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Bid Manager

Country/Region:  CA
Field:  Commercial, tendering & marketing

Montreal, CA

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  05-10 years

SYSTRA Canada is part of the SYSTRA group, an international consulting and engineering group, a world leader in the design of transport infrastructures. SYSTRA Canada is an engineering and consulting firm whose primary focus is to offer transportation solutions, whether for passengers or goods: feasibility studies of building a new railway line, increasing the capacity of the existing infrastructure, privatization of a railway.

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Role and Responsibilities


  • Coordinate, develop, implement, and continuously improve the process of opportunity assessment, prequalification, bid preparation, bid submission, and bid post-evaluation.
  • Manage the bid process by planning bid activities, optimizing the collaboration of the submission team members, ensuring the efficiency of the process and the quality of the final proposals.
  • Support management in marketing and business development tasks.
  • Develop an efficient proposal production process in accordance with ISO 9001 standards and support the measures necessary to deploy the new process within the organization.
  • Evaluate the possibilities and make recommendations regarding the Go/No Go process.
  • Ensure a thorough understanding of the client's needs and business context to deliver a competitive bid that meets all requirements,
  • Manage the entire process of preparing a service offer, including coordination, monitoring and delivery schedules.
  • Develop and implement standards and proposal templates.
  • Maintain a database of project experience and tools that facilitate the preparation and delivery of quality proposals.
  • Identify trends, developments, and best practices in the market to maintain an advantageous and competitive position.
  • Provide cross-functional support to the management team and the various departments involved in bid preparation (Engineering, Finance, etc.), ensuring that the activities monitored and measured are well communicated.
  • Any other role or responsibility related to your position that may be assigned to you to meet the company's organizational and business needs.




Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Commerce, Finance, and other related fields


Years of experience: Have at least 10 years experience in a similar position


Technical Competencies:

  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, including PowerPoint, MS Outlook and Excel;
  • Experience with using project management systems such as MS projects;
  • Knowledge of Project Manager or equivalent.


Personal & Soft Skills:

  • Confident and proactive person, able to interact at all professional levels;
  • Exceptional writing and verbal communication skills in English and French;
  • Personal integrity, discretion and a strong customer service orientation;
  • Extremely well organized, with attention to detail and excellent time management skills;
  • Ability to track and manage multiple proposals simultaneously;
  • A motivated person who demonstrates an ability to take the initiative to manage activities in a fast-paced international context;
  • Collaborative spirit able to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Availability to work occasionally in the evening or on weekends.




SYSTRA Canada is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values applications from all and offers employment equity based on the merits and abilities of candidates and personnel.

Note: In this description, the masculine gender is used for easy reading purposes and includes the feminine.

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