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Aberdeen - Westhill, Leer, Oslo

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Project Engineer- Tendering

We are Seaway7, a diverse group of team players, change makers and leaders in the delivery of fixed offshore wind projects. What we do makes a difference to our planet and the future, by bringing sustainable, renewable energy to the world.

We are looking for an experienced Project Engineer - Tendering to join our team at Leer/Aberdeen/Oslo on a permanent staff basis.

The Project Engineer- Tendering 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.


What you will be doing

  • 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.
  • Cost Focus- Finding ways within each tender to maximise the profit for the company.


What you will bring to the team

It’s the commitment and enthusiasm of our people that gives us our energy to create change and make an impact for the future. And we want you to bring your personality, skills, and experience, powering us to be leaders in fixed offshore wind.

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 3 years of experience. Offshore Cable 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.
  • Self-starter capable of working collaboratively from day 1.
  • Good communication skills in English (verbal & written).
  • 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.
  • Good communication and negotiation skills.
  • Flexibility for other responsibilities & interfacing with other departments, where appropriate
  • A higher technical education in structural engineering, mechanical engineering, marine technology, naval architecture or similar at BSc or MSc level.

At times, there may be specific qualifications we’re looking for, but we also recognise the power of transferrable skills, so if you feel you have some of the relevant skills and experience, we’re looking for, we want to hear from you.


What we can offer you

We offer the opportunity to create a future to be proud of, for generations to come. Whatever the role, wherever the location, everyone plays a part.

And when we say everyone, we mean everyone. Because we believe that it’s our team spirit that makes us special. Whether we’re getting stuck in, overcoming a challenge, or celebrating a success, we always do it together.

Alongside this, we’re continually creating the environment for you to be at your best – in and outside of work. This includes:

  • Career development – access to a range of learning opportunities, as well as being part of a culture that encourages growth and development.
  • Flexible working – everyone has commitments, responsibilities and passions outside of work. With a range of patterns available including hybrid, part-time or flexitime working, let’s discuss how we make time for what matters to you.
  • A holistic benefits package – we pride ourselves in offering a wide range of benefits that support your financial, emotional, and physical wellbeing.


The next steps

To apply for this role, simply click the ‘Apply’ button found on this page.

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Here are 3 top tips to help you submit an application:

  • Make sure your CV is up-to-date and highlights the transferable skills and experience you can bring to this role.
  • Include a cover letter as part of your application. It’s your chance to tell us why you would be a brilliant addition to our team.
  • Take your time with your application and check there are no errors such as spelling mistakes.


Once you have submitted your application, we will be in touch as soon as possible with next steps.

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