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Manager of APAC Bid Management & AU Business Management (Fixed Term Contract)

Last update 02.02.2024

What is this position about?

The Client Development team sits within BNP Paribas’ Securities Services business. The team encompasses sales managers, relationship managers, client service managers, a marketing manager, a business management team and a regional bid management team. The team is responsible for maintaining relationships and driving revenue for the Securities Services business in Australia, with the bid management team having regional responsibilities. 

What would your typical day at BNPP Paribas look like? 

Securities Services bid management focuses on the end to end sales lifecycle and embeds our go-to market sales strategy within the tender process. We have bid managers covering deals across the Asia Pacific region. We connect frequently with the global bid team in terms of sharing information, working on projects and working through the pipeline of deals.

The business management team looks at the client development processes and procedures that we have in place and completes local analysis and reporting, as well as leading local, regional and global projects. We connect frequently with the regional business management teams and attend frequent regional community and management meetings.

Primary Role Responsibilities

Bid Management

  • Overseeing and providing guidance for the project management and submission of regional request for proposal (RFP) responses, including overseeing preparation of RFP presentations and dress rehearsals
  • Engaging with the global proposal team to allocate the pipeline of deals, ensure global best practices are applied in the region and Asia Pacific is involved with global project initiatives 
  • Overseeing and ensuring the proposal database is kept up to date 

Business Management

  • Review, maintenance and creation of client development procedures
  • Driving local, regional and global business projects 
  • Completing analysis and preparation of management reporting
  • Maintenance of sales pipeline, including tracking budgets and revenues
  • Conducting research on prospects utilizing web based / vendor applications


  • Encouraging good team spirit through inclusive, transparent and connective behaviours 
  • Seeking feedback in the spirit of continuous improvement 

Other contributions

What is required for you to succeed?

Technical and behavioural competencies:

  • Mature understanding of the Australian market, the global custodian industry, the inner workings of Custodian Services and the tender process
  • Self-starter with outstanding communication skills
  • Highly organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Independently motivated and ambitious to drive a successful outcome 
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint software, Qvidian database, and client relationship management (CRM) tools

Required education/certification/licenses:

  • Tertiary qualifications essential
  • A Bachelor's degree in commerce / finance or a related area will be highly regarded
  • Financial services experience relating to Banking is highly advantageous
  • Experience with Qvidian is highly valued


As the leading European Union bank, and one of the world’s largest financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence in the region since 1860, BNP Paribas offers a wide range of financial services for corporate, institutional and private investors spanning corporate and institutional banking, wealth management, asset management and insurance. 

We passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued and encourage applicants of all backgrounds, including diversity of origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion applicants who may be living with a disability. We have a number of internal employee networks in place to empower our staff to act and challenge the status quo.

•    BNP Paribas PRIDE is highly active in favour of the LGBTQIA+ community
•    BNP Paribas MixCity which fosters better representation of women at all levels of the organization
•    Ability, the mutual aid network for employees with a disability or a disabling or chronic illness
•    BNP Paribas CulturAll which celebrates diverse backgrounds

BNP is committed to financing a carbon-neutral economy by 2050. The Group is a founding member of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance and has set up its own Low Carbon Transition Group to support its clients through their energy transitions.

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  • What if we told you that working in our Group isn’t quite what you might think? At BNP Paribas, we do a multitude of different jobs that are constantly evolving to meet the expectations of our clients and society as a whole. Whether through everyday tasks or major projects, doing one of our jobs means making a personal commitment to taking sustainable action.

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  • At BNP Paribas, developing your skills is as important to us as it is to you. And the skills you learn with us will help you through the rest of your working life.

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