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Bid Estimating & Pricing Lead

Adelaide, Australia
Closing date: 1 October 2023

The role

As part of our Sales & Government Relations group, the Bid Estimating & Pricing Lead will be accountable for ensuring the business winning E&P capability supports the business needs, including ensuring the tools, processes, guidance and training is delivered to ensure the successful generation of the pricing elements for winning tenders.

Further, the successful candidate will:

  • Review and recommend improvements to the bid estimating and pricing (E&P) capability within the business, in particular for complex opportunities
  • Gain approval from the appropriate stakeholders for any recommended changes to the existing capability
  • Plan and implement the approved E&P capability into the business, including tools, processes, guidance and training as required
  • Customise the E&P tool to reflect the Business assumptions, including hourly rates, travel price references, overheads, margins etc.
  • Ensure the bid E&P capability is fully integrated with the Win Business processes and enables a seamless transition into Execute Business

Flexible work arrangements such as hybrid work from home / office will be considered for this role.

About you

Your skills and experience will include:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Project Management or Business, or relevant experience
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and delivery of the estimates and prices required for complex bids
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of using estimating software, e.g. ProPricer
  • Demonstrated financial experience within a complex business
  • Demonstrated experience of introducing new capability into a complex business
  • Broad capture experience across the “Position to Win” and “Win the Position” phases of business winning
  • Experience in engaging and building effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders

As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an NV1 clearance.

About us

Saab Australia is a defence, security and cyber solutions provider, specialising in the development and integration of major defence and security systems. For over 30 years in Australia, we have built a reputation for delivering complex systems integration projects that provide proven and advanced capabilities to keep us ahead of today’s challenges.

From combat, communications, security and underwater systems, to mixed reality, cyber security and deployable health solutions, our extensive portfolio of products and services provide high-technology solutions for defence forces and civil industries across the globe.

Apply today to join our crew and deliver solutions with purpose.

Culture and benefits

We employ over 900 Australians and are committed to fostering a culture of excellence and enriching the employee experience.

By joining Saab, you’ll be a part of a collaborative and supportive organisation, where your professional growth and work-life balance are emphasised.  You’ll work within an innovative and vibrant workplace, while having the opportunity to develop a long-term, fulfilling career.

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Click ‘Apply’ to submit your CV and cover letter in support of your application. You may contact our careers team at for a copy of the full position description. Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and in exceptional circumstances, the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. We encourage applications as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Saab Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. We also welcome applications from individuals with culturally diverse backgrounds.

Saab Australia is a proud supporter of the Veterans’ Employment Program and welcomes the interest of ex-service members, veterans and their families.