Optimus Think

Analyst, Proposals

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The Position

Our Proposal Analyst demonstrates a strong desire to gain a high level of technical and industry knowledge. The Proposal Analyst will learn about the state of the industry and its current trends, as well as past projects and project delivery methodologies presenting tangible solutions for our clients, which will help prepare them for an eventual career as a Management Consultant.

You will be accountable for growing Optimus SBR’s portfolio through supporting proposal efforts. The scope of your role will involve identifying relevant proposals, writing & development, quality assurance, timely submission, reporting, and follow up of all proposals. Our Business Development Group supports all of our Sector Groups, you will work closely with representatives of each of our different business units while developing proposals.

Your strong attention to detail and ability to multitask will enable you to act as a successful proposal writer, while simultaneously supporting multiple proposals with strict deadlines. Your strong research capabilities will allow you source the proper information you need to write successful proposals. You will need to be confident, have the ability to think on your feet, and have the ability to wear multiple hats and adapt to changing needs and environments while working independently. Written and verbal communication skills are essential to this role, as is the ability to interact effectively with multiple internal stakeholders of all seniority levels.

Responsibilities

  • Create, edit, update, and ensure timely submission of proposals. Subsequent follow up may be required
  • Research proposal content through prior deliverables, subject matter experts, internet and appropriate Consultants, Managers and Practice Managers
  • Coordinate all proposal requirements across the business units such as questions and submission deadlines and submission logistics
  • Coordinate and maintain reporting for proposals
  • Identify appropriate proposals to respond to bring forward to management for approval
  • Create innovative solutions to office or work-related problems
  • Act as a liaison between business units
  • Attend client feedback meetings, when required
  • Support internal and external projects, when needed
  • Contribute to the life and culture of Optimus SBR

Qualifications

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively at all seniority levels
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Strong research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Results-oriented with the ability to meet challenging timelines
  • Innovative, entrepreneurial and dynamic, energetic, enthusiastic and committed
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Team player with a Can-Do attitude
  • Required Education: University degree
  • Preferred Education: Post-Graduate degree, or other relevant designations; or equivalent experience

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