• Bid Manager

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | NL-Eindhoven
    Requisition ID
    Product Marketing & Management
  • What's the role?

    Within our Bid Preparation organization we are looking for an energetic and creative Bid Manager to expand our Bid Preparation team within our Customer Organization. 


    In this exciting role, you will be responsible for the technical coordination, creation & submission of our solution offerings towards our customers. To produce winning bids in line with our product strategy which meet the customer’s requirements and beats the competition. Whilst minimizing the invests and maximizing the profit for HERE. To both the business and technical counterparts at the customer you are able to articulate the technical value of products and solutions. While internal you are a driving force to continuously improving the re-usability, quality and turnaround time of our bids.  


    • Bid Strategy: Support identification and Pre-Qualification of opportunities to maximize HERE`s solution offering.
    • Bid Team Formation: Establishing of virtual Bid teams across various departments (Sales, Customer- and Market Development, Tech-Pre Sales, Product Management, Quality, Legal etc) as per the scope of each Bid.
    • Bid Coordination & Communication: Provide End-to-End coordination and Stakeholder communication of the solution creation.
    • Requirement Intake Management: Structured documentation of the requirements to enable the bid response. And support the tracking of customer requests against the Product feature roadmaps.
    • Bid Process: drive continuous improvements to make it more cost efficient and successful.
    • Reflection: Review bidding results and provide feedback to relevant teams for future improvement.
    • Bidding process improvement: Design processes and mechanisms to make bidding process faster and efficient.

    This position is within the Bid Preparation organization and will report to the Director Bid Preparation.


    Who are you?

    You are the driving force behind HERE solutions offerings with E2E ownership of the coordination, creation & submission.   

    • Bachelors or higher degree in Computer Science, MIS or related technical degree
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the sale and delivery of infotainment or connected systems, cloud platform (PaaS), enterprise software or industry solutions
    • Strong negotiation skills with the goal of influencing customer decisions to gain and retain HERE business
    • Strong presentation skills, with the ability to assemble effective presentations with clear, concise messages
    • Strong product understanding and the ability to advise customers on the product and its usage
    • Solid understanding of the application development lifecycle and supporting infrastructures
    • Strong written skills, the ability to convey difficult technical terms in easy-to-understand written formats
    • Highly motivated, energetic, committed and willingness to fill gaps to getting results
    • Proven record of driving revenue growth and market adoption
    • Willingness to travel up to 50%

    If you want to play a vital role in the conception and building of new products that will shape the future of the industry, and you have solid experience in the Automotive OEM and other industries with Navigation and LBS products in an international organization, we are keen to meet you!


    HERE is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.



    Who are we?

    Ever checked in somewhere on social media? Ever tracked your online orders?” You might be using HERE Technologies every single day without even realizing it. You can find us everywhere: in vehicles, smartphones, drones or third-party apps. We believe that with the right people, we will continue to be a game-changer in the technology industry and improve the daily lives of people around the world. Find out more by clicking the video below or going HERE.




    From the world’s most comprehensive maps to our high-quality Traffic Services, to our solutions for customizable and personalized infotainment software, HERE Technologies has the industry covered – exactly what manufacturers can expect from the company at the forefront of mapmaking and location-based services for the last 30 years.


    And we continue to pioneer in areas like Autonomous driving, which is no longer a dream as we are rapidly moving toward a world in which the vehicle is able to take increasingly more responsibility for driving maneuvers supported by our solutions.



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