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Pursuit Coordinator 1

Location:  Johannesburg
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  11-Jan-2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1389983

This individual provides day-to-day assistance in a variety of pursuit support roles to assist the Pursuit Team, in producing quality winning proposals.



  •  Supports the Pursuit Strategist in the management of the pursuit process
  • Research and present preliminary information on the client (client packs) as directed by the Pursuit Strategist 
  • Proactively provide pursuit teams with local and global best practice
  • Provide on-going support to the Pursuit Strategist / Pursuit Leader with first draft of deliverables, including content, presentations, meeting agendas, booklets and pursuit tools (such as pursuit timeline and action plans)
  • Develops and collates team members CVs as well as credentials and case studies, ensuring standardisation
  • Co-ordinates and follows-up on action items within the pursuit engagement team following direction from Pursuit Strategist
  • Reviews final documents against proposal quality checklist and against RFP, including collation of mandatory information
  • Supports with ad-hoc queries and requests for assistance on pursuit deliverables
  • Occasionally co-ordinate a pursuit meeting in absence of Pursuit Strategist from an action / to do list point of view
  • Schedule meetings as and when required during the pursuit process
  • Updating of Pursuits databases and libraries, including the DAT Portal, Serving as the “hub” of all pursuit-related client-facing materials
  • Aligning and managing administrative resources (Creative Services, BMC, Knowledge, GDS etc.) for key pursuit materials
  • Take initiative in developing pursuit skills beyond shadowing the Pursuit Strategist
  • Being highly responsive to our pursuit teams needs and seeking continuous feedback
  • Being insightful through proactively sharing relevant insights



  • A tertiary qualification is advantageous
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in solid project management
  • Proficient in English (verbal and written)
  • MS Office skills (PowerPoint, WORD, EXCEL etc)
  • Attention to detail


Skill and Competence Required

  • Must demonstrate a basic understanding and application of principles and practices of pursuits and communications.
  • Project coordination experience.
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to coordinate multiple projects and initiatives at one time.
  • Excellence in written communication and MS office.
  • Teaming skills and the ability to build relationships across an organisation.
  • Creativity and big picture thinking.
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.


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