Bid Response Specialist

Softchoice - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Lead qualification and response strategy for all formal bids including RFP/RFQ/RFI’.

Drive new business and the ‘win rate’ by positioning unique value propositions to potential and existing customers. Participate in hands-on collaboration with sales team and supporting departments using solid communication, leadership, and project coordination skills.

As our Bid Response Specialist, you will:
Lead cross-functional teams to meet client-driven requirements and deadlines
Develop and deliver professional comprehensive quality response documents
Evaluate and qualify all formal bids
Coordinate response teams and all required subject matter experts
Develop response plans that include workflow, tasks, owners, deadlines, etc.
Coordinate and lead status calls to review and track progress, issues, and risks
Assist in the development of response strategies in alignment with client requirements
Monitor and control response process through to final submission
Create best practices, standard content, and repository
Time management and organizational skills in a dynamic, deadline-oriented environment
Possess exceptional leadership skills
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
Demonstrate ability to execute efficiently and effectively
Strong writing skills

As our ideal candidate you’ll also have:
Post-Secondary Degree or equivalent experience
2+ years of experience in technology industry
2+ years of demonstrated projected coordination experience
2+ years of coordinating cross-functional teams both local and remote
How Do We Hire Great People?

We believe in matching the right people for the right role. Once you’ve applied for a position, our team of Talent Advisors will review your resume and application against all open roles at Softchoice. We also keep in mind any future or upcoming roles you may be a fit for. As part of our selection, onboarding and development process, we utilize tools to help us better match candidates with our roles.

Applying for a role at Softchoice is not complete until you have completed both the formal online application and the Predictive Index tool (PI). Completing the PI tool will take no more than 10 minutes of your time.

If we see a match with your skills and our open roles, we will reach out to you to schedule time to talk so that we can learn more about you and you can learn about us. Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted directly. However, we will retain your application on file and would be pleased to contact you if further opportunities arise.

Need more convincing this is the right next step in your career? Here are the reasons why folks love working here!

Softchoice has been recognized as a Best Workplace in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute for 14 consecutive years
Softchoice has been certified as a Great Place to Work in the United States
Meaningful work that drives professional development
Ability to enter and grow within the technology industry
Being part of a winning, high performance team
Every employee gets two paid volunteer days per year
We serve large and mid-sized clients from a variety of industries
We’ve raised over $2 Million through our staff-run charity Softchoice Cares
1 in 5 employees have invested in an ownership position in Softchoice

About Softchoice:
Softchoice is one of the largest IT solutions and Managed Services providers in North America! We are an influential, growth-oriented organization determined to enable our people, our clients, our partners and the communities we serve to realize their potential. Our unique culture fosters a friendly, open-minded workplace where employees are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. As a member of a dynamic, high-performing team, each Softchoice employee is hungry to learn, valued for their contribution, and approaches each day excited to make an impact.

We would like to thank you personally for applying to Softchoice.

Please note that we will review your application and only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted directly. However, we will retain your application on file and would be pleased to contact you if further opportunities arise. Again, thank you for your interest in a career at Softchoice!

  • Note: Completion of a satisfactory criminal record check, education verification and reference checks are required prior to employment.
  • Softchoice is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please let us know in your application or reach out to and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.