Tenders & Projects Director

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Date: 28-Jan-2023

Location: La Pocatiere, QC, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:402064 

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

  • Manages and coordinates a portfolio of bids and Projects (at project or sub-system level) of a site through a team accountable for (Quality, Cost, Delivery and Performance) tender & project delivery.
  • Works in close relationship with all contributing sites
  • Deploy Tenders & projects processes on site and manage project management metiers when relevant (such as documentation, configuration)


Bids and project portfolio coordination

  • Achieve the organization’s strategic goals while minimizing portfolio risk
  • Ensure that the portfolio fits with his/her resource capability
  • Balancing of the portfolio to ensure it creates the optimal value for the organization
  • Control Tenders deliverables
  • Control Projects execution together with Customer Director through MPRs
  • Regular Reports to Site Management Team of main issues and risks of the tenders & projects within the scope of responsibility.
  • Acts locally to create a partnership with Site MD by defining common and agreed priorities aligned with Alstom Transport objectives of profitability.
  • Helps to provide optimum use of the organization’s resources


Bid & project team management

  • Manage and develop bid managers, project managers, sub-system managers and project management metiers
  • Balance workload in his/her teams in particular at some specific milestones of a bid/project (starting phase, close out,..)


Operational support to Bid & Project team

  • Follow-up the Projects QCD and risks evolution: cash, sales, Design for Quality milestones and progress follow-up (manufacturing, testing, commissioning and warranty…), work packages review
  • Ensure good support from the “métiers” to his/her team of Project Managers or Sub-Systems Managers for day-to-day business
  • Provide support in the management of risks, mitigation plans
  • Propose and provide support for improvement action plans in bids & projects (at Project reviews)
  • Contribute to action plans in process, product and organization


  • Deploy TPP processes
  • Guarantee Return of Experience across Bids & Projects to the Reference Library and Tenders



  • Master's degree in a related field;
  • At least 10 years of experience in project or bid management;
  • Knowledge of the rail/mechanical welding industry, an asset
  • Prior cross-functional and/or international experience in a leadership role;
  • Good command of English and French, mandatory


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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