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London - Sutton

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At Subsea 7, we take pride in being recognised globally as a leader across the Energy Industry.  For 5 decades our people have delivered over 1,000 projects in all water depths across our energy hubs and we continue to do so, adapting and evolving in an ever-changing world. 

Our sustainability and ongoing success are only possible through innovation, collaboration and the development and diversity of our people, assets, and technology.  By joining Subsea 7, you become part of a team of people who everyday ‘Make Incredible Things Happen’



Applications are sought for the position of GPC Tendering Engineer (Commercial Lead) to be based in Sutton (UK). The Global Projects Centre (GPC), part of the GPC&AP region, specializes in the tendering and execution of large, complex EPCI projects across all global Oil and Gas regions and the emerging markets of the Energy Transition.

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 Tendering Director


Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities

  • 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, 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



  • 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, Floating Wind etc.
  • Sales & Marketing team from the Region
  • GPC Tendering Director
  • GPC&AP 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, through Oil and Gas and emerging markets of the Energy Transition. 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 and differentiators;
  • Committed to collaborative working in a multi-location team environment;
  • Fluent spoken and written English.

Subsea 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.

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