Maintains the ongoing contacts with customer in the pre-acquisition phase and supports Program Managers and Sales&Contracts Managers;
Secures connection to the Program Manager for one-offs and product sales;
Leads Proposal phases which includes cost estimation, price calculation, documentation preparation and establishment of technical baselines and options;
Prepares, supports, and contributes to negotiations with customer;
Ensures and delivers project cost calculations, risk assessments and management plans during proposal phase and implementation after negotiation.
Leads a unit with the responsibility to:
Own product responsibility in terms of product lifecycle management;
Lead project teams, targeting contract compliant execution of all relevant tasks and elaboration of all technical deliverables within the financial and timing boundary conditions;
Identify and ensure the relevant communication flow within project team and project management team, including periodic progress reporting to the program organisation and other potential stakeholders
Ensure and manage achievement of milestones, incl. delivery and costs;
Identify, categorize, estimate, track, document and mitigate risks;
Identify deviations and define actions to mitigate issues;
Secure the management of project suppliers, contractors, together with Supply organization;
Actively maintain lessons learned during both sell and project execution phases;
Drive improvements within projects, project management methods and product lifecycle, to create value both in the short and long term, and to ensure a sustainable product management.