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Date Posted: Aug 14, 2019

Reference Code: 46298-en_US

Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada 
All Available Locations: Montreal 


Do you enjoy strategic planning and managing complex projects? Are you an excellent communicator and strong leader? Then this position is for you!

What will your typical day look like?


As a pursuit proposal manager, you will use your skills and experience to:


The role would include duties such as:

  • Managing the end-to-end pursuit management process including: procurement strategy development; win theme creation; RFx review and analysis; compliance reviews; mock scorings of completed technical bid documents; and facilitating client debriefs;
  • Developing and managing project plans to shape the overall approach, assignment of roles and responsibilities and implementation and sustainment of the pursuit management activities;
  • Lead and collaborate with the proposal development team – This includes managing team members (of various specialties and at various levels of seniority) to develop responses to the potential client’s needs, researching and gathering information;
  • Counsel and guide client leadership leveraging professional experiences and leading practices in the space of pursuit management; and
  • Participation in team development activities including thought leadership, process development, and team and client engagement activities.
About the team

Do you love strategic planning and managing complex, competitive projects? Are you passionate about Government of Canada procurement and management for new business opportunities? Then we're looking for talent like you to join our National Sales Office (NSO).

The NSO team leads sales initiatives for the firm and supports Partners and pursuit teams through the development of strategic pursuits. The pursuit managers work closely with senior partners, account and client service teams in developing and executing persuasive compliant proposals.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

You are someone with:

  • Minimum of 5-7 years' relevant experience in procurement processes and pursuit management
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal in both languages. Candidate must be able to work with practitioners with varying backgrounds, and to communicate to executive leadership
  • Ability to coach, counsel and guide clients across all levels of an organization;
  • Ability to anticipate the long term impact of all decisions and take a broad approach to problem solving;
  • Ability to build, develop and lead a diverse group of people creating a high performing team;
  • Experience leading teams in strategic discussion, and demonstrated ability to be collaborative and influence others
  • High emotional intelligence in reading a situation and adapting leadership style to achieve results
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

Get your career off to a great start. What impact will you make?

We’re always looking for people with the relentless energy to drive and push themselves further to find new avenues and unique ways of reaching our shared goals. At Deloitte, we know that being the undisputed leader means empowering our people to be the very best they can be – so they can make an impact that matters for clients, colleagues and the community, and for their own careers.

We offer a truly differentiated talent experience that empowers our people with unlimited opportunities to do meaningful work and to grow, learn, and lead at every point in their career.  Deloitte’s newly designed offices offer unique workspaces that strengthen connections, inspire innovative ways of working, and provide the necessary tools to help you make an impact that matters. And with our global reach and network, you’ll always be part of the Deloitte community.

“Once Deloitte, always Deloitte.”

Lead yourself. Lead a team. Lead the firm. It’s all possible at Deloitte.

Deloitte is one of Canada’s leading professional services firms, providing audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services across Canada. At Deloitte, we combine industry insight with a deep understanding of today’s local and global business challenges to give our clients the intelligent, practical and principled solutions they need to resolve both today’s and tomorrow’s challenges. 

Let Deloitte show you how to push your career to the next level. And let your story unfold.

Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.  Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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