proposal project manager

carina smedegaard, randstad danmark
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taastrup, hovedstaden
HR & ledelse


Carina Smedegaard
+45 48 80 87 41


Can you lead technical proposal projects with a commercial drive, and are you capable of executing complex engineering and construction proposal projects? Are you eager to take your expert knowledge to the next level and drive an optimization agenda?
And would you like to join an industry with a growing market worldwide for renewable biomass and waste-to-energy plants? Then the role as Proposal Project Manager may be the right match for you!

you take ownership for proposal projects

As a Proposal Project Manager you will have the responsibility of managing and executing proposal projects from proposal start to contract signing. A proposal project can take from weeks to months and involve colleagues around the globe. The contract sum is typically between 200 M DKK to 800 M DKK.

your key role will be to:

• Plan a strategy and a time schedule for the proposals work and actively follow up on both
• Lead and motivate your proposal project team members in finding the right solutions and delivering the foreseen results
• Understand the project processes to map the time and risk management of the projects
• Be in charge of the overall project economy
• Understand contract requirements and support our Sales Managers in contractual negotiations
• Continue the improvements in the proposal processes and tools with further improvements of our competitiveness
In addition to driving a project, we also provide the opportunity to play a big part in the commercial side of the business.

about you

It is important that you have a commercial understanding, master management of time, risk, resources and economy to perfection in connection with project deadlines and that you independently take ownership for your projects.
Furthermore, you:
• Have extensive experience in managing proposal projects from sales to contract signing within the WtE/Biomass sector or similar
• Have a solid commercial understanding, a winner mentality and can keep full perspective of large, cross-disciplinary engineering and construction projects
• Have a technical background from engineering, i.e. mechanical, electrical, or chemical
• Have multidisciplinary insight and experience, i.e. great communication skills, able to draft and calculate proposals from scratch (tailor-made to client needs), and great commercial understanding
• Have previous experience with contracts, legal terms and claims management, an advantage, but not a requirement
• Speak and write English effortlessly
• Find value in sharing knowledge and as a person you are an independent team player

working at babcock & wilcox

The proposal department is in charge of leading proposals for the BWV scope of integrated solutions such as boiler, grates, firing systems, conveyance systems, soot blowers, flue gas cleaning & condensation and cooling systems in an EPC context.
The proposals are executed in close cooperation with our sales and execution teams and allocated to technical staff based in our offices around the globe. You will travel up to 50 days a year, primarily in Europe and Asia, in connection with project development. You can look forward to a versatile working day where you will be in contact with many internal and external stakeholders.
You will refer to the Department Manager based out of our new offices in Taastrup, Denmark. Babcock & Wilcox offers an international work environment and flexible and hybrid work opportunities with strong focus on work/life balance.

about babcock & wilcox

When B&W Renewable developed its first waste-to-energy plant in 1930, it revolutionized waste disposal techniques. Since then they have grown to become one of the world’s leading suppliers of technology for converting household waste and biomass into heat and power. Babcock & Wilcox' mission is to protect the climate and the environment with broad, multi-disciplinary experience, strong project management skills, and good empirical designs. By bringing these elements together, they are able to gain the insights needed to ensure the successful completion of today’s sophisticated waste-to-energy and biomass projects.

apply today

If you have any questions regarding this position, please don’t hesitate to contact sourcing partner Simone Bonde on +45 92 92 18 38 or recruiting consultant Carina Nielsen Smedegaard on +45 48 80 87 41 or All enquiries will be handled confidentially, and we conduct interviews on an ongoing basis.

about randstad

Randstad DK is part of the international Randstad Group, which is the global leader in HR services. With more than 4,700 offices in 38 countries, we are providing work to more than 650,000 people every day.
In Denmark, we are among the leading temp and recruitment agencies with branches in Copenhagen, Aarhus, Aalborg and Kolding. A position we have achieved due to our expertise in matching qualified candidates with the right job opportunities