Estimating and Pricing Officer

  • Company:
    BAE Systems
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    13 hours ago
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Job Description

  • Have you been looking for a way into the growing defence sector in the Australia?
  • Use your knowledge of tendering to influence winning strategies in estimating and pricing
  • Enjoy flexibility, innovation focus and interesting work within a strong team culture while working across a diverse portfolio of defence related products and services
  • Apply your talent where it counts experienced Estimating and Pricing Officer in our team working in our Edinburgh Parks office in South Australia.

    Despite COVID-19, we have a strong pipeline of job opportunities and we are still hiring. We’re continuing to provide the Australian Defence Force with what they need to help protect the nation. Many of our people are now safely working from home. Of course some roles can’t be done from home and in those cases, we’re operating with an increased focus on health and safety on-site. We’re finding new ways of working in response to COVID-19 and our workforce is still delivering the best capability for Australia. Hear about our

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    About the Opportunity

    As an Estimating and Pricing (E&P) Officer, you will be supporting our Estimating and Pricing Managers with activities to support our South Australian based business. You will be helping us to deliver new and exciting work for our growing electronic surveillance and manufacturing businesses, while meeting strategic and financial objectives.

    You will work closely with bid teams and other stakeholders, and will be responsible for strategic pricing, estimating, cost modelling, planning, formulation and review/analysis of cost estimates. The delivery of accurate, robust and competitive proposals representing value for money to the Commonwealth of Australia and other key customers, is our mission.

    More specifically, you will

  • Support significant and complex campaigns, predominately across South Australian Business
  • Work within bid timeframes to answer the pricing question by creating a program to co-ordinate multiple inputs from stakeholders and tracking the responses.
  • Use the pricing tool ProPricer, and ensure guidance and training to bid team members is provided on the use of the tool to capture their estimates
  • Learn how to perform risk and uncertainty analysis and ensure costs are appropriately recorded in each bid
  • Support the development and presentation of information for the functional reviews that support each opportunity as per the relevant E&P processes
  • Support the bid team with internal and external reviews and pricing investigations and support the broader estimating and pricing function with independent reviews as required
  • Identify and contribute to process improvement and perform analysis of labour rates and escalation rates
  • About you

    As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you’ll have:

  • A degree qualification or relevant experience in finance, engineering or project management and with strong understanding or exposure to the defence industry, civil construction or complex project management organisations.
  • Demonstrated experience in estimating and pricing with proven track record in a bid/tender support role with an ability to motivate individuals and teams across a number of business areas
  • Strong numerical and analytical skill with an ability to identify potential issues and develop solutions
  • Ability to use and adapt written and verbal communication skills to suit a variety of different teams and review audiences is critical to this role
  • Ability to balance conflicting priorities coupled with an ability to support negotiations and influence internal and/or external stakeholders in order to generate business benefits, whilst maintaining key relationships
  • In depth understanding of the professional code of ethics with an ability to solve problems and resolve complex issues with high integrity and honesty
  • Proficient user of Ms office skills, particularly excel, word and power point
  • About us

    BAE Systems’ advanced defence technology solutions protect people and national security, keeping critical information and infrastructure secure. For more than 65 years we have searched for new ways to provide our customers in Australia with a competitive edge across air, land, sea, cyber, space and electronic domains. 

    In terms of our culture, it’s safety focused and inclusive. For us that means ensuring that the voices and talents of our more than 4,100 employees are valued and that everyone has a sense of belonging. It also means providing a safe, family friendly, flexible and supportive place to work. Join us.


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

    Further information regarding clearances is available at: 

    Applications should be addressed to: Raj Rawal, Talent Acquisition Specialist

    Whilst applications must be made online, confidential enquiries are very welcome via email:

    We welcome and strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders for these opportunities. An inclusive culture and an exciting, supportive career opportunity awaits. We are also proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here:

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