Proposal Lead

CEDA - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review Scope of Work and determine rough order of magnitude (ROM) costs
  • Effectively determine bid strategies required for CEDA to be successful
  • Review all pre-qualifications that are submitted to clients to ensure CEDA is accurately represented in order to compete on bids
  • Examine all customer documents to ensure technical capabilities can be met
  • Review all client deliverables and assist in the preparation of Technical and Commercial response
  • Calculate the quantity of take-offs, detail all materials and supplies necessary to achieve specification
  • Preparation of proposal documents to ensure technical and commercial compliance
  • Review bid packages before submission to client
  • Participate in client and management presentations
  • Perform site visits and investigations and constructability reviews

Role Specifications:

  • Minimum 5-7 years of relevant industry experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering preferred, but relevant experience and equivalent education will be considered
  • Safety Training and Tickets will be required to access work sites (in-house training available)
  • PMP designation will be considered an asset
  • Experience with estimating tools and spreadsheets
  • Excellent aptitude in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel)
  • Experience with HardDollar software or equivalent
  • Able to build & manage historical cost database used to estimate future proposals
  • Able to read and understand technical manuals such as, request for proposals (RFP), bid packages, pre-qualifications, blueprints, schedules, and contracts
  • Possesses effective communication and interpersonal skills allow you to clearly and concisely present information to clients, peers and field personnel
  • Strong time management and organization skills allow you to meet multiple deadlines

Job Type: Full-time


  • proposal/contracts: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)


  • Calgary, AB (Preferred)