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DIVISION MANAGER - LOGISTICS AND OPERATIONS WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE

Company: Battelle Memorial Institute
Location: Arlington
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Battelle delivers when others can't. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients-whether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency. We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. Job Summary We are currently seeking a Division Manager to lead our Logistics and Operations Division within our Logistics, Operations, and Ground Systems (LOGS) Business Line. As a Division Manager, you will live our core values - Unity, Creativity, Collaboration, Excellence, and Appreciation. This position can be based out of Columbus, OH; Aberdeen, MD; or Crystal City, VA with a hybrid schedule. The expectations for this position are managing Division operations, ensuring program excellence, developing strategy, and capturing new business. The Logistics & Operations division team is focused on: 1) relevant DOD and other government agency logistics market segments (i.e., contractor logistics support/performance-based logistics; integrated logistics support; obsolescence management; and lifecycle sustainment) and 2) the enhancement of readiness and national security via operations and training support for DOD and government customers. This may include developing new capabilities in areas such as mobile power, predictive logistics, smart warehousing, lithium battery recycling, or space logistics. Responsibilities As Division Manager you will be responsible for: * Contributing to development and executing business line strategies and plans
* Establish and/or lead capture efforts to win new business aligned with business line and division strategies.
* Collaborate across divisions to exceed customer expectations and business line financial commitments.
* Managing a staff of approximately 100 scientists, engineers, and technical experts to support the core business.
* Recruiting, hiring, establishing staff goals, and appraising performance. Administering salaries, preparing staff development plans, and approving timecards. Managing work loading of the assigned staff members. * Managing technical quality, business ethics and staff performance to attain high-quality products and services through the selection, training, development, and motivation of capable staff.
* Ensuring staff have the necessary materials, equipment, and facilities to perform their work.
* Driving division growth objectives for orders, revenue, profit, and return on investment.
* Aggressively identify, assess, and develop new business opportunities, and position new business resources to achieve growth objectives.
* Understanding the competition and growing external partnerships when necessary.
* Developing and managing customer relationships at all levels; develop and execute customer engagement plans, evaluate customer relationships and adjust approach as required. * Communicating with diverse audiences including customers and clients, senior management, scientists, academia, and the community.
Key Qualifications You know how to motivate staff and teammates as well as thrive in a fast-paced, cross-discipline, collaborative environment while meeting the following minimum requirements: * Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field with at least 10 years of related experience and 3+ years of project management experience.
* Proven experience in leading business development and marketing programs worth -$10M+ annually that involve coordination across organization lines and technical disciplines.
* Knowledge of tools and methods for project management, especially cost, schedule, and performance. Ability to assess and take requisite action to address project risks and change requests. * Experience in DOD related logistics such as supply, predictive maintenance, space logistics, facility operations, life cycle sustainment, or integrated logistics support. * Demonstrated excellence in building and supporting a team. Proven ability to lead others in the achievement of goals and create teams driven by initiative, innovation, and wisdom.
* Must be organized and detail oriented. Must be capable of ensuring that a wide range of different activities (technical, business development, and administrative) are performed on time and at a high quality.
* A customer service focus and history of successful customer interactions.
* Demonstrated ability to communicate with executive level management, teaming partners, and customers.
* Must be willing to travel up to 30% as required
* US Citizenship with an ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.
Preferred Qualifications * Graduate degree in EE, ME, CS, CE, Math, Physics the Physical Sciences, MBA or equivalent.
* Experience managing multiple subcontractors under Federal government prime contracts.
* Knowledge of government and industrial contract work, especially leading proposal teams.
* Experience managing large Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quality (IDIQ) contracts.
* Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or similar.
* Secret clearance.
Benefits: Live an Extraordinary Life
We care about your well-being, not just on the job. Battelle offers comprehensive and competitive benefits to help you live your best life. * Balance life through a compressed work schedule: Most of our team follows a flexible, compressed work schedule that allows for every other Friday off-giving you a dedicated day to accomplish things in your personal life without using vacation time.
* Take time to recharge: You get paid time off to support work-life balance and keep motivated.
* Prioritize wellness: Stay healthy with medical, dental, and vision coverage with wellness incentives and benefits plus a variety of optional supplemental benefits.
* Better together: Coverage for partners, gender-affirming care and health support, and family formation support.
* Build your financial future: Build financial stability with an industry-leading 401(k) retirement savings plan. For most employees, we put in 5 percent whether you contribute or not, and match your contributions on top of that. * Advance your education: Tuition assistance is available to pursue higher education.
* Flexible work arrangements: You have options for where you work and when you work.
A Work Environment Where You Succeed
For brilliant minds in science, technology, engineering and business operations, Battelle is the place to do the greatest good by solving humanity's most pressing challenges and creating a safer, healthier and more secure world. You will have the opportunity to thrive in a culture that inspires you to: * Apply your talent to challenging and meaningful projects * Receive select funding to pursue ideas in scientific and technological discovery
* Collaborate with world-class experts in an inclusive environment
* Nurture and develop the next generation of scientific leaders
* Give back to and improve our communities
Vaccinations & Safety Protocols Battelle may require employees, based on job duties, work location, and/or its clients' requirements to follow certain safety protocols and to be vaccinated against a variety of viruses, bacteria, and diseases as a condition of employment and continued employment and to provide documentation that they are fully vaccinated. If applicable, Battelle will provide reasonable accommodations based on a qualified disability or medical condition through the Americans with Disabilities Act or the Rehabilitation Act or for a sincerely held religious belief under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (and related state laws). Battelle is an equal opportunity employer. We provide employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle. The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department. For more information about our other openings, please visit www.battelle.org/careers

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