Tendering Engineer – Orion Group – Aberdeen

Orion Group

Orion Group are sourcing a Tendering Engineer on behalf of our global, subsea and surface technology client, on a permanent basis in Aberdeen.

Job Purpose
The Tendering Engineer will be responsible for administration of allocated tenders dealing with all commercial and estimating activities associated with Client’s tender requirements and all associated subcontract and supplier requirements from receipt of tender enquiry through to contract award and consequent handover to operations or loss of tender and Client debrief.

Focal point for cost estimating – providing support to the tender / project teams and the wider business on all estimating matters and supporting the development and ongoing use of estimating/costing systems

Contributes to the execution of functional objectives.

General Responsibilities
Responsible for managing all commercial aspects of allocated Client tenders and Budget Proposals including all associated subcontracts and supplier proposals.

Prepare and manage tender plan in conjunction with allocated Tendering Manager / Project Manager / Project Engineering Manager to ensure all defined deliverables are managed within agreed timeframes,

Ensure all key progress and approval meetings / Gates are held and minuted with appropriate attendees throughout the tender process. including, but not limited to: Tender Kick-Off, Progress review, Risk review, Cost and Contingency review, Qualifications Review, Submit Approval, Clarifications, Sign Approval, and Project Handover.

Prepare all internal tender process approval documents throughout the tendering phase and ensure approvals are made in a timely manner and in accordance with approved Power Reserve List.

Main Accountabilities
Directly contribute to our clients’ activities to secure contracts and new business opportunities by effective definition and tender management of project cost, commercial obligations and risk exposure ensuring a suitable risk / reward profile is agreed with Client.

Liaise with Legal & Contracts to ensure contractual terms and conditions are prepared, collated and approved as part of tender submission

Responsible for all aspects of the preparation, validation and presentation of estimates

Generate cashflow schedule, milestone payment and contract cancellation schedules.

Maintain databases for cost benchmarking/norms/tools including formal feedback loops with Operations and Commercial Leads

Ensure all responsibilities are executed in strict compliance with relevant company policies, processes and procedures.

Ensure appropriate and relevant estimating, cost and commercial support is provided to the Tendering Manager / Project Manager / Project Engineering Manager and throughout the tendering phase.

Establish and maintain good working relationships with Client, Subcontractors and Suppliers throughout the tendering phase.

Necessary Qualifications/Knowledge
High standard of written and spoken English.

Ability to work under minimal supervision and direction.

Experience in a commercial environment performing a similar role which demonstrates exposure to the key commercial concepts in relation to commercial risk management with specific emphasis on tendering activities.

Experience of estimating techniques for the oil and gas industry and demonstrable knowledge and experience of estimating tools

Awareness of standard oil & gas contractual terms and conditions.

Technical and practical understanding of engineering, procurement, construction, and installation methods and techniques as applicable to the oil and gas industry.

Desired Qualifications/Knowledge
Experience in offshore / subsea related industrial environment.

Professional or undergraduate degree level qualification in Quantity Surveying, Business Administration / Management or Purchasing discipline

For a confidential discussion on this opportunity please call Cameron Lisle on 07701381227 or email [email protected]

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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