Vacancies Office

Tender Manager

In anticipation of further growth and because of transitions within the company towards more  offshore T&I projects we are looking for an experienced: Tender Manager.

Jumbo is at this point in time rapidly expanding after winning a number of important projects, like the Yunlin foundations transport and installation contract, the Mero FPSO mooring installation in Brazil and the Vito deep water mooring installation in the U.S.A. Jumbo has a clear vision for further expansion, and as a Tender Manager you help realize these ambitious goals.

As a Tender Manager you are responsible for the preparation of winning proposals for offshore installation works to our clients.

The Tender Manager works in close co-operation with the Business Development department and is involved from the earliest pre qualification phase until contract award and hand-over to the project team. The Jumbo organization is characterized by short communication lines and an entrepreneurial atmosphere where freedom to act is given to people that are willing to step up and take responsibility. The Tender Manager reports to the Manager Tenders & Contracts. 

The Main responsibilities of the Tender Manager are:

work with the Business Development department in generating new business through prequalification, development of new work scopes;
assess and review ITT documentation and develop qualifications, clarify commercial and/or technical issues with clients;
prepare proposal documents and co-ordinate input of the different departments within Jumbo;
develop a cost budget for the projects;
obtain the approval of the Tender Board within Jumbo;
clarify and negotiate proposals with clients;
conduct commercial and contractual negotiations with the client;
hand-over the contract to the projects department for execution of the work.


BSc./MSc. Degree in Engineering (i.e. Mechanical or Civil Engineering or Naval Architecture).
10 years of experience in offshore installation industry (engineering or projects).
several years of experience in a tender or project management function is preferred.
fully conversant in English (verbally and written);
willing to travel on an incidental basis.


A Jumbo’s core values: reliability, safety & quality awareness, customer orientation, co-operation and entrepreneurship;
able to convince others and result oriented;
analyze, planning skills and helicopter view.

Terms of employment

Jumbo offers a challenging and interesting position in a dynamic, international organization that has a clear vision for innovation and growth. Jumbo stimulates a healthy life style both in and out of the office, by supporting and sponsoring Jumbo's sport teams and activities. Besides our competitive salaries Jumbo offers excellent fringe benefits like:

The opportunity to work from home.
A solid pension package. 
26 paid leave days a year and an unlimited amount of unpaid leave.
Work in an international team with a truly world-wide client base 
Work on technically challenging projects in both the ultra-Deepwater and the renewable energy sector 
Possibility to grow further into more senior commercial/operational roles

The headquarters of Jumbo is based in Schiedam. Within Jumbo there is an informal working environment and every Friday you are welcome to join the Friday afternoon drinks in the company restaurant.

Information and application

Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from Jonas Dijkstra, Corporate Recruiter, via or via telephone number +31 (0)10 7900 396. Applications (in English), should respond specifically to the requirements, including curriculum vitae and motivation letter, can be sent to the Human Resource Department via our website ( 

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