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    Full-time Position
  • Background
    Management & Business Others
  • Languages
    English German
  • Experience Required
    6 - 10 Years
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      May 12,2021
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    Bid Manager

    Business Area Wind is responsible for Vattenfall’s Onshore and Offshore Wind as well as other renewable activities such as solar PV and batteries. Today we develop, construct and operate wind generation in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK.

    We are looking for a Bid Developer / Bid Manager who will be responsible for delivering high quality bids in international auctions for offshore wind projects.

    Are you interested in a key position within our organisation? Please apply then and become part of our mission and help us to achieve our goal of being fossil free within one generation!

    Overall purpose of your role
    The Bids department is part of the Market Development function within Business Unit Offshore wind. The main responsibility of the department is to lead all Vattenfall offshore development projects in Europe from initiation until hand over to the construction department. A key milestone in the project development phase is to prepare a bid in highly competitive auction processes set up by the respective countries governments to secure the construction rights of the respective project. The bids typically have a high focus on the financial aspects of the wind farm combined with in-depth information on environmental, technical, supply chain and permit components.

    In this role, you will work across projects and across countries and initially focus on bid development tasks including:

    • Performing strategy and competition analyses.
    • Capturing and implementing cross project and cross market learnings
    • Method and structure development including interacting with other parts of the Vattenfall organization (Wind Farm Design, Engineering, Construction, Operations, Markets, Risk etc.)
    • Preparing bid material and leading a cross-disciplinary team that feeds into the bid
    • Preparing decision material
    • Leading ad hoc business development projects

    For the right candidate, there will also be an opportunity to initiate a project management and leadership career aiming at eventually taking full, personal project management responsibility for a complete, cross-functional, cross-cultural and capital intense offshore wind project. Initial steps for such development is to allocate part of the time entering an ongoing offshore development project as an Associate project manager with tasks typically including:

    Supporting the Project director with all project management related tasks.

    Combine on-the-job experience with targeted project management trainings to develop into an advanced level project manager.

    Your Essential Qualifications
    For this position we are looking for a strong writer and someone who can convince people on paper, as well as during a presentation. Someone with strong communication skills and interested in the world of offshore. You are able to help out the team with ad hoc tasks and immprovements. Also you have the following:
    • University degree in Engineering, Business Administration or similar.
    • 3 to 5 years work experience.Experience in management consultancy is considered an advantage
    • International and cross-cultural interest and experience
    • Interested in developing in project management and as a leaderA fluency in English. Other core market languages are an additional advantage

    The person we are looking for has the following key competences:

    • Very strong academic results.
    • Very strong analytical and presentation skills
    • Strong communication and writing skills

    What we offer you

    Good remuneration, a challenging and international work environment, and the possibility to work with some of the best in the field. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development.

    The position will be based in either Amsterdam. Hamburg, Stockholm, Kolding, Solna or London. Travel will be required according to the needs of the project.

    More information
    Sounds like this could be a match? We welcome your application via the website the 24th of May 2021 latest. Applications will be handled continuously throughout the application period.

    For more information about the position and the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact Sebastiaan Taling, Corporate Recruiter, via

    Due to COVID-19 we adapted our application process to the current conditions. Interviews regarding this position will be conducted via video conference. Do you have any questions about the application process or how we deal with COVID-19? Please visit our FAQ list in advance.

    Due to GDPR regulations, we kindly request that you only apply via our website. We cannot guarantee that we will be able to process applications that are not made via our website.

    At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation.

    We look forward to receiving your application!

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