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BAE Systems Vice President, Business Development in McLean, Virginia

Job Description

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security Sector (I&S) is seeking a Vice President of Business Development for its Integrated Defense Solutions (IDS) business area. Reporting directly to the Sector Vice President, Business Winning, this executive will partner with their business area leadership team to drive the organization s strategic growth objectives by developing and refining an understanding of customers most important needs and creating/leading winning capture strategies. With responsibility for a staff of business development professionals serving a diverse market space and customer set, the selected individual will be held accountable for their BD team s identification, qualification and capture of business development opportunities as well as the generation of qualified pipeline growth necessary to meet or exceed the business unit s forecast and plan. In addition, this individual will plan and recommend BD and marketing strategies to achieve maximum customer and market penetration and to drive tactical and strategic growth. The position is located in McLean Virginia, but requires weekly travel to company an/or Customer locations.

Specific responsibilities include:

Grow the opportunity pipeline, to include existing as well as adjacent markets/customers, through diligent and timely identification/qualification of new business opportunities by leveraging current technologies, customer intimacies, and inter-company collaboration

Develop and execute strategic and tactical plans for the pursuit and successful capture of key opportunities

Lead and manager team of BD professionals to maximize customer engagement with efficient territory management

Oversee major capture activities for the business area to including managing and developing a team of capture managers in the organization

Obtain marketing intelligence and competitive data pertaining to potential targeted pursuits, and develop marketing strategies

Participate in bid decisions, development of cost strategies and phase reviews

Establish, build, and maintain customer relationships and assess competitor capabilities aligned to specific customers in intelligence community.

Support creation and execution of multi-year business development strategies

Participate in IRAD and B&P planning as well as overhead budgets

Typical Education & Experience


Required Skills and Education

Bachelor s Degree in a technical or business-related discipline

Minimum of 12 years of relevant BD experiences

Demonstrated success in leading and winning contracts >$100M

Ability to identify, establish and use important customer relationships with senior level officials and program stakeholders within defense and intelligence community

Demonstrated success in leading and growing Intelligence services, DoD services, or solutions businesses with at least $400M in revenue

Significant experience with, or knowledge of systems integration, Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), IT services, deployment of cloud and high performance computing, cyber security, software development.

Experience leading opportunity captures, including: developing overall win strategy; shaping deals with customers; developing teaming strategies, identifying and closing with teammates; understanding pricing and assist in developing winning price

Demonstrated background in solution selling, developing new markets, with proven leadership from inception to fruition of a strategic campaign.

Direct and support new business development opportunities to improve the company s business portfolio to include marketing and customer call plans

Ability to develop, document, and execute a plan for achieving awards/growth

Knowledge of Government contracting and current acquisition trends and customer buying behaviors

Knowledge of competitors and ability to model competitor behaviors in the market,

Experience in budget management of B&P, IRAD and overhead dollars

Excellent writing, communication skills with experience presenting to senior executives and customers

Proven experience leading large geographically diverse teams; strong coaching and mentoring skills; ability to achieve results through others.

Preferred Skills and Education

M.B.A. or similar Masters including advanced Military Education

Preferred location: McLean Virginia

Preferred ability to hold a TS/SCI level clearance

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we dofrom intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That s BAE Systems. That s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

Vice President, Business Development


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