Corporate Government Relations Director for Army and Missile Defense Programs

Northrop Grumman is currently seeking a new Corporate Director for Army and Missile Defense Programs. Reporting to the Vice President, Army and Missile Defense Programs, the Director is responsible for establishing and maintaining effective customer relationships to foster an in-depth understanding of modernization requirements for the United States Army and the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). This individual will orchestrate and coordinate high level customer interface with the Army, MDA and other customer organizations designated by the Vice President. This engagement will be accomplished in collaboration with other corporate and sector teams through internal cross-sector and external strategy development, and external outreach.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Coordinate, integrate and synchronize corporate and sector customer engagements and campaign strategies, and facilitate the development of new business opportunities within customer markets.
Support corporate and sector teams in the design, construction and execution of customer analysis plans, strategic customer approach plans, and customer contact plans.
Provide inputs for the development of company priority programs.
Maintain awareness of significant policy, program, budget and legislative initiatives effecting corporate goals.
This position will be located in Falls Church, VA. Relocation assistance may be available.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degreewith twenty or more year's DoD service and associated experience, including leadership and management experience.
Top Secret security clearance and SCI eligibility.
The ability to analyze a broad range of issues, and a demonstrated ability in strategic thinking to best influence senior DoD civilian and military decision-makers.
A high level of confidence, integrity and hands on approach to problem solving are required as well as a professional executive presence for interacting with and influencing DoD decision makers, senior management and executives internal and external to the company.
Must be flexible and demonstrate strong judgment/decision-making skills, and political acumen.
A strong commitment and ability to work cooperatively in a team environment is paramount.
Excellent organizational, verbal and written communications skills, as well as project management, analytical, planning, presentation and human relations' skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Retired senior Army Officer or Senior Executive

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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