TECHNICAL PROPOSAL SPECIALIST
Functional Area: Sales and Marketing
Job Family: Sales
Job Location: Gatineau, QC or Richmond Hill, ON
With the introduction of solutions to the PCI Geomatics’ product offering, the company has a growing
need for a Technical Proposal Writer. The ideal candidate will possess experience in the geospatial
The Technical Proposal Writer will assist the team on all aspects of proposal writing. He/She will assist in
the writing of proposals that are consistent, compliant, free of grammatical errors, and compiled so that it
reads as though written by a single individual. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
The creation of professional, high quality, technically oriented proposals in support of PCI clients’
needs and expectations.
When not working on proposals and proposal management activities, support the marketing
department in the development of sales collateral, whitepapers, case studies, along with other
Work with the sales team to review client requirements and assist in resolving any ambiguities,
inconsistencies and/or omissions in those statements or requirements so that sufficient
information can be obtained to generate the required proposal.
Work with the various departments throughout the company to collect the necessary material to
complete the proposal and develop a clear understanding of client needs and expectations.
Be responsible for writing and compiling the proposal and managing the proposal preparation
process from initial request to client delivery.
Assisting with the editing of proposal materials for quality, accuracy, organization consistency,
clarity, appropriateness and persuasiveness of content, ensuring compliance with standards of
Within the proposal framework, communicate details regarding the company’s products, solutions
and services and presenting them accurately in a professional document.
Formulate proposal documents which address the request, effectively sell our services and
expertise and accurately and clearly communicate our culture and approach.
Ensuring that all information is properly captured and contained within the proposal document.
Coordinating the internal flow and review of proposal inputs and documents and maintaining
secure control of files and versions.
Preparing, augmenting and maintaining proposal templates.
Working closely with various managers, subject matter experts (SMEs), and teaming partners in
order to gather information needed to compose proposal documents.
Must be comfortable interviewing SMEs and drawing out the technical data required to write
Creating documents using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Participate in the preparation and presentation of formal business proposals that include
descriptions of solutions to problems belonging to prospective customers.
Managing the proposal eCabinet, so as to ensure accurate retention of documents.
Maintaining up-to-date proposal and contract tracking logs.
Qualifications and Skills
University Degree or College Diploma (minimum 3 years) in Sciences, a Technical Discipline or
Experience in photogrammetry, remote sensing and /or GIS is an asset
Minimum of 3 years of work experience in proposal or technical writing
Other Abilities and Qualities
Excellent skills with Microsoft Office
Outstanding communication, time-management and problem-solving skills
Meticulous and organized
Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and direction in a dynamic work environment
A self-starter with the ability to multitask and work independently with minimal supervision