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Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems' (NGAS) Autonomous Systems (AtS) Division has an immediate opening for a Director of Strategy & Business Development (S&BD). This position will be located in the Rancho Bernardo / San Diego, CA area and report to the Sector Director, S&BD.
This position is a leadership role and will significantly impact the Division's long-term business growth. The successful candidate will identify and implement business development projects relating to programs of record, new products and/or industries, technologies, or services. The individual will identify markets, licensing opportunities, and determine the feasibility of product development. This role will be required to perform economic analyses on new or improved product opportunities and/or business models and coordinate with internal departments in identifying/implementing business development projects. The position will team with sales, marketing and potential customers to determine their needs and develops and disseminates information on a continuous basis to all pertinent parties concerning the fulfillment of project goals and objectives.
Creation of comprehensive business development campaigns plans, long range objectives and strategic plans in partnership with S&BD, Program Management, Communications, Government Relations, executive management and other NG stakeholders that take the following into account: performance on current programs, protect program funding to meet NG financial commitments, requirements planning, growth commitments, and mission development.
Execute the campaign to include all stakeholders and customer community organizations, including other NG sectors and organizations; NG program, engineering, business management, contracts, logistics, etc
Provide guidance to the Strategy & Business Development (S&BD) team and program management to execute the campaign and ensure completeness.
Provide leadership with status and actions required to ensure campaign success.
Team with NG Corporate Government Relations to ensure Legislative efforts and senior customer engagements are being executed in the most effective manor
Be the S&BD lead for captures pertaining to the Business Acquisition Process (BAP)
Provide internal investment funding guidance and execution
Team with others in the S&BD organization to ensure domestic program campaign efforts are supportive of our NG growth objectives.
10 years demonstrated expertise in any of the following: Defense Industry Business Development and/or Strategy, Program Management, Business Management, Active Military Service, or Engineering
8 years demonstrated experience - either leading campaign teams, or integrated product teams
Strategic planning experience
Business Acquisition Process (BAP) experience
Excellent communication and presentation skills are required
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Current and active DoD Secret Clearance
10 years in Business Development and Strategy development across a variety of customers and product areas
Thorough understanding of the DoD's and Intelligence Community's acquisition process
Knowledge of the Planning, Programing, Budget and Execution (PPBE) process
ISR Mission Domain expertise
Current and active TS/SCI Clearance
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