Pre-contracts & Business Development Manager - construction - Sydney

Full Time - Posted on May 20, 2020

Operating successfully and continuously for over 69 years, Saunders' considerable knowledge and experience ensures we provide to our clients a range of innovative solutions for their individual project specifications. We have an extensive portfolio of projects, delivering large and complex solutions, including terminal expansions, engineering procurement, tank and bridge construction and remediation projects.

We are now seeking an experienced Pre-Contracts & Business Development Manager to join our diverse, results-driven team. Make this role your own and look forward to a long term career path. 


  • Based in Sydney, this role is focused on seeking and developing best-fit strategic opportunities for the business and overseeing the pre-contracts team to secure winning tenders.
  • Key measurements of success of the role include:
  • strong strategically built client relationships
  • clear whole company business strategy with stakeholder buy-in
  • smooth transition of tender to project, based on solid system processes and positive internal & external working relationships


  • To be successful in the role you will have:
  • Minimum 5 years sales and marketing experience in a relevant industry/environment
  • Energetic, can-do attitude
  • Oil, gas and energy sector Industry knowledge
  • Established network of contacts
  • A strong understanding and working knowledge of quality management and continuous improvement
  • Appropriate knowledge of Australian Codes and Standards
  • Ability to respond to a changing work environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised with customers coupled with excellent customer service and negotiation skills
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation
  • Exceptional people management and communication skills both written and verbal


  • Meaningful work - reap the rewards of helping the business grow
  • Friendly, flexible workplace
  • Market competitive salary