Execution Solution Lead


Offre publiée le 2024-04-02


Role and Responsibilities

Duties & Responsibilities

Support and follow the D&S Lead to Award (L2A) business development process from the initial stages of customer interactions (pre-RFP), through to the Capture and Proposal phases, all the way to contract award for any given opportunity and across the CAE D&S International regions.

Follow established Execution Solution Lead best practices and knowledge base including guides, tools and templates.

Support a global Community of Practice network to share information and lessons learned between Execution Solution Leads.

The Execution Solution Lead’s daily tasks include solution development and validation activities on active opportunities, which include the following deliverables :

Define a winning execution strategy based on the opportunity Capture Plan

Lead the preparation of an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)

Lead the creation, consolidation and validation of Risk and Opportunity registers

Lead the creation of an Assumption, Dependency and Exclusion register

Lead the creation and validation of the proposal Management volume, including Project Management Plans, Risk Management Plans, and / or Statements of Work (SOW)

Ensure that supplier / partner workshare includes proper SOWs and technical requirements documents

Lead the definition of comprehensive Transition Plans and post-delivery Sustainment Plans

Prepare Milestone Payment Plans to ensure cash neutrality of programs

Prepare Export Control plans to enable the transfer and reuse of controlled technical data and parts

Deliver Solution Reviews and Design-to-Win reviews

Interface with customers and end-users to present solutions

Required skills & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, business, or related field

Minimum of 5-10 years of related program management leadership experience in industry and / or military service, with 3-5 years focused on the development and / or delivery of training programs in an operational and / or maintenance capacity for the defense sector

Relevant experience leading medium to large development, training integration or engineering projects with high levels of risk / uncertainty

PMP certification or equivalent considered an asset

Previous experience with new business capture and proposal processes for large made-to-order programs, highly desirable

Good ability to develop capture strategies for new business, leveraging winning themes and discriminators a definite asset

Knowledge of CAE's products and training solutions, including modeling and simulation capabilities, considered a definite asset

Relevant training / mentoring experience and skills an asset

Excellent oral & written communication, as well as presentation skills

Fluent in both English and French considered an asset

Good people skills and problem-solving mind set

Good business acumen and political savvy highly desirable

Be able to hold a NATO SECRET security clearance

Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

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