General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada has a new exciting opportunity as a Proposal Editor in Ottawa. This position fulfills the dual role of proposal coordinator and production. The Proposal Editor is responsible for the coordination and management of all proposal development activities include: editing, graphics content, document version control, document quality control.
This position demands excellent attention to detail, an ability to work independently, the candidate must possess strong time management skills as well as the ability to work productively under high pressure in a very fast-paced and evolving environment.
•Review customer Request for Proposal/Information (RFP/RFI) material to identify proposal deliverables, deadlines, response structure and format
•Provide input for the proposal response document in association with the corporate template structure, design, and layout
•Create the deliverable proposal documentation package
•Set up all documentation related to the proposal response using corporate proposal templates and previous proposal baseline
•Assign and coordinate proposal team SharePoint site activities
•Assist with the creation of the Proposal Book Plan and design a proposal outline/skeleton by working closely with the proposal team
•Format all proposal documentation according to corporate/department–approved standards and styles
•Edit technical proposal documentation, ensuring: consistency/clarity of message; contextual integrity and tone within the overall deliverable package; proper grammar; coherent flow; readability and accuracy; execute copy editing tasks
•Consult, update, and maintain the writing assignments document and follow-up outstanding inputs
•Liaise with the contributors for each proposal, both internal and external to the proposal department, including; proposal manager, proposal writer, integration solution lead, system architect, business development and capture lead, project/program manager, commercial, finance and estimating groups
•Finalize proposal deliverables upon receipt of signatory approvals
•Act as the gatekeeper of all documentation prepared for the proposal
•Maintain documentation version control at each iteration of the proposal and manage the final document release and archive
•Create binders for proposal deliverables when hard copies are required
•Post proposal production document archival management
•University or College degree and two to three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience
•Minimum of one year’s experience in document editing and formatting
•In-depth knowledge of MS Word, graphics management, Excel tables and Acrobat Pro., as well as PowerPoint
•Attention to detail
Minimum 10 year consecutive residence in Canada – for Canadian Secret Security Clearance
Applicants will be required to obtain/hold a valid and current Canadian security clearance to gain access to the classified spaces, information and equipment in order to perform the work associated with this position.
At General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada, Canada’s premiere defence company, innovation happens on a daily basis. We develop and deliver highly-complex leading edge technology, products and systems that make important contributions to our customer’s success in land, airborne, maritime and public safety applications. The challenges and opportunities are endless.The results – incredible.
Our employees are exceptional. We are proud to employ more than 1,100 talented individuals across Canada. Working in a collaborative environment, our employees are encouraged daily to contribute their technical knowledge and expertise. Our employees are passionate, dedicated, and conscientious about the work they do which results in our ability to deliver the highest value, customized solutions in order to meet the most demanding requirements.