Join our pioneering team
MPI Offshore B.V. is part of the Vroon Group, a diversified international shipping company. MPI Offshore B.V. is based in Breda, the Netherlands and undertakes commercial and marketing management for the MPI fleet.
We are looking for candidates for the following position at our Breda office:
Market Analyst (1 fte)
As Market Analyst you are responsible for pro-actively identifying and monitoring competitors and researching market conditions or changes in the offshore wind installation industry. Therefore you evaluate existing and potential markets (primary focussed, but not limited to offshore wind), analyse competitors, follow up on national policies of European countries and monitor MPI-brand perception. Based on the collected and analysed market data, you develop commercial/business plans in consultation with the Commercial Manager. You also assist in establishing a realistic and effective marketing strategy and budget. In addition you establish and actively maintain and improve a centralised, accessible data-management system. In this position you report to the Commercial Manager.
To excel in this position you should have a Bachelor’s degree in Commercial Economics or Business Administration. One to two years of experience in a similar position as well as an affinity for programming languages (VBA or equivalent) would be a significant benefit. You possess excellent data-management skills, are able to demonstrate a self-made market analysis, have good commercial awareness and understanding and the ability to manage and co-ordinate multiple projects. Furthermore, you have excellent communication and presentation skills in English.
Bid Officer (1 fte)
As Bid Officer, you prepare competitive proposals and ensure that all tenders are compliant and submitted in a timely manner. You review requests for tenders, identify required internal and external resources and determine and evaluate input from other involved departments. Furthermore, you attend kick-off meetings, follow-up meetings and maintain direct contact with clients. If necessary, you visit clients and the MPI office in Stokesley, UK. You ensure that all final tenders are correctly filed for future reference and analyses. In this position you report to the Commercial Manager and work in a team of six.
Our preferred candidate holds a Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline (International Business, Civil Engineering or Maritime Officer) with two to four years of experience in a commercial role, preferably including experience with offshore or technical projects. You know how to establish excellent relationships, both internally and externally, and are able to set priorities and initiate actions effectively. Excellent communication and negotiation skills in English are essential for this position, as are commercial awareness and the ability to remain calm and objective under stressful circumstances.
For more information please contact Mrs Mandy Robben, HR Officer, telephone +31 762068100.
No agency acquisition please.
Applications in English, including curriculum vitae, should be addressed to:
Attn. HRM Department
P.O. Box 6400 – 4802 HK Breda – The Netherlands
Alternatively, you can always complete an Open Application.