Senior Manager, Civil Space Programs

Lockheed Martin Corporation Arlington , VA 22201

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Lockheed Martin has been on the leading edge of Aerospace and Defense Innovation for over 100 years.

Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our unrivaled skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the nation's biggest challenges. Do you want to be part of a culture that encourages employees to think big, perform with perfection and build incredible products? We provide the resources, inspiration and focus - if you have the passion and courage to dream big, then we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Our Government Affairs Function is seeking a Senior Manager to join the Space, Missile Defense & Strategic mission team. Lockheed Martin Government Affairs (LMGA) manages all U.S. government customer relationships and develops policy, regulatory and legislative strategies with Congress for all Lockheed Martin programs, products and services. Our mission is to provide a premium, integrated government affairs capability to create a competitive advantage and support the long-term growth of Lockheed Martin.

Primary responsibility will be to provide marketing and business development support to the Lockheed Martin operating companies conducting business with the Civil Space elements of the United States Government in the Washington, D.C. area, including NASA Headquarters, the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, NOAA Headquarters and NOAA/NESDIS. Specific customer focus will be on NASA and NOAA, but broad understanding of the wider set of customers and users in this domain is also required.

Candidate will represent LM's NASA Science portfolio as well as programs funded by NOAA, including the GOES-R program. Principal activities will involve the development and implementation of marketing strategies to keep existing Lockheed Martin Space Science and Meteorological program sold, and to help position the corporation for new business in these and related areas. Candidate will work closely with the LM Legislative Affairs team in the development of integrated marketing/congressional strategies and plans. Limited travel would be expected for this job.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess excellent inter-personal skills, be a very good writer, and have working knowledge of basic computer software (Word, Power Point, Excel).

  • Minimum of 10 years related experience.

  • Candidate must have deep understanding of relevant customer communities and key players, ideally from some number of years working in government or representing industry in this capacity.

  • This position requires access to export controlled information, therefore only US Persons (e.g. US Citizen, US Permanent Resident) may be considered for this position.

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