Position Description

Specialist - Bids and Proposals
Division Aerospace
Location Halifax, NS
Position Status Full Time
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Position Overview:

Reporting to the Director, IMP Aerospace Bid Management Team, this position is a core member of the Bid Management Team responsible for the consolidation of information and provision of content management support.  This position plays a key role in regards to proposal coordination, graphics and desktop publishing.

 Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Coordinate proposal input from a variety of stakeholders, including Subject Matter Experts (SME) from IMP functional departments.
  • Champion document management and change control best practice.
  • Ensure proposal documents follow standard formatting and quality standards.
  • Provide advice on document flow, language and grammar to content owners.
  • Consolidate sections and documents developed by others into the defined/required format.
  • Support the production of presentations/documentation that is consistently of the highest quality and impact.
  • Create and manage a range of document and presentation templates as well as maintenance of the master document template library.
  • Ensure consistent terminology and formatting for all proposal specific documents.
  • Supervise bid-related Illustration and Technical Publications activities as required, maintaining a comprehensive library of images and artifacts.
  • Develop proposal graphics that have impact and are easy to interpret.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Post-secondary education – University degree would be preferred
  • Must possess the ability to work in a deadline driven environment without compromising the level of excellence of the bid response.
  • Strong interpersonal skills – will be required to work within a diverse, multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Hard working, collaborative, and receptive to guidance/feedback.
  • Professional team player with a positive attitude: committed, motivated and driven.
  • High level of competence in regards to professional writing is required.
  • Advanced computer skills with MS Office Suite (Word and PowerPoint in particular).
  • Previous experience in the use of Desktop Publishing software would be preferred.
  • Previous experience in the preparation of bid and proposal responses would be preferred.
  • Ability to think outside the box with a strong attention to detail.
  • Previous experience working on multi-disciplinary teams would be preferred.
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to IMP Occupational Health, Safety and Environment policies.  Continually focusing on your individual safety and the safety of others who may be affected by your work and to fully comply with all Federal Health and Safety Legislation.
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement, Lean & 8S activities in your area.
  • Must be eligible to meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Canadian government security clearances.


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IMP is committed to Employment Equity and our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative at all job levels. We welcome applicants from Aboriginal people, visible minority groups, persons with disabilities and women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your application form, cover letter or resume.