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Bid Manager

Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Job ID: R0015699
Date Posted: Mar 23, 2023
Segment: Energy
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS Australia Pty Ltd
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated BID MANAGER who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic.

The position is based in Perth - Australia

Interstate Relocation package is offered.

Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signaling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions.

Currently we are looking for enthusiastic and pioneering candidates, driven by technological challenge and success, who want to contribute to the satisfaction of our customers and to the growth and global leadership of our business.

Mission: Preparation of Bids in compliance with Company Bidding Procedure. Coordination and monitoring of all assigned bids, implementing and achieving bidding function mission and targets


• Ensure the preparation of bids in compliance with Bidding process

• Ensure the alignment with Sales targets and the implementation of Company policies / guidelines for the definition and preparation of all financial/ economic items of the assigned bids

• Ensure the implementation of the assigned bid strategy

• Ensure all bidding risks are identified and consolidated according to the Company risk management procedure

• Ensure the continuous update of Hitachi data base for the assigned bids

• Support to the Bidding tools and processes improvement

• Support the Sales Manager in the definition of the guidelines of the Bid Preparation strategy (strategic goals, relationships with the Client and the Partners, Target price)

• In case of award of the bid and contract signature, ensure the complete handover to the Project Manager of all bid relevant data (contractual data, technical requirements, economics evaluations …).

• Ensure providing the Project Manager with the validated whole life costs estimation, assumptions, revenues, margins, risks, contingencies and work schedule

Required Skills/ Knowledge

  • From 3 up to 5 years of experience
  • Market Knowledge
  • Technical knowledge
  • Cost estimating /awareness
  • Price awareness
  • Contractual knowledge
  • Risk analysis
  • Finance and Economics
  • Negotiation
  • Database Management

Education / Qualifications

Technical Degree or Equivalent Technical Background


Hitachi Rail employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical Insurance, Short- & Long-Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of Work/Life Programs such as Flextime and a variety of Training and Development opportunities.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at www.Hitachi

It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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