Bid and Project Coordination Specialist

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Date: 23 May 2024

Location: Katowice, PL

Company: Alstom

Req ID:449931


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, 74,000 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 Project Coordination and Bid Specialist in Katowice we’re looking for?




Your future role:


Take on a new challenge and apply your expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Patryk (Interco Bid & Project  Manager in Katowice) and work alongside passionate, motivated and dedicated teammates.

You'll be responsible for preparing  offers, supporting, coordinating and managing projects to deliver offered products according to customer requirements and expectations while maintaining ALSTOM standards. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with all main departments in the company (Engineering, Manufacturing, Sourcing, Supply Chain, etc.) - to find the optimal way to win the order and/or support and coordinate the projects or ongoing orders.

You’ll also engage in leading major pursuits in the rail industry and understand market channels to strengthen our team and have the ambition to build the next phase of our business.
You’ll specifically take care of customer relationship management as the key to having substantial stakeholder management experience to develop strong relationships with both internal and external customers.



We’ll look to you for:


  • Providing commercial support in sales, bid, and project execution processing 
  • Managing projects and dealing with internal and external sub-system interfaces, reaching the performance required
  • Supporting specific customers in areas such as problem-solving, alternatives, and recommendations.
  • Managing ad hoc inquiries regarding products offered
  • Coordinating with the core bidding and project team and integration of the ALSTOM solution into the project.  Running all necessary meetings to ensure the Bid and Project Strategy is understood by all stakeholders, managing the bid and project schedule, budget, and progress, reporting to management, overseeing the production of cost benchmarks and managing cost optimization phases
  • Interfacing with internal departments, suppliers and customers
  • Leading and coordinating project activities transfer to close-out
  • Defining project strategy in line with contract requirements, including PMP elaboration and objectives allocation to Sub-Systems (planning, cost, quality, performance)
  • Managing customer and external stakeholders’ relationship
  • QCDP accountability and optimizing Project Financial performance (Margin & Cash)


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 or passion for Engineering, Financial, Legal or Business Administration background or equivalent
  • Good English language skills required
  • Ability to operate Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Team player with a can-do attitude;
  • Detail-oriented
  • Adaptability, time and task management
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • A proactive and resourceful approach


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
  • Work with new technological standards for rail signalling
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilize 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 (leadership trainings, soft skills pieces of training, signalling-related trainings, job-related trainings, language e-learning platform for multiple languages)
  • Progress toward senior positions
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, sports card)


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 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.


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