Description: The coolest jobs on this planet or any other are with Lockheed Martin Space.
At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.
Going to space is just the beginning. It s what you do when you get there that matters. Lockheed Martin builds the satellites and spacecraft that do amazing things in space for government and commercial customers. Connecting people. Advancing discovery. And protecting what matters most. Lockheed Martin-built satellites give earlier warning of severe weather, connect troops on the battlefield, and deliver GPS directions to a billion people worldwide.
What does this role look like?
The selected candidate will be expected to be a first-line manager and a working member of the team by supporting subcontract execution and proposal activity directly as the business needs require. This position will manage/support more than one geographic area and will require someone who has strong multitasking skills and the ability to effectively oversee multiple large government and international opportunities.
The candidate must be knowledgeable and comfortable with providing guidance to Senior Management on Subcontract policy and procedures to include teaming agreements, selection of subcontract type(s) and developing subcontract specifications, work statements and make value-added contributions to the business by contributing knowledge of various aspects of the Supply Chain and Subcontract Management. Candidate must also have significant experience leading and directly managing people and teams to positive outcomes.
This position is responsible for the placement and management of subcontracts in support of various programs within the Mission Solutions Line of Business under the Space Systems Company. Specific duties involve procuring a variety of items from contract labor services to major hardware systems, and construction projects. As a result, familiarity with these types of efforts is a must. The successful candidate will be expected to understand and effectively utilize all contract types, including fixed price, labor hour, FP-LOE, T&M, and cost type. The selected candidate must also have in-depth knowledge and proficiency with the FAR and/or LMAP to the extent of ensuring that the team continues to produce high-quality subcontract order files. Other responsibilities include leading negotiations, establishing teaming agreements, facilitating invoice payments, and taking complete responsibility and ownership of the procurement process.
This position leads a strong team, which is the foundation for the high-performing function that is Mission Solutions Supply Chain Operations. The team members here communicate well with each other, focus on goals and results; everyone contributes their fair share, offer each other support, and are organized. Most importantly, they have fun so it will be a privilege to lead and support this team. This position may be a good fit for you if you like solving problems, you are level headed and cool under pressure, patient and politely persistent, you pay attention to the details and you are motivated to do whatever it takes to help the team be successful.
Candidate should be comfortable representing the Global Supply Chain Organization and be a good communicator with the ability to explain just about anything to anyone, and be comfortable communicating in writing, on the phone, or in person in front of a group. Basic Qualifications: To be successful, you need to possess these basic qualifications:
Demonstrated Full Spectrum leadership skills and behaviors through successful management of people and teams. Substantial Experience in Subcontracting, Procurement, and/or Supply Chain Operations supporting US Government Prime Contracts, Commercial and International efforts. Significant Experience leading Proposal / Capture Efforts / Win Plan Desired Skills: To be successful, ideally, you should have:
Above average skills with MS Office Working knowledge & experience with LM Procure to Pay / SAP, or comparable procurement system.. Ability to engage senior leaders as required to address challenges and resolve issues. Ability to mentor less experienced employees. Ability to motivate staff Ability to perform work without appreciable direction. Ability to prepare for and brief executive management. Ability to coach and mentor less experienced employees and team members. Demonstrated \"Can-Do\" Attitude. Demonstrated problem-solving skills. Self-Motivated; self-starter. Ability to multi-task.
Benefits of Employment:
To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that urges differences and big-picture thinking.
Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:
Medical Dental 401k Paid time off including, 25 three-day weekends Work/life balance Career development Mentorship opportunities Rewards & recognition Generous Tuition Reimbursement
Learn more about Lockheed Martin s competitive and comprehensive benefits package. just to name a few reasons to join Lockheed Martin Space!
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