Turnkey Tenders Cost Manager Bangkok

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Date: 7 Jun 2024

Location: Bangkok, TH

Company: Alstom

Req ID:450158 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.




Could you be the full-time Turnkey Tenders Cost Manager in Bangkok we’re looking for?


Your future role


Alstom is the railway market leader in Turnkey Systems, with 1.5B€ yearly sales and growing, with tenders and projects going on in many countries around the world.


Our leadership is possible thanks to a highly experienced and strongly committed team of experts based in our HQ offices in St.Ouen and in our Centre of Excellence in Bangkok, made up of engineers, planners, project managers, tender managers and Turnkey Tenders Costing Managers like you. 


As a Turnkey Tender Costing Manager you will be the business partner of the Tender Manager/Director in all the aspects related to the turnkey costing and overall pricing of a tender, along the full cycle of the tender process.


We’ll look to you for:

  • Supporting the bid manager in the preparation of the IFQ (Instruction For Quotation), in accordance with pricing strategy.
  • Defining the cost structure for the bid according to RFP (terms and conditions, etc).
  • Collaborating with the tender manager and taxes to define the optimal PIO (Project Industrial Organisation).
  • Leading cost estimation activities based on target cost approach with all participating units and métiers, for all the subsystems involved in the scope.     
  • Preparing the Price submittance to the customer according to the RFP ; this might include our partners prices/costs if we are the leader .
  • Collaborativing work with central Finance team to calculate “other costs” (bonds, financing, hedging, insurance, taxes, etc).
  • Consolidating tender costs commitment as per financial rules.
  • Supporting proactively the bid manager during the tender validation process.
  • Preparing the Costing package for TRM (Tender Review Meeting) (cost analysis/bridges, standard report, cash curve, etc).
  • Leading cost estimation activities for changes discussed with the customer during negotiation phase and update the cost commitment.
  • Transfering tender costing data (with related assumptions) to Project (TTM / Tender Transfer Meeting).    
  • Support on demand the Project team on costing for variation orders.


As part of your daily routine you will be involved and in contact with a variety of functions and people around the world:


  • Tender Team (Bid manager, Tender leader, Bid planning manager, Bid technical manager).
  • Tender support and control.
  • Product, Platform  and PUs cost managers.
  • Other functions/ Métiers : Engineering, Finance, Industrial, Sourcing, etc.


  • Customer
  • Partners


All about you


We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Degree in Engineering and/or Business School.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in industry.
  • Desirable : experience in Railway industry, knowledgeable of costing, in similar industry.
  • Ability to recognize product and associated costs, and understand operational flows (engineering, manufacturing, industrial, etc).
  • Ability to build cost models.
  • Ability to analyze and challenge contributor's commitments.
  • Ability to define cost impact of terms & conditions.
  • Sufficient awareness of financial rules and contractual aspects (bonds & guarantees, etc.
  • Rigor and good analytical skills.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Curiosity for the product and its environment.
  • Ability to work in network (with Bid manager, Tender leader, other contributors, etc.)
  • Good communication skill (presentations, synthesis, relationship with contributors, etc.)
  • Ability to deliver on-time.
  • Transparency, autonomy, anticipation, initiative, reactivity


Things you’ll enjoy


Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines.
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues.
  • Contribute to innovative projects.
  • Utilise our hybrid working environment.
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries.
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning.
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage.



You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

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