Management & Business Others Supply Chain and Procurement
Senior Manager Tendering
The world is changing, and the mobility of people is becoming ever more important. How can we make the move to more sustainable transport together, while not losing sight of profitability and efficiency? Maybe you can help us?!
General job description:
Managing the Public Transport quotations/tenders in cooperation with a team of Commercial Project Managers, the external (local) sales organizations, factories, After Sales/Parts organization and financial department.
Expanding Public Transport activities according to the strategic sales plan in cooperation with the local sales organization.
Focus on E-Mobility product portfolio, expand frontrunner role in Zero Emission Public Transport.
Managing the “tender factory”
Structure and monitor the processes for successful and efficient tendering for all Public Transport markets
Involved in tender processes from start of lobby, to Request For Information, Request For Quotation, order definition, delivery process and financial process. Steering and overview role
Control of requested and offered commercial conditions, risk assessment, contract examination
Based on experience and knowledge add value to the strategic decisions to be taken to win a bid
Supporting and training of the National Sales Organizations for new Public Transport markets & roll out of all relevant processes
Commercial customer contacts
International focus, core markets for Public Transport are divided over a team of Commercial Project Managers. Core is Europe + Middle East.
Managing the Commercial Project Manager team
Responsible for coordination of all Public Transport tenders/orders with the aim to increase the success rate & manage the process / risks.
Correct execution of the tenders/orders according to predefined conditions
Reporting to the Business Manager Public Transport & for larger projects to the bid committee (including MT members + country director).
Languages: English fluently. Preferably also Dutch, French and German.
More than 10 years relevant working experience
Project management skills in combination with proven leadership and commercial skills.
International Public Transport tendering background is preferred
Setting the example
Contribution to the development of a state-of-the-art, E-mobility transport solutions .
Work together in multidisciplinary teams.
Ability to connect mechanical development with production- and test-environment.
You will be a part of the international industrial family business, the VDL Groep, where continuity is paramount.
Are you interested and do you fit the profile? Then we would like to receive your resume and motivation for this vacancy! Acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.
At VDL Bus & Coach we have a clear vision for the future of mobility and are constantly on the move to flexibly anticipate emerging trends. We understand what moves our customers and listen to their wishes. This results in tailor-made, turnkey transport solutions, with consideration for people and the environment, which we implement together with our partners.