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Applications Engineer/Tender Manager in Pennsauken Township, NJ at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 1/27/2019

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Job Description

Veolia Water Technologies currently has an opportunity for you to join a dynamic team where you can be an integral part of the solution to Resourcing the World.  We are seeking a Tender Manager to work in our Pennsauken, NJ office.

Veolia Water Technologies is the world leader in water and wastewater treatment.  As an experienced design-build company and specialized provider of technological solutions for water treatment, we combine proven expertise with unsurpassed innovation to offer technological excellence to industrial and municipal customers. 

Veolia Water Technologies is a subsidiary of Veolia Water, the largest company in water treatment services worldwide.  Veolia Water is a division of Veolia Environnement (NYSE: VE and Paris Euronext: VIE), the only company in the world to gather all environmental services of water, waste management and energy under a single brand.
The Tender Manager will coordinate, support, and manage activities involved in the planning and development of client proposals and the execution of a successful bid strategy.   Support the sales team in the development of a bid strategy and coordinate internal and external team members to ensure timely and professional completion of all activities.  A successful tender manager, as key member of the sales team, will be able to support several key sales opportunities, contribute to the successful bid and execution strategies, understand client needs and shape the Veolia offerings to highlight how we address those key points.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to qualify new business opportunities and leads with sales team, summarize lead activity, and identify industry trends.
  • Develop and maintain tools for the support of sales and process group efforts, including budgetary costing, standard proposals, supporting documentation, etc.
  • Review Request for Proposal documents from clients and provide detailed guidance to tender contributors (process, engineering, estimating, legal, finance, etc) including distribution of client requirement to the appropriate internal experts.
  • Define and manage the bid response schedule and coordinate with internal and external resources to ensure timely completion of all requirements. 
  • Coordinate regular proposal meetings to communicate bid strategy to all team members, monitor progress, and identify areas for improvement.
  • Ensure that all corporate reporting and approvals for large tenders is completed on a timely basis and assist in the development of required inputs as needed.
  • Attend key client meetings to support proposal presentation, understand client needs/desires, and improve Veolia proposals to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Coordinate the timely and complete transition and turnover of projects from the sales team to the execution team with the pre-contract history, including client correspondence, vendor agreements, and pre-contract design efforts.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in an Engineering field is required
  • Five to seven years of previous experience with chemical processes, systems, and equipment is necessary.
  • Experience with biological wastewater treatment is necessary.
  • Proficient in technical writing.
  • Project management skills related to managing a small proposal team.
  • Understanding of wastewater treatment equipment costs.

Veolia offers you a competitive compensation and benefits package, along with a dynamic work environment.  We offer challenging projects and training to ensure you succeed.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status