The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
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Subcontracting Proposal Supervisor

Pratt & Whitney
East Hartford, CT
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Business Unit Pratt & Whitney Job ID 63631BR Date posted 04/02/2018 City East Hartford State Connecticut

Pratt & Whitney Military Engines (ME) is establishing a new Business Acquisition Center of Excellence (BACE) organization and is seeking an experienced manager to supervise the activities of the BACE Subcontracting Proposal Group. The BACE Subcontracting Proposal Estimating Supervisor will direct a team of subcontracting proposal managers and estimating specialists in the development of timely, accurate subcontracting proposal cost and price estimates. This individual will direct group activities to ensure subcontracting proposal estimates needed for P&W Military Engines proposals meet customer requirements and are delivered on-time. This individual will be responsible to ensure cost estimates follow company standard work to include adherence to the ME gated review processes. The selected individual will work as a key member of a team supporting proposal preparation, fact finding, and negotiations and will work closely with departments throughout Pratt & Whitney in this effort.

The Subcontracting Proposal Group works with Contracts and the Program Offices to develop subcontracting RFPs that accurately depict the work and terms and conditions to be flowed to P&W subcontractors. The Subcontracting Proposal Group will work with subcontractors to provide an understanding of the requirements and to facilitate on-time delivery of subcontracting proposals. The Group reviews the proposals for compliance with the RFP, resolves issues, and incorporates subcontractor input into ME’s proposals.

The BACE Subcontracting Proposal Group Supervisor is responsible for promoting actively an ethics-based business culture within the BACE organization, ensuring all associates are aware of and fully comply with UTC’s “Code of Ethics”, the “Policy Statement on Business Ethics an Conduct in Contracting with the U.S. Government”, and related policies. The selected individual shall ensure that employees are trained in the standards of conduct articulated in the “Code of Ethics”.

Detailed responsibilities include:

  • Lead the proposal subcontracting group responsible for developing subcontracting RFPs; obtaining compliant, accurate subcontracting estimates; and for incorporating those estimates into ME Proposals. Proposals will include development, production, and sustainment proposal submissions, Requests for Information (RFIs), and Rough-Order-of-Magnitude estimates (ROMs).
  • Coach and mentor the proposal managers and specialists that support the development of the subcontracting cost estimates used to support proposal submittals, in the fact-finding and negotiations process, and in the update and sweep of Military Engine proposals. Manage employee performance goals and performance.
  • Establish priorities for the group to ensure all subcontracting Basis of Estimates (BOE’s) and other deliverables are completed on time.
  • Supervise the activities of the BACE Subcontracting Proposal group to ensure the organization meets its budget, staffing and business/operational goals.
  • Work with the Business Acquisition Teams and subcontractors to establish an estimating approach that minimizes proposal effort while meeting all Government program and compliance requirements.
  • Review and approve Subcontract BOEs.
  • Monitor team progress in developing/delivering BOEs and identify and remove obstacles to delivering BOEs on time.
  • Review technical volume to ensure consistency with the subcontracting work scope and cost estimates.
  • Assist the Business Acquisition Team in the preparation of the proposal Cost Sheets.
  • Lead team to respond to fact finding and technical evaluation activities with customers and P&W subcontractors
  • Support the BAM by participating in proposal negotiations with subcontractors
  • Lead the subcontracting proposal team in completing proposal sweep on time
  • Assist the BAM by participating in evaluation of offers
  • Work with team to ensure P&W’s proposal status and tracking systems are current and accurate.
  • Establish standard work that results in accurate, competitive basis of estimates that have been properly vetted and approved with subject matter experts.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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