Associate Director, Future Fighter Propulsion Systems, Integrated Customer Solutions (Hybrid)


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East Hartford, CT

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PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA

Pratt & Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight—designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we’re seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious.

Come ready to explore and you’ll find a place where your talent takes flight—beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we’ll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that’s evolving fast to the future.

Innovation through diversity of thought. At Pratt & Whitney, we believe diversity of thought enables creativity, innovation, and a foundation for inclusion. By fostering an inclusive culture, we accept a shared accountability and responsibility to recognize, sponsor, coach, hire and promote talent equally. We welcome our employees to be their whole - best - selves at work because trust, respect and integrity, are a part of our DNA.

At Pratt & Whitney, the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up. Are you ready to go beyond?

The Military Engines team has a rear opportunity for an Associate Director, Future Fighter Propulsion Systems, Integrated Customer Solutions in Connecticut.

Located in East Hartford, Connecticut, the Future Fighter Propulsion Systems Associate Director will work across the Military Engines (ME) Special Technology Program Integrated Product Management Team (IPMT) and ME leadership teams to develop and implement winning business acquisition campaigns associated with U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Future Fighter programs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and execution of winning capture strategies for propulsion development campaigns associated with 6th Generation propulsion development
  • Overall accountability for strategic business acquisition pursuits, in accordance with the P&W ME Business Acquisition Process
  • Collaborate with IPMT key stakeholders to executed gated business acquisition reviews, secure leadership commitments and approvals, and communicate status to senior and executive leadership
  • Successfully assess customer requirements and engage strategic partners to develop compliant, on-time, superior proposals
  • Lead competitive assessments and the identification and/or refinement of customer selection criteria, understanding of competition position, and actions to improve Pwin using RTX tools and processes (e.g., Color Team reviews, RTX Capture Management Excellence toolkit)
  • Coordinate activities across a diverse group of internal stakeholders (e.g., Finance, Communications, 3rd Party Consultants) to drive alignment and awareness of activities with an overlapping customer base
  • Provide data/analysis for Monthly Program Business Reviews to internal and/or external customers and stakeholders
  • Support customer negotiations to secure contracts
  • Lead after action reviews and champion process improvements across the organization consistent with P&W CORE principles

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 12+ years’ experience in engineering and program management; OR an Advanced Degree with 10+ years of experience in engineering and program management
  • 5+ years of demonstrated capture management experience for opportunities greater than $50M
  • US Citizenship required due to government contracts
  • Must have an active/current US Government Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven ability to assess business needs, translate customer requirements, and work with key stakeholders to develop compliant business acquisition proposals
  • Demonstrated knowledge of US DOD federal acquisition regulations and experience working with major airframers
  • Strong Technical background and track record of successful execution of business acquisition for propulsion development and/or production programs
  • Demonstrated knowledge of associate contractors and the competitive landscape
  • Executive Level communications skills are a must
  • Ability to analyze/solve complex problems
  • Ability to work multiple projects and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to anticipate internal and external customer needs
  • CORE (ACE Associate)
  • Self-motivated; be proactive and take initiative to complete projects
  • Excellent customer focus, team building, and collaboration skills
  • Active Secret security clearance required
  • Proficient in MS Office 365, Teams, Zoom, virtual collaboration and Agile execution tools

In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. We’ve introduced role types to help you understand how you will operate in our blended work environment. This role is:

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. This means that responsibilities of the job need to be performed onsite on a regular basis.

Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process. For onsite and hybrid roles, commuting to and from the assigned site is the employee’s personal responsibility.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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