Grid Control Bid Management / Proposal Management

Job Description

We are accelerating and securing the energy transition sustainably and profitably.

Siemens Smart Infrastructure Grid Software enables grid operators as well as industry and infrastructure companies to accelerate and secure the energy transition in a sustainable and profitable way. We connect the physical and the digital world with an integrated OT and IT landscape along the entire value chain from planning through operations to maintenance – following its design principles of modularity, openness, user-centricity, interoperability and resilience.

The net zero challenge is driving a fundamental change in energy generation and consumption, with a seven-fold increase in DER installations projected by 2030. This groundbreaking transformation of the energy sector, characterized by a bi-directional power flow from intermittent renewable energy resources and new consumption patterns, results in enormous complexity.

Our bigger purpose? We believe that software is the key to turn these challenges into opportunities.

Are you passionate about creating new possibilities?

In our newly formed fast-growing business, we are looking for people with the skills and vision to build an energy-efficient and decarbonized future to support a more sustainable environment. Join our team, get inspired, and help us re-imagine the world!

It's your role, here's the part you can play:

The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for managing the development and submission of individual proposals for our business in the hub region from start to finish. Secondarily, the successful candidate will be available to assist in sales activities, such as demonstrations or presentations.

  • Manage proposals (technically and commercially) in timely and accurate manner.
  • Create cost / price estimates considering the financial targets of the business
  • Evaluate the requirements of a proposal and develop a delivery plan.
  • Run qualification/kick-off calls with the project team.
  • Collaborate with in-house subject matter experts to develop the technical solution.
  • Communicate with a variety of internal stakeholders to drive deadlines and deliver on schedule.
  • Work with partner networks to develop bids as a unified team.
  • Support the ongoing use and maintenance of our proposal software tool.
  • Follow proposal procedures to develop polished, professional response to our customers.
  • Develop the financial workbook with input from stakeholders.
  • Coordinate the approval process according to the PM@Siemens guidelines.
  • Ensure that the projects are smoothly handed over to the project execution team.
  • Gain a high-level functional understanding of products offered.

Be part of our team, here's what's needed:

  • BS in Software Engineering or Business, Engineering, Finance or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years working experience, preferably in a similar role to proposal management.
  • Experience in the design and configuration of utility software solutions.
  • Experience in bid management processes, including the financial aspects.
  • Quick learner and initiative driven.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with customers internal/external.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects under pressure.
  • Travel requirement estimated at 10%.
Here are the skills that will set you apart:
  • Understanding of the Project Management process.
  • Electrical Utility, Software Vendor, or IT industry experience.
  • Sales and/or business development experience.
  • Experience with international and cross border projects.
We've got a lot to offer:

An opportunity to work with innovative and modern technologies - products and services in the field of electrification, automation, and digitalization. A working atmosphere and culture based on trust, responsibility and respect.

We celebrate the fact that our people are individuals and have different preferences and needs. If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new! That’s why we recruit extraordinary minds from all walks of life. We are committed to furthering our culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and are happy to give the opportunity to discuss flexibility and reasonable adjustment requirements. Many of our teams are working effectively in a remote, virtual environment adding to our ability to offer more flexibility on how you handle your time.

Bring your curiosity and creativity and help us craft tomorrow!


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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