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Senior Bid Manager

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0008005
Date Posted: May 11, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS USA, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

HITACHI RAIL is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Senior 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 Pittsburgh, PA.

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.

Accountabilities:

  • Lead bid in the preparation and submission of commercial proposals to clients.
  • Liaise with Executive Management and clients on bid preparation.
  • Ensure the preparation of bids in compliance with Bidding process from bid start through order booking and handover.
  • Ensure the strategy with Sales targets and the implementation of Company policies / guidelines for the definition and preparation of all financial / economic items of the assigned bids
  • Confirm alignment between delivery team and sales team.
  • Contribute to the definition of the bid strategy
  • Ensure the control of the bidding costs for the assigned bids
  • Ensure the continuous update of opportunities data base for the assigned bids
  • Ensure the implementation of lessons learned from delivery teams for assigned bids.
  • Maintain bid information and filing.
     

 Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience preparing bids or delivering projects.
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Ability to lead and work with others in a team environment to deliver proposals
  • Strong computer skills with experience using MS Word, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of project management practices
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ability to work with numbers and spreadsheets

Desired Skills/ Knowledge:

  • Marketing and technical knowledge and/or experience in the transit or railroad industry
  • Project Management experience
  • PMI, PMP, or CAPM Certification is desirable
  • Experience preparing project cost estimates
  • Experience with contracts and commercial terms and conditions.
  • Ability to write technical proposals.
  • Experience working in a global team environment.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Languages: English Proficiency 


Benefits
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, a Retirement 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 Rail-sts.com/en/careers.

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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