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WSP Canada

Pursuits & Proposals Student

Posted 3 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP has a new opportunity for co-op students to join our Earth & Environment Proposal Team on a full-time basis, based in Vancouver or Calgary.

Why choose WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of inclusion and belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.


What you can expect to do here:

Assisting administrative activities related to proposal setup and delivery, as well as proposal team initiatives
  • Effectively communicating with proposal teams and colleagues, as well as other stakeholders
  • Assisting in the development of proposal team best practices, tools, and policies
  • Contributing to the generation, collection, dissemination, and storage of related information
  • Supporting the setting up and maintenance of content libraries and toolkits using SharePoint
  • Supporting the rebranding of materials using MS Word and InDesign
  • Supporting the creation and management of content templates using MS Word
  • Supporting the review and analysis of in-bound proposal requests, and developing the structure and content of responses
  • Supporting the adaptation of existing resumes, project descriptions and boilerplate information
  • Supporting proposal delivery and post-submission lessons learned
  • Supporting the proposal team to compile, edit, and write standard proposal components in adherence to requirements; assist in compiling disparate content elements from a distributed group of authors into a cohesive and responsive proposal document
  • Supporting proposal close-out activities

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Being a superb team player
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and excellent proofreading/grammar skills
  • Ability to excel in a multi-task, deadline-driven environment
  • Working towards a bachelor's degree in marketing, journalism, communications, English literature, business administration, sciences, engineering, or related discipline

The following would be considered strong assets:
  • Bilingual skills (English and French) are strong asset
  • Relevant work experience in an administrative or marketing setting
  • Basic to advanced knowledge in MS Word
  • SharePoint experience and/or innovative ideas for online file management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud suite (InDesign and Acrobat)
  • Experience with client relationship management CRM tools


Expected Salary (all locations): $20.50 - $31.25/hr

WSP Canada is providing the compensation range that the company in good faith believes it will pay for this position based on the successful applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities in addition to the specific geographic location.
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.


  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-15

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