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Bombardier Proposal Manager – Bombardier Defense in Wichita, Kansas

Proposal Manager – Bombardier Defense - WIC05216



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.

This role is key to helping Bombardier Specialized Aircraft (BSA) win strategic sales campaigns. The candidate will have the following responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Coordinate, in conjunction with sales, the overall strategy for bid response; including identifying winning conditions.

  • Prepare technical presentations for Customers showcasing Bombardier aircraft and Bombardier Specialized Aircraft capabilities.

  • Prepare, support and organize Customer meetings and/or visits.

  • Prepare customer Proposals for modification programs and/or engineering support activities;

  • Plan meetings or technical reviews with customer prior to submittal of final proposal;

  • Plan the path to final proposal schedule to meet required timelines;

  • Manage internal and/or external resources and stakeholders such as engineering, contracts, finance, procurement or subcontractors during Proposal stage to establish Program strategy and build Proposal;

  • Plan overall initial program framework, budget and schedule;

  • Develop and/or manage statements of work (SOW) and technical statements of requirements (TSOR) relating to aircraft modification and/or special mission engineering services;

  • Prepare management reviews and obtain management approvals


As our ideal candidate,

  • You hold a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering;

  • You have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in engineering or technical program management at Bombardier Aerospace, and/or equivalent engineering activities related to Bombardier aircraft;

  • You have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in proposal and/or project management;

  • You are a team player with initiative and excellent communication skills;

  • You have excellent customer-facing skills and experience are required;

  • You have the ability to effectively negotiate in-line with business objectives;

  • You are able to manage time and prioritize tasks effectively while working toward aggressive deadlines;

  • You have a strong working knowledge of Bombardier's policies and processes;

  • You have a strong technical knowledge of aircraft, aircraft systems and special mission equipment;

  • You have knowledge of CGR, ITAR and previous experience in government and military flight operations exposure would be considered an asset;

  • You may be required to travel (post Covid) and work extended hours when required;

  • You are eligible to view and handle CGR material as well as be able to obtain a NATO Secret security clearance (as 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.

Join us at https://bombardier.com/en/careers/career-opportunities

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Job Project/Program Management

Primary Location US-KS-Wichita

Zip Code US: 67209

Organization Aerospace

Schedule Full-time

Employee Status Regular

Job Posting 14.05.2022, 12:08:46 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: WIC05216