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Head of Bid O&M SYS Experts

Date: Oct 9, 2017

Location: St. Bruno, QC, CA

Head of Bid O&M SYS Experts-TAME-CASB01415403





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.

Based in St. Bruno, Quebec, you will be reporting to the Head of Transit Systems Bids and will be working closely with all key functions involved in the preparation and delivery of winning Operations & Maintenance (O&M), Systems and turnkey proposals to existing and potential customers.

In this role, you will lead a team of experts that spans several sites and specialties for the successful delivery of O&M, Transit Systems and turnkey bid activities for both for Americas Greenfield and Brownfield opportunities. Your team will be a key contributor to produce best-value proposals, often in a Public Private Partnership (PPP) framework where external partners are involved.

With proven technical acumen in complex O&M and Transit Systems environments, strong people management skills, financial expertise, and communications skills, coupled with a demonstrated experience in a matrix environment, this mandate will lead you to be fully involved in the securing of future orders for the Americas region.

In your role you will:

- Accountable with your team to define and deliver optimized complete lifecycle solutions that will consider Systems Architecture, Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and competitive Services Pricing;
- Accountable with your team to prepare commercial offers that will lead to profitable services contracts, Performance Analysis & Payment Mechanism modeling, as well as Energy Consumption analysis;
- Responsible with your team for the preparation of business cases (both cost and NPV) to leverage the incorporation of optimized O&M strategies with systems & assets base design on a best for bid basis;
- Responsible to liaise with internal stakeholders, including Services Execution, Product Platforms, regions and global functions to share best practices and ensure strategic alignment related to competitive pricing, as well as TCO;
- Responsible, with your team, for the drafting and review of world class proposals narratives to ensure compliance with Request for Proposals and alignment with global bid strategy;
- Support the complete bid process of O&M, Transit Systems and turnkey activities from ITT / RFQ, RFP, BAFO, and negotiations to NTP handover with project team. Bids range for the low-billion to multi-billion US dollars;
- Support the internal bid governance, processes, and tools, including Gate Reviews, Blue Books, and lessons learned;
- On a case-by-case basis, support other regions on complex O&M, systems and turnkey strategic bid opportunities;


As our ideal candidate:

- You hold a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Discipline, Transportation Planning, Urban Planning, or a related field;
- You have relevant experience directly linked to the requirements of the position/role;
- You have minimum of fifteen (15) years of experience in operations and maintenance of large fleets (rail, aerospace), including a minimum of five (5) years of on-site O&M Leadership / Management experience;
- You have experience in multi-billion bids/projects in PPP / turnkey environments (in rail industry a strong asset);
- You own demonstrated ability to develop partnerships, notably with design, build, operate and maintain (DBOM) contractors, including securing strong scope-splits that are easily implementable;
- You possess a minimum of five (5) years of demonstrated experience in direct supervision of a team of experts;
- You have demonstrated highly influencing and project management skills in a matrix-based organization or through indirect reporting lines;
- You own a strategic mind, as well as strong analytical and synthesizing skills with demonstrated creativity towards problem solving;
- You are team-oriented, displaying ease of working with various cultures and backgrounds;
- You have excellent presentation skills necessary to understand, consolidate and present highly confidential information in an efficient, clear, and easy-to-understand way;
- You own experience in complex pricing models and driving cost benchmarking, mainly in Systems, PPP / turnkey environments;
- You possess advanced knowledge of transit system O&M requirements across all assets including wayside, infrastructure and vehicle equipment;
- You have knowledge of energy consumption modeling inputs & optimization strategies;
- You have excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and French. Experience in Spanish or Portuguese is an asset.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at Your ideas move people.

Job: General Management
Primary Location: CA-QC-St. Bruno
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
12.07.2017, 4:00:00 AM

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