Textron Proposal Account Manager in Wichita, Kansas

Proposal Account Manager



Plans and executes worldwide proposal development activities and deliverables, while ensuring a successful and disciplined execution of best practices and processes. Key responsibilities include proposal planning, coordination, communication, records management, proposal development and packaging/delivery/execution. This is a sales support function.


  1. Accountable for leading proposal activities in support of the Special Missions sales team.

  2. Strategically lays out proposal planning steps to ensure successful execution to customer due dates, managing all aspects of the gating process from kick-off through contract award.

  3. Schedules the proposal effort and monitors progress utilizing project management tools.

  4. Organizes, coordinates, and leads cross functional proposal team of subject matter experts to develop a go-forward proposal strategy.

  5. Develops the proposal package to include pricing, schedule, compliance matrix, technical solution, and other related materials.

  6. Provides proposal progress status and communicates updates to stakeholders, ensuring all vested parties (i.e. manager, proposal team, sales) abreast of changes or issues.

  7. Maintains a records management system to store all proposal related documentation and supporting backup so that documentation can be preserved and is accessible to the team.



  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Business Administration or other related field

  • Program management experience a plus.

  • Background in one or more of the following disciplines preferred: proposal development, engineering, contracts management, finance, aircraft maintenance and/or technical experience preferred.


  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to multi-task in a very fast paced environment

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to influence without authority and exhibits managerial courage

  • Strong business acumen

  • Developing process improvement initiatives

  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft desktop publishing applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe Acrobat and Adobe InDesign)

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Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 269539