Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.
We at Mission Systems, a division of Collins Aerospace, are world leaders in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities that are critical to our nation’s security. We are currently seeking a strategic, highly motivated, and technically sound Business Development Leader. The primary focus for this position will be to provide strategic business development leadership to the Civil Space and Sea Systems (CSSS) organization to ensure continued business growth. As a BD leader, you will also be the focal point for leadership communication and for taking on Capture Management responsibilities.
You must have demonstrated capability in strategic leadership, leading teams, and capturing new business. You must be energetic, adaptable and willing to help drive culture change in this fast paced environment. In addition, you should have a desire and aptitude for understanding business strategy and capture efforts, be familiar with government acquisition strategy and contracting, proposal writing and management, market research, customer contact generation and support, developing a win strategy that supports business goals, and presentation of new business opportunities to management. Your role will be to:
Lead by example to support Collins Aerospace mission, vision, standards, policies and procedures, and ethics
Lead growth and strategy in both traditional NASA driven civil space and emerging commercial space markets
Provide voice of the customer and customer focus to the CSSS business
Lead Business Development team consisting of Capture and Proposal Managers including providing assistance to help expedite key decisions and providing performance reviews
Develop, identify and assess new business opportunities, and position new business resources to achieve growth objectives for CSSS
Cultivate new relationships, develop insights, and transmit strategic messages by developing effective communication with current and prospective customers
Guide the technical and programmatic pursuit of capture teams
Single point of contact for Business Development Director, Windsor Locks and Houston site General Managers, and CSSS General Manager.
Generate and present technical briefings to proposal team, program office, and end user customers
Follow-up with customers, maintain customer relationships, and drive opportunities to closure
Coordinate and provide data to support weekly and monthly status reports, as well as speaking at quarterly All Hands meetings.
Management of Business Development overhead budgets as well as IR&D and B&P budgets Support internal R&D investment roadmap
Provide a sound understanding of our ECLSS and Thermal Control technologies.
Education & Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Technical field, engineering preferred
10+ years’ relevant experience with pipeline development, pursuit identification, and capture process and/or civil space missions and systems
Track record of successful business captures in Space market
Excellent technical and interpersonal skills
Ability to influence and motivate others in a matrix organization
NASA or Commercial Space experience a plus
Experience with the entire BD and Capture process lifecycle
Successful at leveraging research, analytics, and industry insights to create strategic and tactical value
Experience developing and maintaining strong opportunity pipelines
CANDIDATE MUST BE A US CITIZEN AND MUST EITHER HOLD A CURRENT US DoD CLEARANCE OR BE ABLE TO OBTAIN AND MAINTAIN A CLEARANCE.
At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again. Some of our competitive benefits package includes: • Medical, dental, and vision insurance • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution • Tuition reimbursement • Life insurance and disability coverage • And more
Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.
Internal Number: 01295601
About Collins Aerospace
Collins Aerospace, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers' toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.