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Bid Manager

Date: Nov 21, 2020

Location: Vado Ligure, LIG, IT

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Bid Manager


Language: Fluent English and Italian

Reporting: Head of Bids Italy

Location: Vado Ligure, Italy

At Bombardier Transportation, our trains and rail solutions move millions of people safely and reliably around the world, every single day. Join us, and you’ll be part of a global team, sharing knowledge, experience and ideas across countries and cultures, and boosting our reputation as a global leader in rail technology. Your work will have a truly human impact, connecting communities, cities and businesses, and helping people to get where they need to be. It’s all about progress.

For our location in Vado Ligure, Italy we are looking for Bid Manager


The Bid Manager shall be able to lead the preparation of the Bid and secure the delivery of complete bids and offer package in time. Part of the preparation consist of collect the commitments from different Functions and manage the approval process till the final approval at different steps foreseen.

· He/She has to drive several parallel bid processes, being coordinated with the Head of Bid Functions, major opportunities are related to the Italian market, however. Some Bids might be executed even in different countries

· Coordinate directly the preparation of relevant documentation, (One Review Document) inputs for calculation and benchmark analysis

· Coordinate the relative functions through bid plans, meetings and action logs

· Analysis, tracking and reporting on bid preparation budget

· Manage the Tender “Clause by Clause” preparation

· Coordinate technical offer and administrative documentation

· Prepare quarterly report on bid KPIs

· Manage PTD Bids database

· Works in close partnership with the Bid Manager, Procurement and Technical/Operational functions.

Key responsibilities

· Leadership: ability to lead activities towards peer functions, to harmonize the bid approach (Sales, ENG, PROC, PI, Operations…)

· Co-ordination, preparation and accurate on data input

· Product Knowledge: a good common technical understanding. Needs to understand new technical concepts in complex innovative systems. Ability to transfer customer needs and expectations into a successful bidding concept and carry out a respective reliable as well as competitive pricing. Good anticipation of product and project related risk essential (Bid Manager is owner of Risk assessment Exercise with ENG, Legal, PROC, PI etc…)

· Documentation: lead the on time preparation of clear-cut, high quality documents for internal bid approval decisions as well as for external tender/offer documents.

· Bid Process Owner: support in implementation of standardized bid processes and tools, flawless coordination of bid review cycle with Bid Approval to provide for a transparent, educated and informed business decision process with Ser Exec Management and Bid Governance Organization.


Your EXPERIENCE AND Qualifications

· Typically 5-6 years of experience, with similar position

· 2 years of cross-border team management

· Fluent English and Italian

· Working experience in one or more of: Project Management, Bids, Bid Controlling, Project Engineering or Operations

· Experience in cross-functional bids

· Able to deliver bids on the project to quality, time and cost factors,

· Good technical understanding of complex technical systems and products

· Good knowledge of financial processes in long term projects.

· Advanced Excel knowledge and MS Project required

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

Bombardier Transportation is a global mobility solution provider leading the way with the rail industry’s broadest portfolio. It covers the full spectrum of solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling to complete turnkey transport systems, e-mobility technology and data-driven maintenance services. Combining technology and performance with empathy, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility by providing integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.

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, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

Job: Buyer
Primary Location: IT-LIG-Vado Ligure
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
23.10.2020, 3:25:32 AM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

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