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Bid Technical Manager

Bid Technical Manager

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Date: 05-Jun-2019

Location: Charleroi, WHT, Belgium

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of now and the future. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses, autonomous subways, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of 34 500 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.


Manage accurate and competitive technical solution of bids with a balance risk level.

* Commit on the technical part of the bids and ensure it is in line with Solutions strategy
* Get technical validation of Platform Technical Director
* Analyse, with the support of System Application Architect(s), the potential gaps between the customer's specification and TIS generic Systems and Products, and support Bid Manager and Tender Leader in defining the optimal compliance strategy
* Coordinate, on a technical point of view, the bid internal stakeholders (Field Operations, RC Projects Engineering, S&P,…) and external stakeholders (if applicable) to ensure overall understanding of the bid technical strategy (incl. scheme plan, rough BOM: Bill Of Material, migration strategy, ...)
* Produce/coordinate the technical documentation to be provided with the tender proposal
* Build/coordinate analysis and/or clause-by-clause of technical bid documents
* Support Bid Manager during the negotiation with the Customer, identifying any technical change during that phase
* Ensure the transition with the PrEM (Project Engineering Manager) in case of award


Education: * Engineering Degree (Master equivalent or above) in one or more of the following fields: Industrial Computer science, Telecom, Electrical, Electronics or Automation.


Desired knowledge / Experience:
* Minimum of 5 years experience in industrial, rail industry and/or telecom applications with ideally experience of large information systems integration.
* Experience in international projects or bids and openness to multi-cultural environment.

Behavioural competencies:
* Good communication and interpersonal skills.
* Imagination and curiosity, as well as rigour and discipline (stick to deadlines).

Language skills: fluency in French & English

Technical Skills & competencies :
* Good understanding of technical/engineering issues, contracting, finance, product specifications.
* Strong analytical and synthesis skills.
* Risk analysis skills & methods.
* Good level of abstraction to understand complex problems involving several technologies.
* Understanding of and successful experience of working in a multi-cultural environment.
* Understanding of and experience of working in a matrix organisation.

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is a lever to running a sustainable and successful business. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.

Job Type: Experienced

Job Segment: Information Technology, IT Manager, Telecom, Telecommunications, Information Systems, Technology
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Bid Technical Manager

Alstom, Charleroi
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