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Bid Manager (d/f/m) Benelux- Offshore


Utrecht, UT, NL, 3521 AZ

RWE Renewables, Various, Niederlande (NL) 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Renewables; Business Development; Project Development; Project Management 



RWE is looking for a full time Bid Manager within the Offshore Wind Bid Management Team.

At RWE you will have a dynamic job where relationships building, hands-on decision making and progression will be an integrated part of your daily work.


Your tasks:

  • Lead and be responsible for devising and implementing bid strategies to ensure the business wins deliverable and value accretive options
  • Co-ordinate across the project team the Bid Preparation Strategy to identify and determine the required programme of work against bid success factors
  • Contribute to the identification of strategic levers and implementation thereof into the project’s business case to increase the competitiveness and deliverability of the bid.
  • Determine and implement how projects can maximise scoring against tender criteria (e.g. stakeholder mgmt. criteria, capability criteria, local supply criteria, etc.), evaluate potential trade-offs.
  • Prepare manage and submit tender documentation including pre-qualification requirements and bid submissions.
  • Manage applications for Innovation funding
  • Develop subject matter expertise on the auction rules.
  • Ensure bid submissions achieve compliance with the tender regulations.
  • Contribute to the appraisal of different bid options and tactics.
  • Develop protocols for bidding in partnerships (if applicable)
  • Management of project assumption book and business case for early development projects
  • Support each project with optimal wind farm concept selection and optimization through economic analysis of design options
  • Site Prospecting (if applicable): Coordination of all inputs to enable ranking of possible site locations.  Holistic risk and opportunity analysis of site options (e.g. permitting, grid access. Calculation of LCOEs to enable comparison of prospective sites
  • Ensure best practice approaches, tools are shared across and transferred into bid projects.


Your profile:

  • Degree in business administration, engineering, renewable energy or similar numeric subject is expected alongside a proven background in meaningful commercial activities
  • Track record of relevant professional experience in projects which should include strategy, managing bids/tenders and leading work within business development projects
  • The gravitas to both lead a diverse virtual team and manage multiple stakeholders and the confidence and determination to take responsibility and ownership of multiple projects at any one time
  • Excellent communication skills with proven ability to persuade, challenge and build credibility at all levels, across functions of the business. Proven stakeholder management experience including with external parties
  • Ability to make recommendations and implement decisions effectively in a manner consistent with sound bid management principles, and in a timely manner, while reporting key issues to the Project Lead
  • Hands-on experience devising the implementation of strategies or similar within commercial projects is desirable. Previous experience within the offshore renewable energy industry is advantageous
  • General understanding of the components of offshore wind assets including cost drivers and key risks and opportunities is desirable
  • A track record of personal responsibility for driving own development & career growth, broadening your professional competencies, skills and own learnings across commercial, technical, legal and policy fields
  • A flexible approach as some international travel and attending meetings outside home time zone can be expected
  • Fluency in speaking and writing English and Dutch mandatory


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We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.

RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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