Bid Cost Manager

Date: 8 janv. 2023

Lieu: Saint-Ouen, FR

Entreprise: Alstom

Req ID:366597 

À la tête des entreprises qui s’engagent vers un avenir plus vert, Alstom développe et commercialise des solutions de mobilité qui apportent les fondements durables pour l'avenir des transports. Notre portefeuille de produits s'étend des trains à grande vitesse, métros, monorails et tramways jusqu’aux systèmes intégrés, services sur mesure, infrastructures, signalisation et solutions de mobilité numérique. Nous rejoindre, c'est rejoindre une entreprise bienveillante, responsable et innovante où plus de 70 000 personnes ouvrent la voie à une mobilité plus verte et plus intelligente, dans le monde entier.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

  • To prepare, lead and manage all costing and pricing aspects of a tender within the tender team, with the support of Finance Tender Manager on all financial aspects (from Business Opportunity Review up to Tender Transfer Meeting)
  • To support Bid Manager or Bid sub-system managers on target cost, cost consolidation and cost challenge per sub-system
  • To support the Project team on costing aspects until CPR1 (Critical Project Review n°1)

 

MAIN RESPONSABILITIES 

Key accountabilities:

  • Prepare quick costing during pre-tendering phase, based on product cost database and return of experience from project execution
  • Support the Bid Manager in the preparation of the IFQ (Instruction For Quotation), in accordance with pricing strategy
  • Define the cost structure for the bid according to RFP (terms and conditions, etc), sales requirements, etc
  • Define target cost per activities and/or sub system in coordination with Bid sub-system managers, matching with winning price and identified gaps versus Reference Solution
  • Lead cost estimation activities based on target cost approach with all participating units and métiers
  • Lead cost improvement actions to reach tender cost /target price using all competitiveness levers, and challenge the contributors
  • Lead a collaborative work with Finance Tender Manager to optimize financial costs (bonds, financing, hedging, insurance, taxes, etc), and to improve overall competitiveness of the bid
  • Consolidate tender costs commitment and selling price as per financial rules and in the consolidation tool (Mercury/2.1/ or Ody-C)
  • Control the level of robustness of the costing (consistency between scope of work, costing received and planning), and use the Costing robustness assessment grid
  • Support proactively the Bid manager and the Finance Tender Manager during the tender validation process
  • Prepare the Costing package for TRM (Tender Review Meeting) (cost analysis/bridges, standard report, cash curve, etc), and support the Tender Leader on the preparation of the pricing sheet for the customer
  • Lead cost estimation activities, in coordination with Bid sub-system manager, for changes discussed with the customer during negotiation phase and update the cost commitment
  • Transfer tender costing data (with related assumptions) to Project (TTM / Tender Transfer Meeting) + variance analysis (from TRM/ Tender Review Meeting -->TTM/ Tender Transfer Meeting)
  • Support on demand the Project team on costing for variation orders
  • Contribute to the Win/Loss analysis
  • Contribute to REX capture and costing tools improvement

Performance measurements:

  • Provide all costing and pricing deliverables on time
  • Accuracy and consistency of cost commitment for tender submittal and for tender negotiation

Reliability of cost commitment between TTM and CPR0, out of change of scope/planning/global environment

 

MAIN REQUIRED COMPETENCES

Educational Requirements

Mandatory:

  • Engineering degree and/or Business School

Desirable:

  • Certified Cost Professional

Mandatory:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Industry

 

Desirable:

  • Experience in Railway industry
  • Knowledgeable of Costing, in similar industry

 

Competencies & Skills

Technical:

  • Ability to recognize product and associated costs, and understand operational flows (engineering, manufacturing, industrial, etc)
  • Ability to analyze and challenge contributor's commitments
  • Ability to define cost impact of terms & conditions
  • Sufficient awareness of financial rules and contractual aspects (bonds & guarantees, …)
  • Experience in Value analysis, Product cost and Cost models
  • Rigor and good analytical skills
  • Fluent in English

 

Behavioral:

  • Results and data driven
  • Curiosity for the product and its environment
  • Ability to work in network (with Bid manager, Tender leader, Finance Tender Manager, other contributors…)
  • Good communication skill (presentations, synthesis, relationship with contributors ...)
  • Comfortable in an international and a multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to deliver on-time
  • Transparency, autonomy, anticipation, initiative, reactivity

 

Training to be performed: Tender costing, Alstom financial rules, Mercury/Ody-C, Promenade

Alstom est une entreprise leader dans le secteur de la mobilité, qui résout les grands défis de la mobilité de demain. C'est pour cela que nous valorisons les personnes curieuses et innovantes qui sont passionnées par l’idée de travailler ensemble afin de réinventer la mobilité, de la rendre plus intelligente et plus durable. Jour après jour, nous construisons une culture agile, inclusive et responsable. Nos équipes, venant d’horizons différents, se voient offrir des opportunités d'apprendre, de se développer et de construire leur carrière en évoluant sur différentes fonctions et sites géographiques. Êtes-vous prêt à rejoindre une véritable communauté internationale pour une aventure stimulante et impactante ?  

 

Equal Opportunities Statement:

Alstom garantit l'égalité des chances et s'engage en tant qu’employeur à créer un environnement de travail inclusif où tous sont encouragés à atteindre leur plein potentiel, et où les différences individuelles sont valorisées et respectées.  Tous les candidats qualifiés sont considérés dans nos processus de recrutement sans tenir compte de l’origine, de la couleur de peau, de la religion, du sexe, de l'orientation sexuelle, de l'identité de genre, de l'âge, de la nationalité, de la nature du handicap ou de toute autre caractéristique protégée par la loi locale.
 

 

Job Type:​Expérimenté