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Director Government Affairs 2

Requisition ID: R10079226

  • CategoryCategory: Government Relations
  • LocationLocation: Unknown City, HI, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: SCI
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman is currently seeking a new Corporate Lead Executive (CLE) to oversee government relations with Pacific Theater operational forces, with a clear focus on Hawaii and further west. Reporting to the Vice President, Navy and Marine Corps Programs, the CLE is responsible for establishing and maintaining effective US customer relationships across INDOPACOM and the service components to foster an in-depth understanding of multi-service military requirements of the Pacific Theater. This individual will orchestrate and coordinate high level customer interface with all military services 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 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
  • Travel will be required - this will primarily be domestic, including occasional visits to Corporate Headquarters in Falls Church, VA.

Basic Qualifications - to be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills and abilities listed below:

  • This role will require the chosen candidate to work out of Hawaii
  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent related experience) with twenty or more year’s DoD service and associated operational experience, including senior level leadership responsibilities and management experience
  • Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility
  • The ability to analyze a broad range of issues and exercise 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 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
  • Experience with DoD budget and requirements process
  • Strong judgment, decision-making skills, flexibility, agility, and political acumen
  • Unswerving commitment and the ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communications skills, as well as project management, analytical, planning, presentation and human relations’ skills
  • Ability to travel - this will primarily be domestic, including occasional visits to Corporate Headquarters in Falls Church, VA.

Preferred Qualifications - candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Retired Flag/General Officer or Senior Executive

Salary Range: $196,600 USD - $294,800 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.