Consultant, Grants & Incentives

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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    18 hours ago
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    Nonprofit Sector

BDO is a firm built on a foundation of positive relationships with our people and our clients. Each day, we rely on our professionals to provide exceptional service, and help our clients by providing advice and insight they can trust. In turn, we offer an environment that fosters a people-first culture with a high priority on your personal and professional growth.Our Greater Toronto Area offices (Oakville, Markham & Toronto) are looking for a Consultant, Grants & Incentives to join our Government Incentives team and own the following responsibilities:Engage clients to develop strong business cases to successfully access funding for their innovation and growth initiativesParticipate in all stages of the grant application process, including interviewing clients, structuring projects, establishing technical eligibility, preparing business case and project financials, and collecting supporting documentationManage relationships with funding agencies and establish effective interactions to support application review processEstablish consultative process with clients to comprehensively identify funding needsDevelop and refine written communications and documentation for funding applicationsCommunicate with the team and clients to gather and analyze informationResearch sources of grant funding at the Regional, Provincial and Federal levels and prepare internal and external communications to raise awareness of funding opportunitiesCoordinate and produce proposal responses to RFx (RFP, RFQ, RFT, etc.) opportunities – this includes facilitating proposal kick-off meetings, managing proposal deadlines, writing and coordinating content, complying with our quality management processes, and owning the final productMeet proposal/application deadlines by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, meetings, approvals, etc.Establish and follow meticulous work plans to ensure timely delivery of proposalsEstablish project budgets and manage team work efforts to meet targetsFollow proposal/application-writing standards and maintain proposal support databasesObtain approvals by reviewing applications with key providers and project managersCoordinate grant applications by working collaboratively with team members and clients located across the countryHow do we define success for your role? You demonstrate BDO”s core values through all aspect of your work: Integrity, Respect and CollaborationYou understand your client’s industry, challenges, and opportunities; clients describe you as positive, professional, and delivering high quality workYou identify, recommend, and are focused on effective service delivery to your clientsYou share in an inclusive and engaging work environment that develops, retains & attracts talentYou actively participate in the adoption of digital tools and strategies to drive an innovative workplaceYou grow your expertise through learning and professional development.Your experience and educationExcellent consulting skills, client and project management experiencePrevious experience in grant writing is required, including experience working on government proposalsMinimum of 5-7 years of proven and progressive experience or equivalent including strong knowledge of the RFP processVaried industry knowledge in R&D of innovative products and processesDetail-oriented, effectively manage multiple competing deadlinesDegree or Diploma in the field of Engineering, Technical Writing, Communications, Business, Finance, or a related fieldExceptional interpersonal skills – interacts successfully with all levels of staff – partners, managers, and clients with a positive, enthusiastic attitudeWell developed writing skills, particularly with drafting business proposals and marketing materialsWhy BDO?Our firm is committed to providing an environment where you can be successful in the following ways:We enable you to engage with the firm”s strategic plan, and be a key contributor to the success and growth of the firm.We help you be the best professional you can be in our services, industries and markets.Achieve your personal goals outside of the office and make an impact on your community.Giving back, it adds up: Where company meets community.BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives. We support staff with local and national events where you will be given the opportunity to contribute to your community.Total rewards that matter: We pay for performance with competitive total cash compensation that recognizes and rewards your contribution. We provide flexible benefits from day one, and a market leading personal time off policy.We are committed to supporting your overall wellness beyond working hours, and provide reimbursement for wellness initiatives that fit your lifestyle.Everyone counts: We believe every employee should have the opportunity to participate and succeed. Through leadership by our Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, we are committed to a workplace culture of respect, inclusion, and diversity. We recognize and celebrate the valuable differences among each of us, including race, religious beliefs, physical or mental disabilities, age, place of origin, marital status, family status, gender or gender identity and sexual orientation. If you require accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us. Ready to make your mark at BDO? Click “Apply now” to send your up-to-date resume to one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists.To explore other opportunities at BDO, check out our careers page.#LI-SL2