Business Development – Bid Associate and Bid Coordinator

About Palladium

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development, and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90-plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies, and, most importantly, people’s lives.


We are currently looking for profiles in the Business Development space.

– Bid Associate for Economic Growth portfolio (Grade 15).

– Bid Coordinator for Infrastructure portfolio (Grade 14).

Palladium’s Economic Growth portfolio supports inclusive and resilient growth while promoting climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies by employing innovative mechanisms that go beyond gra nts alone and apply leading systemic approaches to sustainable and large-scale change across the region, from small Pacific Island states to the regional emerging economic powerhouse Indonesia.

Palladium’s Infrastructure portfolio is the foundation of an inclusive society, helping to reduce poverty and improve lives. Investment in infrastructure is linked directly to economic growth and citizens’ quality of life and can mean the difference between resilience and catastrophe when faced with a crisis. Palladium advises, facilitates, and delivers capital solutions to meet infrastructure needs at the community, national, and regional levels.


The role is based in Brisbane (flexible if need be) on a full-time permanent basis.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Support capture and proposal planning processes.
Coordinate all teaming/subcontractor agreements and recruitment and contracting of proposed staff.
Act as the main point of contact and create meaningful relationships with partners, subcontractors, and freelance consultants.
Coordinate inputs from proposal team members and write select sections of proposals.
Maintain a high win rate on proposals submitted together, with a continual review for quality, pricing, and efficiency improvements.
Maintain excellent relationships with key clients and support strategies for new client engagement.
Arrange for final production and submission of all client proposals.

Required Qualifications and Key Competencies

Relevant Bachelor’s degree would be an advantage.
A minimum of 2 years of experience working in international development would be ideal.
Some sales or marketing experience would be an advantage.
Strong networking and partnership management skills, including the ability to join the dots and acquire, analyse, and interpret useful market intelligence from diverse sources.
Ability to adapt to changing and demanding situations at work.Regional (APAC) languages are a plus.

Choose Palladium for

If you are looking for an opportunity that will allow you to create a positive impact in the international community development space, then this is the place for you. Being part of the Palladium team will mean:

11% Superannuation with the opportunity to supplement.
5 weeks’ annual leave.
Great office culture with the opportunity to add tangible value.
Health and travel insurance benefits.
Lucrative incentive scheme – performance-based.

Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis.

Please note – we are only accepting applications from job seekers with full working rights within (country) as this role is unable to be sponsored.

We are not accepting resumes from recruitment agencies for this role.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Palladium is committed to embedding equity, diversity, and inclusion into everything we do. We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity and expression, religion, ethnicity, sexual orient ation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.

Should you require any adjustments or accommodations to be made due to a disability or you are a neurodivergent individual or for any other circumstance, please email our team at and we will be in touch to discuss.


We define Safeguarding as “the preventative action taken by Palladium to protect our people, clients and the communities we work with from harm”. We are committed to ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladium are treated with respect and are free from abuse. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced selection process including safeguarding-focused interviews and a rigorous due diligence process.

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