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Vacancy: Sr. Tender Manager Offshore

Jumbo has built a worldwide reputation providing engineered solutions for the full range of Heavy Lift Transportation and Offshore Installation. Founded in 1968, Jumbo is an independent company with a long-term vision for success. That success is driven by client-satisfaction, long-term strategies, and the notion that, in this highly specialized and complex field, trust and reliability is key. That is why Jumbo invests in the continuous development of both office staff and fleet. Visit  and learn more about our organization, clients, and capabilities.

Jumbo is a family-owned company, with committed people who have a ‘hands-on mentality’. This is reflected in the way we work together and how we think along with our clients and partners, always looking for the best solution. With the Stay Well program Jumbo strives to be a responsible partner focused on the health and safety of all its stakeholders.

Jumbo’s Commercial Offshore Department deals with transport and installation solutions for our 2 DP vessels with lifting capacities up to 900 mt and a water depth reach of 3000 m operating worldwide. Beside the Offshore team we have a shipping department where we operation with 8 vessels and 31 vessels together with our joint venture partner SAL under the Jumbo SAL Alliance.

To strengthen the Commercial Offshore team Jumbo is looking for a Sr. Tender Manager (Offshore). The Tender Manager (Offshore) is responsible for managing, coordination and supervision of assigned tenders within the Commercial Offshore Department in close cooperation with the Business Acquisition Manager and reporting to the Manager Commerce Offshore. As a person you are a communicative and a creative, goal-oriented problem solver who takes pride in facilitating tenders at the highest level, by working accurately with an eye for detail.


  • Management of the Offshore Tendering process including supporting disciplines;
  • Prepare tenders in compliance with Jumbo policies and guidelines and client requirements;
  • Contribute to the bidding strategy;
  • Make recommendations for price levels of offshore tenders;
  • Oversee correct qualification of tenders for consistency with Jumbo policies;
  • Preparation of assigned tenders;
  • Co-ordinate clarification process;
  • Reports and highlights critical activities to the Manager Commerce Offshore. Liaison and coordination with Operations Department, Legal Department, Engineering Department, Financial Department, Procurement Department, HRM Department, Technical Department and QHSE Department for tendering purposes;
  • Lead contract negotiations in close cooperation with the responsible Business Acquisition Manager.


  • Relevant bachelor’s or master’s degree. Engineering degree is a pre;
  • Experience and understanding of Offshore transport and installation operations for the subsea market and/or offshore wind market;
  • Appreciation of the risks of Offshore Construction operations;
  • Knowledge of the offshore construction market;
  • Fully conversant in English (verbally and in writing);
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project).


  • Commercial acumen;
  • Ability to assess and address risks;
  • Priority setting and strong focus on quality;
  • Creative, goal orientated problem solver;
  • People manager with hands-on attitude;
  • Pro-active coordinator;
  • Good communication skills.


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 lifestyle 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:

  • A solid pension package;
  • 26 paid leave days a year;
  • Hybrid working possibilities;
  • Make use of fitness facilities at Jumbo Schiedam.

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


Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from Bas Bieckmann, Corporate Recruiter via or via telephone number +31 (0)10 7900 300.

Applications (in English) should respond specifically to the requirements including curriculum vitae and motivation letter, to the Human Resource Department via our website (

Reactions from staffing agencies and other 3rd parties are not appreciated.


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