Pre-contracts Manager, SA

Alan has over 15 years of experience in engineering construction in both project delivery and estimating. His expertise in tendering including developing win strategies and first principles estimating.

Alan leads a team of estimators, writers, planners and support staff to deliver over $2 billion of priced tenders per annum. Alan’s role includes undertaking cost estimate reviews to ensure competitiveness whilst limiting exposure to risk and he works with State and Divisional Managers to achieve the authorities required for the successful approval and sign off of proposals in a timely manner.

His role also incorporates post tender negotiations with clients, handover of successfully won projects to the Project Delivery Team and sourcing feedback from clients with regard to lost and won tenders. An aspect of Alan’s role is to collaborate with partner companies for Joint Venture, Early Contractor Involvement and Design and Construct tenders to ensure alignment and a fully integrated approach to the production of the proposal.

Alan’s attention to client’s needs is born from understanding operational requirements of assets and developing engineering methods and innovations to deliver maximum value for money to clients. Alan always looks at projects to identify what can be changed to ensure savings are delivered.