BAE Systems Competitive Intelligence Pricing Internship - Summer in Rockville, Maryland

Job Description

BAE Systems is pleased to announce an opening for a paid summer non-technical internship supporting the Platforms & Services sector.

This posting is for candidates interested in a Business Development summer internship at BAE Systems Platforms & Services within our Competitive Intelligence/Price-to-Win group (CI/PTW). The work location is Rockville, MD. The successful candidate will have completed their junior year of college in a business administration, mathematics, finance or related field. This is a full-time (max 40 hours per week) summer internship (June through August) with possibility of permanent placement.


You will be part of a critical group within Business Development, and on the front lines of business winning. The main goal of the CI/PTW group is to increase our probability of win and provide our business leaders with the tools needed to make informed decisions on capture strategies. Through this process, you will gain hands-on experience working with our CI/PTW analysts in gathering and analyzing competitor data, and using that data to develop information and estimates of competitor s strategy, behavior, and estimated bid prices, which will drive our capture and win strategies.

Day-to-day activities include:

Perform open-source research using an array of secondary sources to provide insights on system platforms and market trends and track competitive activities.

Gather financial data, generate analysis and help prepare reports and summaries of findings.

Update and manage all aspects of CI content on online repository using MS Sharepoint.

Develop database templates and forms and perform some data entry.

Compile, categorize, and tag data for uploading to repository.

Interact with subject matter experts in multiple locations and at various levels of the organizational hierarchy

Research our competitor s past bid behavior and success rates

Use collected CI and capture documents to generate likely competitor strategy, cost, and price

In addition, you will work on special projects such as:

Develop automated tools to extract and download data from public domain sources, reformatting as necessary, and loading into spreadsheets and/or databases

Support PTW activities with development of automated tools.

Develop and/or update PowerPoint templates for presenting Competitive Intelligence or Price-to-Win Analysis processes, results, metrics, etc.

Compiling list of our most likely competitors over the next 5 years

Required Skills and Education

  • Proficient in Excel, Power Point, Word and other Microsoft Office programs

  • Experience working with Microsoft Access and/or Visio; Excel Macro development and/or Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)

  • Strong attention to detail and MUST be able to multi-task.

  • Experienced in managing projects or tasks.

  • Ability to work independently and effectively with staff and groups at all levels and across the organization.

  • Good interpersonal and strong verbal and written communications skills.

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Majoring in business administration, mathematics, finance or related field

  • Familiar with widely used digital tools and experience in business research.

  • Familiar with Microsoft Suite Sharepoint

  • 1-2 years of related business or financial experience.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Competitive Intelligence Pricing Internship - Summer


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