Bid & Cost Manager

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Date: 26 Apr 2024

Location: Stockholm, SE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:445969 

At Alstom, we care about transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 75,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the 

Bid & Cost Manager

 in Stockholm we’re looking for?


Your future role:

Take on a new challenge and apply your Bid management expertise in a new cutting-edge field.


As a Bid Manager, you will prepare winning proposals according to customer requirements and Alstom’s bid strategy. The Bid Manager will be responsible for preparing, leading, and managing bid from Request for Proposal to the Project execution handover. As Bid Manager, you will work in the Bids department for the Nordics region, report hierarchically to the Bid Team Leader.


Your future responsibilities:

  • Define the bid strategy (technical and commercial) in accordance with Alstom standards and customer requirements in order to build the winning offer
  • Define and manage bid schedule and budget to ensure on time delivery to the customer,
  • Lead the bid core team in successful completion of their assigned tasks within schedule, allocated budgets, and scope in the required quality.
  • Co-ordinate all internal activities (engineering, industrialization, operations, procurement, customer service) to understand customer's needs.
  • Define clear assumptions to the different cost contributors and get the cost commitments
  • Prepare risks & opportunities reviews
  • Consolidate the costing in Alstom tool
  • Guarantee Alstom Tender Process and obtain mandate by performing the tender review meetings
  • Ensure the bid documentation is accurately documented and stored, and secure traceability until contract signature 
  • At contract award, drive the transfer to the project team to ensure a smooth transfer
  • Contribute to Return of Experience (REX) through the Win-Loss Analysis in liaison with Tender Leader and Market Pricing & Strategy


All about you:

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Masters Degree or Bachelor Degree
  • 5+ years of related industryexperience ideally with cross-border team management e.g. in Sales, Project Management, Engineering, Procurement or other experience in an international environment, working in multi-disciplined teams.
  • Team-player, People leadership, Take responsibility, Rigor
  • Quality, Cost, Delivery appeal
  • High capability to manage efficient team working to produce the tender deliverables within a limited time, period and under stressful conditions
  • Ability to solve problems by being collaborative, creative and analytical 
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills
  • Sense of anticipation
  • Negotiation skills, customer oriented
  • Fluent English mandatory. Swedish is an asset.


Things you’ll enjoy:

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges, and a long-term career free from boring daily routines.
  • Work with newest train control systems
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues.
  • Contribute to innovative projects.
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries.
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential.

You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note!

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

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