L3 Technologies Vertex Aerospace LLC - Program Manager - UAE in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Vertex Aerospace LLC - Program Manager - UAE


Directs all phases of programs from inception through completion. Responsible for the cost; schedule and technical performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs. Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes. Coordinates the preparation of proposals; business plans; proposal work statements and specifications; operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract. Acts as primary customer contact for program activities; leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost; schedule; and technical performance. Establishes design concepts; criteria and engineering efforts for product research; development; integration and test. Develops new business or expands the product line with the customer. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules; identifies program problems and obtains solutions; such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications. Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical; manufacturing and administrative areas.


Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Prefer MBA/MS in related field.

Position Requirements:

At least 10 years of sales or a combination of sales, marketing, customer support or corporate finance experience in putting deals together (technical or business) in the Aviation Industry.

At least 10 years’ experience in managing people with at least 5 years in sales management

Prior experience in the rotor craft industry

Candidate must have, or be able to obtain, the legal right to conduct business in all countries within his/her assigned region.

Ability to travel 30-40>of the time, within region and limited international travel should be expected.

Excellent communication, influencing, negotiating, leadership, and relationship-building skills.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a complex, geographically distributed organization with multiple value streams.

Solid customer partnering skills.

Proficiency in using customer requirements and feedback to help design customized solutions.

Ability to anticipate and skillfully manage through challenges.

Ability to become part of and contribute to a team.


Rated pilot (military or civilian)

Previous experience with Bell products

Demonstrated ability to effectively interface at all levels of the customer chain of command, as well as within the Textron Enterprise.

Critical Competencies:



Drive for results




Strong listening skills

Team work

  • Must be able to pass a background investigation to obtain a public trust position (if required for the position).

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance (if required for the position).

  • Must be able to work weekends, other shifts and overtime as required.

  • The essential physical requirements of the position will be reviewed with the applicant during the interview.

  • Some travel will be required.

  • Must adhere to Company policies/procedures and management instruction.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and Company Proprietary data.

Job Program Management

Primary Location AE-AZ-Abu Dhabi

US Security Clearance Required: None

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day - 1st

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Organization: Division - Vertex-20000074

Job Level: Manager

Job Posting: Nov 13, 2018, 1:08:43 PM

Req ID: 103462