Tender and Bid Manager

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Work type: Permanent full time
Location: Bathurst, Central Coast, Dubbo, Gosford, Goulburn, Hunter Valley, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs, Katoomba, Mona Vale, Morriset, Mt Kuring-Gai, Mudgee, Narellan, Newcastle, Northern Beaches and North Shore, NSW, Orange, Queanbeyan, Southern Sydney, Sydney, Waterloo
Categories: Management, Marketing & Communications

The role

This role will be responsible for managing opportunities and bids for Vegetation Management, Arboricultural consulting and Ecology throughout the opportunity lifecycle, from opportunity pipeline tracking through bid delivery to contract award. This includes development and finalisation of win strategy, solution and price development; stakeholder and team engagement; legal and governance reviews; supervising day to day proposal activities and development; negotiation and handover to transition / operational teams / and bid close out.

The Tender and Bids Manager will lead the tender process ensuring targeted submissions are developed in consultation with the various departments and ensuring that business risk is managed whilst producing a compelling submission that meets our customers’ requirements.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: -

  • Facilitate the establishment and implementation of a winning bid strategy and value for money solutions, driving the development and formation of unique and compelling value propositions
  • Effectively plan, programme and manage the preparation of bids, assurance and approvals that are assigned to the role in accordance with Active policies and procedures, ensuring bids are submitted on time
  • Engage and communicate that strategy to the bid team, and overview the execution of that strategy throughout the tender process
  • Coordinate the estimate, risk management, commercial review, and methodology and programme to ensure consistency and alignment with the written submission and the bid strategy
  • Ensure external quotations are sourced and managed in accordance with the system, including RFQ documentation and accompanying Commercial Terms
  • Review of contract documentation and terms and conditions ensuring that risks are identified and mitigated
  • Development of marketing material, tender library and case studies to support rapid tender turnaround

What we are looking for

  • Proven track record of successfully leading large ($20m+ annual) proposals in either a vegetation management, service delivery, and/or construction environment
  • Solid experience in tendering and contract management with Enterprise and Government customers
  • Tender strategy development, business development and pricing experience
  • Tertiary qualifications in engineering, marketing, business or related discipline would be highly regarded
  • Strong Commercial acumen and business understanding with the ability to think laterally and outside the box

What can we offer you

  • Flexible working from home arrangements and free onsite parking when in the office
  • The opportunity to work with an industry leader that genuinely cares about people, the environment, and communities in which we work
  • Laptop, monitors to work from home and mobile phone provided
  • A positive and collaborative culture that allows you to own and grow your ideas
  • A free Employee Assistance Program that offers you and your family support
  • A market competitive remuneration package and incentivised bonus program
  • Certified carbon neutral national organisation working towards a sustainable future

About Active

We are an Australian family-owned essential service with a national footprint and a workforce of over 800 personnel committed to delivering arboriculture, vegetation management, and green asset consultancy services. Comprising of Active Tree Services, Active Green Services and Aerial Access, we have been operating for 45 years, and work to keep our communities safe and green while making sure our teams safety comes first. This is your opportunity to work with an industry leader that genuinely cares about people, the environment and communities in which we work.

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