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Proposals Manager (Arendal)


As our new Proposals Manager you will be key in ensuring that we stay ahead of the game and your role will be to help grow our market share by supporting our commercial efforts.

 We are based on the waterfront on Hisøy, just outside Arendal. We have a strong group of individuals making up our Business Development Department and you will join this team of 10 people. You will find an inclusive community of employees from several nations and you will be will be part of a solid and focused professional culture working together to achieve common goals, making the working day exciting, diverse and interesting. You will work with excellent colleagues and clients with high competence that will give you good opportunities to develop your skills.

 You will take a key role by leading the process from receipt of a formal calls for tender or from receipt of budget proposal requests from clients. You will be leading the internal team and making sure all the necessary information is gathered, organized and presented in a compelling way that wins new business. As part of this, your responsibilities included:


  • Being the point of contact for proposal requests from clients.
  • Coordinating with the Operations and Discipline Managers to secure the necessary resources for proposal preparation, including engineering, cost, and schedule output.
  • Gathering cost inputs based on scope of supply matrix from various internal teams, verifying them, and challenging Department Managers as needed.
  • Ensuring all documents are of high quality and meet client and company standards.
  • Maintaining and ensuring the quality of the information is stored correctly.
  • Support the Area Sales Managers in early stage indicative/pre-budget work.


To succeed in the role you will need a strong understanding of offshore technology, including in engineering, procurement, construction and installation contracts. An educational background in engineering or business, as well as experience in engineering or project management is required.

 As a person you have strong analytical skills and the ability to coordinate and manage negotiations in a solution-oriented manner. You will have the ability turn problems and challenges into solutions. You will use your interpersonal and communications skills in English on a daily basis.


About us:

NOV-APL, founded in 1993, is one of the world’s leading providers of innovative technologies for offshore oil and gas production and transfer. Its foundation was based on the need for a reliable mooring and fluid transfer system in harsh environments offshore Norway and the UK. Today, APL technology offers solutions for harsh environments, benign waters, and shallow and deep water, with more than 90 loading systems and 80 turret mooring systems delivered worldwide.

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Om arbeidsgiveren

Join our Global Family:
We offer an inspiring place to work with great opportunities to develop your skills and the opportunity to work with the brightest minds in the oil and gas industry. You will become part of a professional culture where we work together in teams with other dedicated professionals to achieve common goals.

National Oilwell Varco (NYSE: NOV) is a leading provider of technology, equipment, and services to the global oil and gas industry that supports customers full-field drilling, completion, and production needs. Since 1862, NOV has pioneered innovations that improve the cost-effectiveness, efficiency, safety, and environmental impact of oil and gas operations. NOV powers the industry that powers the world. Visit for more information.

4841 Arendal
Kraft og energi,
Maritim og offshore,
Olje og gass


proposals, manager, procurement, project management


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Rebecca Christiansen
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4841 Arendal

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FINN-kode 288770717
Sist endret 23. jan. 2023 15:06

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