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.
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)
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:
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
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
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