Director II - Programs (Hybrid) with Security Clearance

BAE Systems
Nashua, New Hampshire
May 23, 2024
Jun 01, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description Because this role involves a combination of collaborative/in-person and independent work, it will take the form of a hybrid work format, with time split between working onsite and remotely.
See what you're missing. Our employees work on the world's most advanced electronics -from detecting threats for F-35 pilots to illuminating the night for soldiers. Spanning air, land, sea, and space, we are developing the technology of tomorrow, delivered today. Drawing strength from our differences, we're innovating for the future. And you can, too. Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first -exemplified by our mission: "We Protect Those Who Protect Us ." Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems. Electronic Combat Solutions (ECS) has technology, engineering and program teams that educate and mentor colleagues to deliver leading Electronic Warfare capabilities. We welcome all those who have big ideas, crave innovation, want to drive fielding velocity and have the passion to bring the warfighter home safe. This position will provide proactive leadership across a portfolio of multi-disciplined development programs as well as new business capture efforts focused on winning positions in a competitive acquisition landscape. It relies on the cultivation of strong external and internal relationships at various levels with the US government, prime contractors, and BAE Systems executive ranks to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction. Measure and regularly report on strategies, plans, activities, and results to executive leaders; secure senior leadership buy-in and investment. Foster a culture of innovative problem solving, performance excellence, and continuous improvement to deliver affordable, effective, and dependable solutions. Ensure compliance with all Company standards for program excellence, business development and capture, including lifecycle management review processes, security requirements, and DFARS requirements. Attract, develop, and retain high-performing, diverse talent; build future leaders through development, mentoring, and modeling excellence. Lead through inspiration and encouragement to enhance employee performance, engagement, and overall team optimization. Take action and make decisions regarding personnel matters as needed. Demonstrate a leading role in promoting adherence to the company's ethical standards and business practices; ensure compliance with the BAE Systems Operational Assurance Framework and all other policies and requirements; provide for good stewardship of the assets of the business. Maintain a safe work environment and ensure compliance with safety objectives and policies. Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status Required Education, Experience, & Skills Take responsibility for a team of program managers, executing portfolios of classified contracts for both military and defense contractors
Lead two major new start programs for the Electronic Systems sector, orchestrating these captures across diverse business areas and BAE Systems' FAST Labs. These programs are expected to quickly transition into EMD and are tremendous opportunities to meet gaps in warfighter capabilities.
Provide leadership for new Electronic Warfare business development, capture strategies, and proposals, for both crewed and uncrewed air vehicles
Direct operational analysis trade studies to assess the optimum requirements
Interact frequently with senior-level executives concerning projects, operational decisions and strategies.
Demonstrate visible leadership across the portfolio leading by example and driving program performance excellence.
Excellent written and oral communication skills with experience presenting to senior leaders and customers.
Strong leadership, coaching and mentoring skills with the ability to achieve results through others.
Business acumen mindset, awareness within and outside the business
Ability to hold yourself and others accountable
Take an active role in development and execution of a growth strategy to support the product line's integrated business plan and technology growth plan.
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or DAWIA Level II/III Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Master's degree in a technical discipline
Have held a clearance within 2 years Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $159300 - $270800 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 Electronic 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. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve. Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.