Bid Quality Manager

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Date: 13-Oct-2021

Location: Vienna, Austria

Company: Alstom

Req ID:173201 

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 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

We are currently looking for an ambitious and flexible Bid Quality Manager (m/f/d) for our site in Vienna.


As a Bid Quality Manager, you will ensure and improve the quality of the offers in the upstream phases of the tender process. You will deliver the required bid commitments for a given product family to satisfy customer requirements while adhering to standardization, re-use, bid budgets and schedules.

Key responsibilities:
Participate on the Tender Launch Workshop (TLW):
-  Ensure that the Tender Launch Workshop is planned and performed at the appropriate phase of the Tender.
- Provide Return on Experience regarding the Project Industrial Organization (PIO) defined.
- Provide Return on Experience regarding the list of suppliers identified.
Participate on the Tender Design Review (TDR):
- Ensure that the TDR is planned and performed at the appropriate phase of the tender.
- Ensure that technical gaps identified during the review are followed and treated before submission. Including robust mitigation plan and risk assessment.
Participate on the Quality, Cost, Delivery, Performance (QCDP) Review:
- Ensure that the QCDP is planned and performed at the appropriate phase of the tender.
- Ensure Tender checklist (TEN-FRM-023) is initiated as earliest as possible in the tender process.
- Perform QCDP readiness review with Bid Manager to evaluate Tender maturity, according to the Tender Checklist, before the QCDP meeting takes place.
- Ensure open actions are robust with PIC and Due Date assigned.
- Post QCDP:  Follow up of actions identified.

Other Responsibilities:
- Review the complete RFP provided by the customer to well understand the customer requirements.
- Develop all Quality deliverables requested by the Tender. (Quality Plan, Control plan, Certifications, etc...)
- Assess maturity of deliverables provided by the Tender Team and make recommendations for improvement.
- Work with Quality Management team to estimate and calculate workload and establish all direct and indirect costs for quality scope in the execution of the project.


• Master’s degree in Engineering with Management background.
• 3-5 years’ work experience in Quality / audit are appreciated
• Experience Quality standard (ISO9001, IRIS, CMMI, ECM) and quality tools
• Knowledge of railway industry (e.g. norms, certifications) would be an asset
• Experience in operational activities and in documentation management
•Good communication and collaboration.
• Fluent in German and English

The minimum salary for this position is € 3.133,87 / month (14 x) for full-time employment according to the collective bargaining agreement. Overpayment depends on relevant work experience and qualifications.

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.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

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