Job ID: SES902
Job Title: Proposal Writer (Any nationality)
Job Type: Permanent
Consultant: Ms Farah
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Posted: 04 Jul 2017
Determines proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs; studying requests for proposal (RFPs); attending strategy meetings.
Meets proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, and approval; entering and monitoring tracking data; coordinating requirements with contributors; contributing proposal status information to review meetings; transmitting proposals.
Gathers proposal information by identifying sources of information; coordinating submissions and collections; identifying and communicating risks associated with proposals.
Develops proposal by assembling information including project nature, objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, budget, standards of performance, and evaluation; writing, revising, and editing drafts including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials.
Prepares presentation by evaluating text, graphics, and binding; coordinating printing.
Maintains quality results by using templates; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone; maintaining proposal support databases.
Obtains approvals by reviewing proposal with key providers and project managers.
Improves proposal-writing results by evaluating and re-designing processes, approach, coordination, and boilerplate; implementing changes.
Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Coordinate proposal activity and proposal task sequencing with consulting and contracts staff.
Coordinate proposal content acquisition from internal resources.
Edit proposal materials to eliminate inconsistencies in format or voice, typos, and grammatical and spelling mistakes.
Research, write, and update information in the business development repository, including project descriptions, resumes, and other qualifications materials.
Monitor websites for RFP opportunities of potential interest to PGS, and distribute opportunities to appropriate staff.
Assist with other corporate writing and communications as needed.
Have the ability to covert the scope of work to bill of quantity.
Desired Skills & Experience
Skills/Qualifications: Presentation Skills, Written Communication, Graphic Design Skills, Technical Documentation, Layout Skills, Problem Solving, Deadline-Oriented, Process Improvement, Coordination, Strategic Planning, Market Knowledge
Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Communications, Marketing or related field or equivalent.
Excellent grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills.
Typing skills. Computer literacy required. Working knowledge of PC and Microsoft Office environment required. .(Microsoft Project or Primavera experience is an advantage)
Five or more years’ experience in a writing capacity. (in the same job)
General knowledge in the technical aspects of Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical and Petroleum engineering)
Ability to give and receive feedback professionally through the writing and editing process.
Strong consultative, relationship management and partnership skills. Ability to work collaboratively within a team and develop solid working partnerships with peers and colleagues.
Strong project management and organizational skills required. Attention to detail and accuracy a must.
Ability to handle confidential information in a sensitive manner.
Ability to be flexible and work in a continuously changing environment.