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VP Operations - 6710

Date: Sep 30, 2022

Location: Huntsville, AL, Alabama, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 6710 

Required Travel: 11 - 25%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: TS/SCI 

Level of Experience: Executive 

Job Description

The position will report directly to the President of Cyber, Electronic Warfare and Space Unit and will be responsible for Leading, managing, and aggressively growing a P&L with approximately $120M in revenue distributed across several locations (Huntsville, AL; Warner Robbins, GA; Warren, MI; Oklahoma City, OK; + others) and customers. This leadership role must be, by their inherent nature, a self-starter, innovative, and entrepreneurial. The VP will provide the strategic vision and associated roadmap to ensure continued growth and success of the business operations across the portfolio, with a specific focus on growing the Huntsville, AL footprint of programs and customers. The VP will develop and nurture internal and external partnerships and relationships. In addition, the VP will lead and mentor the existing business operation professionals. The VP will drive organizational capability by developing group leadership team members, identify emerging leaders, driving investment in new senior talent, and ensuring high levels of employee engagement across the group. 

Essential Job Responsibilities

•    Manage full P&L and contract/task management responsibilities for the business operations including technical, cost, schedule, compliance, staffing, customer satisfaction and financial reporting.
•    Achieve group-level operating margin contribution goals through strategic pricing, coupled with cost-effective program implementation, tight project management procedures, indirect cost control, and utilization rate management.
•    Work directly with key executives and functional experts to support efforts in growing their respective lines of business and developing adjacent markets.
•    Continue to develop the operation leadership team and develop a succession plan.
•    Use established relationships and develop new ones with key Government decision makers and acquisition officials to lead/deliver/win new and current business.
•    Implement consistent and standard processes for business planning and forecasting, staffing, delivery, reporting, technical achievements, and client relationship management.
•    Maintain contractual and programmatic oversight of all projects within the group. Provide status on a timely basis for all major projects as required.
•    Work closely with peers of other HII Operating Groups and corporate staff to ensure effective pursuit strategies for programs that require multi-operating/business group collaboration.
•    Coordinate the business development activities of the operation to ensure continued profitable revenue growth. Deliver bids within allocated Bid and Proposal funding.
•    Enhance the group’s visibility with clients through leadership in innovation and advancement of state-of-the-art services and solutions. Guide the development of new offerings to capitalize on market/client opportunities.
•    Identify and execute approved research and development projects within budget, schedule, and performance parameters.
•    Some travel will be required.
•    Works with the division President to refine the overall strategic plan and then developing a pipeline of opportunities that provide an opportunity to grow market share and revenue.
•    Continuously monitors the market and competitors to develop and position our strengths/ competencies.
•    Coordinates meetings with customers, competitors, clients, and teammates to develop market insight on requirements, acquisition strategy, acquisition timing, and contract vehicle choices.
•    May have other business activities, such as investigating and evaluating potential mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, geographic expansions, licensing, partnerships, joint ventures, new business/market opportunities to determine if such activities are in line with the organization's overall strategy and vision.
•    Lead/manage individuals and to keep them focused on the bigger picture, vs. a singular functional perspective, and interpersonal dynamics.
•    Responsible for professional development and growth of their portfolio
 

Minimum Qualifications

•    Bachelor's degree and at least 15+ years of Operations related experience, including 8 years of P&L responsibility.
•    A history of delivering results regarding financial goals to include revenue and profit;  
•    Experience with successful execution of all phases of a large, multi-year capture effort, including strategic planning, shaping, competitive analysis, teaming, proposal development, and transition to execution.
•    A proven leader that can identify, hire, and retain top talent and lead a diverse set of teams; 
•    An excellent communicator and relationship builder that can effectively engage within all levels of the company and with customers and partners 
•    Possesses broad market awareness, to include budgets, customer priorities, mission gaps and market dynamics
•    Ability to engage, motivate and lead staff and supporting organizations
•    Extensive knowledge, experience, and success of the entire capture and execution processes are required, and solid experience in all contract types (e.g., FFP, T&M, cost plus), as well as non-IDIQ and IDIQ single or multiple award contracts.
•    Extensive experience in the Department of Defense market, with a track record of leading and winning both single-award (+$50million) and multiple-award (+$1 billion) contracts.
•    Must have or have the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.
•    Ability to travel as required
 

This opportunity resides with Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within Mission Technologies, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. HII works within our nation’s intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners.

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: hii.com.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.