Senior Bid Manager

Job Description

Mobility in the United States is in forefront of a technological revolution.  Siemens Mobility Inc., Intelligent Traffic Systems (ITS) is an innovative partner to agencies in their transformation by combining existing infrastructure with forward-looking, application-driven technology that meets tomorrow’s needs.  We at ITS help make agencies 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 System (ATMS), and Smart Lighting.  Also providing Connected Vehicle solutions (V2I) and Mobility-as-a-Service – we are at the forefront of Smart Mobility solutions.

In this exciting environment an opportunity is available for a Senior Bid Manager to join our growing team in Austin, Texas.

Position Overview

You will be responsible for managing bids from customer’s initial interest to the handover of the awarded project to the execution team.  Leading a team of subject matter experts, you apply your comprehensive project management skills to create a winning bid that exceeds customer expectations and highlights Siemens’ value proposition in the marketplace. Ideally, your experience includes progressively responsible roles in ITS infrastructure projects ranging from $5M to $100M.   

You will be responsible for managing an opportunity from qualification to contract award, including - value proposition, strategy development, solution development, commercial considerations, legal constraints, partner identification, claim management, quality management and risk and opportunity management.  This is a strong role that demands collaboration and strong interpersonal skills to meet challenging deadlines.  This role also requires thought leadership in the respective solution space, applying best practices in ITS industry, leadership and communication skills as well as a strong background in customer relationship management and project management.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Electrical or Software Engineering.  MBA or M.S. degree preferred
  • PMP certification, PMI
  • P.E. license, PTOE is a plus
  • 10-15 years of experience in ITS industry working for Engineering consultants or Government agencies
  • Overview of ITS control systems, advanced traffic management, adaptive, transit signal priority, and V2I solutions
  • Relocate to Austin, Texas
  • 10% travel within the U.S

Detailed Responsibilities

Bid Response

  • Procurement, Legal and Field Operations) to develop a strong bid response
  • Review RFP's for feasibility and profitability
  • Understand customer needs with attention to detail and match them with Siemens’ value proposition and unique selling points.  Derive Sales strategy
  • Manage individual bid teams and ensure bid and project schedules, milestones, and
  • requirements traceability 
  • Generate bids and other sales-related documents required by customers for Solutions and Services projects
  • Present Senior Management with recommendations for improving volume, market share and positioning

Customer Service

  • Professional and eloquent communication with customers, vendors, subcontractors, and other project stakeholders
  • Lead customer facing activities (customer interviews, Q/A sessions, project

milestone meetings, design approvals, final acceptance procedures) from bid generation

to project acceptance

·         Driving all external and internal offer approval and release requests and processes in

expedited manner and with highest quality


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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