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Manager, Capture & Proposal Management – Bombardier Specialized Aircraft

Date: Sep 6, 2022

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Manager, Capture & Proposal Management – Bombardier Specialized Aircraft-WIC05092



At Bombardier, our employees work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we’ll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

At Bombardier Specialized Aircraft (BSA), our team works together to develop variants and derivatives of our class leading Challenger and Global platforms – flying missions that range from Medevac to Head of State to Persistent Surveillance. In this role, you will have a team of direct reports and work closely with Sales, Strategy, Programs and Engineering to lead the overall BSA proposal activities.

In this role you will:

- 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.

- Provide overall leadership and coordination of internal and external stakeholders such as Programs, Engineering, Contracts, Finance, Supply Chain, Operations and subcontractors during Proposal stage to establish Program strategy and build Proposal;

- Implement an effective governance to ensure on time proposal delivery; including per and management reviews to obtain approvals through established processes.

- 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 related field), Science, Business or other field with significant experience in aerospace;

- You have a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in aerospace;

- You have 5-10 years of experience in a business development, capture or proposal management. Expertise in being able to provide strategic direction on a variety of topics;

- You have solid knowledge of industry trends and competitor activity;

- 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 synthesize information for executive level briefings and recommendations;

- 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;

- You have prior experience in Government tender processes;

- You may be required to travel domestically and internationally and work extended hours when required

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

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.

Your ideas move people.

Job: Project/Program Management
Primary Location: US-KS-Wichita

Zip Code: US 67209
Organization: Aerospace
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
14.02.2022, 5:29:29 PM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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