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Director, RF Systems Business Area Segment

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems
Location: Taunton
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 15 years of demonstrated leadership; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 13 years of demonstrated leadership.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
Responsibilities for this Position
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Director, Business Area Segment. The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation's fundamental defense and intelligence services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

Directs an RF Systems Business Area Segment's day-to-day operational activities and staff to support business area segment goals and objectives. Responsible for business development, strategic planning, and R&D activities to ensure business area segment growth and improved profitability. Direct all business area segment programs from bid to proposal through program start-up, execution, and closedown to ensure the attainment of cost, quality and schedule performance objectives.
As aspiring leaders, General Dynamics Mission Systems believes there are several enabling behaviors which will influence your success. These behaviors will also serve as leading indicators of likely success and will be used by your manager in evaluating your performance and growth as a leader, and will serve to build trust from your teams, your customer, and the organization. These behaviors are:
Develop yourself
Develop others
Be a team player
Communicate effectively
Develop and sustain the relationships you need to be successful
Shape culture and positively impact the morale, motivation, and engagement of those around you
Operate at the right level and deliver on your commitments
Think and act strategically
Confront reality
Take reasonable, managed risks
It is expected the successful candidate will utilize these tenets so they can build on their own essential skills and traits.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
Develops & implements program strategies, roadmaps, and cohesive integrated plans for portfolio to meet business and program objectives relating to revenue, margin, quality, and time-to-market
Directs strategic planning for business area segment to ensure the preparation of timely and valid strategy-centered plans and periodic review of progress towards strategic goals
Directs assigned business area segment programs and program managers to ensure compliance with financial, quality, schedule, and product performance contract requirements as well as GDMS policies and procedures
May personally manage key business segment program(s) as program director
Directs the achievement of cost, quality, schedule and probability objectives for assigned business area segment programs
Responsible for the effective implementation of continuous improvement within assigned business area segment and supports implementation throughout GDMS
Balances programs, risks and opportunities with executable strategies to meet technical requirements and budgets
Prepares and presents program/product status to leadership and external customers
Develops customer relationships and develops new business within the market/program
Works across the RF Systems business and functional matrix support to accomplish goals
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Tremendous knowledge of RF Systems programs and technologies including current and potential applications
Detailed knowledge of target customer markets, with an emphasis on U.S. Army
Ability to generate cohesive program plans
Demonstrated leadership of complex programs or portfolio with significant delivery or technical risk
Skilled in the development and implementation of product/program strategy and tactics
Ability to track work accomplished to baseline plans and identify issues, track progress, and follow through on effective corrective actions based on data analysis and trends
Ability to lead others in team building, conflict resolution, motivation, leadership and advanced risk management
Ability to apply advanced negotiation skills to solve internal, external and customer issues
Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions on programs to internal and external representatives
Extensive ability to understand and analyze program financial data
Outstanding relationship management and marketing skills
Outstanding risk and opportunity management skills and ability to apply them to programs
Extensive knowledge of government acquisition contracting practices and regulations
PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:
10+ years of direct Program Management experience in the DoD/Federal Marketplace
Engineering degree in a discipline related to RF Systems
Experience with Foreign Material Sales (FMS) and export to foreign governments
Demonstrated intimate working knowledge of government acquisition process
Demonstrated ability in Business Development
Must be able to travel up to 35% of the time
Position requires either Work-on-Site or Flex-on-Site be selected in Employee Workspace Plan
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran.

Target salary range: USD $217,700.00/Yr. - USD $235,600.00/Yr. This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary.
Company Overview
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

Keywords: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Taunton , Director, RF Systems Business Area Segment, Executive , Taunton, Massachusetts

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