D&IS Main Line tendering & competitiveness leader

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Date: 09-Jun-2022

Location: SAINT-OUEN, France

Company: Alstom

Req ID:290587 

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


Purpose of the job:

Within D&IS, in charge for the Main Line Control centers segment of :

  • Ensuring the completeness of the reference library and its continuous monitoring versus QCD objectives
  • Managing competitiveness plans on the platform’s products, reference libraries and reference solutions : driving during product development , implementation during tender preparation, monitoring during project execution
  • Support pre-tendering / tendering activities and start of projects with reference libraries
  • Collecting ROE on relevant Projects
  • Coordinating and supporting TMS Bid technical management activities

Ensuring that Bid technical management in the units are aligned with TMS product & offering strategy, and apply the proper reference libraries


Key accountabilities:

  • Competitiveness on Ref Lib
  • Support the Product/or Solution manager in building, driving and permanently challenging the Reference Library on QCD aspects : allocate and follow the cost target achievement per contributor, update the Ref Lib with cost improvement confirmed
  • Coordinate, on behalf of the Product/or Solution manager, competitiveness action plans with all métiers : build and present business cases of new competitiveness actions
  • Support the Product /or Solution manager on demand for any costing activity (including quick costing at pre-tendering phase …)
  • Prepare and present Ref Lib reviews (with Competitiveness Director and Ref Lib manager), according to the standards and the calendar defined



  • Competitiveness on Tenders and Projects
  • Support the Segment at pre tendering and tendering stage in assessing on demand quick costing, target costs , target allocation to stakeholders (“top down” approach) using Ref Lib costing data
  • Hold reviews with bid cost managers to check QCD offering is aligned with Ref Lib
  • Monitor the gaps between Ref Lib and Tender solution, and propose new competitiveness action plan to reach the target cost
  • Support to Projects on cost analysis, competitiveness action plan (task force, assessment, Design to cost activities…)
  • Return of experience
  • Participate to analysis/benchmark of competition offering with Platform Marketing and segment Portfolio director
  • In coordination with the Platform members, ensure that the ROE of projects is integrated into the Ref Lib (cost, planning, etc) and reorient action plan if needed


  • Bid technical management coordination
  • Deliver or coordination bid technical management activities
  • Ensure that TMS bid technical management delivers accordingly to the tender process requirements


Performance measurements:  

  • Progress of Competitiveness action plan : volume/number of competitiveness actions proposed, progress of actions
  • Cost monitoring of Ref Libs, and delivery on time
  • Quality of Reference Library presentation


Competencies & Skills  

  • Technical :
  • Project Management and / or Industry background
  • Ability to recognize product and associated costs, and understand operational flows (engineering, manufacturing, industrial, etc)
  • Understanding of basic enterprise internal processes: Tenders, Projects, Engineering, Industrial, Sourcing, Quality and their interfaces…
  • Sufficient awareness of financial rules and contractual aspects (bonds & guarantees, …)
  • Good communication skill (presentations, synthesis, relationship with contributors ...)
  • Comfortable in an international and a multi-cultural environment
  • Fluent in English: spoken and written

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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