Bid Technical Manager

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Date: 20 Nov 2023

Location: Charleroi, WHT, BE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:426672 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide


  • Manage the technical scope of bids ensuring the delivery of an accurate and competitive proposal in line with the standard solution and commercial strategy.



Key accountabilities:

  • Provide to the Bid Manager the estimate of engineering effort needed for the bid preparation
  • Negotiate with the Project Engineering Director the allocation of the technical team in line with the bid needs (expertise and timing)
  • Analyze, with the support of System Application Architect(s), the potential gaps between the customer's specification and standard solutions and products and support Bid Manager and Tender Leader in defining the most suitable compliance strategy
  • Build the system architecture applying the solution chosen with the support from the Solutions Directors
  • Coordinate, from a technical point of view, the bid internal stakeholders (Installation, Testing & Commissioning, RCs Project Engineering, Development Centers) and the external stakeholders (if applicable) to ensure overall understanding of the bid technical strategy (including scheme plans, bill of quantities, migration strategy, PDO, etc.)
  • When applicable, propose the migration strategy to be applied with close collaboration with the Installation and T&C teams
  • Perform requirements compliance analysis and/or clause-by-clause of technical bid documents
  • Consolidate the technical assumptions applicable to the bid
  • Prepare and lead a Technical Design Review up to the approval of the technical scope associated to the bid
  • Lead the preparation and consolidation of the technical documentation to be delivered with the bid
  • Coordinate the engineering quotations and risks evaluation checking for overall consistency and competitiveness
  • Support Bid Manager during the negotiation with the Customer, identifying any technical change during that phase
  • Ensure a smooth handover with the PrEM (Project Engineering Manager) in case of contract award


Performance measurements:

  • Adherence to tender process assessed by internal inspections or audits
  • Alignment with footprint strategy (PDO ratio target)
  • Winning Bid (Hit rate), technical rating by the Customer
  • No deviation between the TTR and the SPR0 due to technical issues
  • REX during project execution (technical issues originated tender phase)



Educational Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Engineering, Computer Science or scientific subjects



  • Master in Business Administration and/or
  • Master in Project Management




  • Engineering background including project deployment full lifecycle view
  • Hands-on experience on functional or hierarchical team management
  • Cost and planning control experience in engineering scope



  • Products and services knowledge on different market segments (Urban, Mainline, F&M and Services)
  • Engineering product development full lifecycle view
  • Safety background


Competencies & Skills

  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills (teamwork and leadership)
  • Decision-making ability
  • Analytical and critical thinking
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Resilience

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 





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