Head of Bid Technical Management

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Technical recruiters for the built environment

Alstom are looking for curious and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Alstom creates smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. Joining Alstom means joining a truly global community of more than 75,000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

Working for Alstom, a market leader with the most up-to-date technology, you will have the opportunity to learn, develop and grow in a thriving, technical company with the chance to progress quickly. Benefit from a nurturing culture of inclusive and collaborative innovation, joining a team of the right talents to solve real-world mobility challenges and invent the transport systems of tomorrow.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Bid Technical Management based in Derby. The Head of Bid Technical Management will be accountable for ensuring that bid teams are supported with the appropriate technically competent resources.


The successful candidate will lead a team of technical experts and system architects across the portfolio to develop winning tenders, ensuring that customer needs are met in full.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate the engineering quotations and risks evaluation, checking for consistency and competitiveness
  • Lead the bid technical team from a technical point of view and engage with internal stakeholders when required
  • Perform requirements compliance analysis and/or clause-by-clause of technical bid documents
  • Prepare and lead a Technical Design Review up to the approval of the technical scope associated with the bid
  • Analyse the potential gaps between the customer’s specification and standard solutions and products, supporting the Bid Manager and Tender Leader in defining the most suitable strategy

Essential Requirements:

  • HNC level education in an engineering related subject
  • Knowledge of the UK&I railway safety approval process
  • Extensive experience developing winning complex technical bids
  • Cost and planning control experience in engineering scope


  • Audit skills
  • Corporate member of an engineering institute
  • Experience working in a railway system engineering environment
  • Knowledge of signalling and infrastructure solutions and railway operations

For further information on this fantastic opportunity contact Louise Oldham at Advance TRS

Advance TRS are RPO partners for Alstom’s permanent staff recruitment drive of rail signalling management, engineering and installation professionals in York, Derby, Birmingham, London, and Bristol, as part of CP6.

Advance TRS is a niche recruitment consultancy specialising in the provision of highly skilled technical professionals for the built environment. We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver an exceptional level of customer service and seek to create long-lasting, dependable relationships.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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