • Manage watch list of key pursuits and collaborate with business line leaders and the Business Development Committee on pre-release positioning as appropriate

  • Co-ordinate submission of standing offers and registrations – particularly the multidiscipline ones

  • Manage the completion of non-disclosure agreements and other documentation needed to obtain bid documents

  • Carry out competitive analysis based on said information

  • Attend BD Committee meetings, if required

  • Coordinate involvement of business units for large, complex, multidiscipline RFPs

  • Other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree or Diploma from a University or College in a related discipline

  • Previous experience related to compiling bid opportunities and managing distribution, and/or preparing proposals, or business development in a professional services consulting environment, or document management for A/E/C industry

  • Previous experience working in an engineering consulting company; and particularly, familiar with a multi-disciplinary organization would be considered an asset

  • Self-motivated with strong verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively when managing multiple tasks

  • Ability to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team environment

  • Good working knowledge of MS Office, eCollaboration, or other document sharing software

  • Reputation for meeting or exceeding expectations

  • A "can do" attitude, able to work in a team environment

  • An ability to handle multiple deadlines and varying requests from multiple business units.

  • Experience with bidding and proposal preparation

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Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview.  This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

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To learn more about our firm and the projects we have been involved in, please visit our World of Possibilities website listed below.

http://www.wsp-pb.com/en/WSP-Canada/Careers/Join-Our-Team/World-of-Possibilities/

 

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.





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A written service agreement must first be established with WSP Human Resources department before any resumes will be accepted; all resumes must be sent directly to the Human Resources department for qualification and not directly to the hiring manager. WSP will not pay any fees for recruitment activities related to the hiring of a candidate if the recruitment process outlined above has not been followed.