Department of Regional NSW
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Proposals Coordinator Engineering and Construction

Proposals Coordinator Engineering and Construction

  • 495283
  • Construction and Architecture
  • Engineering
  • Projects
  • Temporary full-time role, 24 months
  • Location:  Flexible across Regional NSW.  While we work flexibly, there will be an expectation that you will live within a reasonable distance to frequent the office min. 2 days per week.
  • Salary from $97,152 to $107,541 plus super and leave loading (package up to $119,200)


Our Department is responsible for building resilient regional economies and communities, strengthening primary industries, managing the use of regional land, overseeing the state’s mineral and mining resources and ensuring government investment in regional NSW is fair and delivers positive outcomes for local communities and businesses.


We encourage applicants from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We provide dignified access to reasonable adjustments both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. If you require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process, please call or text the contact for this role.



About the role

We are currently seeking a Proposals Coordinator Engineering and Construction to join the Public Works Advisory (PWA) within the Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW).

The role of Proposals Coordinator Engineering and Construction will work closely with the Principal Engineering and Senior Project Management leads to identify, evaluate and manage business opportunities across PWA including tendering, off-market proposals, direct engagements and contract extension and expansions, including leading the preparation, review and final submission of documentation and ensure the proposal management process across the business occurs within a timely manner for nominated opportunities.


About you

You will have proven experience in bid management in an engineering consultancy, construction or professional services environment, or other relevant practitioner work experience with strong knowledge of water, engineering, and construction project management sectors.   

You will be required to build and maintain strong relationships both within and outside PWA, have capacity to acquire knowledge of clients and their portfolios and exhibit strong stakeholder management skills while contributing to the technical and financial performance of the team.


To be successful in this role, our ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills including facilitation and presentation skills demonstrating with exceptional ability to influence.
  • Proven exceptional written communication skills, demonstrating proposal writing expertise and experience developing unique selling propositions that provide clear distinction and value.  This will be demonstrated by previous success in taking technical information, presenting and formatting information logically.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, juggling multiple deliverables simultaneously; strong time and project management skills.
  • Expertise in MS Suite, including Word and Power Point.
  • A valid NSW Driver’s license and willingness to drive to remote locations which may include overnight stays.

If you have the capability to achieve success in this role and are interested in creating a more prosperous NSW, we would love to hear from you!


About Us

Public Works Advisory (PWA) is part of the Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW), and supports local and state government agencies to deliver critical infrastructure initiatives by providing expert advisory, planning, design, delivery and support services.  There’s nothing abstract about what we do. Just look around. Our work is in the hospitals, dams, water treatment plants and high schools – the real foundations of prosperous communities.  Every day we help shape the ambitious projects that bring progress to more people in NSW. From forging a more sustainable relationship with the land around us, to engineering the big ideas of the future. In every challenge we see the chance to build stronger and more connected communities. We do this by developing solutions that show creativity and grassroots ingenuity, providing impartial advice and support at all levels of government and the private sector, and partnering with experts to maximise the benefits of our knowledge and experience.

In PWA offices all over the state, you’ll find local expertise for local issues. We uncover the best talent, scrutinise cost and risk, and bridge the gap between private sector and government. By managing these nuances, projects we work on don’t just get done, they become benchmarks others aspire to.


Applying for the role

Apply by submitting a current resume and brief cover letter that outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role.

For more information about the role, please click here to view the role description.

Additionally, if you would like to hear more about this role please contact Glen Edgtton, Senior  Manager, Client Engagement Strategy on 02 9240 8750 or email

Closing Date:  Sunday 1 August 2021 at 11:55pm

A recruitment talent pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next 18 months.

If you are viewing this advertisement on LinkedIn, please click ‘Apply’ to access more information about this role via the I Work for NSW website.

Closing date: Aug 01, 2021

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