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Proposal Analyst

Company: Bell Helicopter
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and design the first functional jetpack. We were aboard NASA's first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we are defining the future of on-demand mobility. At Bell, we are proud to be an iconic company with superb talent, rapidly creating novel and coveted vertical lift experiences.

Bell in Fort Worth, TX has an immediate need for a Proposal Analyst to support the Futre Vertical Lift (FVL) Business Operations and Pricing and Estimating (P&E) functions in developing proposal strategies and best practices along with coordinating/ leading proposal development activities for the FVL Advanced Programs.

This position will be responsible for coordinating with program IPTs, COE leaders, Supply Chain, Finance and Contracts to understand program requirements, and lead the development of estimating methodologies for new/emerging military programs.

The candidate will also work closely with the Business Operations team working business cases, supporting cost and schedule analysis, and budget and forecasting requests. The candidate will learn the contracting cycle (from RFP to Award) and gain project management and leadership experience.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain program business cases and assist in Program ROMs.

  • Construct ad hoc financial analyses in support of tactical program decisions

  • Provide financial support for US Government Broad Agency Announcement (BAA), RFP responses and negotiations. Efforts would include Cost Volume Lead for proposals.

  • Forecast production costs and provide product forecasts and analyses to support future factory efforts in anticipation of FVL contract award

  • Provide estimates and forecasts in support of financial planning requirements

  • Establish and maintain development program cost and schedule information

  • Interface/communicate with and support program leadership and team members on all finance matters

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree is required; concentration in Finance, Business Administration, Engineering or a related field preferred.

Position Requirements:

  • At least 3 years professional experience in Finance or direct experience working with US Govt Military Proposals

  • Excellent business skills needed to be credible with our executive team, including developing a strong understanding of Bell's business

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

  • Ability to apply sound financial concepts to analyze and solve unstructured problems

  • Deep-seated aspiration for continuous learning and improvement

  • Strong MS Excel and Access skills

  • Strong analytical skills and proven problem-solving capabilities

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively interface with both internal and external customers

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with SAP and ENOVIA

Bell will consider candidates outside the DFW area, but is not able to provide relocation assistance

Don't miss the chance to join a diverse, inclusive environment where you feel a sense of belonging. As a member of our global workforce, you will collaborate with dedicated, enthusiastic teams where unique experiences, backgrounds and ideas combined with a strong passion for our products take us above and beyond flight.

Keywords: Bell Helicopter, Fort Worth , Proposal Analyst, Other , Fort Worth, Texas

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