VIE Bid Management Support (m/f/d) - 24 months

Date: 04-Aug-2019

Location: Berlin, BE, Germany

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of now and the future. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses, autonomous subways, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of 34 500 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.


Alstom in Germany is one of the major suppliers of German rail infrastructure. The company focuses on manufacturing rail vehicles for local rail transport: trams and suburban railways, commuter trains and regional trains. Alstom is the only manufacturer of railway engineering systems to offer maintenance, servicing and modernization services for all rail vehicle types, and components for series from all manufacturers and transport information systems in Germany.

In Germany, Alstom has a workforce of 3,000 people working on 6 sites.


Alstom signaling projects with German and Austrian customers are managed by the Berlin Project Office in close cooperation with the signaling competence center in Belgium as well as with other ALSTOM signaling sites such as Paris, Lyon or Bologna.


Your mission:

As part of the Bid Management community, you will be involved in several bids in parallel and assist bid managers to submit winning bids. Therefore, you will, for example:

  • Provide support in tender analysis, bid structure and development of commercial bid content in cooperation with the Sales Director
  • Cooperate with an international bid team
  • Ensure a continuous flow of information between all parties involved in the bid process
  • Observe the processes and procedures applicable to tender preparation
  • Prepare tender planning and budget drafts
  • Provide support in guaranteeing quality, costs and delays of the offered project
  • Provide support in checking that the proposed technical solution matches all customer requirements
  • Help in consolidating bidding costs in accordance with the concerned project departments
  • Prepare tender presentations to the management
  • Coordinate the preparation of all offer documents to ensure high offer quality
  • Cooperation in the draft of contracts and their annexes
  • Implement prequalification procedures



Your profile:

Educated to a Master Degree with a specialization in project management or similar and with interest for technical solutions, you have a first experience preferably in an international industrial environment. You are looking to work in a company dedicated to offering sustainable solutions for the future of mobility. Solution-oriented, your excellent communication skills, your tenacity and your team spirit enable you to be well integrated in an international environment. Your autonomy, high sense of organization, your motivation and good business sense are your key assets for this position. A good language level of English & German is mandatory, French would be an asset.

MS office skills required. Occasionally, you are ready to travel in Europe.


What we offer

  • An office in the heart of Berlin
  • An international, diverse, gender balanced team with many former VIEs
  • A thriving and dynamic project office with exciting growth prospects in a sustainable industry
  • The opportunity to travel


Information on VIE program

The VIE International Internship Program, established under French law by the Act of March 14, 2000 enables businesses to give 18- to 28-year-old candidates a temporary assignment of between six and 24 months in a foreign country. The assignment can be renewed once, but may not exceed two years in total. The scheme is open to candidates of all qualification levels not only from France, but also from any other country in the European Economic Area.



We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is a lever to running a sustainable and successful business. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.



Job Type:​Graduate Job​

Job Segment: Manager, Intern, Information Systems, Project Manager, Management, Entry Level, Technology

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