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Bid & Project Management Program Manager - Intelligent Traffic Systems

Austin, Texas

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Mobility
Business Unit: Intelligent Traffic Systems
Requisition Number: 225622
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Austin
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 30%

Division Description:

If you really want to make a difference - make it with Siemens.
Mobility is going digital - Siemens Mobility Division is the world's leading provider of mobility solutions that enable the efficient, safe, and environmentally friendly transport of both people and goods which help improve the quality of everyday life for millions of people on all continents. 
Driven by innovation, Siemens develops intelligent solutions for the increasing digitalization of the transport sector.  Our range of offerings include rail vehicles, rail automation, road traffic management systems and rail electrification. Our data-driven services offer customers value that is unique.  We call this Ingenuity for Life.  Come and make a difference with Siemens.
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Job Description:

Siemens Intelligent Traffic Systems' business is growing and we're looking to hire a Program Manager to champion ITS Solution projects starting with opportunity generation via the bid and proposal process to successful project implementation.
In this role, you will be focusing on Advanced Traffic Management Systems and Smart Cities Solutions - including Connected Vehicle, Autonomous Vehicle, Traffic Management, Adaptive Traffic Control and Smart Lighting.  Here, you'll be generating opportunities by analyzing and managing customer requirements, developing system design documents, technical narrative, developing complete RFP responses, defining winning strategies, and outlining the benefits of Siemens ITS portfolio specific to the customer requirements.  Furthermore, you will be asked to lead project teams during project implementation and guarantee meeting business goals and customer satisfaction by executing complex ITS projects on time and in budget.
This role requires thought leadership in the respective solution space, applying professional engineering practice in ITS industry, leadership and communication skills as well as a strong background in customer relationship management, proposal management and project management.  
More detailed responsibilities for this exciting role include:
-Understand and manage regulating authorities, code requirements, and other industry-specific factors
- Design and lead business models and partner management, storyboarding, integrating various stakeholders, customer benefit analysis and tailoring of responses
-Costing and pricing for products and service opportunities to determine proposal feasibility as well as writing original proposal responses and other sales related materials.
-Apply the entire scope of Siemens' products, solutions, and services to exceed customer's goals.  You will also manage interfaces with management and other internal and external stakeholders.
- Perform quality checks for all Subject Matter Expert inputs
Bid Coordination:
-Interface with different departments (Sales, Project Management, Procurement, Legal and Field Operations) to develop and qualify bids/proposals for our ITS business, conduct reviews of Terms and Conditions, and manage procurement efforts.
-Review RFP's for feasibility
-Present management with solutions for improving volume, market share and price levels
-Manage individual bid teams and ensure bid and project schedules, milestones, and work breakdown structures are understood
-Obtain bid bonds and insurance information
-Complete preparation of offers, bids, proposals, contracts and other sales-related documents required by customers for products, solutions and services.
Project Implementation:
-P&L responsibility to implement ITS projects on time and within budget
-Apply PMP and PE practices to optimize project results and generate long-term customer engagement
-Lead project teams and 3rd party partners to execute and achieve project targets
Customer Interaction:
-Provide eloquent and professional communication with vendors, subcontractors, contractors and customers
-Lead and participate in customer interviews, Q/A sessions through the entire bid process
-Match customer requirements with an appropriate Siemens value proposition
-Driving all external and internal offer approval and release requests and processes in expedited manner and with highest quality.
Qualifications for this position will include:
- MBA or Master of Science in Transportation Engineering
- Professional Engineering (PE) license
-PMI certification (or similar)
-Advanced knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint
-Minimum of 10 years successful experience in the traffic industry and successful demonstration of above responsibilities
Why Siemens?
In addition to an incredible career opportunity, we offer:
-A competitive base salary
-Excellent health/vision/dental plans, 401k match, tuition reimbursement, & 18 days of PTO to start
-Extensive training along with career development
We aim to hire top talent and provide them with opportunities to earn top dollar.  Siemens is a great place to have a career in an innovative environment.  If you're interested in becoming a Data Analytics Implementation Manager with Siemens Mobility, we'll offer you the support and career advancement to make it happen!
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

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