Job Description


  • Apply your talent where it counts
  • Plan, organise, coordinate and win multiple bids and proposals
  • Enjoy flexibility, innovation focus and interesting work within a strong team culture

We've come a long way in 65 years of operation in Australia.  On top of a strong underlying business, having been selected to deliver the next generation of advanced anti-submarine warships, the JORN Phase 6 radar upgrade and sustainment program and as the tier 1 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program partner, the future is bright for our more than 3,500 employees. 

In terms of our culture, it's inclusive and safety focused.  We call it an ‘everyone culture'.  For us that means ensuring that the voices and talents of every employee are valued and that everyone has a sense of belonging. It also means providing a family friendly, flexible and supportive place to work. 

Apply your talent where it counts as a Senior Bid Coordinator in our team in Edinburgh Parks, SA.

About the Opportunity

As the Senior Bid Coordinator, you will be responsible for planning, organising, coordinating multiple bids and undertaking designated services and tasks in accordance with established processes and procedures, improving the Bid Centre Team capability to support BUs in the coordination, preparation and delivery of winning proposals.

You will be responsible for the proposal development process for major bids, providing speciality bidding capability and support to BUs in the coordination, preparation and completion of bid responses and submissions.

You will look after the on-going development and evolution of the proposal development capability to maintain competiveness and improve efficiency and effectiveness.

In terms of specific responsibilities, you will:

  • Maintain and report on-going schedule and workload priorities to Team Lead and Team
  • Liaise with internal and external customers at all levels in order to provide a high level of customer service
  • Demonstrate effective stakeholder management through appropriate communication and managing expectations to ensure requirements and priorities are understood and are addressed
  • Assist in consulting and negotiating constraints with key stakeholders to ensure a mutual desired outcome is achieved
  • Proactively report on material and labour resources required for parallel bids for effective planning.

 About you

As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you'll have:

  • Demonstrated experience in a fast-paced administration environment
  • Demonstrated experience with tendering or project support
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to coordinate multiple tasks to tight schedules in a high volume work environment
  • The ability to balance conflicting priorities to deliver against customer and business requirements, with appropriate stakeholder management
  • Well-developed self-management skills and demonstrated ability to work under their own initiative to deliver outputs to time, quality and cost

Whilst not essential, a Certificate IV in Project Management or a relevant tertiary diploma will be an advantage.

As a Defence Security clearance is required for this role, applicants must hold or be eligible to obtain and maintain a Baseline Defence Security clearance and be cleared for International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Applications should be addressed to Polly Buerano, Talent Acquisition Specialist. Please ensure you attach a current resume and copy of your relevant qualification(s) to your application. A cover letter is preferred.

We welcome and strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders for these opportunities.  An inclusive culture and an exciting, supportive career opportunity awaits.

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