Senior Sector Area Manager with Security Clearance

Expiring today

BAE Systems
Westminster, Colorado
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 17, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
The Tactical Solutions Strategic Business Unit delivers mission system solutions, from specialized antennas to electro-optical technologies, to the warfighter. Our systems enhance the performance of various military platforms, from aircraft and land vehicles to ships and satellites, and give warfighters the advantage they need to take action, identify targets and defend against evolving threats. What You'll Do: Lead a team of ASMs, PMs, and key core engineering staff to conceive, design, develop, test, and transition products into higher-volume production.
Responsible for projecting and realizing quarterly and annual bookings, sales, and profit targets.
Manage and grow a portfolio of current and emerging technology products and systems.
Establish sector strategy aligned with the Mission area strategy to support technical development and business growth.
Provide sound leadership and team building to motivate, influence and effectively apply the sector team members.
Develop and maintain effective internal/external communication systems.
Resolve conflicts, demands and priorities.
Partner with Design for Manufacturing resources and Manufacturing Mission Area to ensure resulting hardware is fully qualified, documented, and ready to enter rate production.
Review technical approaches based on warfighter needs and capability gaps to guide and support the development of components and system solutions towards closing those gaps on cost and schedule. Implement resulting sector growth strategy to include overseeing pursuit and capture activities.
Establish and maintain strategic relationships with major customers both government and industry.
Interact with contracted customers, especially during contract negotiations, major reviews, and problem resolution.
Interface and collaborate with other Sectors, Mission Areas, and Strategic Business Units (SBUs) to align technology development roadmaps and program execution.
Interface and collaborate with Strategic Capabilities Units (SCUs) to ensure program needs are thoroughly understood and future required resources and capabilities are available with the appropriate capacity on the designed timeline.
Review and approve technical and contracting approaches for portfolio development programs.
Ensure appropriate security constructs are in place for Capture, IRAD, CRAD, and program execution activities.
Ensure programs have an established execution baseline. Review detailed Risk and Opportunity management plans that tie back to the baseline. Conduct internal program reviews and provide guidance for recovery or mitigation efforts.
Review major prime and government customer roadmaps, work to align internal strategies, and oversee IRAD and CRAD activities to influence customer roadmap development.
Provide inputs to TS OH, IRAD and B&P budget requests and manage to budget allocations. Provide inputs to the capital planning process.
Provide inputs staffing and facility requirements.
Provide leadership to all employees working in or supporting the sector programs / projects.
Work closely with business partners in Engineering, Integrated Supply Chain, Finance, Security, IT, and Human Resources to formulate and explain needs and follow through with these organizations to make sure the Sector has what it needs to be successful.
Provide leadership, knowledge, business opportunities, strategies, competitive intelligence, market, and legislative forecasts commensurate with financial and strategic plans relative to the purpose noted above to other areas within BAE Systems outside of the Mission area and TS.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary. On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site three or more days each normally scheduled week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations may be required. Working Conditions: Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor. Required Education, Experience, & Skills BS/BA in related field plus 15 years or more related experience.
Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
A current, active Secret security clearance is required.
Demonstrated ability to work successfully with demanding customers, difficult schedules, and technically challenging projects.
Demonstrated team leadership.
Ability to self-start and understand the big picture as well as technical, budget and schedule issues at the detail level.
Familiar with general government contractual requirements.
Experienced with an ISO 9001 environment.
Excellent communication skills.
Excellent presentation development and delivery skills.
Ability to lead New Business / Capture Strategy Execution including proposal development.
Ability to lead and effectively negotiate program awards.
Ability to lead Programs and Projects achieving customer cost, technical and schedule requirements.
Comfortability and competency with MS Office computer tools including: Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint and Office. Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Degree in Engineering or Physics.
Experience utilizing standard program status tools.
Earned Value (EV) and Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) including variance reporting.
Program performance reporting status including program highlights, Cost Performance Index (CPI), Schedule Performance Index (SPI), schedule progress, technical status and Customer Relations.
Technical Performance Metrics (TPM's) including current progress of key technical performance parameters against requirements.
Proactive risk and opportunity management against program management baseline.
Contract Change management to control, monitor and resolve internal and external changes related to Program plan.
Experience in program and procurement management responsibilities for tactical hardware.
Experience executing internal research and development projects.
Experience with subcontract management and supplier oversight.
Experience in design, fabrication, test, and transition to production of antenna products. Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $181000 - $250000 Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics. About BAE Systems Space & Mission Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Space & Mission Systems is a leading provider of national defense and civil space applications, advanced remote sensing, scientific and tactical systems for the U.S. Intelligence, Department of Defense and scientific communities. We continually pioneer ways to innovate spacecraft, mission payloads, optical systems, and other defense and civil capabilities. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, we continually discover ways to enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.