Jacobs Proposal / Bid Co-ordinator in South Brisbane, Australia

Proposal / Bid Co-ordinator


Jacobs is one of the world’s leading providers in technical, professional and construction services. We specialise in engineering, architecture, construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and specialty consulting. Our client portfolio includes industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the role

Reporting to the Business Development Manager - Industrial Eastern, this role offers an excellent career opportunity for someone who is keen to develop skills and experience and has an interest in learning, understanding and supporting our business development and sales process. The Industrial division within Jacobs Australia covers the Mining & Minerals, Oil & Gas and Speciality Chemical markets. You will be required to develop proposal and relevant sales documents using Jacobs’ tools, guidelines and templates and work to develop and implement opportunity response plans i.e. activities, deliverables, owners, milestones. A key part of the role will be to assist in developing winning themes and value propositions that align with our clients. In addition, you will:

  • Proposal preparation, coordination of meetings and assist in all relevant activities

  • Develop strategically important opportunities for the Mining & Minerals, Oil & Gas and Speciality Chemicals business

  • Collect company data or conduct internal / external research as appropriate for opportunity response documents and / or strategy development

  • Develop and maintain sales qualification material and supporting information in our designated information management system

  • Develop appropriate network within the company to facilitate identification and sharing of relevant information, best practices etc. between offices

  • Coordinate and delivery of proposal submissions including prequalification questionnaires and request for proposal documents

  • Conduct client, competitor and market research and analysis

  • Coordinate the production of response documents, including preparing opportunity response plans, and organizing and participating in response-related meetings (internal and/or client) as appropriate

  • Proofread and edit technical and non-technical documents for accuracy and consistency

About you

You will have relevant experience in developing winning proposals across the markets in which we operate accompanies by technical knowledge in similar roles. The successful individual will be creative, confident, a good writer and organised to assist in the planning and delivery of major bids. You will have:

  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills to participate in or lead meetings and build relationships across operational, technical, business development and sales teams

  • Ability to manage, co-ordinate, write, review and edit text, graphics and metrics for sales documents including proposals, qualifications, and presentation slides

  • Must be organised and able to manage multiple simultaneous projects and work under tight deadlines

Candidates will be evaluated against the above, as well as their ability and collaborative approach to operate within a broad network of sales professionals spread across our global business unit.

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we offer rewarding careers with ongoing development opportunities, flexible working arrangements and a culture that is collaborative and inclusive. We believe in collaboration and knowledge sharing, from global virtual teams to local work sharing options.

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Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.   #LI-MD1

Primary Location Australia-Australia Countrywide-South Brisbane

Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: CHE0000B0