Bid Technical Manager

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Date: 11-Nov-2022

Location: Saint-Bruno, QC, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:210607 

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 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   


Join us as Bid Technical Manager, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in St-Bruno (QC), CA.


The role of the Bid Technical Manager is to be responsible for the O&M bid strategies, analysis, costing and proposal in Services Bids and Tenders. It is a key strategic role for the organization and our ability to growth the Services Americas business.




  • Work the O&M bid strategies, analysis, costing and proposal
    • Define and support the O&M bid strategies and deliverables for Operations, Maintenance of Vehicle, Maintenance of Way, Maintenance of Signaling and Wayside, Maintenance of Tracks, Maintenance of Facilities, overhauls, …
    • Develop solutions that meet Customer requirements at a winning price with healthy executable assumption
    • Read and analyze the requirements from RFQ (Request For Qualification) and RFP (Request For Proposal) related to Transit Operation & Maintenance.  Transfer the Customer requirements into internal into requirement management / compliance matrix and transpose it in a technical proposal to the Customer.
    • Provide financial inputs related to the Operation & Maintenance scope (labor, outsourced scope to supplier and material, Other Direct Costs).
    • Analyse the RFP performance KPI and propose a compliance strategy and how to mitigate the associated deduction risks
    • Define the assets renewal strategy for long term contracts to optimize the life cycle costs
    • Deliver a full technical risk analysis and define the action plans to mitigate them
    • Document all bid assumptions, strategies and proposals made in the bid (costing assumptions, gate review document, operation and maintenance plans, …)
    • Define the mobilization plan (hiring, training, IT, site implementation, …)
    • Define the labor costing assumptions, with support of HR (rates, fringes, overtime, spare board, impact of labor law or unions, …)
    • Create or analyze operation model, system robustness study, crewing line-up, fleet requirements. Validate its compliancy with the bid.
    • Support technical team producing the energy model
    • Support Procurement for the material strategy and outsourced services (technical requirements document TRD for suppliers, material quantity, DBE requirements, …)
    • Manage technically the preselected subcontractors to ensure they are fully compliant with the RFP needs
    • Support the technical, commercial and pricing proposal activities by gather information from many sites, support narratives plan and write-ups.
  • Develop, coordinate, and enforce systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards.
  • Maintain quality service by enforcing quality and customer service standards and recommending processes and tools improvements.
  • Work with internal and external partners to support the system definition in PPP or complex projects, with ensuring Alstom protection.  Support partnership and interface agreements if required.
  • Improve performance of a current contract (on an existing site or an operation we want to take over)
  • Identify innovation and alternate proposals to be included in our offers.
  • Identify potential additional business in Services that could led to unsolicited offer.
  • Explore technology advancement and innovation related to Customer Services, Operation and Maintenance that would lead in innovation proposal or cost reduction in our tenders.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Commerce and other related fields
  • Working experience in Transportation Operations and Maintenance
  • 5-10 years of experience required


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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.   


Alstom is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.


Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.

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