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Bid Manager – Digital Towers and services

Växjö, Sweden
Closing date
30 November 2020
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Saab Air Traffic Management, Tower Systems (TS), is hiring a senior Bid Manager for our expansion in the global Digital Tower business.  As a Bid Manager, you will have the overall responsibility for preparing proposals, coordinating with various technical and operational experts, decision makers and our local market and sales representatives, all over the globe to prepare winning bids.

You will be working with a high performance team, led by Saab TS Head of Marketing & Sales, working from offices in Sweden and the Netherlands and interacting with several other units within Saab. We believe that you appreciate working towards tough timelines, in a competitive environment and with innovate technologies.

Your role

The main tasks as a Bid Manager are:

  • Independent management of several proposals simultaneously

  • Analyzing RFPs and evaluation criteria

  • Establishing proposal schedules

  • Coordinating teams of proposal Responsible Individuals (RIs) in document revision process

  • Monitoring RI assignments and adherence to project schedule

  • Using computer software to manage proposal documents and boilerplate material

  • Basic mentorship and training of proposal RIs in all aspects of the proposal process

  • Coordination with other proposal center staff when needed

  • Supporting the sales capture effort

Your profile

Required skills:

  • Bachelor degree preferably in a technical field or aviation;

  • Ability and/or interest in understanding complex aviation systems and technical and operational concepts;

  • 3+ years of business experience with some experience related to proposal development;

  • Excellent communication skills in English, verbal and written

  • To lead, motivate and manage teams

Desired skills:

  • Experience from public procurement processes

  • Background/interest in contractual, commercial and financial issues

  • Experience from global operations

  • A talent regarding layout, structures and language.

  • Excellent written and verbal English skills;

  • Excellent teamwork and team management skills;

  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority

What you will be a part of

You will be part of a transforming and digitalization of the Air Traffic Management business based on innovative products and services. We welcome you to a workplace with inspiring challenges where the meeting between competence and personality builds the foundation for our success. We believe that an open environment, where everyone's opinions and ideas are welcome, is a prerequisite for our future development. At Saab, you will get the opportunity to influence your career development based on your areas of interest.

Working in our team will combine working with professionals, a global reach of your work, taking on challenges and of course having fun.

We are driven by the passion of making Digital towers happen. 

So apply for joining the team!

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people.