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Location: Napoli, Naples, Italy
Job ID: 50021628HRSTS
Date Posted: Dec 4, 2020
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS
Profession (Job Category): Finance
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time

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Job description
Job Description

Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Bid Controller 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, signalling, 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.

Who We Are in: Naples - Italy

In Naples Hitachi Rail employees roughly 700 people, mostly engineers, who are developing signalling technologies at the state of the art, signaling systems design, the analysis of safety, reliability and availability, laboratory testing, contract management and control, research and development, procurement, and prevention and protection.
Thanks to our innovations and expertise, commitment and dedication we rank among the best railway technology provider of the Industry, delivering our products to Ferrovie Italiane, RFI as well as to the rest of the world.
The Naples offices are located in the area of San Giovanni a Teduccio, industrial area where is easy to reach the airport and train stations.

Assure a complete and reliable bid evaluation for big/medium/small/local projects, through the respect of the Hitachi bid procedures by the bidding team. The Bid Controller needs to be able to anticipate and intercept the potential risks undercover in the consolidation of the Bid Budget developed by Bid Manger. Considering the short time available for assessment of the consolidated bid budget, the Bid Controller needs to have the experience to evaluate the robustness of the economics and financial position consolidated by Bid Department. The Bid Controller is responsible for economics/financial assessment and evaluation to support Bidding Committee and CFO approval process.

Accountabilities :

Ensure the Budgeting and forecasting process during Bid execution, coordination and consolidation in the systems (Bid Tools, Project Controlling tools, SAP)
Ensure Bid support being a proactive part of the bid process as reference point for the Finance&Treasury and for the Finance & Mgmt. Controlling, providing for all required financial contribution including EVA/NPV validation, financing support and bonding, financial terms and conditions and administrative impacts/costs, etc.
Ensure profitability consolidation and evaluation considering the evolution in the long-term period and potential impacts on company budget/mid term plan.
Ensure financial assessment of single bid initiatives in coherence with contractual Terms And Conditions and evaluation of potential impacts on company budget/mid term plan.
Ensure monitoring of overall bid costs budget and of the single initiative actual cost ensuring the respect of the project budget.
Ensure bid projects reporting in accordance with rules, format and deadlines.
Guarantee reliability and on time availability of management reporting systems and controlling processes in compliance with company policies, management and key stakeholders information needs.
Ensure support to Project Controlling team during handover phase, in case of award, to consolidate bid budget and develop of Initial Operative Budget.

Job requirements
Skills & Knowledge :
The profile required:
  • knowledge of the rail business or similar
  • knowledge of project management/project controlling
  • knowledge of bidding processes
  • knowledge of SAP and reporting systems
  • competence on subcontracts management
  • competence on contract management
  • leadership and customer relationship

Education required:
University Degree

Minimum 5 (five) years in similar environment
Fluent knowledge of English


Hitachi Rail employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision 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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