Bid Manager

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Date: 14-Oct-2021

Location: Rome, Italy

Company: Alstom

Req ID:161202 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

Join us as a Bid Manager and you will be loolking at a career defining role based in Roma or Bologna or Bari or Firenze


As a Bid Manager you will act with the full power of the Value Chain Entity President to deliver an offer which meets the customer requirements. You will mobilize the bid team to find the optimal way to win the order whilst ensuring ability to execute. This implies optimizing competitiveness while mitigating risks.

To this effect, the Bid Manager leads the Task Oriented Bid Team in the successful completion of their assigned tasks within schedule, allocated budgets and scope to the required quality. The Bid Manager shall lead the team with the view of the full bid strategy including areas outside own Value Chain Entity. You will ensure that the bid is accurately documented internally with all the required detail and input that contributes to producing the internal One Gate Review Document and financial cost submission.

You will be responsible to apply the Bid Management and Bid Approvals processes and the applicable tools during all bid phases and will be accountable for the strict and efficient application thereof.



Key responsibilities


  • Be able to complete a full Bid process with the aid of the various functions (Tax, Structured finance, Supply Chain, Sourcing, legal, engineering, safety, Field Operations, project management , etc.) to obtain a Mandate.
  • Plan and coordinate all tasks related to the Bid TEAM. Make sure all functions are working consistently integrated. Coordinate all documents/actions related to internal approvals (OGR). Actively participate and coordinate any meeting related.
  • Support Bid Coordinator and Sales function in managing interfaces related to the final customer, partners or designated suppliers.
  • Submit on time and quality final bid deliverables as per tender specifications and according to mandates.
  • Hand over won orders to PM
  • Develop REX (Return of Experience) reports



Qualifications & Functional Knowledge


  • Degree in Engineering or Business Management
  • Preferably work experience in signalling business
  • Typically, 5-6 years of experience, minimum 2 years of cross-border team management
  • Working experience in one or more of: Project Management, Bids, Bid Controlling, Project Engineering or Operations
  • Experience in cross functional bids
  • Experience working in International Tenders and within Consortiums set-up
  • Able to deliver bids to quality, time and cost


An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

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