Lockheed Martin F35 TLS Training Program Management Director in Orlando, Florida

The F35 Training market segment within the Training and Logistics Solutions (TLS) line of business in Rotary and Mission Systems seeks well-qualified applicants for a new Director position.

Reporting to the LM Training Solutions (TLS) Market Segment VP of F-35 Training, the Director of F-35 Training Operations will serve as the F-35 Training Operations Program Director responsible for overseeing the day to day operations & sustainment of Training across all F-35 locations around the globe. In this role, the incumbent is responsible for directing and managing all phases of the Product Support Provider (PSP) and Product Support Integrator (PSI) lifecycle including supporting long term sustainment planning, proposal preparation, negotiations, transition to execution, program management, production, fielding, site activation, 24/7 operations, software / hardware upgrades & technology refreshment..This position serves as the F-35 Training Lead for interfacing with and shaping F-35 hPSI activities.

This position has an F-35 Training Product Line Sustainment LRP portfolio responsibility potential of $0.7B over the next 5 years, and a current portfolio of $130M. The F-35 Training Product Line coupled with a strong presence in the F-35 PSP/PSI is critical to the long term success of the F-35 Program and it is imperative that we deliver on our commitments to our warfighters around the world.

The position is responsible for:

Cost, schedule and technical performance of the Training Product Sustainment portfolio. Acting as primary Training PSP/PSI customer interface with Aeronautics, JPO, and F-35 Services/Partners Shaping the F-35 Training business model to ensure affordability and cost reductions continue to be driven into the business. Overseeing day-to-day program execution of F-35 Training operations worldwide, which currently includes operations at 10 sites in 5 countries with over 300 personnel.

Basic Qualifications

Possess proven program management and customer relationship skills. Possess a proven track record of managing classified/unclassified, large scale, complex enterprise-level systems, over geographically dispersed & dissimilar gov’t and commercial network topologies, while directing multinational employees and subcontractors including the expatriation process. Possess strong working knowledge of pilot and maintenance training and schoolhouse operations. Be willing and able to travel (both domestic and international) as required. Program/Project Management experience; experience in EVMS and performance metrics. Experienced strategic thought leader with proven experience developing and executing growth strategies Adept at working with matrix organizations for executing and proposing programs Strong consultative selling skills – proven ability to identify and build strong relationships with and influence decision makers, and maintain long-term customer intimacy • Demonstrated Full Spectrum Leadership skills and experience leading diverse, multi-national, distributed and virtual teams • Ability to handle multiple projects/clients concurrently • Demonstrated ability to partner with the customer on RFPs, proposals and negotiations • Demonstrated understanding of different contract fee structures, including award and incentive fee structures and associated processes • Ability to team with major subcontractors on proposals • Ability to partner with peers in other market segments within TLS and across BA’s, as needed • Demonstrated business acumen • Knowledge of LM infrastructure and processes • Ability to work with people at all levels • Strong communication skills • Must have at a minimum an active Secret Clearance with a completed investigation within the last 5 years • Must be willing and able to travel (CONUS and OCONUS) as required

Desired skills

Technical engineering experience a plus Program Manager level 3 certified Capture Manager level 2 certified Ability to write effectively and to present materials to large and small audiences Knowledge of F-35 Program including knowledge of fifth generation training and trainers Possess secret/SAR clearance with all necessary F-35 caveats. Experience working with international and military customers

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Job Location(s): Orlando Florida