We are out of this world! Today the Moon, tomorrow Mars. At Leidos, we won’t stop at helping NASA land on the moon and we are in it for future endeavors into space. Leidos provides a wide range of solutions to NASA’s most exciting programs including:
providing flight crew equipment and integration services to and from the International Space Station (ISS),
providing support and products for spaceflight operations capability development and execution of the ISS, Orion, and Commercial Crew missions,
providing spaceflight and ground hardware and software, sustaining engineering functions, payload integration, and research mission integration and operations services required by the ISSP, and
developing and delivering food for the ISS crew and designing future food for long duration missions
Leidos has an opening for a Division Manager, NASA Portfolios. This position will provide oversight and leadership to execute and implement strategy, support services and overall contractor activities and deliverables for the NASA Programs Portfolio. In partnership with business development, this position will provide guidance and act as a primary contact for all NASA Centers to enable and drive growth of today’s portfolio of over 400 employees. The ideal candidate will live near NASA Headquarters, or NASA JSC.
Review pipeline, work with BD, and execute an aggressive growth campaign across all NASA centers.
Responsible to develop and successfully execute the portfolio growth strategy
Make timely portfolio growth decisions consistent with delegations
In conjunction with PMs and BD/Capture Managers, ensure processes are in place to provide consistent approach and support to growth activities including specifically ensuring talent and resources are provided in a timely manner
Represent Leidos to customers and other business to build relationships to enable and sustain growth
Support the NASA Programs’ program managers (PMs) and teams to achieve the highest performance possible
Report directly to a Leidos Senior Vice President. Provide timely insights and information to ensure proper communication to the executive team. Document activities, decisions, and information in weekly report in designated format and by the deadline. Coordinate, integrate and provide timely responses to actions flowed from senior leadership. Participate in Monthly/Quarterly Operations Review.
Understand and ensure effective management of individual programs’ financial performance and communicate accurate forecasts for the portfolio. Support PMs in making decisions and taking actions to achieve/exceed Annual Operating Plan.
Coordinate/support the NASA Strategic Account Executive to build the Leidos brand across the NASA customer markets
Identify participation in customer-market events (conferences; dinners; sponsorships) to secure funding within annual budget limits. Build Leidos brand through support of community initiatives
Demonstrate support for small businesses, particularly at NASA centers with active pursuits. Develop relationships with small businesses chosen as strategic marketing partners and/or participate in mentor protégé program
Develop relationships with local colleges and universities for recruiting purposes and demonstrate support of STEM programs
Lead with integrity, connect with your team, and focus on high employee morale
Be visible; communicate and recognize individuals and teams across the portfolio including annual bonuses, awards, and recognition events
Listen; mentor leaders and high potential employees
Provide growth opportunities for high potential employees including participation in corporate initiatives (e.g. Emerging Leaders) and training
Typical Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree and 12 years' experience, or a Masters degree and 10 years' relevant experience.
Experience overseeing multi-function project teams
Balanced business/technical background; sufficient level of technical background to provide highly-credible leadership to development teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues
Ability to provide leadership to business analysts and collaborate with customers and develop strategies and solutions of high business value
Relevant and current experience with NASA programs with strong relationships within the NASA community
Extensive existing relationships at one or more NASA Centers with particular interest in GSFC experience
Experience with NASA Mission and/or Services programs and projects
Experiences in business capture activities either as a contractor or at the government
Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands
Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish/maintain high level of customer trust and confidence
Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with individuals at all levels including the executive level
Creative approach to problem-solving; ability to focus on details while maintaining a broader perspective
Must be able to pass a Public Trust background investigation.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 75%
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Proj and Prog 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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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