Defence Business Development Leader / Capture Manager / Bid Manager

Full Time - Posted on April 8, 2024

About AMSL Aero

At AMSL Aero, we are developing Vertiia, the world’s most efficient electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft. Based airside at Bankstown Airport, we are currently growing our team.

About the role

We are searching for a Defence Business Development Leader to join the team and to partner with our Defence customer. The role will be responsible for leading Defence bids and projects, including being the primary representative with Defence; managing the delivery of Defence contract requirements; preparing necessary project reports; and leading Defence captures, including preparing bids and proposals.  

The role will require someone who is highly motivated, who can operate effectively with limited supervision and is a strong team player. This role will suit someone who wants to contribute to sustainable aviation and to supporting our Defence industry.

About you

The knowledge, skills and experience best suited to this role include:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • At least 7 years' experience as a Capture Manager / Bid Manager / Business Development Lead in the defence industry, including the management of engineering personnel preferably working on aerospace projects.
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience in project management in the Defence or in allied industries (e.g. Defence Contractors)
  • Great interpersonal skills, excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven experience in writing bids, developing capture strategies, leading and writing proposals and managing Defence projects.
  • Eligibility for Defence security clearance

Competitive remuneration is on offer. The role will be based in Bankstown airport but travel to meet the requirements of the role may be required, including to our flight test locations in regional NSW.

You must have the current right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job. 

Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

AMSL is an equal opportunity employer.

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