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Kuala Lumpur

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Applications are sought for the position of GPC&AP Tendering Engineer (Commercial Lead) to be based in Kuala Lumpur. The Global Projects Centre & Asia Pacific (GPC&AP) specializes in the tendering and execution of large, complex EPCI projects across all global Oil and Gas regions. The GPC&AP region also supports targeted, smaller tenders in the Asia region in addition to the emerging projects from the Energy Transition, with a focus on Floating Offshore Wind.

The position involves the effective; administration, preparation and execution of tenders, through the coordination of the multi-disciplinary effort required to establish Subsea7’s technical and commercial proposals across a range of subsea construction projects (commercial lead role, as per BMS description).

The position reports to the GPC&AP Tendering Director.


• Establish the platform to support an effective tender submission through development of the tender organization, budget, schedule and administrative controls
• Collaborate with the Pursuit team and Tender lead to develop and communicate the winning strategy for the tender
• Coordinate and consolidate all inputs from multiple disciplines (Engineering, SCM, Tax, Pipeline Group, Operations….) to support the development of the commercial proposal
• Obtain all necessary approvals through adherence to tendering procedures and processes and maintain traceability throughout the tender and post tender clarification and negotiation phases
• Develop and maintain an effective and collaborative interface with client and JV/Consortium partners throughout the tender process
• Control the efficient performance of the tender through; ensuring strict adherence to the tender schedule, action tracking and close out, facilitation of weekly and gate review meetings and budget tracking.
• Support the Tender Lead with the preparation and presentation at gate reviews with the GPC&AP management team and Executives
• Deliver to the client a compliant, high-quality tender submission on time in both electronic and hard copy format as required.
• Support the tender lead and region with the post submission clarifications and negotiations to secure the win
• Actively support the delivery of Subsea Integration Alliance tenders, maintaining a close and collaborative working relationship with OneSubsea



• Clients during pre-tender, tender engagement sessions and post submission clarification/negotiation phase
• Alliance, Consortium and JV partners, as required
• Third parties and/or suppliers (when applicable)


• Proposal Manager / Tender Lead, Tender Estimating Engineer
• All Subsea 7 functions and departments involved in the tendering process: SCM, Operations & Planning, Legal, Contract, Risk, Tax, Treasury, HSEQ, Engineering, PG etc.
• Sales & Marketing team from the Region
• GPC&AP Tendering Director & Sales & Marketing Director
• GPC&AP Leadership Team when relevant
• Senior Executives during tender boards


We are recruiting for dynamic, motivated personnel looking for a new challenge to progress their career within Subsea7. The tendering engineer role is ideal for those interested in the opportunity to contribute to the acquisition of new business and supporting the company overall growth strategy. The tendering engineer role can provide essential commercial and contractual experience for those from a technical background seeking a transition towards package and project management.

The successful candidates shall have/be:

• Committed to the highest levels of confidentiality and integrity;
• Commercial awareness and the desire and capacity to learn new skills;
• A strong work ethic, able to work to demanding schedules;Rigorous and thorough, to ensure strict adherence to the Subsea7’s tendering procedures and produce work of a consistently high standard;
• Organizational skills with strong ability to coordinate and motivate teamwork;
• Mobility to travel to all international locations for short business trips or missions;
• Good understanding of Subsea7’s products, activities, competition and differentiators;
• Committed to collaborative working in a multi-location team environment;
• Fluent spoken and written English.


In return for your hard work and dedication, you’ll be rewarded with:

• Great exposure in oil and gas industry
• Long term career opportunity
• Global mobility opportunities if relevant
• Diverse and international team if relevant
• Training and development
• Flexible working arrangement
• Work life balance

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