Procurement Tender Manager (m/f/d) 1

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Date: 31-Aug-2022

Location: Mannheim, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:339923 

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 

If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as Procurement Tender Manager (m/f/d) in Henningsdorf, Mannheim, Germany.


Purpose of the job

Procurement Tender Manager builds robust and competitive tender Procurement cost, scope & schedule commitment. Manage Product Procurement reference to prepare tenders to come and starting to fit to Region market prices and Customer needs, in coordination with Procurement Platform, Product and Solution. Ensure that the Tender contributes to the Platform procurement objectives.


Your responsabilities will include:

•    Liaise with the procurement platform team (product manager - PPRM or platform director – PPLD, according product split) to check consistency with region expectations on the market and contribute to the competitiveness management of the ref. Lib.
•    Ensure procurement ref. Lib. Files and competitiveness improvement plans are consistent to be used for any tender to come, using the reference product
•    Maintain procurement product reference costs with same tender file format, in order to be able to use them for any new tender to come as starting work documents,
•    Ensure (or organize / lead) par meetings (product-platform ASIP review) are conducted on the projects using the products in charge, ensure decisions are made leading to the yearly targets (y1/y2/y3).
•    Manage idea generation meetings (IGM), ensure supplier suggestions are brought by buyers, ensure the link with the DTC team for regular cost challenge
•    Ensure clear inputs on contract conditions, economic baseline, tender PBS/BOG coordinated with engineering & industrial, mob matrix, … are provided by bid team according the tender schedule and the level of robustness expected from procurement in a formal instruction for quotation (IFG) according PMM (project mgt manual) rules
•    Build the costing based on the formal TPP (tender procurement plan, standard tool to be used to build the whole sourcing commitment), and the macro planning feasibility (commodity checks with tender planning manager)
•    Manage the sourcing alignment review (SAR), at least with engineering (tender pbs) and industrial (mob)
•    Present the procurement tender QCD commitment for validation during the tender procurement validation meeting and ensure the closure of open actions before submittal of the procurement inputs



•    University degree (in purchasing or engineering or project management) or proofed working experience in Procurement & tender activities
•    5 years of experience (Project, Sourcing, Engineering, Quality…)
•    Good diplomacy skills, and the ability to guide, influence and convince others
•    Good problem-solving skills, prioritizing & managing time in a short deadline environment
•    Fluent in English


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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