T&C Tender Lead

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Date: 28-Jan-2023

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Company: Alstom


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



  • Provide to the Bid Manager the estimate of ITC (Installation, Test & Commissioning) effort needed for the bid preparation
  • Analyze, with the support of System Application Architect(s), BTM and Sales Manager, 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
  • Prepare the ITC schedule for the project, review with the other stakeholders, mapping the critical inputs and responsible entities.
  • Build the ITC Strategy document for the bid along the Hours and ODC estimate, using a standard Excel template and consolidated metrics.
  • Propose a RASCI to define roles and responsibilities of the Core Team project organization upon contract award. This RASCI will be the basis to set properly.
  • Define a Interface Control Matrix in Turn Key projects defining how to manage the interfaces with other subsystems apart from Signaling.
  • Review and contribute for the cutover plans in brownfield projects.
  • Perform requirements compliance analysis and/or clause-by-clause of technical bid documents in DOORS
  • Consolidate the ITC technical assumptions applicable to the bid
  • Attend the Technical Design Review map the gaps and list them at the bid estimate file and bid ROP.
  • Prepare ITC the technical documentation to be delivered with the bid
  • Ensure a smooth handover with the ITC Manager in case of contract award
  • Provide Tender documentation as per: T&C schedule, T&C requirements and specifications, preliminary T&C  strategy including deployment of migration plan if any, etc.
  • Analyze T&C partner / subcontractor offer and participate to T&C partner / subcontractor negotiation if required. 
  • Participate to the TTM meeting (for Win’s offer) reflecting the contract as concluded and contribute to identify any risks and gaps from the original T&C commitments.
  • Create and maintain a T&C quotation database with cost drivers to optimize the job.



  • Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Engineering, Computer Science or related scientific fields/subjects.    
  • Master in Business Administration and/or Master in Project Management is preferred.
  • At least 6 years of experience in Installation, Test & Commissioning activities and projects. 
  • 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
  • Basic skills of Project Management.
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills (teamwork and leadership)
  • Decision-making ability
  • Analytical and critical thinking
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Resilience

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.

Alstom abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.



Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations).  If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please note this in our online application.


Successful applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment drug testing for unauthorized substances. Marijuana and medical marijuana are considered unauthorized substances. Additionally, upon date of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming identity and authorization to work in the United States.


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