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Zoetermeer
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Vacancy information

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.

We are looking for a Proposal Manager for our Proposal department which is responsible for all aspects of the preparation, submission and clarification of proposals.

Key responsibilities:

  • Act as primary contact for clients during the tendering phase from receipt of ITT (Invitation to Tender) until signing of the contract.
  • Interpret clients ITT documents including specifications and drawings etc. to establish the required understanding of all aspects of the project.
  • Define the proposal strategy.
  • Lead proposal coordinators.
  • Responsible for preparation of effective installation and/or removal procedures and methods.
  • Liaise with Subcontract Manager(s) and help prepare requests for quotations from potential subcontractors.
  • Evaluate and incorporate subcontractor proposals into Seaway Heavy Lifting’s proposals.
  • Coordinate input from other departments within the organisation.
  • Prepare cost estimates in cooperation with cost estimators.
  • Prepare proposal evaluation packs.
  • Follow up on proposals related queries received from clients.
  • Prepare proposal submissions and assure successful follow-up.
  • Responsible for the clarifications and contract negotiations

Capability profile / Qualifications:

  • A BSc or MSc degree in engineering (preferably in Mechanical, Civil of Offshore Engineering).
  • At least 3 years of experience in an engineering position in the offshore installation industry.
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in a hands-on managerial role in relevant offshore or engineering tendering.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Well-developed social, influencing and negotiating skills.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to set and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent command of the English language.
  • Proactive, positive and flexible.
  • Willing and able to travel
  • Used to working with Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

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