Textron Sr Proposal Specialist – (Future Vertical Lift) in Fort Worth, Texas

Sr Proposal Specialist – (Future Vertical Lift)


Sr Proposal Specialist – FVL

Industry pioneer Bell is currently testing the next generation tiltrotor – the V-280 Valor – that will provide transformational reach and revolutionary capability to the U.S. Army as part of the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) program. We are seeking a Sr Proposal Specialist to help build the foundation of the newly formed FVL Proposal Center. This position will be responsible for developing proposal strategies and best practices, developing recommendations for enterprise-level changes needed to support a competitive proposal process, and ensuring timely proposal development and delivery.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assess current enterprise-wide Bell practices and processes related to competitive proposals and develop future state recommendations based on benchmarking comparisons and in-depth reviews with internal and external SMEs on a basis of continuing improvement

  • Seek out internal and external training and development opportunities to advance understanding of new proposal concepts and practices

  • Develop ongoing training and development exercises to ensure enterprise readiness for major proposals

  • Participate in the development and review of proposals, strategies and themes, and support development of proposal management plans as required.

  • Ensure timely development and delivery of proposals.


Education Requirements:

- Bachelor's Degree is required. Major in Engineering, Finance, Business Administration, Marketing or a related field is preferred.

Position Requirements:

  • 5-7 years of experience in manufacturing, engineering, business operations, marketing or finance is preferred.

  • Rotorcraft and/or aerospace industry experience is strongly preferred, but not required

  • Excellent business skills neededto be credible with our executive team, including a strong understanding of Bell’s business and impeccable verbal and written communication skills

  • A collaborative, consultative approach with all levels of an organization, ranging from individual contributors to senior executives – yet also willing to challenge the status quo when necessary

  • Exemplary organizational skills and an uncompromising eye for quality and detail in a deadline-driven environment

  • Deep-seated aspiration for continuous learning and improvement

  • Proficiency with full suite of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Program Management

Primary Location US-Texas-Fort Worth

Recruiting Company Bell

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 263826