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Bid Manager (f/m/d)

Requisition ID:  25627
Location(s): 

Hamburg, HH, DE

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time

 Vestas Factory

Specialist | Full-Time

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

 

EVP 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.

 

Responsibilities

Our new Bid Manager will be responsible for and initiation of the following.

  • Responsible for adherence to the WTG and Service Sales Process in the bidding phase
  • Supervise customer bids, create customer offers and responses to RFx’s.
  • Close collaboration with the Sales Manager,Technical Sales Manager, Project Manager and direct the bid team using company agreed processes and methodologies.
  • Ensure project deadlines are met and appropriate approvals are obtained.
  • Ensure that the bid team is motivated and focused.
  • Initiate corrective action where necessary by forward planning, to ensure optimum utilization of company resources
  • Promote high-quality, customer-focused and on-time bid submissions.
  • Ensure that the most appropriate and relevant solutions for each bid are effectively structured from cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Review and revise documents prepared by internal 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.
  • Facilitate the qualification of bids at the appropriate process stages using standardized tools and techniques
  • Produce and maintain all bid records in accordance with company processes to ensure the bid is auditable.
  • 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.
  • Be responsible for the handover of the contract to the Sales Manager and Technical Sales Manager for the negotiation of contracts.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of products and services, high quality landscapse and trends within the broader offshore wind industry.
  • Constantly aim to improve both process and offerings to ensure  maximum effectiveness in the bidding phase.

 

Qualifications

We are looking for a person with the following qualifications:

  • Masters’ degree in Economics, Engineering or similar from University/Business Schoo lOR·     
  • 5 years plus proven experience with tender processes for large-scale power plants and large scale/complex project management 

 

Competencies

  • The ideal candidate should fulfil as many of the below requirements as possible:
  • Good interpersonal and team skills.
  • Inquisitive thinking and 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.
  • High quality standards
  • 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.

 

Additional information

Your work location will be in Hamberg, Germany.

Applications are handled on an ongoing basis. Please apply online with your letter of motivation and CV as soon as possible and no later than 16th April 2022

If you have specific questions about the position, please contact Natascha Forster Jung, Head of Commercial Bid Management via phone +45 41625481.


About Vestas
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.