Bid Manager (Offshore Wind)

Posted 25 May 2022
Contact NameAdrian Davidson

Job description

We are looking for a Bid Manager (Offshore Wind) to join our client in the Offshore Wind sector; Our client is delivering offshore wind opportunities to empower communities today and tomorrow.

The Bid Manager (Offshore Wind) will manage the development of competitive bid proposals into state OREC solicitations, including the evaluation of state OREC solicitation criteria, and coordination and creation of proposal submittal materials.

The Bid Manager (Offshore Wind) will have commercial and power markets experience to manage the business case development and bid development workstream within a project team.

Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Manage bid proposal development and submittal for offshore wind projects in response to NY and NJ state OREC solicitations, including coordination and development of technical, commercial and development aspects, financial modeling and bid pricing.
  • Prepare and ensure on-time delivery of high quality, detailed and comprehensive technical and commercial bid proposals that are compliant with solicitation requirements and responsive to the interests of state agencies and relevant stakeholders.
  • Lead and be responsible for the identification and implementation of strategic levers that increase the competitiveness of bid proposals.
  • Determine and implement how projects can maximize scoring against solicitation criteria (e.g., price factors, project viability, in-state environmental and economic benefits, etc.).
  • Support development of business cases for offshore wind projects, including the evaluation and development of different bid options and tactics to develop a robust, holistic portfolio of bid proposals that maximize opportunities for success.
  • Support preparation of key decision materials for executive review of bid proposals.
  • Coordinate and engage with relevant stakeholders, including state agencies, environmental and labor organizations, and academic institutions, to develop programs to be implemented in bid proposals.
  • Manage post-bid lessons learned process, provide support to post-bid state evaluation process, and support offtake negotiations.
  • To a large extent, carry out tasks as described above in project-specific roles as part JV project organizations and in such role reports to applicable work package, workstream, project manager of the respective project(s).
  • Travel between offices as well as travel to and from project facilities
  • Perform other tasks and take on additional duties as reasonably assigned by supervisor, project manager and/or group unit.

Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, project management, business administration, or related fields; master's degree preferred.
  • Experience in commercial/business development role, including at least 1-2 years in renewable energy sector.
  • Track record of relevant professional experience in projects, preferably in large renewable energy, including management of bids/tenders and leading work within business development projects.
  • Experience scheduling, resource planning, and project delivery.
  • Experience managing and coordinating large interdisciplinary teams, including both internal and external subject matter experts in permitting, engineering and supply chain.
  • General understanding of power markets and offshore wind, including cost drivers and key risks and opportunities, is preferred.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

Currently working or desire to join the renewables industry and have the skills and experience to perform well in this role, we want to hear from you.

Please apply with an updated copy of your latest Resume for immediate consideration.

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.