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Tendering Manager - Construction - Downer - Perth - 18 Dec 2017

Full Time - Posted on December 13, 2017

Reporting to the General Manager, you will be given autonomy in your role to lead and develop the Western Australian Tendering Hub ensuring the delivery of winning tenders and quality estimates to continue the growth of the business. Duties not limited to:

Leading and developing the RIS-W tendering and estimating team enhancing organisational capability for the long term.

Managing the forward pipeline of tender opportunities, facilitating robust go/no go processes and forecasting bid team resource requirements

Ensuring Downer OM&S bid process and estimating standards are embedded

Effectively managing tender selection, governance and approvals

Keeping abreast of current competitive pricing, new techniques and cost trends.

Ensuring effective contract handover by supplying project delivery teams with clear, concise documentation at contract commencement.

Supporting the whole of business tender delivery by working as one with the Growth & Development team and other Tendering Hubs.

Looking for continuous improvement and reduction in costs with the tendering and submissions process

Preparing monthly management reporting and statistics on tender performance.

About You:

Experience & Skill

5+ years’ experience in leading, developing and driving teams to win business.

10+ years’ preparing and managing tenders

Experience in structural mechanical, piping and electrical construction and maintenance

Ability to effectively review and qualify tenders, understand metric and benchmarking data, and the qualification and quantification of risks

Technically and commercially astute with solid understanding of contracts

Excellent knowledge of best practice tender management and estimating processes

Knowledge of tender and submission production processes

Solid understanding of sound business development processes

Excellent communication skills – written and verbal

Excellent time and project management skills

Influencing and negotiation skills

Initiative