Tender Engineer

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Marine, Shipping & Maritime




Netherlands or Abu Dhabi

Contract Type


My Client's mission is multifaceted and precise they believe in delivering reliable, sustainable and innovative project logistics solutions. They aim to bring added value to their clients and to successfully accomplish projects they can be proud of.


Engineering runs like a red thread through their company. It ensures that all cargo is treated with maximum safety, precision and efficiency. With their adaptable and creative approach they have the ability to respond to every client need. They make it happen by using the unique know-how of our team of high quality experts and our state-of-the-art asset base. Since 2006, my Client has been developing innovative engineered solutions for heavy lifting, transportation and installation challenges both on land and at sea.


The Tender Engineer is a key role responsible for preparing and coordinating technical and commercial tenders for both sea and land-based heavy lift and transport projects. The Tender Engineer plays a critical role in ensuring that tenders are competitive, accurate and customized to meet specific project requirements, whether at sea and/or on land.


What is required: 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in (Mechanical) Engineering, Maritime Studies or equivalent;
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in tendering, project estimation and sales support in both maritime and/or land-side operations;
  • Able to perform under tight schedules and deadlines;
  • Able to work in a team as well as independently;
  • Has got a great level of accuracy and eye for detail;
  • Fluent in English (both verbally and in writing) and is able to speak any of the languages of the countries the company is active in.




• Analyze client tender documents comprehensively to discern project requirements for both sea and/or land projects;

• Prepare engineering drawings for sea and/or land activities;

• Prepare technical documents complying with client requirements;

• Prepare Primavera project schedules;

• Collaborate with Project Management and Commercial departments to devise viable technical solutions;

• Prepare meticulous project estimations, outlining anticipated costs and timelines;

• Engage with suppliers, subcontractors, and potential partners to solicit quotations and assess collaboration opportunities;

• Attend clarification meetings with potential clients, representing both sea and/or land tenders;

• Champion the continuous refinement and enhancement of the tendering processes;

• Supervise and ensure punctual submission of all tenders, adhering to client stipulated deadlines;

• Liaise closely with the operations units post-award to guarantee smooth transitions and project handovers.


What's on offer: 

Challenging and varied work (full-time) at a fast-growing international company. With plenty of flexibility and freedom, including 2 days of hybrid working a week. They offer a good salary (based on your knowledge, and experience), 8.33% holiday pay and a monthly contribution to your health insurance (EUR 110 gross and EUR 20 nett). In addition, you participate in my Client's bonus scheme, a non-contributory pension and premium-free invalidity insurance. You’ll also get 28 days of annual leave, and they offer free lunch at work.


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