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Manager, Bid Management

Date: 19-Jun-2022

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

NCS is a leading technology services firm with presence in Asia Pacific and partners with governments and enterprises to advance communities through technology. Combining the experience and expertise of its 10,000-strong team across 61 specialisations, NCS provides differentiated and end-to-end technology services to clients with its NEXT capabilities of digital, cloud, platforms as well as core offerings in application, infrastructure, engineering and cyber security. NCS also believes in building a strong partner eco-system with leading technology players, research institutions and start-ups to support open innovation and co-creation. For more information, visit 


We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for our employees & customers and will require all prospective employees to be fully vaccinated

Job Summary:

We have a great opportunity for a talented and self-motivated Manager, Bid Management to join our Financial, Enterprise Risk & Bid Management team in NCS. At NCS, we seek to nurture talents in creating and developing innovative solutions. If you are passionate about new technologies and new ideas, NCS could be a place for you!



  • Primary role as a finance bid reviewer to review the cost/pricing models and pricing assumptions that the bid team has prepared
    • Review bid financials, assumptions and provides financial/risk assessments to the bid approvers
    • Provide guidance on corporate finance guidelines
    • Support bid teams to initiate credit checks on partners, subcontractors and clients
    • Coach the bid teams to prepare bid financial summary, P&L and cash-flow
  • Primary role as a commercial analyst responsible to develop cost/pricing models for submission to the customer and is responsible to prepare bid governance finance reviews
    • Interpret bid commercials to identify pricing/investment strategies
    • Prepares what-if analysis to help bid team determine a final target price
    • Delivers the cost/pricing model and pricing assumptions
    • Prepares P&L and cash flow of the deal in relation to the proposed payment milestone for business/deliver centers owners to understand the financial impact of the deal
    • Converts cost/pricing to ‘client format’ pricing table
    • Ensure proposed pricing is in line with overall bid strategy; establish pricing structure that meets business/corporate target margins and get internal approvals for customer submission and make changes where appropriate
    • Ensure bid commercials are robust, complete, fully evidenced & drive margins
    • Respond to customer commercial clarifications
  • Participates in department/division/group/corporate initiatives to drive, develop and sustain the department’s objectives (Bid Management Centre of Excellence) – in particular the commercial processes and best practices.


The Ideal Candidate should possess: 

  • Degree in Finance/Accounting or related areas 
  • More than 5yrs of relevant experience in commercial bids 
  • Highly familiar in Microsoft Office Applications esp. Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong analytical and eye for detail
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in fast pace and stressful environment
  • Past working experience in IT sector or MNC is an advantage 
  • Ability to support multiple deals in the commercial aspect to enable approvers (Directors, Partners, Managing Partners and CxO) to make business decision
  • Ability to provide coaching to the bid teams on the commercials/financials aspects