What you will do:
Responsible for the internal coordination and day to day management of Business Development/Operations customer sales opportunities. The incumbent will use varying methods of planning, communication, tracking and monitoring to remove obstacles and move these opportunities through the planning and bidding processes. The incumbent will develop and implement processes to manage internal checks/balances and deadlines for RFP/Proposals and related bid activity, maintaining data files, producing reports comparing bid to actual results, analysis of the results and promulgation of process & performance improvement ideas. Incumbent will produce bid products that provide a compelling value proposition for a customer’s consideration through the coordination of efforts by a variety of professionals without direct supervisory responsibility for those individuals.
What you need:
Bachelor’s degree in a Technical/Business or other Professional discipline and 3 years of relevant experienceORRelated Associates Degree and -5 years of relevant experience.
Knowledge of sales, business, and marketing processes.
Verbal, written presentation, problem solving & interpersonal skills necessary to effectively use fact based reasoning to communicate, update, persuade and facilitate discussionsas well motivate behavior change with all levels of employee, management & customers to achieve desired goals.
Strong business acumen with analytical, problem solving, project management and data manipulation/presentation skills to effectively communicate with a variety of individuals, departments and organizations.
Effective collaboration, team building, time management, and organizational skills.
Demonstrated capability and flexibilityto work independently in a fast paced, deadline driven environment, making decisions and exercising sound judgment.
Demonstrated high degree of ethical and responsible customer service and relationship building abilities with both internal stakeholders and clients.
Minimum of 3 years related business experience
Prior demonstrated experience in the development and manipulation of data spreadsheets, database and web-based applications
Prior experience participating in the RFP/RFI process.
Proficiency in the operation of Microsoft Office products (including Excel, Access, Word & PowerPoint), database software (such as SUGAR), e-mail and web-based applications.
Preferred Job Skills:
Prior business/customer service experience, particularly in an airline, MRO, OEM environment would be a plus.
Working knowledge of aircraft maintenance and related estimating and contractual processes
AMES is an equal opportunity employer and that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status.