Tsuutina Grant Research & Proposal
The Senior Researcher and Proposal Writer provides support and leadership in Tsuut’ina Nation pursuits of strategic and program initiatives. She/he leads the preparation and production of proposals of all sizes/types and works closely with senior management to present potential projects or opportunities to Council.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
· Coordinate proposal activity and manage the research, development and submission of proposals for multiple projects.
· Conduct research and develop content to support compelling funding applications, business proposals and RFP submissions.
· Collaborate with multiple departments or programs to compile information needed to complete submission requirements.
· Develop effective templates and methods of presenting information in a professional and organized manner.
· Edit or review information and proposal materials to ensure professionalism, accuracy and consistency (one voice, grammar and spelling).
· Research, write, and update information in the business development repository, including project descriptions, resumes, and other required materials.
· Monitor websites for tendering and funding opportunities of potential interest to Tsuut’ina Nation and distribute opportunities to relevant Executive Directors.
· Set-up and maintain online contractor management databases such as ISNetworld.
· Assist in the development of regular reporting requirements and ongoing communications of projects and submissions.
· Integrate and summarize understanding of emerging trends and implications for the Nation.
· Research recommendations, strategies and policy frameworks for the purpose of ongoing policy development.
· Improve and develop internal proposal processes and tools.
· Support other communications initiatives as assigned.
· A degree in Communications or related field is required.
· 2+ years’ experience in writing and project management is preferred.
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary.
· Advanced skills in MS Office and publishing related applications are essential.
· Must be comfortable working on new, uncertain and abstract projects.
· Ability to work collaboratively with various stakeholders and independently manage workload pressures and deadlines.
· Strong organizational skills, consistent reliability and detail orientation are critical.
· Must have a valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation.
· A security clearance and pre-employment drug and alcohol test are required.
Please note that this organization adheres to Sections 1 – 9 of the Aboriginal Employee Preference Policy for selection and displacement. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be under a six-month probationary period at the commencement of his or her employment.
Competition Open: February 8, 2018
Competition Close: February 19, 2018
Please apply in writing, including a resume to:
Tsuut’ina Nation Human Resources Department 9911 Chiila Boulevard, Tsuut’ina, Alberta T2W 6H6
Phone: (403) 238-6129 Email: Jobs@tsuutina.com
**We thank all interested applicants, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted