Business Development Director II - USAF Programs & Requirements

    • Arlington, VA

Job Description
Director, Air Force Programs & Requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard Bureau, provides expertise to the Electronics Systems Sector Leadership and its Business Areas by:

  • Supporting business development by identification, qualification and creation of opportunities
  • Development of marketing plans, capture strategies and supporting Industry Days, Symposiums, Professional Events, Conferences, and Trade Shows
  • Supporting current business activities with Headquarters US Air Force and the Air National Guard Bureau.
  • Regularly interfacing with the Air Staff organizations and Air National Guard Bureau equivalents

This position requires expertise and knowledge of HQ US Air Force, to include the Staff of the Secretary of the Air Force and others to include the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics) & Service Acquisition Executive (SAE), and Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force Intl Affairs (SAF/IA). In addition, will have knowledge and expertise of Air Staff organizations and functions and the Air National Guard Bureau equivalents.

The position will develop and maintain close trusted partner relationships with offices of senior military and USG civilian customers, current and prospective, as well as industry partners and suppliers. The position will coordinate with Electronics Systems Business Development, Engineering, Technical Directors and Program Management personnel and support briefings to customers that highlight BAE Systems capabilities and solutions.

The Director, Air Force Programs & Requirements, HQ US Air Force will report to the Electronic Systems Sector VP of DOD Customer Requirements & Advocacy.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified information as well as maintain BAE Systems highest ethical standards.

Required Skills and Education

Required Skills and Education:
  • Secret clearance required, Top Secret clearance desired (or eligibility for same)
  • Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree desired
  • Operational flying experience with the USAF
  • Experience with US Air Force, and MAJCOM or Air Staff Level Operations, Planning, Strategy, Requirements, or Acquisition Organizations
  • Understanding of DoD Requirements (JCIDS), Acquisition (FAR) and Budget development processes (PPBE)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


  • Preferred Skills and Education
    Preferred Skills and Education:
  • Thorough understanding of the US Air Force market, its customers and the ability to think strategically and champion future opportunities for Electronic Systems
  • US Air Force acquisition program or requirements development/JCIDS experience
  • Experience working on the Air Staff or MAJCOM Equivalent
  • Knowledge of Air Force Foreign Military Sales
  • Assignment to a Combatant Command Staff
  • Top Secret Clearance
  • Master's degree


  • About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
    BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve.


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