Division Manager: Payloads, Platforms and Controls

Battelle Uk Limited
Arlington, VA
Apr 06, 2021
Apr 09, 2021
Full Time
Battelle's founding mission "to translate scientific discovery and technology advances into societal benefit" is as relevant today as when we opened our doors over 90 years ago. Our science and technology enhance society's well-being and create critical innovations that drive scientific advances for the future. We conduct groundbreaking research and development, design and manufacture leading-edge products, and deliver critical services for commercial and government customers. Our work meets the needs of the nation when it matters most, and Battelle is committed to driving innovation today and for generations to come.We are currently seeking a National Security Division Manager to lead our Payloads, Platforms and Controls division. This position location is flexible and you must be willing to travel to various CONUS locations, to include Columbus, OH. The expectations for this position are general management duties and oversight, program execution, strategy development, direct selling, and proposal leadership.JOB SUMMARYToday's National Security enterprise needs multi-functioning, reliable, rugged equipment that's designed for frontline performance and agility. This division delivers innovative, high-technology deployable equipment and sensors to operate in the world harshest environments for sensitive government clients. Also, the division executes an enterprise capability in maritime R utilizing special facilities and equipment. The Division Manager will serve as a leader in the organization and interact with principal investigators, program managers, project teams, other departments, teammates and customers to deliver on financial targets. The Division Manager also supports and implements short and long-term plans for growth and continued viability of the business.MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIESManages a staff of approximately ~75 scientist, engineers, technicians, and technical experts to support the core business. Establishes staff goals and appraises performance. Administers salaries, prepares staff development plans and approves timecards. Manages work loading of the assigned staff members.Manages technical quality, business ethics, and staff performance to attain high quality products and services through the selection, training, development and motivation of a capable staff.Ensures staff have necessary materials, equipment and facilities to perform work.Contributes to development and executes business strategies, policies, plans, and procedures.Supports the business development team by leading proposal and marketing activities.THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIREDB.S. Engineering degree from an accredited institution with at least 15 years of experience and 5+ years of system development and 5+ years of project management experience. Proven experience in leading business development and marketing programs worth $10+M annually that involve coordination across organization lines and technical disciplines.Knowledge of tools and methods for project management, especially cost, schedule and scope performance. Ability to assess and take requisite action to address project risks and change requests.Demonstrated excellence in building and supporting a team. Proven ability to lead others in the achievement of goals and create teams driven by initiative, innovation and vision.Must be organized and detail oriented. Must be capable of ensuring that a wide range of different activities (technical, financial, business development, and administrative) are done on time and at a high quality.Has a working knowledge of contractual issues relative to scope, terms, and conditions of the work and corresponding subcontracts/supply chain.Excellent oral and written communication skills.A customer service focus and history of successful client interactions.Must be willing to travel up to 20% as required. MUST be a US Citizen with an active top-secret clearance or ability to obtain one.THE FOLLOWING IS DESIREDExperience managing engineers and technicians supporting the US Navy and USSOCOMKnowledge of government and industrial contract work, especially leading proposal teamsSystem Engineering expertisePMP certificationLEGAL DISCLAIMERThe above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.BENEFITSBattelle's competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law.Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.For more information about our other openings, please visit www.battelle.org/careers