The Homeland Security Solutions Operation (HHS) within Leidos Civil Group has an immediate opening for the position of Vice President/Division Manager for the Security and Transportation Technologies (S&TT) Division.
We seek a proven leader to lead and grow a $200M+ organization responsible for the development, manufacturing, sale and implementation of global security screening products and related services. Current portfolio includes the VACIS, Reveal, and Exploranium product lines. The selected candidate will chart and execute the long-term growth strategy for these and future security products driving Leidos to leading positions across selected target markets. Current customer base spans more than 30 countries in addition to key US Federal customers, local/state, and commercial entities. The Division Manager is a thought leader, relied upon for innovative approaches, and solutions to address ever-evolving threats and needs within the global security market. Successful candidates would need to thrive in a fast-paced environment driven by strong growth potential within a highly competitive market. Must be a self-starting high-energy leader focused upon delivering results. Significant customer facing engagement is expected in order to shape and position to win new business.
The VP/DM will report directly to the Senior Vice President, Homeland Security Solutions, and will be responsible for directing and growing division commitments for all customer, employee, program, financial and new business short and long range strategies.
This leadership role will proactively build and leverage relationships with other division managers, Operation staff and functional support and be expected to collaborate across the company and exhibit teamwork to contribute to division, group, sector, and enterprise success. Engages in strategic thinking by understanding “big picture” analysis both from the technological and business perspectives for new and existing market initiatives both domestically and internationally.
The VP/DM is expected to establish and manage customer and business partner industry relationships while creating new capabilities and increasing market share in existing and new markets. The VP/DM must demonstrate highly ethical performance and behavior that is conducive to professional growth, employee engagement, and continuous staff development.
The VP/DM will be a key leader to grow Leidos’ Homeland Security Solutions portfolio and will establish objectives, plans and budgets; manage the operational, financial and technical performance of the division; maintain a performance-oriented organization; work with Operation staff to development, capture, and win profitable business opportunities.
The work location for this position is in Vista, California.
Travel to meet with clients or other Leidos organizations is expected, as needed, approximately 30% of the time.
- BS Degree and 15 years of relevant prior experience
- Strong history of growing a complex, multi-customer business in excess of $100M/year.
- Multi-disciplinary business background (may include Business Development, Sales, Marketing, P&L, Service Delivery, Finance, and Technical / Product Production.)
- Experience in business strategy development, planning, and execution.
- 10+ years experience in and knowledge of the security product screening industry.
- 10+ years experience in international product management and sales.
- Multi-lingual (e.g., Spanish) is a plus.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Division Management
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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