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Bid Manager- Latin America Rail Signaling

Date: Mar 17, 2017

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Bid Manager- Latin America Rail Signaling-TRCS-USPA01289702





Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business holds the number one global market position in eight of the ten markets we service. Our product portfolio includes a full range of passenger rail vehicles and we manufacture locomotives, bogies, propulsion and rail control solutions.

At Bombardier, our employees work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we'll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

Rail Control Solutions (RCS) is Bombardier Transportation’s signaling division. RCS is focused on optimizing the flow of trains and delivering innovative signaling systems which enable the safe and efficient operation of rail networks and trains

As a Bid Manager for Latin America you will develop creative, technical responses to commercial proposals for rail signaling projects. You will contribute to bid development by providing competitive and profitable product solutions in support of Rail Control Solutions’ strategic growth and financial objectives.

*Position may be based in Pittsburgh, PA or New York, NY.

In your role you will:

- Oversee all aspects of bid preparation and submission related to technical, commercial, and financial proposals for rail signaling solutions and services;
- Manage cross-functional/divisional proposal and governance review to facilitate a winning bid;
- Lead negotiations with customer on commercial and technical aspects, with support from respective functions;
- Formulate goals and strategies for functions to create competitive, winning bids;
- Prepare mandate and action logs, track progress and align actions with data;
- Manage the Blue Book Process to assure compliance during the proposal phase;
- Manage financials and verify all costs to reflect accurate and executable estimates;
- You will formulate and review contract documents through execution, as well as transfer to the Project Management department upon successful award;
- Build bid and proposal pricing, strategy, and text per Bombardier’s interests and the customer’s requirements.


As our ideal candidate:

- You hold a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, or related discipline; a Master’s degree will be considered an asset;
- You possess at least five (5) years of bid management/development experience with leading and negotiating terms and commercial contracts between $2 million to $200 million;
- You must be fluent in Spanish;
- Your background in Project Management will be considered a strong asset as well as your experience in transportation and/or manufacturing;
- You demonstrate a proven track record of achieving results;
- You possess strong negotiation and influencing skills;
- You demonstrate a high degree of proficiency in Microsoft Office and other internet applications;
- You demonstrate the ability to operate independently while establishing strong working relationships with co-workers and cross-functional teams;
- You possess critical attention to detail and deadlines, and are self-motivated;
- You adapt well to change in direction and priorities in a project and deadline-oriented environment;
- Your ability to speak Portuguese will be considered an asset;
- Your English communication skills are excellent.

Additional information: The incumbent of this position must be available to travel domestically and internationally (North & South America) as required.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws.


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Job: Business Development
Primary Location: US-PA-Pittsburgh
Other Locations:US-NY-New York City
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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