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Oslo
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Seaway 7 is a global leader in the delivery of bottom-fixed offshore wind farm solutions, committed to contributing to an efficient and sustainable energy supply for the future.  As a competent and experienced partner, Seaway 7 offers specialist foundation, offshore substation, submarine cable and wind turbine installation services and heavy transportation for the renewables sector.

With capabilities and an extensive expertise in project management, engineering, procurement and fabrication, Seaway 7 can deliver these services in a comprehensive array of contractual structures including Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI), (integrated) Transportation & Installation (T&I) and Balance of Plant (BoP) to our clients in the offshore wind industry.

Our people are at the heart of our business and are the key to our success. Together we operate a high-end fleet with enabling capabilities and scale, allowing efficient worldwide operations, while providing vessel flexibility and optionality to clients. The active fleet comprises ten vessels with two more high-specification assets, designed for the installation of next generation of wind turbine generators and foundations, under construction.

The Tendering Engineer will be responsible for the overall coordination of the multidisciplinary effort needed to establish proposals from the pre-qualification phase up to the negotiation phase prior to award.

Functionally the position reports to the Engineering Manager, but will work closely with the Sales & Tendering Manager and the tendering team.

The tenders will cover a variety of projects within foundation and wind turbine installation, as well as EPCI and integrated projects including heavy transport and cable installation.

Depending on the magnitude and complexity of the tender, the Tendering Engineer may be autonomously responsible for the proposal.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Determine the execution plan with the Tender Manager and the actions to be undertaken to achieve the goals of the commercial proposal.
  • Define deliverables to be issued by all departments involved in Tender and ensure interfaces (Tendering, Engineering, SCM, Logistic, Operation, Fiscal, Legal and Commercial).
  • Prepare technical method statements
  • Prepare or provide input to time schedules and cost estimates
  • Propose cost optimizations by modifying execution plan and commercial strategy.
  • Ensure adherence to Seaway7’s tendering procedures on tenders
  • Interface with Tender Manager, all departments involved in the tender process and partners and Clients during negotiation phase
  • Maintain thorough records throughout the bidding process to ensure traceability and ultimately efficient handover to project teams.

EDUCATION

A higher technical education in structural engineering, mechanical engineering, marine technology, naval architecture or similar at BSc or MSc level.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILSS

We are looking for candidates who possess the following skills and experiences:

  • The position is open to applicants with various profiles within Oil & Gas or Renewables Industry with minimum 5 years of experience. Offshore installation engineering background is an advantage.
  • Significant technical experience in Engineering or Operation Departments associated with a first exposure to commercial challenges (Contract/ SCM/ Tendering) would be appreciated.
  • Excellent communication skills in English (verbal & written).
  • A sedulous worker able to deliver under time pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Keen interest in the multi-discipline dimension (technology, execution, legal & contract, finance, commercial) of our projects
  • Dedicated and thorough to ensure adherence to the Tendering procedures.
  • Committed to the highest level of confidentiality and staunchness.
  • Ability to take an overall view and critical mind.
  • Organizational skills with ability to coordinate team work.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Committed to the highest levels of confidentiality and dedication.
  • Flexibility for other responsibilities & interfacing with other departments, where appropriate

PERSONAL QUALITIES

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, committed, solution seeker able to work both independently as well as take a leading role within a team. At Seaway7, we are performance- and interest-based. You must have the curiosity and interest to actively deliver the best solution for the team and our clients. We are looking for a person who is innovative, yet rational and able to focus on workable solutions.

This Role Profile outlines the main areas of responsibility; however the role holder may be required to  perform any other necessary duties within their experience and capabilities from time to time.

Seaway 7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce and we look to offer excellent career opportunities as you develop your skills and aspirations.

Along with a wide range of benefits and a flexible working environment, employees can further enhance their work-life balance through our Remote Working Policy.