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Siemens Gamesa is looking for a new Proposal Manager to join our Sales and Proposal department in the Onshore market unit (North Europe) who will be part of our team based in Brande, Denmark and involved in the bid and negotiations process from initial customer enquiry to contract signature.
Join us if you are passionate about management and negotiations of technical matters in a customer-facing role. The job requires you to wear two hats - on the one hand, your objective is to offer competitive and sell the projects in a profitable manner and on the other hand you must ensure that we are able to fulfil the technical requirements and manage the project risks in the negotiation and execution phase.
How to contribute to our vision
As a proposal manager, you will be the one to develop the most competitive technical solution and scope. Initiate the cost calculations using approved tools to reflect internal cost basis, supplier/subcontractor prices and margins in line with business targets
It will also be one of your responsibilities to review invitations to tenders and specifications to determine customer requirements and understand the project drivers - ensuring that all deliverables are produced in accordance with the tender program by participating in meetings about tender co-ordination, reviews etc.
You will be supporting the Technical Sales Managers in business development activities, e.g. preparation of required pre-qualification documentation/submissions, customer events, and product presentations. During contract negotiations, you will be negotiating technical contract conditions and complete technical solution packages. Your work will be team-based, joining forces with other team members being the Technical Sales Manager, Commercial Sales Manager, Cost Manager and Contract Manager.
The role also covers these responsibilities:
Some travel activities must be expected in this role.
What you need to make a difference
Passion for renewable energy and a sense for the importance to lead the change.
The ideal candidate preferably has a Bachelors or a Masters or degree in Engineering, Global Business Engineering or similar just as significant experience with project bidding and negotiation in large-scale organizations would be an asset.
It will be an advantage if you have you have knowledge of and experience from the wind industry.
You need to establish and maintain constructive and collaborative business relationships with all business areas and regional team. We look for a self-motivated person, creative, passionate and able to acclimate into a fast-paced dynamic environment – and capable of multitasking in a complex organization. You should also be an excellent communicator with great people skills and good persuasive ability. The role has a wide range of stakeholders, so resilience and confident networking is key
You need to demonstrate pragmatic judgement, balancing pace, risk and business value to reach decisions which are well informed.
Your English should be of a high standard, both spoken and written. You possess a working knowledge of Microsoft office package.
In case you have acquired your skills in alternative ways your application is just as well appreciated.
In return for your commitment, we offer you…
Become a part of our mission for sustainability: Clean energy for generations to come. We are a global team of diverse colleagues who share a passion for renewable energy and have a culture of trust and empowerment to make our own ideas a reality. We focus on personal and professional development to grow internally within our organization. Siemens Gamesa offers a wide variety of benefits such as flexible working hours as well as home-office possibility for many colleagues, employer-funded pension, attractive remuneration package (fixed/variable) and local benefits such as subsidised lunch, employee discounts and much more
Empowering our people
How do you imagine the future?
Our global team is on the front line of tackling the climate crisis, reducing carbon emissions – the greatest challenge we face.
If you have specific questions about the position, please contact the hiring manager Kennet Mikkelsen via phone: +45 30 37 56 55 or e-mail: Kennet.Mikkelsen@Siemensgamesa.com
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