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16/03 Preeti Punn
Admin at Altamont Group FZE

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Altamont Group - Proposal Writer (3-10 yrs)

Any Location Job Code: 317345

Proposal Writer (Remote)


- Altamont Group is seeking a proposal writer to create complete, targeted, tailored, and compelling responses to requests for proposals (RFP) with the aim of articulating Altamont Group's value and win new business across the humanitarian and development sectors.

- We need an energetic motivated and persistent person who can submit AG aligned winning proposals

Description :

- Altamont Group is seeking a Proposal Writer to respond to complex RFPs across the humanitarian and development sectors.

Topics for the RFPs will include :

- Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, Learning (MERL)

- Policy & Strategy

- Training, eLearning, Upskilling, Capacity Development

- Quality Assurance & Accreditation

- The Proposal Writer will create complete and compelling responses to requests for proposals (RFP) with the aim of articulating Altamont Group's value and win new business

- Once the RFPs are qualified, the Proposal Writer will gather information via research and documentation, write a draft response, obtain approvals, and finally submit the proposal and supporting documents.

- The ideal candidate has a strong research background with a deep understanding of the humanitarian and development sectors along with two or more years of experience responding to RFPs from firms, foundations, international entities, and government organizations, coupled with strong writing skills.

- The ideal candidate should have good time and project management skills to ensure that proposals are submitted accurately and on time.

- We need an energetic motivated and persistent person who can submit winning proposals

Job Description :

- Determine proposal requirements by identifying and clarifying objectives in RFPs

- Gather proposal information by identifying sources of information, research, and coordination

- Produce quality responses to RFPs by following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone

- Obtain approvals and submit completed proposal

- Establish priorities and target dates to ensure that the proposals are submitted on time

- Maintain records of all proposals submitted and received

- Gather and store feedback on proposals to help improve proposal content and process


Responsibilities :

- Read incoming requests for proposals and develop the proposal development plan

- Develop bid development strategy and proposal project planning

- Complete the necessary research to fully develop the proposal documents

- Ensure the content matches the RFP/TOR and include approved proposal language according to company policy

- Ensure responses follow corporate brand style and tone guidelines

- Review and customize RFP responses

- Serve as subject matter expert to articulate complex facets of products and services

- Verify that responses address key customer hot buttons and win themes

- Write all required and additional RFP response documents and attachments including- RFP cover letters- and- executive summaries

- Incorporate feedback from- proposal review- sessions

- Assist with proposal knowledge management- and retention of content for future use

- Provide proposal submission package including accompanying documents, cover email, etc.

- Develop pitch meeting documents including PPT, briefing notes, speaking points, etc.

- Support in other areas as requested

Ensure :

- Our unique value proposition is clear and evident in every part of the proposal

- Our cover letter and executive summary clearly address what the vendor is looking for Thoroughly - yet concisely - respond to all areas of the proposal

- By the end of the proposal, leave the reader with no questions as to why they should choose Altamont Group

- A complete Client Ready proofread and edited proposal is provided

What's in it for You :


Professional Growth : Opportunities to expand expertise in proposal writing across diverse sectors.

Impactful Work : Contributing to initiatives that positively impact communities in need.

Skill Development : Enhancing writing, research, communication, and organizational skills.

Opportunity for Innovation : Encouragement for creativity and innovation in proposal development.

Collaborative Environment : Engaging with proposal coordination team to refine proposals, fostering teamwork.

Recognition and Reward : Success in crafting winning proposals is recognized and rewarded.

Flexibility and Autonomy : Managing proposal developments projects, empowering you to drive results using your skills and expertise.

Contribution to Social Impact : Supporting Altamont Group's mission of making a positive social impact globally.

Required :


Skills and Experiences :

- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited University; Master's preferred

- Technical background and experience across the humanitarian and development sectors particularly in :

- Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, Learning (MERL)

- Policy & Strategy

- Training, eLearning, Upskilling, Capacity Development

- Quality Assurance & Accreditation

- Expertise in developing evidence based, well researched methodologies in response to RFPs

- Three or more years of experience responding to humanitarian and development RFPs

- Excellent writing, organizational, communication, and planning skills

- Previous experience writing success bids/proposals

- Demonstrate history of winning bids

- Excellent communication and writing skills

- Enhanced research and data analysis skills

- Able to articulate the linkage between findings, analysis, and program recommendations

- Strong attention to detail

- Proven experience and track record of timely and high-quality completion of assignments

- Ability to manage deadlines efficiently

- Strong critical thinking ability

- Ability to work independently

- Highly organized with strong time management skills, as well as an ability to learn quickly and to produce high quality work under tight deadlines

- Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

- Flexible attitude toward receiving feedback

- Expert with MS Office and SharePoint

Additional Information :

- This a Remote contract position

- Compensation will be tied to number of proposals developed and win rate

Application Requirements :

- Please complete the following form: Proposal Writer Application Form

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