Bid Manager

Malmö, Skåne
18 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have experience in an international environment and a commercial mind-set? Do you have a strong drive and excellent communications skills? Then this might be the job for you.

Sales/Sales NEU/Sales Denmark & Norway
Vestas Northern Europe is a sales business unit covering Scandinavia, UK, Ireland, Poland and the Baltic's. We are responsible for the sales, installation and service of wind farms throughout these regions. We strive to be the No. 1 performing business unit within Vestas, and we aim to make Vestas Northern Europe the best place to work.

The Sales department is responsible for sales in our region, and the department is being developed to cope with the heavily increasing activities in the area. We handle international projects with extensive budgets in a department with a flexible and open work environment. Due to the development and future outlooks on the Northern Europe market, we are expanding our sales team.

Primarily to direct and control the internal sales process to meet customer requirements in ITT/RFQ and tender phases. whilst ensuring the objectives of the company's sales strategy is met.

Your responsibilities and tasks will mainly be:
  • In conjunction with the Sales Manager, identify customer requirements and proposal evaluation criteria
  • Ensure customer requirements and evaluation criteria are incorporated into the sales strategy and bids
  • Project manage the sales process and documentation throughout the bidding process, ensuring timely passage through the stages of the sales process
  • Ensure involvement of internal stakeholders during execution of the tender/bid
  • Ensure timely submission of proposals in accordance with timeline
  • Provide contract closing and negotiation support to the Sales Manager

On a professional level you are/have:
  • Minimum a bachelors degree in engineering, business, economics or similar
  • At least five years experience within an international environment, focused on the development and sales of high value capital equipment
  • Familiarity with the typical terms and conditions of very high value engineering/construction contracts and tenders
  • Project management/Internal Sales experience
  • In-depth understanding of the Vestas Value chain and business drivers
  • Fluent in written and verbal English.

On a personal level you are/have:
  • Strong drive and goal oriented
  • Self going
  • Proactive and service minded
  • Curious and inspired by challenges
  • Have highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Customer focus

What we offer
We are a team of skilled and committed colleagues who are all enthusiastic about wind energy. We have a good atmosphere within the department and everyone is always prepared to help out when needed. You will have the opportunity developing a career within a very exciting industry in a global company.

A competitive salary and benefit package.

Additional information
It is a temporary position for one year covering for maternity leave.

Primary work location: Malmö
Travelling activities will be expected.
For additional information about the position please contact Recruiter Petra Berg, 46 727 331 759.

By joining Vestas, you join the only global energy company dedicated 100% to wind energy. Together with our customers, we have installed more than 51.000 turbines in over 70 countries, and we remain committed to increase that number via our superior, cost-effective wind technologies, products and services.
Since Vestas was founded in 1979, Vestas has achieved a market-leading position with more than 60 GW of installed wind turbines or around 19% of total global capacity.
Every day, everyone at Vestas works to make Vestas the undisputed global wind leader and the world's energy mix more sustainable - join us, and be part of ensuring a sustainable future for our planet.