Tender Manager - Progressive Client-Solutions Team

Client Service/Account Management
69396 Requisition #

Gallagher Bassett (GB) is Australia and New Zealand's premier third party claims administrator. We manage claims on behalf of insurers, brokers, government bodies and self-insured organisations. We are part of the leading global risk management and insurance group Arthur J Gallagher & Co, with over 27,000 great people worldwide in over 140 countries.

Through a team geographically dispersed throughout Australia, GB provides a suite of claims management and related services out of CBD offices located in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Darwin and Adelaide and in New Zealand from Auckland, Napier, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin.

We are proud to be one of 135 companies from 23 countries and representing 57 industry categories, named on the Ethisphere Institute’s 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies list for the seventh consecutive year.

The position

Currently we are seeking a Tender Manager to join our continually growing business.  This is a full time role that can be based in Melbourne and will require occasional interstate travel.

The Tender Manager will lead tender and bid processes from end to end, and will be responsible for coordinating the delivery of major bids including project coordination, content development, document design, production and provide presentation support. A pitch expert, you will have a strategic and hands-on approach to take ownership of all tender requests and pitches to deliver a seamless tender and bid service for Gallagher Bassett.

You will:

  • Be “hands on” and highly proficient in written communication
  • Develop and manage bid project plans, ensuring all key milestones are met
  • Be proactive in team and key stakeholder engagement
  • Have the proven track record and success in managing the bid process from end to end, including research to identify opportunities and support presentations
  • Have a strong customer service-based work ethic
  • Be an excellent communicator
  • Excel in building quality relationships and trust with stakeholders
  • Be flexible and adaptable

What we are looking for:

  • Experience in managing successful bid teams and overseeing the bid and tender processes
  • Excellent proposal writing skills
  • Highly effective communication style (both written and verbal), with strong interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills across all levels
  • Strong business acumen, analysis and problem solving skills
  • Ability to identify opportunities, improvements and solutions to meet business needs
  • Ability to work well under pressure, with a strong work ethic and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong Microsoft computer skills, Adobe Creative Suite skills are favourable.
  • Looking for a highly experienced resource – someone who can evidence they’ve done the above

What we can offer you:

  • An rare opportunity to be part an influential team member of our growing and dynamic business 
  • Attractive remuneration packaging
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Staff referral incentive
  • Opportunities for ongoing education and development
  • Service recognition awards
  • Employee assistance program for yourself and immediate family members
  • Personal touches like weekly fruit bowls and birthday celebrations
  • The opportunity to work for a company that gives back to the community through our Gentle Bear program

To apply

If you think you can make a positive difference to our business we want to hear from you today!

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Only people with the right to work in this country will be considered for this position.

Agency candidates will not be considered for this role.

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