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Bid controller (m/f)

Location: Derby, ENG, GB

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Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. BOMBARDIER ECO4 technologies – built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy and ecology – conserve energy, protect the environment and help to improve total train performance. Bombardier Transportation is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has a very diverse customer base with products or services in more than 60 countries. It has an installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide.

We are currently looking to recruit a Bid Controller (m/f) for our site in Derby


The Bid Controller, as part of the bid team, will manage and support the bid process for all new bids from a financial point of view, ensuring that the governance requirements are met. This person is also responsible for challenging the set-up and the input from the Group Finance functions (Taxation, Treasury, Structure Finance, Accounting, etc.). Another key requirement of this role will be to validate the committed input from functions while ensuring efficient handover to the Project Delivery Team


• Prepare and validate the bid calculations
• Analyse and challenge the cost base and assumptions from all functions to assure sound financials for the execution of the project
• Coordinate and validate the commercial and contractual setup and input from the Group Finance functions
• Present and defend the financial section of the Blue Book at Regional, Divisional Reviews and at Group Reviews
• Act as proactive counterpart in all bid related matters to Regional team and Division bid team
• Act as a strong business partner to bids and sales to reach low cost and low risk solutions
• Ensure that internal bid controlling directive is followed
• Monitor changes in financial parameters between bid submittal and negotiation and inform management on the impact
• Make sure final estimates are signed-off by the concerned functions (Engineering, Procurement, etc.)



• Languages: Fluent English
• Degree in Finance or relevant field preferred but not mandatory
• Holding a CIMA or a ACCA certification, or studying towards obtaining one is highly desirable
• Project Analyst experience required, preferably in railway industry but not limited to
• Good experience in bid finance is required
• Experience in governance cycles is highly desirable

Posting date: 31.07.2017

Closing date: 28.08.2017

Competitive salary range

Number of working hours: 37

Job: Controller / Comptroller
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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