Bid Coordinator

ABOUT US

Hickory’s story began in 1991 when fourth generation builders embarked on a journey to create an innovative and dynamic construction company that has grown and forged an incredible reputation. It is now one of Australia’s largest and most respected high-rise builders and employs over 700 team members.

Our philosophy is focused on ‘MADE for LIFE’ – it’s a commitment we honour, in its fullest extent, each and every day. Everything we do and everything we make is ‘MADE for LIFE.’

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

With lots of opportunities on the horizon we are looking for a talented Bid Coordinator to join our team. In this full-time role you will be responsible for the end-to-end process for the development and production of bids and proposals, which includes:

Preparing and completing ‘Expression of Interest’ submissions and pre-qualification questionnaires.
Preparing and distributing RFT packages to subcontractors – managing tender files and database.
Preparing and distributing RFT packages to internal departments – ensuring all key internal stakeholders are briefed on specific tender requirements and deadlines.
Ongoing coordination of internal stakeholders to ensure deliverable deadlines are met.
Maintaining communication with the client/PM firm throughout the tender process.
Preparing and maintaining schedule of RFI’s & responses – distributing to internal teams and subcontractors.
Responding to subcontractor & client RFI’s.
Responding to client post tender clarifications.
Receiving Tender Addendum documentation and distribute to relevant stakeholders & subcontractors.
Preparing Tender Draft CMP’s for submission.
Managing Aconex & Estimate One.
Preparing tender submission documentation and reviewing to ensure a high level of accuracy and conformance to the RFT.
Ensuring all subcontractor pricing is received by the due date.
Ensuring Estimating department has everything they need to finalise pricing.

TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THE ROLE

Ideally, we are looking for someone who has:

Proven track record in a similar role within the construction or a related industry.
High attention to detail.
Excellent communication skills – verbal & written.
Strong organisation and time management skills.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment.
The ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
High proficiency in Microsoft Office and Aconex.
Knowledge and proficiency of Adobe Creative Suite would be highly desirable.

WHAT HICKORY CAN OFFER

Aside from a great opportunity to work for one of Australia’s top commercial builders there are also some great benefits on offer:

A competitive salary and a variety of career opportunities.
A family-oriented feel where you are more than just a number and where there is a commitment to delivering on promises and creating an incredible experience for employees. Our team are seen as ‘our biggest asset’!
A culture of innovation, learning and growth – where inventive thinking, hard work and dedication is acknowledged and celebrated.
Unique working environment, in a brand-new state of the art office building.
Premium End of Trip Facilities including, lockers, secure bike storage, towel and dry-cleaning service, shower & change facilities.
High-pressure car wash bay on site.
Wellness & fitness facilities including yoga studio and gym.
Inhouse Café & Bar.
Conveniently located in Southbank – easy access to public transport, only a short walk to Southern Cross Station, South Melbourne Market & Albert Park!
If you can thrive in this type of environment and feel you are ready to make a difference, then we look forward to receiving your application. We will be moving on this role quickly so please submit your application as soon as possible.

Due to the volume of applications, we receive only successful applicants will be contacted – thank you for your understanding.

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