Proposal Manager, Value Stream Leader


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Haltom City, TX

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United States of America


HTX17: Landing Gear - Fort Worth 4630 N. Beach Street , Haltom City, TX, 76137 USA

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Are you a strategic leader who enjoys working with teams? Are you an individual who wants to develop winning proposals and grow the business? If so; then Collins Aerospace is the place for you!

As a Proposal Manager, Value Stream Leader within our Landing Systems team based in Haltom City, TX; you will serve as the proposal manager for the Boeing, NPI, and Direct Ship Value Streams and business owner L5 VSL for assigned programs. The Proposal Manager is a strategic and tactical leader that leads the development of proposals to grow the Military Landing Gear business. As a L5 VSL, this individual leads the Integrated Project Team (IPT) with direct accountability for landing gear programs assigned to the Value Stream. The VSL oversees financial and operational performance and is accountable for delivering results to the business and customers.

This proposal manager value stream leader position will work with other VSLs in the business to develop and implement proposal strategies. As a VSL, this individual has Profit & Loss (P&L) responsibility for assigned programs, managing the contract lifecycle, cost/budget, risk, schedule, and performance. Establishes performance targets and directs work to achieve these targets. Interfaces and collaborates with customers on behalf of Collins Aerospace. Develops and coordinates strategic planning efforts, business cases and plans, proposals, negotiations, budgets, and contracts for programs. Leads the IPT and holds organization accountable by ensuring alignment and focus on the objectives and expected results.

What YOU Will Do:

  • Leads proposal kickoffs and strategy support proposal efforts

  • Communicates effectively across functions and at all levels of leadership

  • Works with functions to ensure proposal inputs are aligned with proposal strategy (e.g., BOEs, supplier quotes) and proposal is developed on schedule to meet customer commitments

  • Perform data analytics and strategy to support the proposal and negotiation process

  • Report proposal status to internal customers

  • VSL sets vison and objectives for IPT. Creates an environment of teamwork and collaboration within IPT. Leads IPT in achieving objectives.

  • Leads programs to ensure adherence to program plans, schedules, and budgets for programs under his/her responsibility and recommends appropriate adjustments. Prioritizes resources allocated to the program. Fully responsible for business program portfolio profit & loss (P&L).

  • Develops and manages strategic plans and business cases to grow business sales and profitability, including new business growth plans and pursuits, and supporting long-range plans (LRP) / annual operating plans (AOP).

  • Develops and maintains strong customer relationships. Coordinates, prepares, and presents reports and updates to customers. Act as voice of the customer to drive internal results that deliver customer satisfaction.

  • Identifies, manages, and mitigates program risks and opportunities. Develops and executes risk mitigation and opportunity capture plans.

  • Prepares and presents value-stream metrics/KPIs, progress, and results to business leadership and customers.

  • Participates in and leads the negotiation of contracts and contractual changes, including coordinating preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements, operational budgets, specifications, and financial conditions of contracts to ensure legal compliance and to protect the organization's interests and business objectives.

  • Ability to travel approximately 10-20%

Qualifications You Must Have

  • Typically requires a University Degree and minimum 10 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience

  • U.S. Person (U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or granted refugee or asylee status) as defined here:

  • Minimum 4-years experience working in the Aerospace & Defense industry

  • Minimum 2-years experience in either Value Stream Management or Program Management or Proposal / Capture Management in the Aerospace & Defense industry

Qualifications We Prefer

  • Experience with Government Contracting, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Part 12 and/or 15 requirements

  • Experience with developing and writing proposals

  • Experience with project management and leading cross-functional teams

  • Experience analyzing data and developing and presenting compelling presentations to internal stakeholders and external customers.

  • General familiarity with supply chain, contracts, estimating, and finance processes in an Aerospace & Defense business

What We Offer

  • Eligible for relocation.

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement program

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits

  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Autism Benefit

  • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program

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Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.

This role is also eligible for the Re-Empower Program. The Re-Empower Program helps support talented and committed professionals as they rebuild their capabilities, enhance leadership skills, and continue their professional journey. Over the course of the 14-week program, experienced professionals will gain paid, on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success and receive coaching to guide their return-to-work experience. Upon completion of the program, based on performance and contributions participants will be eligible for a career at RTX.

To qualify for the Raytheon Technologies, Re-Empower Program, candidates should:

  • Be on a career break of one or more year at time of application

  • Have prior experience in functional area of interest

  • Have interest in returning in either a full-time or part-time position

Our Advanced Structures team leverages advanced materials and additive manufacturing to develop complex interior and exterior solutions. These solutions ensure structural integrity of the aircraft, help aircraft take off and land, stay trim in the air, move forward, carry cargo and conduct rescues. We delight our customers with superior products and best-in-class service. Our global team is committed to continuous improvement – we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us!

Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

  • Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Please view the link below to learn more about our Landing Systems business unit:

The salary range for this role is 118,000 USD - 246,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX 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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