Senior Tendering Specialist - VR/25785

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Status: Permanent
Location: Westhill, Aberdeenshire
Rate: Expectations to be discussed

This organisation is globally recognised as a leader across the Energy Industry, with a track record of success spanning 5 decades. As Senior Tendering Specialist, your role will involve the preparation, writing, coordination and negotiation of tenders, including cost estimation, commercial, contract and risk reviews.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparing pre-qualifications and tenders in accordance with the Business Management System (BMS) / Tendering Processes.
  • Involvement at all stages of tender preparation for potential Oil & Gas and Renewable Developments from Early Engagement through to Late Life interventions, as well as Decommissioning Projects.
  • Assisting the Field Developments Group with preparation of cost estimates and cost reports in support of Concept, Feasibility, pre-FEED and FEED Studies.
  • Preparing accurate and economic costing of tenders with due regard to risk assessment, competitor positions, supply chain and market trends.
  • Organising the workload of the tender team to achieve tender completion on time in order that the necessary approvals are obtained prior to submission to clients.
  • Liaising with Corporate and Regional Sales & Marketing functions to ensure commonality of approach and cross learning.
  • Liaising with legal, tax, project operations, engineering, vessel support teams and ship operations to obtain their input throughout the life of the tender.
  • Preparing internal tender authorisation papers, presentations and documents which may include presenting or supporting presentations to Senior Management.
  • Development of winning bid documentation for submission to Clients.
  • Assisting in the negotiation of terms and conditions of tenders with clients to achieve the best commercial, technical and contractual position.
  • Maintaining appropriate records, data and cost estimation information during the tender process to ensure an efficient handover to project teams and for internal/external auditing.
  • Receiving functional guidance, direction and advice from the Tender Lead and Senior Tender Manager.


Our client is seeking an individual with the following experience, attributes and qualifications:

  • Degree, Diploma or similar level of qualification in a Business or Commercial / Contractual Subject
  • Good negotiation skills and ability to articulate views in a comprehensive and concise manner.
  • Estimating skills with background in use of Excel and/or specific estimating software is essential.
  • Ability to share learning and experience with others to promote continuous improvement and knowledge transfer within the organisation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, both in verbal and written form.
  • Must be commercially astute; have a proven ability to commercialise an offering and proficient in writing a compelling sales document.
  • Proven ability to review and qualify contracts.
  • Presents self in a professional manner appropriate to the role.
  • Good organisational skills and smart working methods.
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and that of Tender Team where appropriate.

TMM Recruitment INDSCC

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