Bid Manager|Melbourne Water SFPJV

Confluence Waters (Melbourne VIC, Australia) 25 days ago
Bid Manager|Melbourne Water SFPJV

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Job ID: 575522
Job type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Management, Marketing & Business Development, Construction, Water

Who we are

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Position summary

Downer Water Services South business is seeking to appoint a Bid Manager in a permanent, full time position located in Melbourne. Reporting to the Delivery Manager of Melbourne Water SFPJV, the Bid Manager will be creating and overseeing bids, ensuring bids are successful at a price to which is in line with the business unit’s expected margin.

Identifying opportunities on which to submit bids and feeding into the decision over whether to bid for the work
Devising a successful strategy for winning a bid, including pinpointing the unique selling points
Assessing and addressing the technical and commercial risks relating to the bid they are working on
Researching current and future market trends
Responding to clients’ and other stakeholders’ queries before, during and after the bid has been submitted
Undertaking benchmarking of cost estimates against similar projects and use benchmark outcomes to update Program estimating database
Developing working relationships with subcontractors, existing/potential contract providers, customers, vendors etc


Extensive civil and /or mechanical estimating experience within the water sector
Understanding of risk management and application of risk registers in an estimating environment
Broad understanding of design, project planning, construction and commissioning.
Demonstrated experience in delivering successful and profitable tenders.
Relevant qualifications


Access to Downer career development, financial, health and Lifestyle benefits
Opportunity to work in a diverse and supportive environment
Opportunity to work with a Tier 1 construction company

Please use the "Apply" button to submit your For more information about the role, please contact: Sanjay Kumar – Talent & Sourcing Business Partner via email (Please note that applications will not be accepted via email. Please submit your application via the advertisement)
Notwithstanding the location of this position, all qualified Australian citizens and permanent residents are encouraged to apply.
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Closing Date: 14 May 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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