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Location: Napoli, Napoli, Italy
Job ID: R0021348
Date Posted: Feb 7, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail S.p.A.
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 Risk Manager focused on bidding 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 Naples, Italy.

Who We Are

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 14,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions.


Bid Risk Management work stream is responsible for implementing Hitachi Rail’s Group Strategy and Framework for the identification, reporting and escalation of strategic, operational and compliance risks of Hitachi Rail’s commercial opportunities.

This role will lead a range of specific risk oversight tasks across different areas, and build and maintain positive and open relationships stakeholders globally

Accountabilities will include but are not limited to:

Manage bid risk assessments

  • Pre-bid phase
  • Understand Hitachi’s bid pipeline and plan risk activities accordingly
  • Drive various departments’ (Sales, Programme / Project Management, finance, engineering, Legal, procurement, Ops, etc.) contribution to develop a preliminary Risk Assessment of the tender

  • Bid phase:
  • Supported by the Bid Team and in collaboration with the Project Manager and the Commercial Manager, develop the Bid Risk Assessment, including and relevant mitigation actions identified by various departments
  • Ensure risks are tracked in the global Hitachi Rail Risk management tool
  • Issue bid risk assessment reports

  •  Contract Award/Handover:
  • Update the tender risk profile where necessary and manage governance updates.
  • Ensure the risk profile is part of handover activities and project kick-off

Contribute to Group Risk management reporting activities including ARCC quarterly reports

Required Skills/ Knowledge:

  • Previous sales/bidding/commercial experience
  • Knowledge of tendering processes and practices
  • Understanding risk models and measures;
  • Strong influencing skills to sure that appropriate but commercially aware action is taken in the business;
  • Able to build and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders to achieve long term success;
  • work as part of a cross-cultural team;
  • Strong analytical ability, providing challenge to data received to ensure that reports produced are robust;
  • Goes that “extra mile” and is a self-starter;
  • Shows evidence of being comfortable working in fast paced or pressured environments
  • Must be willing to travel to operating sites around the world;

Education / Qualifications:

  • Role relevant qualifications preferred, i.e. Degree or professional qualification in business, accounting, finance, engineering, risk or compliance related fields or equivalent experience;


Fluent Knowledge of English (written & spoken)

Japanese advantageous


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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