GMD Futures Senior Program Manager at Lockheed Martin (Huntsville, AL)

| Huntsville, AL
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Job Description

The GMD Futures Team is looking for an exceptional Senior Program Manager to be the Deputy Program Director (DPD) for a to be named GMD Futures Program. This position will be the Lockheed Martin (LM) leader of a major subcontract to a Prime Contractor where the DPD's day to day work will be for the Prime Contractor's GMD Futures Program Director. The DPD will be responsible for managing all aspects of the design, development, systems integration and test, production support and sustainment of a complex weapons system with a strategic industry partner.

The DPD will oversee a cross-functional, multi-site team comprised of the Program Management Office (PMO), Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Quality & Mission Success, and Global Sustainment. The DPD will be responsible for compliance to program requirements while meeting cost, schedule, and system performance objectives within a complex contractual incentive structure. The candidate must be comfortable working in a highly dynamic customer environment and managing concurrent execution and capture activities. The DPD needs to be able to translate dynamic customer needs into an actionable plan aligned with the overall objectives of the program. The DPD is expected to routinely brief executive level leadership within Lockheed Martin, the Industry Partner, and with the customer. This PM is expected to run significant portions of major program reviews, and drive program execution across a diverse team in a gray badge environment. The organization will partner with another Industry leader at their work location to deliver GMD capability to the MDA customer.

Responsibilities include: • Establish a new organization in Huntsville, AL, within Integrated Warfare Systems & Sensors (IWSS), to streamline GMD Futures program execution. • Develop and execute a hiring plan to support GMD program staffing needs. • Lead a cross discipline organization in an integrated Agile structure with regular engagement with LM and Partners, Chief Engineers, EPMs, functional staff, agile team leads, Integrated Engineering Leadership, Program Managers, and the customer community.• Establish Staffing Working Group process with strategic partner • Ensure critical resources are allocated to alignment with overall GMD priorities. • Ensure adherence to the established baseline and teaming agreement• Build effective relationships with the industry partner and MDA customer• Brief at executive levels of the industry team, LM, and customer

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Science from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, Related experience demonstrates proven superior performance in leading teams.

Proven leadership experience and ability to mentor and develop talent.

Demonstrated experienced in building effective relationships with strategic industry partners and government customers.

Excellent communication skills and ability to motivate and influence individuals outside his/her team boundaries to accomplish wider organizational goals.

Ability to manage complex, large-scale project schedule with multiple inter-dependencies

Candidate must be willing to be permanently located in Huntsville, AL.

Experience leading teams across multiple geographic locations.

Demonstrated Earn Value Management (EVM) and business acumen.

Successful development program experience

Experience with Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF), Cost Plus Incentive Fee (CPIF), and other contract types

Subcontract / supplier management experience

Ability to obtain security clearance

Desired skills

1. Experience developing an organization for a new portfolio product line.
2. Working knowledge of defense acquisition process.
3. Proposal, Engineering Change Proposal (ECP )preparation & negotiations experience
4. Missile Defense System (MDS) background, including detailed familiarity with both MDS Element design and integration complexities.
5. Experience with agile team structures and agile development programs.
6. Experience with Model-Based Engineering programs.
7. Well versed in MDA-program design, development, and integration methodologies.


Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They're dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin's vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers' toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Other Important Information

By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.

Ability to work remotely

Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.

Work Schedule Information

Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.

Colorado Pay Statement

Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.

Pay Rate:
In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $146,800 - $244,600 . Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and business considerations when extending an offer.

This position is incentive plan eligible

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COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.
More Information on Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Bethesda, MD, Archbald, PA, Orlando, FL and Grand Prarie, TX. Lockheed Martin was founded in 1912. It has 108588 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 158 open jobs at Lockheed Martin, click here.
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