Tendering Engineer- Aberdeen

  • Permanent
  • Aberdeen

Website £40-50K

Based in Aberdeen this client is a very rapidly growing business that support various global energy sectors. They are currently looking for a Tendering Engineer to join the team and be ready to hit the ground running in the position.


The Role


The Tendering Engineer is responsible for the provision of tendering and proposal activities, with a focus on New Builds & AME opportunities. This position sits within the Engineering Solutions Business Unit reporting to the Tendering Manager.




  • Digest and interpret client requirements within enquiries and RFQs.
  • Support bid / no bid justification.
  • Handle and prioritise incoming RFQ’s.
  • Managing Proposals within the Company CRM (Sales Force)
  • Demonstrably Managing and Prioritising All Live Proposals
  • Building Costing Models / CTRs
  • Creation of project execution schedules to support bids when required.
  • Creation of proposal document including technical details necessary to satisfy the client tender requirements.
  • Presentation of proposal and commercial detail to Engineering Solutions Tendering Manager and Senior Management prior to submission, when required.
  • Support in the close out of bid clarifications.
  • Collation and submission of complete bid documentation packages ready for client submission.
  • Identify risks and opportunities during the bid process.
  • Perform / participate in BD project handover meetings as required.
  • Reading and understanding of technical drawings, schematics and BOMs.
  • Collaboration with Subject Matter Experts and Stakeholders (HSEQ, Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain, Finance, Contracts, etc.).
  • Manage and update tendering task plans
  • Develop skills, knowledge, and good practice.
  • Liaising with Internal Stakeholders for Comprehensive Input


Qualities & Experience


Professional Experience & Skills


  • Proposal Writing: Experience in crafting detailed and persuasive proposals gained through a similar tendering role.
  • Project Management: Background in managing projects, particularly in planning and execution phases preferably related to new-build equipment.
  • Client Relations: Experience in liaising with clients and understanding their needs.
  • Financial Acumen: Proficiency in building cost models and understanding pricing strategies.
  • CRM Management: Experience using Customer Relationship Management systems for tracking proposals (Sales Force or similar).
  • Document Management: Skilled in managing and organizing proposal documentation.
  • Data Analysis: Ability to analyse and interpret client requirements and market trends.
  • IT Proficiency: Highly Proficient in MS Office, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Projects.


Educational Background


  • Relevant Degree: Bachelor’s degree level education in a relevant Engineering or Business field.
  • Industry Knowledge: knowledge in engineering and a desire to learn about the intricacies of equipment within the Offshore Oil & Gas and Renewables industries.
  • Sector-Specific Experience: Understanding of the Energy Sector Oil & Gas and Renewables.
  • Market Trends Awareness: Keeping abreast of trends and developments within the industry.
  • Regulatory Knowledge: Familiarity with industry-specific regulations and compliance requirements.


Personal Qualities


  • Communication Skills: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Attention to Detail: Precision in reviewing and preparing proposal documents.
  • Capable of demonstrating previously achieving successful performance within a team environment.
  • Strategic Thinking: Ability to develop strategic approaches in proposal writing.
  • Problem-Solving Abilities: Aptitude for addressing challenges creatively and effectively.
  • Organizational Skills: Proficiency in managing multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Team Player: Ability to develop effective working relationships and work collaboratively with various teams.
  • Dynamic: Ability to work on own initiative, proactive, self-motivated and flexible in the face of conflicting priorities.



  • £40-50K

To apply for this job email your details to grant.mcinroy@kbmresourcing.com.

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