A Bid Manager earns an average salary of AU$96,905 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$68,312 - AU$145,956
AU$68K
AU$97K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$97,409
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$160K
Salary AU$68,312 - AU$145,956
Bonus AU$10.14 - AU$21,908
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AU$69,399 - AU$160,108
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 154

Job Description for Bid Manager

A bid manager oversees the process of bidding on contracts, from initial development and structuring to placing the bid to follow-up. They typically oversee a team that gathers the necessary information, performs cost analysis, and completes other tasks that are necessary to create an accurate and successful bid. Additionally, the bid manager is responsible for reporting the status of bids to executive management. An average day for a bid manager involves assessing the status of bids in progress, checking in with colleagues and department team members, reporting to direct supervisors, performing research, and refining bid data to present a polished bid. The job takes place primarily indoors, though in some cases travel and on-site inspection may be necessary for the manager to gather additional information for project completion.

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Bid Manager Tasks

  • Manage the bid budget
  • Monitor progress and resolve issues that arise
  • Manage large bids
  • Ensure review of the bid process and contract

Bid Manager Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$100,160

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Bid Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Bid Manager?

Bid Manager in Melbourne:
"Time Sensitive Project Management Role."
Pros: Time management is strict. High levels of pressure. Successful outcomes. Flexibility.
Cons: Work loads fluctuate. Highly stressful. Other responsibilities falling outside key role.

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Key Stats for Bid Manager

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Bid Manager Salaries

▲22%

▼0%

National Average
AU$100,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Bid Manager Salaries



National Average
AU$100,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 90%