Proposal Lead

Vacancy: Proposal Lead who is ‘equipped for impact’

Do you want to be part of a globally operating team of innovators? Do you also think bigger than big? And, do you have what it takes to make an impact? Then we might be looking for you. Find out more about our vacancy for a Proposal Lead.

About our organisation

We are Huisman. We develop step changing technical solutions and translate these into the design and construction of the largest onshore and offshore installations. For decades, we have been working all over the world for offshore wind, geothermal, oil & gas, leisure and civil industries. With our passionate workforce and worldwide production, service & sales facilities we are equipped for impact in these times of energy transition.

“”Demonstrate that you care by asking your customers questions on how to improve.""

Coen Reissenweber - Manager Sales Services

About the position of Proposal Lead

What to expect of the Proposal Lead within Huisman?

You can expect a challenging position in an international organisation. You will be part of a dynamic and professional company where innovation, quality, flexibility and creativity are key. As a Proposal Lead, you will be responsible for customer requests from our Sales Service Department. This includes: modifications and innovations, inspections, repairs, maintenance, spare parts, projects, upgrades and warranty challenges. You will then involve your colleagues from other departments in these challenges. We build on the customer relationship by providing customised services. We aim to make our customers operations more efficient and will do our utmost to strengthen them in their current and future business

What do we expect of you?

This role is perfect for you if you are looking for a new challenge where you will be faced with complex issues and challenges in a dynamic environment. You will be a persuasive and goal-oriented Proposal Lead, acting as a liaison between colleagues in your team, colleagues from other disciplines and the client. As a Proposal Lead, you will be the project manager for your proposal. Once awarded, you will transfer the project to operations and maintain close contact with all stakeholders.



  • Inventory and manage customer service requests;
  • Ensure that colleagues from different disciplines are involved to propose the most appropriate solution;
  • Project management of a service quotation;
  • Identify commercial opportunities from a technical perspective;
  • Work with the customer to develop their challenges into practical and commercial solutions;
  • Ensure high quality, safety and customer satisfaction.

Wondering if you are 'equipped for impact'?

You are/have:

  • Bachelor's (HBO) or Master's degree, in a technical field (Comple Systems Engineering and Management; Systems & Control; Embedded Systems; Electrical Engineering; starter to 5 years of experience in a similar position in a technical organisation);
  • Flexible and service-oriented;
  • The ability to adapt quickly to new requirements and to prioritise;
  • Take ownership of the quotation process;
  • Strong communication skills and commercial drive;
  • A team player who enjoys working in multi-disciplinary teams and can also work independently;
  • You know how to motivate and delegate.

Some practical things we need you to have:

  • An EU passport/valid work permit for the Netherlands;
  • A good command of the English language verbally and in writing.

More about Huisman

We design and produce in-house and deliver our turn-key products to clients worldwide. Our clients choose us for our entrepreneurial spirit, skills, reliability, and innovative solutions. Examples? Consider the Fibre Rope System we developed for the subsea development of crane applications. So, if you join Huisman make sure you are equipped for impact. In other words, surprise us, our clients and… yourself!

What do we have to offer?

  • An excellent benefits package tailored to your experience and education level;
  • A multicultural work environment;
  • Various growth and development opportunities;
  • Open, informal, no-nonsense culture with short communication lines.

Does this sound like you?

Apply online for the position of Proposal Lead by using the application form at the bottom of this page. We are curious to see what kind of impact you will make.

Still need a bit more info or looking for something that suits you better?

Please contact us via our contact form for more information or sign up for our job alert to receive details of new opportunities in your inbox.

Disclaimer for recruitment and selection agencies:

We don’t accept any unsolicited applications or CVs from recruitment and selection agencies. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and will not be considered by Huisman. Applications received are property of Huisman. We don’t appreciate acquisition and this also applies to Huisman colleagues or associated Huisman companies.

  • Full-time
  • Professional
  • Schiedam, The Netherlands
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Ewelina Miller
“Working with young people, with a fresh vision and view on innovation, projects and ways of to cooperate. That is what drives me as a campus recruiter. I know from my own experience that with the right commitment, you get plenty of room for personal growth."

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