BTM Bid Technical Manager (f/m/d)

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Date: 07-Jun-2022

Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Company: Alstom

Req ID:250609

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide.


Alstom Switzerland AG attaches great importance to diversity and gender balance. Our leadership team is composed of 45% female leaders. We specifically encourage female candidates to apply for this position


We are currently looking to recruit a BTM Bid Technical Manager for Zurich


Purpose of the job:


You are involved in the product definition, which starts during pre-acquisition phase and therefore you are a point of contact into Sales, Marketing Department & Product Platform for the tender related issues – focusing on the technical topics. In the course of (pre-) bid execution you are responsible for the Function Rolling Stock & Components  Engineering in the bid core team (which is led by Bid Management) i.e. you coordinate / support all tender activities / deliverables, requirement management, clause by clause comments, risk & opportunities and tender documentation for the Engineering part.

You are supporting as well other Functions like Contracts, Operation, Product Introduction which are also affected by vehicle technical functionalities.

During the negotiation phase you support Sales on request, and after contract signature you ensure a proper handover of all relevant tender documents to the project execution team. You have the authority and responsibility to discuss / negotiate on technical, cost and schedule issues with Bid Management / Sales / Customer and to make decisions, which are finally coordinated / approved by Head of RSC Engineering.




Executes the applicable (pre-) bid process defined by Alstom


  • serves as single point of contact in the RSC Engineering organization to Bid Management, Sales, Customer, Platform and internal & external Suppliers during tender execution
  • responsible for the RSC Engineering bid budget (estimation, monitoring) during execution
  • input to Contracts for wording of commercial related issues which are affected by vehicle technical functionalities
  • actively supports evaluation and implementation of Alstom bid / product strategy
  • supports Sales during technical negotiations with customer
  • supporting preparation of reviews with respect to product definition, target cost and delivery dates
  • lead by Platform
  • analyses potential technical / contractual risks and their impact on product / (platform) / project execution in RSC Engineering


Qualifications & Functional Knowledge:


  • University or Technical College Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical or IT) or equivalent.
  • 3 - 5 years of similar work experience.
  • Fluent in English and German mother toungue is required.
  • Additional language skills represent an advantage (IT/FR).


Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose? 


Equal opportunity statement:

Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law.

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