Proposal Manager

  • Commercial Division
  • Lugano, Switzerland

Proposal Manager

Job description

Casale SA, leader in chemical plant design (ammonia, nitrates and phosphates, urea, methanol, melamine, syngas) and operating on a worldwide basis is seeking a Proposal Manager. The offered position is within the Commercial Division.

The main responsibilities are:

  • Develops the Proposal Plan and review the Enquiry Summary, if necessary;
  • Organizes and holds the bid kick-off meeting;
  • Defines the bid cost structure, with the support of the Estimate Section;
  • Manages the interfaces with Partners and Client;
  • Approves the scope of work of each party involved in the bid;
  • Analyses Contract requirements and conditions;
  • Assists in bid vendors list definition;
  • Prepares the bidding documents for the subcontract;
  • Identifies the pre-bid agreements to be completed, if necessary;
  • Approves the preliminary project cash flow developed by the Estimate Section;
  • Integrates proposal packages prepared by the Partners and reconcile possible discrepancies;
  • Submits the proposal to the Client.

Job requirements


  • Master’s degree in engineering (chemical – mechanical – industrial engineering).


  • Fluent English


  • Sales attitude and customer focus paired with project management skills.
  • Very good communication skills, positive, self-confident, intercultural experience and willingness to travel is necessary to cover the position.


  • 5-10 years of professional experience in engineering company active in the petrochemical / oil&gas sector is required, preferably in the project management and/or sales department
  • Experience in the preparation of proposals for engineering and equipment for the petrochemical industry.
  • Understanding of petrochemical technologies and market (Nitrogen based fertilizers, melamine and methanol related technologies and market preferred

Availability for short-term trips and long-term travel.