• Location: Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #10191
  • Salary: CA$100,000.00

MatchBox Consulting Group is seeking a Proposal Manager to join our client, a large construction company located in Burnaby, BC.

The Proposal Manager will be responsible for overseeing the proposal (RFQ/RFP) development and bid management process, including distribution, team coordination/organization, communication, writing, editing, and creating large and complex bid packages. This position offers a competitive compensation package and an opportunity to work on large-scale, complex projects in BC.


  • Actively drive the proposal management process, including the coordination of information from contributors and following up on action items to ensure a streamlined collaborative process
  • Analyze the project and estimate requirements and establish a plan for developing the proposal submission package
  • Review scope of work, identify subcontractor packages and secure subcontract content for inclusion in the proposal
  • Work with the estimating team to coordinate receipt of estimate pricing
  • Research, write and edit standard and customized proposal content
  • Monitor the progress of all pursuit activities for adherence to deadlines and quality standards
  • Collaborate with other companies on major joint venture project pursuits
  • Facilitate JV bid meetings with other pursuit stakeholders
  • Cultivate and maintain solid, long-term relationships with clients and other partners
  • Manage multiple proposals & priorities simultaneously


  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant proposal development experience, preferably with BC infrastructure projects or a similar environment
  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma from recognized post-secondary institution in language, communications, marketing, business or engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of industrial construction RFP and EOI processes including bonding, safety, quality control, project controls, addenda, RFI’s, contract types and commercial requirements would be an asset
  • Strong English language and technical writing skills, and an aptitude for understanding technical terminology
  • Attention to detail, coupled with the ability to proofread and edit material, and identify errors and omissions
  • Flexibility to work overtime to meet proposal deadlines when required
  • Ability to read industrial construction drawings and specifications is an asset
  • Previous experience in consulting, engineering or legal and/or major project joint venture experience are desirable


About MatchBox

Headquartered in downtown Vancouver and serving clients nationally, MatchBox is one of the leading recruitment and solutions firms that specializes in the fields of IT & Technology, Engineering & Technical, Real Estate & Construction, and Accounting & Finance. We offer unrivalled expertise with our teams extensive experience in the recruitment and professional services industry. We are dedicated to building great connections and creating strong opportunities within the workforce and the labor market.

Equal Opportunities

MatchBox is committed to providing equal opportunities for all applicants. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, including members of minority groups such as racialized individuals, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and Indigenous peoples. It is a priority for us that all candidates are treated fairly and without discrimination. Our recruitment teams receive ongoing training on using objective criteria for evaluating candidates and other related topics to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

Work Permits

Please note that we require all interested candidates to obtain the necessary work permits from the Government of Canada prior to submitting an application.

Further Consideration

We receive a high volume of applications and are only able to contact candidates who are selected for further consideration.

Find out more at www.matchboxhr.com

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