Proposal Advisor

Sydney or Melbourne
16 February 2021

  • Provide management support of significant bids and tenders nationally
  • 12-month maternity leave role - based in either Sydney or Melbourne
  • Flexible work options available

What will you be doing?

Due to the growing needs of our proposal team, we are looking for a Proposal Advisor to be part of our team in either Sydney or Melbourne on a 12 month fixed term contract . Your role will include -

  • On all proposals, develop a proposal outline document, schedule/facilitate contributions of all parties, ensure RFP compliance, draft standard proposal sections, facilitate reviews, identify gaps within draft responses and perform quality control on final document;
  • Manage the proposal response effort including coordinating necessary meetings and acting as the central point of communication for the proposal response team;
  • Participate in proposal strategy and review meetings. Where several disciplines are involved in a submission, coordinate the information of the various disciplines in such a manner that the submission has a uniform and coherent appearance;
  • Working collaboratively with senior managers to create a compelling value proposition for our clients;
  • Thoroughly understand the client’s required outcomes, our proposal strategy and tender compliance requirements and translate bid strategy into key messages and win themes;
  • Conduct post-proposal evaluations and client debriefs to obtain insights for improving the proposal process;
  • Managing multiple and highly complex proposals; and
  • Other duties as assigned/required.


Who are we looking for?

You will have -

  • 5+ years’ bid/tender experience working within a management consulting firm and be familiar with major infrastructure projects;
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills, effective internal and external stakeholder management skills and be able to influence and negotiate outcomes when needed;
  • Proven ability to lead a tender process within tight timeframes, and have exceptional attention to detail in pressured situations;
  • Have the skills to foster positive working relationships and are a strong team player; and
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Who are we?

For over 75 years Arcadis Australia Pacific has been a leader in built and natural asset design and management and we strive to create smart, sustainable solutions for our valued clients. To achieve this, we collaborate with the 28,000 Arcadians in over 350 offices around the globe on world-changing projects.

How are we different from others?

It is through our talented and passionate people and the unique combination of global knowledge and local expertise which enables us in shaping Australia’s future. We are proud to work on iconic projects that improve quality of life not just in Australia but around the world. Our culture puts people first. Where everyone has the opportunity to own their career and transform their world.

Why work for us?

You’ll get to enjoy great employee benefits program that is competitive, flexible, and responsive to the changing needs of today's employees while gaining culture and career advancement.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value and promote diversity at Arcadis and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

  • 2020 WGEA Equal Opportunity Employer of Choice for Gender Equality
  • 2019 Flex Able certified employer
  • 2018 Great Place to Work certified employer

What now?

At Arcadis, we choose to deal with you directly. We will not accept applications from recruitment agencies for this role, so if you’re interested, please apply or visit our careers page for more information. You can also apply via our linkedInpage.

Should you be interested and want to be part of this leading proposals team, then please follow the links above to apply.

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