Program Director-Space Based Operations

Lockheed Martin - Littleton, CO 80125


Program Director of Space Based Operations, Sustainment and Logistics

This critical position will lead the Operations, Sustainment and Logistics (OSL) Mission Area for the Military Space Line of Business (LOB).

The Program Director ensures strong collaboration across the LOB to create and implement central strategies to sustain our products and provide sustainment services to our customers. This position will be responsible for the orders, sales, EBIT and cash commitments for the OSL portfolio within Military Space. The portfolio currently manages the operations and sustainment programs for MILSATCOM (AEHF, MUOS, Milstar, DSCS); SBIRS; and GPS missions. This position is responsible for developing and executing the strategy to resource and support the products and services offered across the entire LOB Portfolio.

This Program Director of Space Based Operations, Sustainment and Logistics will be responsible for leading all sustainment activities for multiple programs ensuring the program requirements across all logistics elements are achieved; perform program/project planning and management (including cost, schedule and risk management). This position ensures the PMO and customer satisfaction through on-time delivery of required sustainment deliverables and support services at the best value to the government; develop and implement the appropriate product support solutions to assure achievement of desired performance outcomes. The Program Director works closely and is integrated with the Mission Solutions Line of Business in areas of shared work in the ground development and services market for Military Space customer areas. The successful candidate will also be responsible for pursuing new business within the Operations, Sustainment and Logistics mission area.

An active Top Secret clearance is required in order to be considered.

Basic Qualifications

  •          At least 5 years Program Management experience or equivalent experience managing a complex P&L, functional assignment, or military/civil on-orbit operations team and proven prior experience managing on-orbit operations, anomaly resolution, space and ground software maintenance, hardware logistics and training
  •          At least 10 years of technical and program leadership experience
  •          Experience managing multi-functional teams, cross business area teams (IWTA) and major subcontractors in both a fixed price and a cost-plus, funding constrained environment
  •          Ability to develop high performing teams that will work across program and business area boundaries to implement synergies across multiple missions
  •          Effective executive level verbal and written communication skills and a compelling desire to make a positive impact and the organizational/motivational skills to make it happen
  •          Proven Full Spectrum Leadership skills and experience leading employees to perform productively and foster relationships in a cross-functional team environment
  •          Ability to travel as needed

Desired skills

  •          Experience with the Air Force Operational and Sustainment Customers as well as the Air Force SMC space program directorates.
  •          Experience working with payload subcontractors working in a sustainment role.

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Job Location(s): Littleton Colorado