BAE Systems HPSI Bid Manager in Fort Worth, Texas

Job Description

Reporting to the Hybrid Product Support Integrator (HPSI) Business Manager, the role will be responsible for leading the project management of BAE Systems proposal activities in the HPSI from LCM Phase 0 through to handover to the execution Project Management team at Phase 2b/c. The Bid Manager is responsible for ensuring effective application of Lifecycle Management to HPSI proposals across all functions. This role includes the initial non-recurring establishment of a bid management infrastructure for the HPSI (review structure, LCM tailoring approach, LCM review team, bid management plan etc.).

Based in Fort Worth, Texas and working as part of a diverse organisation, the role is a key customer interface position representing BAE Systems co-located within the customer environment. The role will be expected to work with the customer to shape and influence requirements and the route to contract approach for the HPSI.

Key Responsibilities

Establish and maintain a review and reporting structure that enables proposals to be managed effectively throughout the organisation with senior management awareness and assurance maintained

Proactively manage all activities relating to bid management (planning & execution of bid development effort, requirements capture and scheduling of reviews)

Proactively integrate bid management and reporting activities across the HPSI organisation

Ensure clear roles and responsibilities are established and maintained for the multi-functional bid team

Ensure application and appropriate tailoring of LCM governance

Establish and maintain effective relationships with LM customer with respect to bid planning, execution and issue resolution.

Lead development and agreement of bid management approach for HPSI interface with Product Support Providers

Support development of aligned approach to proposal development across industry teammates within the HPSI (interfacing with Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman)

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Key Competencies / Experience

Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

First-hand bid management experience with a track record of:

Successful delivery of proposals to meet business requirements

Customer relationship management

Leading multi-functional teams

Effective reporting of status and performance to both senior management and the customer

Working in a highly complex and politically sensitive environment

Strong communication skills are required both internally and externally

Proficient at stakeholder management and the establishment of effective working relationships

Ability to lead and coach a team in support of a high performance culture

Role may include having both operational and functional direct reports

Ability to work in a high pressured, multi-disciplined environment

Self-starter and capable of working independently

F-35 experience would be desirable

Early program lifecycle experience would be desirable but not essential.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we dofrom intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That s BAE Systems. That s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

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