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  • Posted: Jun 4, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Lets find opportunities together. Lets get it done. As a subsidiary of The Bidvest Group Limited, were an entrepreneurial bank that seeks out the opportunities and market gaps which traditional banking often ignores. By being flexible and nimble, were able to service our customers better than anyone else. How? We understand that no two individuals are ali...
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    Tender Specialist


    • The Tender Specialist plays a key role in developing and managing the organizations tender management processes and procedures and as well as manages individual tender submissions while ensuring compliance with applicable legislation and customer industry policies and laws.


    • Develop and manage budgets and forecasts for the tender department based on strategic and business growth requirements
    • Control and manage costs and income in line with departmental and bank budget expectations

    Stakeholder Management

    • Develop and maintain relationships with internal stakeholders to deliver services in accordance with expectations of the organization
    • Maintain external relationships to ensure tender submissions meet the required service and quality standards

    Business Growth

    • Continuously survey the market to solicit tender opportunities falling within the Banks chosen markets
    • Develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders to identify opportunities
    • Communicate tender opportunities to management for strategic and operational decision making
    • Market intelligence activities: proactively screen the market for tender announcements and related news.

    Governance and compliance

    • Draft, implement and maintain applicable policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure optimal functioning of the tender department
    • Conduct research of various industries, best practice methodologies and change in markets thereby identifying risk to adjust areas in the business timeously
    • Continuously develop and maintain a tender document library, develop and maintain tender-related templates

    Tender Submissions

    • Formulate and manage policies, processes and procedures to manage the delivery of inputs from business in relation to tender responses
    • Project manage all tender submissions from initiation to submission
    • Efficiently manage tender preparations, submissions and follow-up processes with all applicable stakeholders
    • Assess tender requirements and documents to prepare tender submissions and to ensure compliance with the Banks policies and applicable laws
    • Negotiate tender/contract terms as necessary and allowed in the tender process
    • Maintain and monitor records of outstanding tender submissions and ongoing tender processes
    • Maintain databases for submitted tenders and signed agreements
    • Generate tender and contract related reports as required
    • Work closely with business management to prepare credible and responsive tender submissions
    • Ensure that the quality and completeness of tender submissions is effectively managed
    • Ensure that all agreed-upon timelines are met in relation to tender submissions

    Personal Development

    • Take ownership for driving own career development
    • Achieve objectives/milestones set out in the development plan
    • Development of knowledge base and intellectual property
    • PDP plans and performance discussions

    Other Requirements

    • Internal reporting on transformation initiatives
    • Work on projects related to role and business growth initiatives
    • Reasonable Ad-Hoc requests as presented by Management


    • Minimum of 1 years relevant working experience
    • Exposure to public sector markets, legislation, etc

    Desired Skills:

    • Highly Ethical
    • Analytical
    • confident and competent self-starter
    • Deadline and target driven with high attention to detail
    • Computer literate (Microsoft Office suite)
    • Sound project management and co-ordination skills
    • Work well under pressure and manage stress effectively

    Desired Work Experience:

    • 1 to 2 years Agent / Business Manager of Talent

    Desired Qualification Level:

    • Degree

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Bidvest Bank on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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