Defence Construction Tenders

BMV Solutions is uniquely placed to assist organisations respond to Department of Defence Construction Tenders.

Our key staff have experience within Australia and overseas as:

  • Successful Bid Managers
  • Contract Managers
  • Project Managers / Contract Administrators
  • Former Defence staff within Capital Facilities and Infrastructure Branch
  • Former Defence Facility and Safety Managers
  • Engineers

Our proven approach brings this collective experience to bid teams and we are able to work with our clients to develop and articulate winning tender strategies.


We have helped secure work for:

  • Managing Contractors – under MCC-1 2003
  • Head Contractors, Lump Sum and Design and Construct – under both the Head Contract (HC-1 2003) and Medium Works Contract (MW-2 2004)
  • Defence Infrastructure Panel members

Recent highlights include:

  • Mentoring and assisting a Contractor new to the Defence market get short listed with their first Registration of Interest, then win their first Defence Contract. This was achieved through partnering with the Contractor to prepare their personnel and documentation prior to the requests being released by Defence.
  • Assisting a new Defence Infrastructure Panel (2010 – 2014) member conduct personnel and documentation readiness in preparation for their first request for proposal. We subsequently were engaged to assist in the preparation of this response where they were successful in their first ever proposal for Defence.
  • Assisting a Contractor to secure multiple projects with a submission success rate of over 75%

Previous clients

  • Tier 1, 2 and 3 Contractors
  • Project Managers and Consultants
  • Contractors and Consultants bidding for their first Defence project
  • Experienced Contractors seeking a competitive advantage


We can:

  • Prepare bid teams prior to tenders being released (Personnel and Documentation Readiness)
  • Assist with both Registrations of Interest and Tenders
  • Be part of, or lead, bid teams
  • Be your strategic partner in response planning:
    • Analyse the project from a Defence perspective to identify key issues to be addressed in the response
    • Assist with the development of tender strategies
    • Develop strategies for Detailed Contractor’s/Consultant’s Activities Proposals (DCAPs)
    • Help your team understand risks and opportunities within the Department of Defence suite of Construction Contracts
    • Be a sounding board throughout the bid period
  • Conduct the Request for Tender Analysis and Tender Template Production
  • Help manage the bid from end to end
  • Conduct independent review and critiques prior to lodgement
  • Provide lodgement advice
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