Project Development (Capture) Lead

Do you want to play a role in the transition to sustainable energy production?

At Aker Solutions we are changemakers and accelerators. With a proud history of delivering complex projects to the oil and gas industry, we are looking for talented individuals to help us shape the path towards a sustainable energy future.

What will you be doing?

Purpose Under general supervision, the individual competently performs all aspects of successful proposal execution, overseeing contract negotiations, and ensuring the successful initiation of projects. Duties will include all levels of management, planning and scheduling for the tender efforts. At an overall level the tender lead shall initiate, supervise, follow-up, get approved and conclude the proposal from receipt of inquiry until a contract has been concluded with the Client, and then initiate the project with successful handover to the base organization.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist the Capture Manager with initiating, developing, concluding and follow-up the tender process
  • Act as a single point of contact with the client for assigned tender(s)
  • Initiate, lead, conclude and follow-up the tender process in accordance with tender PEM and global policy for assigned tenders
  • Responsible for the accuracy, quality and relevance of the Xait proposal.
  • Ensure that all personnel involved in assigned tenders are conducting the work according to the principles laid out in the Pursuit and Capture Governance procedures.
  • Manage assigned tender support team, ensuring timely, technically sound, risk managed, commercially viable and competitive submissions.
  • Ensure completion of all relevant forms in the Corporate Tendering Policy
  • Monitor and maintain the tendering budget for assigned tenders
  • Help ensure that the win and execution strategy are implemented into the proposal
  • Facilitate required tender meetings to ensure tender progress
  • Works with Project Management to establish schedule requirements and overall tender schedule.
  • Manages the clarification process of the tender after bid submittal
  • Help assure

We think you should have:

Minimum Qualifications (BFOQ):

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge, skill and / or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's Degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and assertiveness, the ability to plan and organize work in an efficient manner, and the ability to work well under stress and time pressures

Personal Attributes:

Behavioral Competencies - A Capture Lead will display the following competencies and complete the above described essential duties.

  • Entrepreneurial & Commercial Thinking: Keeps up to date with competitor information and market trends; Identifies business opportunities for the organization; Demonstrates financial awareness; Controls costs and thinks in terms of profit, loss and added value.

  • Planning & Organizing Sets clearly defined objectives; Plans activities and projects well in advance and takes account of possible changing circumstances; Manages time effectively; Identifies and organizes resources needed to accomplish tasks; Monitors performance against deadlines and milestones.

More reasons to work with us:

  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Healthy work-life balance

Interested? Contact us.

For more information about the position, please contact: Julie Watkins, Sr Recruiter, NES Advantage Solutions, Ammara Gull, Sr Recruiter, NES Advantage Solutions,

NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing service.

This is Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions delivers integrated solutions, products and services to the global energy industry. We enable low-carbon oil and gas production and develop renewable solutions to meet future energy needs. By combining innovative digital solutions and predictable project execution we accelerate the transition to sustainable energy production. Aker Solutions employs approximately 14,000 people in more than 20 countries.