Installation Proposal Manager (Temporary, 12 Months)

  • Category: Project Management & Execution
  • Location: Lyckeby, SE

Are you looking to join a diverse team, running tenders in the area of large infrastructure projects aiming to connect a greener world? Then this could be the position for you! We at NKT work closely with international customers to develop, manufacture and install efficient, environmentally friendly and technologically advanced high-voltage cables for land and offshore applications worldwide. NKT plays play a key role in the green transformation of tomorrow.

Drive the installation scope in our global tenders and lead installation tendering processes

As our Installation Proposal Manager, you will step into this critical role during maternity leave. You will be an integral part of our tender team, shaping the installation aspect of our offers. Take the reins for assigned projects and collaborate with cross-functional teams to create compelling proposals. Develop optimal execution methodologies and craft installation proposals that align with our customers’ needs, especially for international projects with high order values, and mostly offshore windfarm connections. Identify and address potential risks, whilst prioritizing safety, quality, and efficiency. Work closely with colleagues across departments to deliver outstanding results. As our installation department grows, your temporary role could evolve into a permanent position.

 Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Crafting compelling proposals, negotiating contracts, and ensuring a seamless handover to the project installation team
  • Developing clear, concise documentation for clients and describing scope, timelines, and budgets with precision
  • Presenting innovative installation solutions to clients and driving negotiations with determination and ambition
  • Collaborating with internal teams (engineers, legal, procurement) and external partners (subcontractors, clients)
  • Identifying, evaluating, and negotiating with installation subcontractors

As part of an international team placed over different locations, this role allows you to work from one of NKT’s European offices in The Netherlands, Sweden or UK with some remote working. It will require some travelling, approximately 10-20 days/year, mainly within Northern Europe.

Communicative and business-oriented team player 

To be successful in your role, you have a communicative and driven personality. You thrive when collaborating with your team members and other internal departments to optimize the technical and commercial solution to our customers. Equally important is your business-oriented mindset, as well as your ability to lead negotiations with subcontractors and understand contractual information, in cooperation with your procurement colleagues. 

Additionally, your CV includes:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree within a technical field, e.g. mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, civil engineering, or similar
  • Good knowledge in the MS Office package including planning in MS Project
  • A previous commercial position within sales or procurement, a similar position within the offshore industry or civil works is a plus but not a must
  • Fluency in spoken and written English

We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work. 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.

This role will offer you exciting possibilities to contribute to NKTs purpose to connect a greener world. You will have an experienced manager who will give you the freedom to act and the support you need to excel in your role.

Please apply via the link below, at latest by August 9th. Please note that personality and cognitive tests may be included in the recruitment process. If you have any questions regarding the position, you are welcome to contact Stephen Wigginton, Deputy Manager of Installation Tender Management: If you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please contact Global Talent Attraction Specialist, Kevin Strack: kevin.strack@nkt.comRead more about our offer and listen to some voices of NKT Connectors here!

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

Be a Connector of the green tomorrow!



About NKT
At NKT, we are all Connectors. We connect to develop leading technologies that enable the world’s transition to renewable energy - and we stay connected to grow as people and professionals. As a company, 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. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 5.000 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 2.6 billion in 2023. We connect a greener world.

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