My mission starts when our client issues a tender to construct offshore foundations or wind farms. Based on a profound analysis of the tender documents and taking into account the client’s requirements, I start working on an optimised quotation for the client. I work in close cooperation with other JDN departments, e.g. Legal, Finance, Procurement, etc... They give input from their area of expertise, which I then integrate into our quotation. By doing so, we can guarantee that the overall picture is correct. Processing the input from various parties, making adjustments, looking for solutions together: to me these really are the most interesting days in the tendering process! As an engineer, I also find challenge in making and optimising the commercial calculations, closely linked to the technical aspects of the project. It is crucial to look for well-founded cost savings without compromising on quality. Once these complex issues are resolved and you get your manager to support your story, you can only hope that the project will be awarded to us. As you can see, tendering is always a varied, interesting and challenging process!