Commercial & Proposal Manager

    • Category: Engineering
    • Location: Cary, US

    Commercial & Proposal Manager at NKT Inc.

    Be a part of selling complex high voltage cable projects enabling the transformation to green energy

    Do you want to hold a key role in empowering the green transformation of society? Keen on an opportunity to obtain and advance yourself within sales and tendering for high voltage submarine and land cable projects? Are you passionate about large turnkey projects, forefront technology and wants to be part of a very exciting and exploding industry? If so, we may have a great prospect for you. NKT Inc. is expanding significantly and are now looking for a new colleague for our Tendering Department in Cary, NC.

    Skilled Commercial & Proposal Manager

    As an accomplished Commercial and Proposal Manager, you will join our North America team to work with tenders for new sales opportunities and ensure future awards of submarine cable projects in the areas of offshore wind, farms, interconnectors projects (between different regions) and land cable projects.


    With your business-minded approach and technical knowledge, you will have the primary responsibility of preparing and negotiating tenders of large EPCI, and highly complex high voltage cable projects. You will lead a project tender team to meet customer requirements and expectations. You should have the ability to apply your creativity in structuring and creating robust solutions, within restraints such as internal resources and customer budgets. You will lead the tender team activities, and work closely with NKT’s local cable engineers, legal experts, production units, planners and installation professionals, to ensure that projects move forward and meet deadlines. Besides the above your primary tasks will be to:

    • Present company solutions to customers and stakeholders
    • Lead negotiations, further developing our extensive network of contacts, and achieve success in our proposals.
    • Execute client trainings with support from other departments.


    Commercial and Proposal Leader 

    As an effective Commercial and Proposal Manager you must thrive in international and fast-moving environments. Be able to apply your analytical abilities, strong social skills, and integrity. You are essentially driven, independent thinker with the ability to provide leadership to others.

    In this role, you are an effective negotiator, with experience of major engineering, procurement & construction, (EPC). You appreciate collaborating and sharing experiences with colleagues and customers. Additionally, your resume includes:

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree  in Engineering, Commercial Management or related field
    • 10+ years of relevant experience in commercial of complex projects or products
    • Previous experience in offshore or construction industries
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Products
    • Fluent in spoken and written English

     Other benefits may include a wide-ranging understanding of technology, specifically transmission systems & high-voltage cables, and the ability to present complex ideas to others with an emphasis on being solution orientated.

    Did we stimulate your interest?

    NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work.  

    If you are looking for an international career in a fast-moving, growing and high-tech environment where you will be able to develop on a personal as well as on a career level, join us! We are waiting for you! Please apply on our website by October 31, 2022. Personality and other assessment tests may occur as part of the recruitment process. Contact us with any questions regarding the position, HR Recruiter, Danie Charles,

    Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.

    We look forward to receiving your application!

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    About NKT
    NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.8 billion in 2021. NKT - We connect a greener world.

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