Bid Cost Manager (H/F)

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Date: 28-Aug-2021

Location: Toulouse, 31, France

Company: Alstom

Req ID:121563 

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 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

The Center of Excellence Electrical is responsible to develop electrical products from Detailed Design stage till the Serial Go. Within the Center of Excellence Electrical (COEE), located in TOULOUSE, we are looking for a Bid Cost Manager. 


Within the Alstom Electrical Center of Expertise (COEE), based in Toulouse, your role will be:

  • Prepare quick costing during pre-tendering phase, based on product cost database and Return Of Experience (ROE) from project execution
  • Escalate when needed every new tender situation to obtain Center Of Expertise Management (COE) position before to run the tender
  • Get target cost per activities and/or sub system, 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
  • Consolidate tender costs commitment as per financial rules
  • Control the level of robustness of the costs (consistency between scope of work, costing received and planning)
  • Prepare the Center of Electrical Expertise Costing package for Bid Management (cost analysis/bridges, standard report, etc)
  • Contribute to the return on experience, continuous improvement and the share of best practices.
  • Help tenders and projects to use Platform’s Reference Library and templates costing baseline


Competencies & Skills


Engineering degree and/or Business School


Minimum 5 years of experience in industry


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

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.   


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