SABCA
Aerospace

Business Case Consolidation Specialist

Permanent
Intermediate
Senior
Job start As soon as possible

Job description

SABCA is one of the main aerospace companies in Belgium. Founded in 1920, it has built an extensive and varied know-how based on its 95+ years experience in designing, building and upgrading large and complex elements for aircraft and space launchers. 

Their customers and partners belong to the elite of the aerospace world and are spread worldwide.

Mission: 

At corporate level, the Business Case Consolidation Specialist is responsible for:

  • Acting and supporting as sparring partners to the Bid Managers (Program Managers & Business Developers) in the bidding process, from the RFQ to the contractualization. 

This includes the main tasks below:

  • Check and challenge datas provided by other teams.
  • Assist with financial preparation of offer (costing models)
  • Establish Business Case consolidation
  • Conduct Sensitivity & Risk analysis evaluation
  • Establish Customer template in a timely manner
  • Check Compliance Matrix consistency
  • Propose T&C’s - Exclusions & assumptions evaluation

Participate in the « Prospection, Negotiation & Contractualization of the Program” process as a team member.

  • Audit of the use of the procedure in the different Business Units and ensure that costing principles are well communicated and applied throughout the group
  • Propose organisation, functions, systems and tools optimisation in the use of the existing knowledge and competences
  • Quality follow-up of the deliverables providing management with dashboards and KPI
  • Ensure a continuous link with the Bid Managers and PCS-MR and PCS-TM of all BU
  • Keep process and documentation compliant with certification requirement (EN9100, AS9100,…)
  • Propose improvement of costing principles

Participate in the management/update/creation of the associated tools such as:

  • Bid/NoBid gate
  • Consolidated Business Case at Corporate level as well as Bidding tool for “fast track” offers et BU level.
  • Executive Summary used during the validation review
  • Ensure the link with PLT for new & potential business
  • To ease offers management, reporting, and data base
  • Establish/Maintain the bidding database (Financial, Key ratios…) up to date in order to maximize lessons learned from earlier relevant bids
Profile: 
  • Higher education in Legal and /or commercial and/or Engineering and/or Controlling related field, ideally a Commercial Engineer, a Master of Sciences in Engineering or a cost controller with a Master in finance.  
  • 5-15 years of relevant professional experience
  • Good knowledge of B2B contracts legal aspects, acquired in a technical environment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Sense for business and contracts
  • Account management / Project Management mind-set
  • Affinities / ability to understand technical issues and industrial set up
  • Combination of a hands-on attitude and an ability to think strategically
  • Continuous improvement mind-set
  • Influencing skills
  • Good MS Office (Excel) skills
  • Ability to define specifications for a change concerning a process or information system
  • Fluency in French or Dutch and English  are mandatory