Senior Proposal Writer Job Careers – IMK Business Consultants (IMK)

Job Title:        Senior Proposal Writer
Organization: IMK Business
Consultants (IMK)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About Us:
IMK Business Consultants (IMK) is a Business management consulting firm
offering practical and feasible business solutions. IMK operates regionally in
four East African countries namely; Uganda, South Sudan, Kenya and Rwanda; with
other occasional consultancies made world over to our clients in Europe and
other parts of the world. Our mission is to be a world leader in matching
demand for and supply of Talent, HR and Business development services by
ensuring quality work to our clients and having experienced competent professionals
with the best practical tailor made solutions/training skills to our important
asset-THE CLIENT. Our client is one of the Uganda’s largest independent
cleaning companies providing over 10 years of cleaning excellence and award winning
service in both the commercial and industrial markets. Their client portfolio
extends across a broad range of companies with over 30 Sites throughout the
Region. They carry out a very wide spectrum of cleaning needs for customers,
which ranges from commercial cleaning of offices to the very specialized
industrial services.
Job Summary: The Senior
Proposal writer will produce professionally written proposal content that
clearly articulates the organizations value proposition. This is a networking role
that requires an ability to work under pressure and to demanding deadlines.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:   
  • Lead bid / proposal sessions
  • Support the Bid / Proposal process in
    developing a proposal structure
  • Identify and re-work existing pre-written
    content where relevant
  • Deliver completed written proposal
    responses to the Proposal Manager against agreed RFP deadlines, escalating
    issues as required
  • Re-write / edit proposal responses from a
    variety of stakeholders, typically involving contributions from sales,
    marketing, technical / product teams, finance, commercial, legal and
    delivery
  • Present all new proposal content to the knowledgebase
    manager for potential re-use
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate should ideally be
    holding a similar role in the contract cleaning industry
  • Prior contract cleaning or allied service
    background
  • Excellent track record in winning new
    business through bidding process
  • Prior skills and experience in producing
    and editing proposal content within a complex business environment.
  • The proposal writer should be experienced
    in leading storyboarding sessions, participating in key review meetings /
    final document review, content sign off and document production.
  • Previous experience of coordinating and
    updating a knowledge base system is beneficial. A deep understanding of the
    bid tendering process in Uganda is vital.
  • Previous exposure and experience in
    winning new business and contract costings
  • Computer literate and able to present at
    management level
  • Highly sales-driven, Enthusiastic with the
    ambition to seize every opportunity
  • Ability to coach sales teams and subject
    matter experts in writing best practice
  • Prior proposal automation software (or
    similar) experience
  • Ability to communicate and influence at a
    senior level
  • Strong time management / prioritization
    skills
  • Strong written English language skills
  • Keen attention to detail.
NB: This position will
suit an individual who is looking to make a long term investment in their
career.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their cover letters and detailed CVs via E-mail to info@imkconsultants.com
Deadline: 15th June 2017
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