Position Title: Proposal Writer

Activation Date: 27 August, 2017   Announced Date: 26 August, 2017   Expire Date: 31 October, 2021



 
Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: National/International (any)
Category: Business Development
Employment Type: Part Time
Salary:
Vacancy Number: bd-01
No. Of Jobs: 1
City:
Organization: TechNation
Years of Experience: 4
Contract Duration: Permanent
Gender: Male/Female
Education: BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus.
Close date: 2021-10-31
 

About TechNation:

TechNation is a Kabul-based emerging technology, management and consulting company.  Since our conception in 2007 we have led the way with innovative technology and unique consultancy and advisory services for a diverse set of clientele across many vertical sectors.  TechNation’s service offerings are organized in four major categories: 1) Technology Services, 2) Startup Services, 3) Community Services, and 4) Policy Advisement.

 

Job Description:

Job brief:

Prepares proposals by determining concept; gathering and formatting information; writing drafts; obtaining approvals. The proposal writer works in many different industries to create clear, succinct documents that suggest a course of action or idea. The proposal writer is expected to write well--  grammar, spelling and context all count. His/ her key asset would be the ability to write under tight deadlines, be organized and prepared, and have the ability to say much with a few words.

Responsibilities: 

  • Determines proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs; studying requests for proposal (RFPs); attending strategy meetings.
  • Meets proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, and approval; entering and monitoring tracking data; coordinating requirements with contributors; contributing proposal status information to review meetings; transmitting proposals.
  • Gathers proposal information by identifying sources of information; coordinating submissions and collections; identifying and communicating risks associated with proposals.
  • Develops proposal by assembling information including project nature, objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, budget, standards of performance, and evaluation; writing, revising, and editing drafts including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials.
  • Prepares presentation by evaluating text, graphics, and binding; coordinating printing.
  • Maintains quality results by using templates; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone; maintaining proposal support databases.
  • Obtains approvals by reviewing proposal with key providers and project managers.
  • Improves proposal-writing results by evaluating and re-designing processes, approach, coordination, and boilerplate; implementing changes.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; maintaining personal networks.
  • Accomplishes company goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
 

Job Requirements:

  • Proven experience as proposal writer or relevant role;
  • Understanding of business functions such as HR, Finance, marketing etc.;
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development;
  • Experience in fundraising;
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics;
  • Working knowledge of IT/Business infrastructure, and office automation;
  • Presentation Skills, Written Communication, Graphic Design Skills, Technical Documentation, Layout Skills, Problem Solving, Deadline-Oriented, Process Improvement, Coordination, Strategic Planning, Market Knowledge
  • Excellent research skills;
  • Outstanding organizational abilities;
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving;
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to the mission of TechNation;
  • Flexible and able to multi-task;
  • Ability to work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions;
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and systems;
 

Submission Guideline:

Please, send your CV/ resume, a cover letter and a writing sample to: career@technation.af. Please, mention the job title in the subject line of your email.

 

 

Submission Email:

career@technation.af


 
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