Vice President General Manager (VPGM)

in McLean, VA

Vice President General Manager (VPGM) Job

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  • Job Location

    McLean, VA 22102, US

  • Job Category

    Other Professionals

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  • Clearance Level

    Top Secret/SCI

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  • Travel


Job Description The BAE Systems Intelligence & Security Sector (I&S) is seeking a Vice President/General Manager to lead the sector’s Integrated Defense Solutions (IDS) Business Area with revenue over $500M. As a vital member of the sector’s executive leadership team, this individual will set and execute the strategy for a business area focused on the Navy, Army and Federal/Civilian marketplace. The individual will be responsible for all aspects of leading the business including profit and loss, delivery of financial salients and ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction. The candidate will lead the execution of existing programs, growth of existing work as well as the development of new business opportunities. Key interface with the customer base in support of programs and business plans is required. The candidate will lead, direct and plan business operations in alignment with the operational framework ensuring top line growth and bottom line cost efficiencies. In addition, the candidate is responsible for overall employee engagement; leading through inspiration and encouragement to enhance employee performance and overall team optimization. The position reports directly to the President, Intelligence and Security Sector and is located in McLean, Virginia.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Develop and execute strategic business plan consistent with the goals and objectives of the company
• Achieve financial objectives established in the annual business plan
• Direct and support new business development opportunities to improve the company’s business portfolio to include marketing and customer call plans
• Ability to identify factors that create differentiators for products or services
• Prioritize and allocate new business funds and resources required to win new business
• Build and maintain a high level of customer engagement across the portfolio
• Establish productive relationships with counterparts in other business areas, sectors, vendors, community, government officials and staff, legislators, and industry at large
• Establish performance objectives and meet business projections; establish strategy and parameters to maximize sales and margins needed for business growth
• Attract, develop and retain high performing, diverse talent within the business; build future leaders through mentoring and serving as a role model
• Executes and directs programs in accordance with Corporate Life Cycle Management process
• Promote product quality and high customer satisfaction to advance the business and meet or exceed growth objectives
• Be viewed as an industry leader representing the company at various company sponsored activities; government functions and community events; respond to media inquiries
• Demonstrate a leading role in promoting adherence to the Company’s ethical standards and business practices
• Provide for good stewardship of the assets of the business and understands the importance of relationship building and maintaining clear lines of communication with customers and employees
• Travel frequently to BAE offices and client sitesRequired Skills and Education • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, computer science, business or related field
• 15+ years relevant government contracting experience; supporting and providing a service to Army, Navy, federal civilian government clients
• 12-15 years of upper level management experience leading teams of technical professionals
• Must have experience managing a portfolio of programs or business units with concentration in government contracting
• Demonstrated success in leading and growing related DoD, IT and/or services business
• In depth understanding of DOD and Civilian government agencies, priorities and initiatives
• Ability to identify, establish and build important customer relationships with senior level officials and program stakeholders in DoD and civilian government agencies
• Ability to identify key growth areas and develop new business aligned with the business areas growth strategy
• Proven ability to develop, document, and execute a plan for achieving business growth.
• Experience working in government contracting
• Proven ability to collaborate within and across organizational boundaries
• Excellent writing, communication skills with experience presenting to CEO level executives and customers
• Proven experience leading large geographically diverse teams; strong coaching and mentoring skills; ability to achieve results through others
• Ability to travel 25%
• Top Secret (TS) level clearancePreferred Skills and Education • Ability to attain TS SCI clearanceAbout BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That’s BAE Systems. That’s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
    Time Away From Work +-

    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

G.I Jobs Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Job Mission Joining Forces Soldier for Life American Association of People with Disabilities

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