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Bid Director, offshore wind

Bid Director, offshore wind

  • Location Netherlands - Europoort - Rotterdam - Refinery
  • Travel required No
  • Job category Strategic Planning & Business Development Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 142043BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

Rapidly growing its renewables business is core to bp’s strategy – by 2030 bp aims to have developed around 50GW of net renewable generating capacity up from 3.3GW in 2020. Following the recent bid submission for two offshore wind leases in the Netherlands, and in line with our future strategic growth ambitions for offshore wind in the Netherlands, we are looking to hire great people to join our offshore wind team in the Netherlands.

We are looking for high caliber individuals to join our expanding Offshore Wind business. The Bid Director will work as part of multi-disciplinary team to secure new seabed development opportunities. They will work with the in-country offshore wind team, across business development, regulatory, advocacy, environmental permitting, procurement, and supply chain disciplines.

This role has been advertised in bp's Rotterdam office location adjacent to the Rotterdam refinery, but we welcome applications from all interested candidates as we look to establish our local Netherlands offshore wind team and project office(s) in a to be defined future location more centrally.

About bp
At bp, we're striving to meet the growing global demand for safe, sustainable, and affordable energy.bps ambition is to be one of the leading providers of offshore wind energy. A career in offshore wind is an opportunity to help shape the future of bp. To power the scale and pace of growth that we are targeting, we need the best people in the industry. As part of the team, you’ll be playing a key role in support bp to move towards our net zero ambition, at the same time as being part of one of our exciting new energy businesses. You’ll help to plan for and develop our offshore wind projects, growing your talent in all kinds of new and exciting ways to define the future of energy.

Are you ready to take your career to new heights?

Bid Director, offshore wind

In this role You will:
  • The development and implementation of a tender strategy for the offshore wind market in the Netherlands.
  • Oversight and management of ongoing market analysis
  • Leadership and development of origination team including bid manager, bid coordinator, bid writer, and Grid advisor
  • Planning, securing, and managing bid resources through to successful site award
  • Management of 3rd party support required for bidding and origination activity
  • Development and implementation of opportunity-specific tactical plans
  • Management of cold-eye / red team reviews during bid development process
  • Support to internal governance process requirements to enable bid submission
  • Establish cross-functional working relationships to ensure quality input for bidding is made available.
  • Oversee the production and development of high-quality bid material within required programme.
  • Review and analyze tender requirements and communicate these effectively across the wider team.
  • Identify, manage, and report on emerging risks, opportunities and win probabilities.
What You will need to be successful:
  • A minimum of 10 years previous experience in commercial leadership position from power or related sectors, including business development and origination exposure.
  • Previous experience developing winning government tenders, bids and / or auction participation.
  • Confidence engaging external and internal stakeholders and advising business leaders.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to influence.
  • Experience in offshore wind or other renewables development projects preferable.
  • Fluent in English and Dutch.

Why join us
At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and ambitious environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are meaningful, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, and excellent retirement benefits, among others!

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