Senior Bid Manager - Intelligent Traffic Systems

Job Description

Organization: Mobility
Business Unit: United States
Requisition Number: 243088
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Austin
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

Job Description:

Mobility in the United States is in the middle of a technological revolution. Siemens Mobility Inc., Intelligent Traffic Systems (ITS) is a partner to agencies and companies in their transformation combining existing infrastructure with forward-looking, application-driven technology that meets tomorrow’s needs today. 

We at ITS help make cities smarter by providing a path to a tailor-made transportation ecosystem that is more digital, connected, and integrated and deliver solutions in the areas of Central and Adaptive Control, Advanced Traffic Management, and Smart Lighting. Also providing Connected Vehicle solutions (V2I) and Mobility-as-a-Service – we are at the forefront of Smart Cities Mobility solutions.


In this exciting environment, an opportunity is available for an experienced and motivated Senior Bid Project Manager to join our project team in Austin, Texas.

Position Overview

Successful candidates will have spent at least 6 years in progressively responsible positions in project controls of ITS infrastructure projects ranging from $100.000 to over $100 Million. In this role, you will be responsible for managing bids and proposals from customer’s initial interest to the handover of the awarded project to the execution team.  Leading a team of subject matter experts, you will apply your comprehensive project management skills to create a winning proposal that exceeds customer expectations.


You will be responsible for managing an opportunity from qualification to contract award, including value proposition/strategy development, solution development, commercial considerations, partner identification and risk management. This is a highly networked role that requires your ability to work under pressure, to meet challenging deadlines, and to apply strong people management and commercial skills.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Traffic, Software or Electrical engineering with related work experience. MBA or M.S. degree preferred

  • 10 years of experience in execution or bid project environments within a corporate context

  • Experience in US infrastructure and governmental (RFP, RFI) projects

  • Understanding of infrastructure systems and control systems

  • Highly structured with attention to detail, outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

  • PMP certification (PMI) preferred

Detailed Responsibilities
  • Support sales and senior management in developing business opportunities

  • Manage the bid qualification process for new opportunities

  • Manage virtual bid teams and inputs from a variety of stakeholders, typically involving contributions from Sales, Marketing, Product Management, Finance and Commercial, Legal and Project Management

  • Prepare and review the commercial aspects of the bid, ensuring all services are included in the final price to the customer

  • Adhere to defined internal and external standards, manage and coordinate all temporarily assigned project staff

  • Manage risk of the bid and the execution throughout process

  • Contribute to the written proposal - both in terms of content and presentation (such as preparation of a management summary)

  • Prepare and deliver smaller bids with minimal supervision

  • Manage the bid budget

  • Ensure timely delivery of compliant and commercially sound bids

  • Understand and resolve complex technical, strategic and business issues

  • Establish and maintain key targets and performance indicators to measure and control bid projects and contribute to continuous improvement and knowledge sharing

  • Arrange all post bid reviews with customers, post contract award

  • Be an excellent communicator, to liaise with both internal and external clients


We are looking for someone who has proven capability in delivering winning, multi-million-dollar project opportunities and who is be comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders (internal and external). The ideal candidate will have the ability to manage complex, multi-workstream opportunities utilizing Siemens documented knowledge.

Why Siemens?
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Excellent health, vision, and dental plans with many options from which to choose.
  • All employees receive Life Insurance, Short, and Long-Term Disability coverage.
  • 401k match dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary.
  • Education reimbursement programs available.
  • Extensive product training and professional career development.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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