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Manager, Capture and Proposal Management - Bombardier Defense - Toronto, Ontario

Company/Organization: Bombardier Aviation

Position: Management

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 7/4/2024 7:47:55 PM




The Bombardier Defense team is working on developing variants and derivatives of our cutting-edge Challenger and Global platforms; special missions ranging from medical evacuation to transporting heads of state to aerial surveillance. In this role, you will oversee a team to deliver Bombardier Defense programs on the international stage.

Why Bombardier?


Our employees are expected to bring their authentic selves to work because we firmly believe our people are at the heart of our success. We are mindful of our employees’ well-being and are consistently working to improve upon our benefits package:


  •     Competitive salary and short-term incentive based on company performance. 
  •     Flexible Hybrid Work Schedule. 
  •     10 personal and sick days (up to 130 days cumulative). 
  •     Flexible group insurance program (Supplementary maternity benefits, medical, dental, travel, life, short- long-term disability). 
  •     Flex Dollars Allocation (Wellness, Health, and Group RRSP). 
  •     Tele-health program. 
  •     Share Purchase and Pension Plan. 
  •     Learning opportunities through the Bombardier Academy of Learning. 
What are your contributions to the team?


  • Lead a team of program managers to drive the execution of key multi-million/multi-year programs. 
  • Track program requirements, scope, budget. 
  • Track the detailed program schedules and milestones.
  • Perform continuous risk management. 
  • Act as the face of the organization to external customers for escalation issues. 
  • Holds P L oversight for assigned programs and is accountable for overall customer satisfaction and building strong external business relationships. 
  • Provides direct oversight during the negotiation, proposal and commercial impact phases for contractual change management throughout the program execution.
  • Direct work to achieve milestones per committed schedule and budget – ensuring proactive risk assessment and contingency management.
  • Has intimate knowledge of contractual requirements for assigned programs and ensures timely execution and administration of programs to remain in compliance with such requirements.
  • Establish a strong governance for weekly Program reviews; including internal executive reviews and external customer reviews.
  • Coordinate with internal resources/stakeholders such as engineering, contracts, finance and logistics during Program execution to remove roadblocks. 
  • The position has responsibility for leadership and building a strong and inclusive team and helping each team members develop professionally.
  • Establishes balanced customer-focused and business focused performance indices and directs work to achieved these targets.
How to thrive in this role? Skills, knowledge experience:


  • You hold a Bachelors Degree in Engineering (or equivalent). 
  • You have a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in program management; or equivalent experience. 
  • Demonstrated responsibility in program management and execution; team leadership is an asset. 
  • You are team player with initiative and excellent communication skills. 
  • Strong customer-facing skills and experience are required. 
  • You have the ability to effectively negotiate in-line with business objectives. 
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong business relationships and credibility and interact with key internal stakeholders and external customers. 
  • You are able to manage time and prioritize tasks effectively while working toward aggressive deadlines. 
  • You have a strong working knowledge of Bombardiers policies and processes. 
  • You have a strong technical knowledge of aircraft, aircraft systems and special mission equipment. 
  • You have knowledge of ITAR and previous experience in government and military flight operations exposure would be considered an asset. 
  • You may be required to travel and work extended hours when required. 
  • You are eligible to view and handle ITAR material as well as be able to obtain a NATO Secret security clearance (as required). Prior government operational experience or military experience is an asset. 

Please note: You don’t need all the skills, knowledge, and experience listed for this position! We’re not looking for the perfect candidate, we’re looking for great talent and resourcefulness.


Now that you can see yourself in this role, apply and join the Bombardier family!


Bombardier is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of any race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, immigration status, disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics to apply.



Job Manager, Capture and Proposal Management - Bombardier Defense

Primary Location Global 7500/8000

Organization Aerospace Canada

Shift Day job

Employee Status Regular

Requisition  3478  Manager, Capture and Proposal Management - Bombardier Defense 

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