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Bid Manager – Offshore Wind

As the Bid Manager, you will be part of the global Offshore Development Bid Management team, providing strategic direction in the area of bid submissions for lease and route to market auctions as well as ensuring all offshore wind projects globally have the necessary resources and support.

The Bid Management team is the home team for all Bid Managers and supporting functions who will be assigned to project teams in regions globally within the matrix organisation. Bid Managers will harness the expertise of the Project and the wider company to ensure the route to success in the auction is well understood, a programme of work is developed and executed to inform the bid, and that a compliant bid is executed according to approved instructions received following recommendations to Senior Management.



United States



Your Tasks

  • Working closely with the Senior Bid Manager and The Project Leads to devise and implement bid strategies to ensure the business wins deliverable and value accretive options;
  • Ensuring best practice approaches, tools and processes are developed and transferred into (new) bid projects in the areas of holistically optimising projects for competitive auctions and in bid preparation and execution.
  • Manage a successful bid that contributes to a success of a safe and efficient project that delivers against its business plan objectives;
  • Lead and conduct negotiations on all bid arrangements on behalf of the business in accordance with the project programme;
  • Coordinate all inputs to enable ranking of possible site locations. Holistic risk and opportunity analysis of site options (e.g. permitting, grid access, LCoE (input by the LCOE Team), synergies, etc.)
  • Manage external stakeholder activity to build and maintain links with key stakeholders to facilitate delivery of the Project;
  • Provide persuasive justification on the management of risks to influence the project management team on all bid matters relating to project;
  • Ensure auction rules are fully understood and business case assumptions are compliant with tender regulation at all times;
  • Identify, coordinate, facilitate trade-offs regarding bid criteria (e.g. local content relevant for auction (e.g. jobs created, demand for local goods/services) vs. least cost supply);
  • Analysis of key risks in project bid strategy and providing recommendations for changes;
  • Ensure best practice approaches, tools are shared across and transferred into (new) bid projects


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