23 days ago
Are you able to document proven professional experience with project management of large-scale, complex projects and facilitate the qualification of bids at the appropriate process stages using standardized tools and techniques? Then apply for this position as Bid Manager
Region NCE > Sales Offshore > Bid Management & Sales Support
Vestas Northern and Central Europe is a business area responsible for selling, projecting, installing and maintaining wind turbines in northern and central Europe. With our headquarters in Hamburg, we aim to be the best business area in Vestas. More importantly, we intend to make Vestas Northern and Central Europe the most attractive workplace. Together, this vision will ensure that Vestas remains to be the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions.
Our new Bid Manager will be responsible for and initiation of the following.
Adherence to the WTG and Service Sales Process during the bidding phase to create customer offers and responses to RFx’s. Ensuring project deadlines are met, appropriate approvals obtained, and all governance is followed
Develop close collaboration within assigned Project Sales Team consisting of: Sales Managers, Package Sales Managers, Service Sales Managers, Sales Coordinators, Technical SME, Legal advisors and others as required. Project manager the Sales Team using the agreed company processes and methodologies
Ensure that the most appropriate and relevant solutions for each bid are effectively structured from cross-functional stakeholders
Compile, edit, and proof-read commercial proposals which contain both commercial and technical content. Ensure that these are presented in a professional and concise manner
Flag any issues or risks during the bid phase to the appropriate stakeholders within the business.
Store all documentation in appropriate systems maintaining all necessary security compliance processes in accordance with company processes to ensure the bid is auditable. Be responsible for the handover of the contract to the Sales Manager and Technical Sales Manager for the negotiation of contracts
Constantly aim to improve both process and offerings to ensure maximum effectiveness in the bidding phase
Masters’ degree in Economics, Engineering or similar from University/Business School OR·
5 years plus proven experience with tender processes for large-scale power plants and large scale/complex project management
The ideal candidate should fulfil as many of the below requirements as possible:
Good interpersonal and team skills
Inquisitive thinking, problem solving, attention-to-detail and structured approach
Solid project management skills - the ability to apply project management tools to achieve effective delivery within agreed parameters of timescale and quality
Ability to stay focused and maintain overview even during hectic periods
Offshore wind industry knowledge
Proposal writing experience
Creative written and verbal communication skills in English
What we offer
We offer an exciting role with great development opportunities in a progressive, committed, and international environment. You will have a fantastic opportunity to grow your career while contributing to future business results. You will collaborate with inspiring and committed colleagues and together make a positive difference promoting and providing sustainable energy solutions worldwide
Your work location can be in Arhus Denmark Hamberg Germany or London, United Kingdom
Applications are handled on an ongoing basis, if you are interested please apply before 27th March 2023. If you have any questions please reach out to the recruiter, Vippa@vestas.com
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future.
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity.
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.