RDH Building Science is looking for a Proposal Manager to join the Marketing and Communications team. The primary role of the RDH Proposal Manager is to own and oversee the full cycle of proposal delivery and develop and maintain a leads pipeline while facilitating progress around potential projects. They’re an integral part of business development and can make recommendations to the team.

The Proposal Manager demonstrates knowledge, drive, and passion for the AEC engineering industry, strategizing for growth, and enhancing RDH’s reputation.

This role works in collaboration with the Marketing Director and other senior leaders and building scientists across companies to grow our market sectors, refine internal proposal processes, and facilitate business strategy.


  • Lead, manage, and collaborate on proposals for various building science disciplines
  • Facilitate proposal planning and execution including organizing, outlining, writing, editing, and reviews
  • Assist in quality control efforts
  • Review RFP requirements, facilitate a GNG process, develop strategies for responses, and coordinate activities for other proposal team members
  • In partnership with marketing, develop general use qualifications, proposals, and presentation messaging and content
  • Lead and develop SF330 and other responses for government agencies
  • Own the proposal process, and proactively suggest improvements and develop reusable materials
  • Set up and establish proposal work plans and file organization, and support administrative teams (Project Assistants, Project Mangers, and Project Principals)
  • Conduct post-submission and post-award debriefs and participate in lessons-learned activities
  • Gather and organize proposal content to meet Request for Proposal (RFP) or other evaluation criteria from the client
  • Format and layout proposal pages, resumes, and project case studies
  • Maintain and update resume and case studies
  • Organize and maintain proposal folders on filesharing systems
  • Generate ideas and help create/edit graphics for proposals


  • Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree or higher in Art History, Design, Business, English, Journalism, or a related field.
  • Minimum 7-10 years of relevant experience in AEC


  • Self-motivated, ability to multi-task while maintaining organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent organizational abilities, and attention to detail
  • Understanding of AEC terminology and project delivery methods
  • Ability to work under multiple deadlines and compressed schedules
  • Manage multiple priorities and deadlines while meeting standards and timely delivery
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities, and see projects through to completion
  • People-oriented
  • Writing and editing experience
  • Experience managing multidisciplinary teams
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and MS Teams
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Open Asset
  • Understanding of government, education, and civic procurement processes


The base salary range for this position is $90,000 – $100,000 annualized for a full-time role. Salary is dependent various factors, including qualifications, skills, competencies, experience, and location. You may also be eligible for discretionary incentives and share ownership.

We offer a robust benefits package to support the well-being of our employees. This includes: GRSP contributions, Health and Dental coverage, Primary Caregiver benefits, Vacation and Sick Time, Statutory Holiday substitutions, and a learning fund of $1,000 per year for education or career goals.


RDH is an amazing place to work. A role with RDH is a career commitment to learn and grow alongside inspiring and dedicated people who care deeply about Making Buildings Better.

We are an employee-owned consulting firm with 300 employees in nine offices across North America. Our core area of business is the integration of building science engineering, architecture, and construction management to optimize the performance of buildings. Since our beginnings in 1997, we have become industry leaders in North America and continue to grow as we focus on technical excellence and delivering high-quality projects.

We offer a positive workplace with incredible teams, opportunities for professional growth, development and ownership. As well as your background, we seek alignment with RDH’s core values: 1) commit to excellence, 2) act with integrity, 3) work as a team 4) do what it takes, and 5) always learn.

Our collaborative teams fuel our mission of Making Buildings Better. We seek balanced representation in our teams, and to achieve a welcoming and inclusive community for all people who share a passion for our values and mission. We believe diverse thought, ideas, and voices make us great – people of different identities, races, ethnicities, genders, ages, orientations, religions, abilities, education, cultures, and skills. We are committed to equity through building teams based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Additional information on our expertise, projects, and culture can be found at www.rdh.com.


Please submit your resume and cover letter in one PDF to hr@rdh.com with the job title and location in the subject line.

No phone calls please. While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that only those already entitled to work in Canada or the USA legally need apply.