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Organisation : Settlement Services International (SSI

Location : Australia, New South Wales, Sydney (Ashfield)

Work Type : Full-time

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Community Support Services

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 4 Dec, 2017

About the Role

• Permanent position – full time

• Fortnightly Accrued Day Off (ADO), salary packaging and flexible hours

• Based in Ashfield – close to public transport



This is a fantastic opportunity to join our Business Development Team as they plan for new and exciting opportunities to further assist the clients and communities we support! This is a newly created position reporting to our Business Development Manager and requires someone who can confidently adapt to working with diverse multiparty stakeholders.

The Tender Manager is responsible for:

  • Coordinating multiple complex tenders
  • Managing the tender process end to end from design, scope, inception through to submission
  • Managing a panel of expert subcontracted tender writers from editors and consultants, to co-designers and facilitators
  • Developing a process for identifying and engaging additional consultants to support an increase in tender responses
  • Building the capacity and capability of senior leaders undertaking the role of tender leads
  • Strengthening tender processes by developing and refining the process, policies and procedures
  • Where capacity allows, write for smaller tenders



We’re seeking a driven self starter with superior written skills and a strong focus on ensuring our tender submissions are considered and competitive. We’re looking for someone who is highly organised, well networked and has the ability to quickly build rapport and develop collaborative relationships with multiparty stakeholders.

Do you have a track record of success in managing and winning tenders in a competitive funding environment? Do you have project management experience and thrive on working under pressure and to deadlines? Are you someone who takes action and makes things happen?

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!


We offer the opportunity to engage in meaningful work that makes a real difference to the lives of our clients, their families, carers, and communities.

We have a fantastic benefits package that promotes work/life balance; something we are very passionate about! This includes a fortnightly Rostered Day Off (RDO) for full time staff, flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options so you can increase your take home pay!

This is your opportunity to really make a difference.

SSI is passionate about social justice and diversity and is committed to being an EEO employer. We embrace diversity in our workforce and encourage applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal, Torres Strait Island heritage and people with lived experience of disability.

We strongly believe in protecting the safety and wellbeing of children and vulnerable communities and take child protection very seriously. All employees will undergo a National Police Cleara nce and a Working with Children Check as a condition of employment.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Settlement Services International (SSI

Settlement Services International (SSI) is a leading community-based not-for-profit organisation providing a range of services in the areas of refugee settlement, asylum seeker assistance, housing, multicultural foster care, disability support and employment services in NSW. Our vision is to achieve a society that values the diversity of its people and actively provides support to ensure meaningful social and economic participation and to assist individuals and families reach their potential.

The Business Development Team oversees government and other tender and grant applications processes. The Business Development Team also leads fee for service initiatives. Gaining competitive funding will continue to be an important part of SSI’s revenue base.

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