Job Description

Position Overview: We are seeking an experienced and highly skilled Proposals Engineer with a background in chemical engineering to join our clients dynamic team. The primary responsibility of this role is to lead the preparation and submission of high-quality proposals for large industrial projects with values exceeding $100M. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of engineering principles, strong project management skills, and a proven track record of success in developing winning proposals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of technical and commercial proposals for large-scale industrial projects, including feasibility studies, front-end engineering design (FEED), and engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracts.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including process engineers, project managers, estimators, and finance professionals, to gather technical and commercial inputs and develop comprehensive proposals that meet client requirements and objectives.
  • Conduct thorough technical evaluations of project requirements, scope, and specifications, identifying potential challenges, risks, and opportunities.
  • Prepare detailed cost estimates, including capital expenditures (CAPEX) and operating expenses (OPEX), utilizing industry-standard estimating tools and methodologies.
  • Develop project execution plans, schedules, and resource requirements in coordination with project management and engineering teams.
  • Prepare and present proposals to clients, providing technical explanations, clarifications, and justifications as needed to secure project awards.
  • Manage the proposal review process, incorporating feedback from internal stakeholders and subject matter experts to refine proposal content and improve competitiveness.
  • Coordinate with procurement, legal, and commercial teams to address contractual and commercial aspects of proposals, ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain accurate records of proposal activities, including tracking proposal status, milestones, and outcomes.


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Chemical Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum 6 years of experience writing proposals for large scale industrial projects.
  • Deep understanding of chemical engineering principles, unit operations, and process design.
  • Proven track record of successfully developing and winning proposals for large-scale industrial projects with values exceeding $100M.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple proposals simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively convey technical and commercial information to diverse audiences.
  • Proficiency in project management software and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Knowledge of industry-specific standards and regulations governing industrial project proposals is a plus.


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