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Manager Strategy and Proposal Management – Bombardier Specialized Aircraft

Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Montreal Dorval, QC, CA

Manager Strategy and Proposal Management – Bombardier Specialized Aircraft-MON18600



Bombardier is a global leader, creating innovative and game-changing planes. Our products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy, efficiency, reliability and safety. We are a global organization focused on working together with a team spirit.

In this role is you will lead a team of direct reports in the Bombardier Specialized Aircraft (BSA) Strategy team and Proposal Management team. Reporting to the Director, BSA Programs – and based out of Montreal, Quebec or Wichita, Kansas the candidate will have the following responsibilities (but not limited to):

Strategy & Growth

- Oversee the creation and yearly update of the 5-year strategic plan and growth strategy including the cross-functional coordination and detailed plan to meet the BSA growth revenue and EBIT targets.

- Implement effective governance to ensure delivery of the growth strategy.
- Lead the deployment of new elements of the growth strategy.
- Lead periodic updates of the market forecast by working with Sales and Market Analysis.
- Identify market trends and growth opportunities. Lead the development of the strategic and business plan around these opportunities.
- Ensure effective information sharing amongst stakeholders to support BSA growth strategy.
- Manage the collaboration with Marketing and Communications.
- Lead the collaboration with the Government Relations team.

Proposal Management

- Oversee all phases of BSA’s proposal management processes, starting with support to Sales Director campaign activities.

- Define a winning strategy in conjunction with Sales to deliver a quality proposal which meets the customers’ requirements.
- Ensure that the proposal team members use the best practices and adhere to all processes for proposal development and approvals.
- Implement an effective governance to ensure on time proposal delivery.
- Develop a set of balanced customer-focused and business-focused performance indices and lead the team in achieving these targets.

This key leadership position has responsibility for building a strong, diverse and inclusive team and supporting the professional growth of each team member.


As our ideal candidate,

- You hold a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (or equivalent field);

- You have a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in aerospace, ideally with prior customer facing experience;
- You have a strong technical knowledge of aircraft, aircraft systems and relevant special mission equipment, and have a strong understanding of how these can meet customer requirements;
- You have demonstrable experience managing and winning proposals in excess of $100M;
- You are able to provide strategic direction on a variety of topics related to business development, capture and growth;
- You are a leader with initiative, able to mobilize and engage both your direct team and supporting teams;
- You have excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively negotiate in-line with business objectives;
- You are able to develop and guide individuals in the production of comprehensive and compelling materials directed at engineering, operations and executive audiences;
- You are able to manage time and prioritize tasks effectively while working toward aggressive deadlines;
- Working knowledge of Bombardier's policies and processes is an asset;
- You have working knowledge of and are eligible to view and handle Canadian Controlled Goods Regulations (CGR), (International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR);
- Ability to hold a US Secret clearance would be considered an asset;
- Prior experience in Government and/or military flight operations exposure would be considered an asset;
- You may be required to travel domestically and internationally and work extended hours when required;

Bombardier is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of any race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age immigration status, disability or other applicable legally protected Characteristics to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Please continue to monitor our website and apply for additional positions for which you are qualified and may be of interest to you.

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Job: Project/Program Management
Primary Location: CA-QC-Montreal Dorval
Organization: Aerospace
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
24.12.2021, 12:00:23 PM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

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