General Electric Bids and Proposals Manager in Cheltenham, United Kingdom

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:

Works with Sales, Product Group, Engineering Technical Leads and Contracts to ensure the ITO process is executed in a timely manner and successfully deliver on-time proposals to the Customer while ensuring compliance with process.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and recommend to the business, proposal structures that balance the need of customer and multiple GE functional stakeholders

  • Take ownership for proposal activities; lead functional stakeholders to execute winning proposals on time to customer

  • Embody and contribute to the continuous development of best practice proposal process and simplification effortsLead all proposal activities ensuring compliance with 650.10 policy, ITO and associated procedures

  • Provide backup for Product Sales and Technical Lead

  • Effectively manage proposal bid preparation across all required activities, obtaining appropriate approvals for pricing, and ensuring a full proposal package is developed and delivered in accordance with Customer requirements

  • Support management of proposal development (B&P) expenditure as required

  • Co­ordinate pricing activities for the proposal

  • Support generation of the Opportunity business case with Sales and Product Group Support Growth

  • Playbook generation along with Product and System Roadmaps

  • Manage complex cross functional relationships within the Matrix to help balance multiple stakeholder requirements Engage with Sales and Product Group to help define campaign and product strategies

  • Support post proposal activities, supporting Customer meetings or negotiations as required

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma) or similar level of knowledge and experience

  • Demonstrable experience in a commercial; technical or marketing position

Desired Characteristics:

  • Demonstrable experience in capture/campaign management and proposal writing

  • Interested in Aerospace market place and customer dynamics

Locations: United Kingdom; Cheltenham