McDermott Principal Proposals Specialist in Houston, Texas

Title: Principal Proposals Specialist

Location: USA-Texas-Houston

Job Overview:

Will manage and be responsible for bid preparation as detailed within the departmental procedure.


  • Interfaces with all functionsincluding but not limited to Area Commercial, Estimating, Various AreaManagements/ Area functions, Project Management, Engineering, Procurement,Subcontracts, Fabrication, Construction, Marine Installation, Hook Up andCommissioning, Consortium or JV Partner, QHSE, Legal, Finance, SeniorManagement, EXCOM, Customer / Client.

  • Support from a Proposalsperspective all required annual audits from the corporate audit functionas the process owner in the region. Provide access to required data andensure that any findings are closed out within agreed time periods betweenAudit and the Proposals Function.

  • Support Reporting KeyPerformance Indicators to EXCOM for Proposals on a monthly basis alongwith progress of any departmental strategic initiatives.

  • Preparation and timelysubmission of all assigned tenders with Sr. Proposals and proposalsspecialist.

  • Ensure deliveries achieved forbid submission

  • Coordinates with Proposalsmanager on workloads and resources.

  • Ensures Proposals & Sr.Proposals specialist coordinates appropriate activities

  • May have bottom-lineaccountability for the financial and technical success of the bid or areaof bid responsibility.

  • Develops and maintains apositive relationship with internal functions and clients

  • Promotes a culture of teamwork,collaboration and success. Learns from other leaders.

  • Understands and promotes MDR’sVision, Mission and Values.

  • Understands and promotes MDR’sSafety Standards.

  • Preparation and timelysubmission of all assigned tenders with Sr. Proposals and proposalsspecialist.

  • Ensure deliveries achieved forbid submission

  • Qualifications(Technical/Commercial & Contractual)

  • Bid action list close out anddocumentation

  • Bid submission and subsequentclarifications

  • Organize and chair/co-chairstrategy/PEER reviews and cost reviews.

  • Post tenderclarifications/Addendums etc.

  • Review basis of bid to ensurein line with strategy

  • Development of Lessons Learnedfor bid submissions and the bid process for wider cascade to the businessvia the Estimating and Proposals Managers and required close out actionsif any.

  • Applies firm understanding ofcompany’s business to improve cost base effectiveness, improve competitiveproposals

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline.

  • 7 years of Bids & Proposals experience in additionto other functional experience

Company Overview:

McDermott is a premier, fully-integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. For more than a century, customers have trusted McDermott to design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technology solutions—from the wellhead to the storage tank—to transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today.

Job Field: Proposals (Com)

Job Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Direct / Regular

Job Posting: Dec 5, 2018, 4:14:59 PM

Requisition ID: 1807962

McDermott is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.