We're Hiring!

Bid Manager, Australia

Applicants should register their interest with a copy of their CV and cover letter.

ABOUT ZENOBE

Zenobē is an EV fleet and battery storage specialist helping organisations power towards net zero by switching diesel fleets to electric and by accelerating the uptake of renewable energy.

We have established ourselves as a UK market leader in battery storage, now with 225MW of contracted storage assets helping electricity networks provide clean, reliable and affordable power. With around 25% market share of the EV bus sector in the UK, we are a leading firm in the financing and provision of turnkey solutions for electric vehicle fleets. With the full life cycle of our products in mind, we are also a leader in second-life battery solutions – repurposing batteries after their first use.

We have been consistently innovative since we were founded in 2017, with major industry firsts in software development, market access, financing and solution provision. We’re backed by leading strategic energy storage investors and are uniquely positioned to meet customer demands with innovative solutions. Having raised multiple rounds of equity funding since inception and numerous projects in the pipeline, we are a rapidly growing company looking for talented hires to drive further growth.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Due to the continued success and growth of the business, we now have an exciting opportunity for a Bid Manager to be based in our Sydney office. The role will play a critical part in supporting the project growth across Australia and New Zealand by managing and delivering successful bids in the zero-emission vehicle industry. You will be accountable for identifying, developing, and winning bids in partnership and collaboration with out industry partners and also working effectively cross-functionally within the business.

A TASTE OF THE DAY TO DAY

  • Lead the bid team and draw on technical, financial and business development support within the business to ensure each bid draws on the appropriate resources at the right time to enable successful tender delivery.
  • Communicate and plan with functional support areas within Zenobē to ensure overall team performance is optimised and issues are resolved quickly and effectively.
  • Own the bid resource planning to ensure capacity is aligned to demand, business resource requirements are forecasted and agreed in advance of the tender process
  • Liaise and engage with senior management, joint venture partners, Board’s and Investment Committees to ensure smooth tender delivery.
  • Manage the creation of winning tenders through full bid lifecycle from Bid/No-Bid through to customer negotiation and Contract Award`
  • Engage in pre and post bid submission negotiations with the client encompassing technical, financial, legal and commercial considerations, and act as an escalation point of contact in relation to bids.

A BIT ABOUT YOU

Essential competencies:

  • Proven experience within government and/or corporate sector tenders
  • 8-12 years’ experience within a Bids & Tenders capacity from an Engineering project capacity. Ideally within Transport, Energy or Engineering sectors
  • Proven track record of managing the full life-cycle of bid management from tender identification, evaluation, through to delivery, negotiation and post contract closing/ handover.
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple SME/ workstreams ensuring delivery of high quality tenders
  • Management/ Supervisory level experience with ability to work in
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Pragmatic, proactive and solution driven
  • Ability to work under pressure on multiple projects at once

Desirable but non-essential skills:

  • Knowledge of the EV and/or public transport and/or construction and/or energy landscape
  • Renewable Energy Industry experience

OUR APPROACH TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Zenobē is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment which is as representative as possible of our society. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership pregnancy /maternity, race, nationality, religion or belief, gender, political beliefs and sexual orientation. Our culture values meritocracy, openness, fairness, and transparency.