Pursuit Strategist – Manager

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About the job

We are seeking a highly motivated, confident individual to join our Strategic Pursuits team. As a Pursuit Strategist, you provide strategic and tactical support to help win new business. You actively participate in the proposal management process and co-author content for proposals, oral presentations, and other pursuit collateral. In the role, you’ll work with Client Executives, client service professionals and other Pursuits Strategists across the firm.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Drive the strategic communications process on the firm’s largest and strategically significant pursuits
  • Research, write and edit standard and customized proposal content
  • Actively drive the pursuit as part of the proposal management process which includes the coordination of information from contributors and follow-up on action items to achieve a coordinated team effort
  • Contribute and/or facilitate meetings with bid response team members
  • Monitor the progress of all pursuit activities for adherence to deadlines and quality standards
  • Build and leverage relationships within the Business Development community across the country
  • Manage multiple proposals/priorities simultaneously
  • Review final pursuit collateral for quality, format and content for adherence to the firm’s brand standards
  • Serve as a liaison between the proposal response team and other support functions
  • Share leading practices with pursuit teams

Skills And Attributes For Success

  • Exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Organized, detail-oriented and highly deadline-driven
  • Strong project management skills, the ability to establish priorities, set and manage schedules, and coordinate multiple projects at one time
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Highly developed computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite and cloud-based technology

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Undergraduate degree would be an advantage
  • Over 10 years’ experience in pursuit management
  • Experience in professional services is highly desirable
  • Experience in Audit related pursuits and/or experience in Consulting (Business Transformation, Strategy, Tech) related pursuits
  • Multi-sector pursuit related experience
  • Strong communication, facilitation and relationship building skills

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Pursuit Strategist

To apply for this job please visit careers.ey.com.

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