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Bid Manager - Charleroi

Experis, part of the ManpowerGroup, is a global market leader in HR services and talent sourcing solutions. Present in over 50 countries worldwide, our clients are amongst the most prestigious companies in today's changing world of work. Experis-experts provide top candidates with challenging missions in the specialties IT, Engineering, Life Sciences , Finance and Human Resources Your career is our mission !

* To prepare bids according to internal Process of the company, and Services strategy and solutions, customer requirements and the Regions Bid Strategy; * To ensure that all bids submitted are in line with the QCD objectives; * The Services Bid Manager will be dedicated to tenders for Services, including tenders for modernization or maintenance of rolling stock. Objectives Short term objectives : For all tenders the Bid Manager is in charge of: * Prepare and ensure that the tender documentation is completed and delivered on time to customer (internal or external); * Ensure that the quality of the tender is according to standards of the company, customer requirements, and Services strategy and solution; * Ensure that processes of the company are applied (Tendering, Finance, …); * Obtain and validate the commitment of all contributors involved in the tenders, including sourcing, repair and spares department, participating units and department heads; * Consolidate tender costing based on all contributors commitments and prepare pricing schedule to customer; * Report to Services Tender and Project Manager weekly updates and contributes to the consolidation of tender reporting (tender dashboard and of the tendering indicators); * Establish the tender budget of all tenders he/she is in charge, obtain validation from the Region and guarantee the mastering of expenses; * Facilitate the smooth functioning of the tendering team (Bid Manager, Systems Engineer, Solution Owner); * Guarantee the confidentiality of tender data. Medium/Long term generic objectives: * Contribute to build on return of experience in order to * Improve tender submission time; * Improve the reliability of costing/ Pricing; * Improve re-use of tender documents. * Develop customer portfolio by proposing spontaneous offers adapted to Belgian customers. Responsibilities * Have a good understanding of the needs of the customer being tendered; * Motivate and co-ordinate the internal resources and to manage the conflicts of interests between internal/external players; * Manage convincingly the gap between the specification and the offer; * Build winning tenders in terms of schedule, , technical compliance, competitiveness and differentiation according to Tendering Process; * Prepare a comprehensive and well-presented tender to meet the deadlines and minimise the tenders costs.; * Manage the approval process according to the Tendering Process. * Participate in the negotiation process with the customer when necessary.

Educational Requirements * Engineering Degree (Master equivalent or above) in one or more of the following fields: Industrial Computer science, Telecom, Electrical, Electronics, Automation. Desired Knowledge / Experience * Minimum of 5 years experience in industrial, rail industry and/or telecom applications. * Experience in international projects or bids and openness to multi-cultural environment * Key Knowledge Areas: * Good understanding of technical/engineering issues, contracting, finance, product specifications, with at least 3 years experience within an industrial project team environment. * Team management: to be able to liaise & motivate internal and external partners * Strong analytical and synthesis skills. * Good understanding of commercial risks (financial, legal, political…). * Good level of abstraction to understand complex problems involving several technologies * Understanding of and experience of working in a matrix organisation * Effective active listening and communication skills. * Good communication and interpersonal skills. * Negotiation skills. Technical Skills and Competencies * Learning fast, quick understanding of new technologies. * Focus on simple solutions to complex problems. * Windows. * SAP and Asset Management software knowledge are appreciated. Languages * Fluency in French, English and good level of Dutch., Author Phuong Nghi VuongPosted on October 11, 2017October 11, 2017Categories Advanced - en, Contract Manager - en, Sales/Purchase/Commercial - en, webbel - enTags Belgium, CHARLEROI, Enseignement Superieur - Hoger Onderwijs : Bachelor, Enseignement Superieur - Hoger Onderwijs : Master, Hainaut - Henegouwen, Haute Ecole - Hogeschool, Master, Master après Master - Master na Master, Sales/Purchase/Commercial, Université - Universiteit

We offer you an attractive salary as well as an attractive salary package with possibility of a company car. You'll also work in a dynamic environment with great challenge.

Bid Manager - Charleroi

Experis, Charleroi
Contract Type: 
Permanent contract
Interim Manager, Project Manager, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineer, Data Engineer, IT Engineer, Electronics, Industry, Account Manager
Degree Level: 
No Bachelor
Years of experience: 
3-5 years
Career level: