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United Technologies Corporation Associate Director, Strategic Planning in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Job ID: 01307187

City: Windsor Locks

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Strategic Planning

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


01: Building 01 Windsor Locks One Hamilton Road, Windsor Locks, CT, 06096 USA

Collins Aerospace, a unit of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market. ISR & Space Solutions is a part of the Mission Systems business unit within Collins Aerospace providing products and services to global government and commercial markets that enable mission success in space, in the air, at sea and on the ground. Our passion for supporting the Warfighter and their mission demands excellence in everything we do, from the talent we recruit to the highly-engineered systems we deliver. We value people, integrity, ideas and performance.

ISR & Space Systems is currently seeking a highly motivated, high energy, experienced Strategy Development Manager, Defense. This position is responsible for formulating strategic plans including identification of new strategic business opportunities, development of strategic objectives and associated strategies and action plans based on fact-based analysis of the market environment. This includes supporting the strategic planning process and monitoring the competitive and technology landscape.

The successful candidate should be familiar and experienced with US Government acquisition as the position involves a wide variety of new initiatives related to our Department of Defense customer base:

Leads the development of market analysis and environmental trends within the global defense market. Develops and presents compelling market analysis for inclusion in decision point reviews and strategic plans Identifies and evaluates new strategic business opportunities and leads strategic projects as required Initiates strategies and leads incubation to build toward hand-off to business development and business unit leadership, including leading/supporting market research and business case development as required Supports analysis, evaluation, and initiation of new growth opportunities, strategic alliance partner engagement, initial market validation Takes a leadership role in supporting development of annual Strategic Business Plan for our Defense Portfolio/Business Units Supports cross-portfolio/business unit strategy development as required Prepares and presents company profiles on competitors, potential acquisition candidates, and partners including financial analyses. Supports acquisition, investment and partnership activities including development of strategic rationale and participates on due diligence teams.


  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • MBA highly desirable

Experience / Qualifications:

  • United States Citizenship required.

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in business development, market research, and/or strategy with increasing roles and responsibilities.

  • Minimum five years of experience in the Defense Industry.

  • Key skills include a strong business acumen, technical background and familiarity with technical product development.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication to support the completion of market research and strategy presentations and reports.

  • Candidate should have the ability to apply for and obtain a US Government DoD Security Clearance.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

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