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Stantec Pursuits Specialist (Fixed term contract) in Sydney, Australia

Pursuits Specialist (Fixed term contract) - ( 230004HB )


About the role

As the Pursuits Specialist, you will have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects focusing on Transport and Community Development around Australia. You will support the development of sales documents using applicable tools, guidelines, and templates and implement opportunity response plans activities, deliverables, owners, milestones, etc.

The role is suited to someone who enjoys working in an exciting and rapidly changing environment, working within a friendly team, where quick turnarounds are expected, and work covers a variety of sectors, assignments and projects.

This role is a 12-month full-time fixed term contract and can be performed at either of our offices is Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Assist in the conduct of client, competitor, and market research as required in support of client and/or opportunity strategy development.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to support the development of documented client strategies and related information.

  • Plan, organize, and direct all elements of RFP issue to submission, e.g. analyze client request, develop response plan, initiate follow-up go/no go, facilitate strategy review conduct kick-off meeting, manage and work with pursuit team to develop response sections, lead in-progress reviews, schedule technical, pricing and governance reviews, to ensure on-time response delivery within Stantec internal governance requirements.

  • Assist the Bid Team in preparing written and graphical elements of sales opportunity response documents such as proposals, qualifications, and presentations in accordance with Client requirements.

  • Coordinate the packaging and delivery of bids, proposals, EOIs, tender documents via PDF format, including use of electronic tender sites, and as needed via print/hard copy format.

To be successful for this role you'll need:

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in a bid/ tender or pursuit role at a professional services environment.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite – a high level of MS Word competency is required

  • Ability to manage competing priorities, be self-motivated and meet deadlines

  • Strong communication skills to engage/collaborate with a wide variety of staff from a wide variety of backgrounds at various levels of the business

  • Have a positive outlook and strong work ethic as well as an ability to think outside the box

  • Excellent written skills, attention to detail and a positive, can-do attitude

What we offer

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Genuine Flexible Working Arrangements - Including work from home opportunities, provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment.

  • Option to purchase up to 4 weeks additional leave.

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs - Including Global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

  • Mentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others

  • A friendly team environment, with dedicated and enthusiastic staff committed to producing high quality service and deliverables

  • Professional Memberships

  • Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI)

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About Stantec

The Stantec community unites approximately 28,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, energy, resources, water, environmental, transport and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind. We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.


Stantec is serious about healthy work-life balance, diversity, inclusion & equity, indigenous relations, innovation, community engagement, corporate sustainability, and social wellbeing. We have employee groups for women, LGBTQI , neurodiversity, and more! Our employees play sport, fundraise, volunteer, learn, and have fun together.

How to Apply

If this position is of interest, submit your application online.

Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time.



Primary Location : Australia-Victoria-Melbourne

Other Locations : Australia-New South Wales-Sydney, Australia-Queensland-South Brisbane

Work Locations :

Brisbane Merivale St QLD

Organization : BC-3096 Marketing & Communications-AU Australia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Nov 19, 2023, 7:56:26 PM

Req ID: 230004HB

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans