Business Manager, Global Field Operations

Maxar Technologies   •  

Herndon, VA

Industry: Technology

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 26 days ago

Maxar is currently seeking a Business Manager, located in Herndon, VA, to support the Global Field Operations team. In this role, you will provide senior support directly to the Maxar EVP of Global Field Operations, work closely with the EVP and his direct reports, efficiently and effectively lead and contribute to manage processes, track strategic initiatives, coordinate and validate results, and conduct business analysis.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to and coordinate the execution of strategic initiatives with the executive leadership team
  • Ensure all staff assignments and priorities are addressed efficiently and on a timely basis, and keep track of progress until resolved
  • Work with the EVP to develop presentations for the quarterly Board of Directors meetings and monthly business area reviews.
  • Coordinate the weekly staff meetings including agenda and follow up items
  • Organize responsive and efficient customer trips, events, and interactions and follow up from same
  • Prepare quarterly all-hands presentations and other presentations as required
  • Coordinate cross-functional initiatives as assigned and measure progress activity
  • Perform project research and present findings
  • Produce documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations
  • Liaise with clients, suppliers and other staff on issues important to the EVP
  • Manager the EVP's EA
  • Coordinate closely with EVP's EA on schedule, travel and key engagements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree
  • 5-10 years of gradual, relevant experience
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

Preferred Skills:

  • Master's in Business Administration
  • Aerospace or technology industry knowledge preferred
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Well-developed executive presence and professional acumen
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, Marketing and Communications experience would be helpful
  • Organizational ability and efficient time management
  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to develop and monitor project plans
  • Knowledge of cultural differences, strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality and trust (mutual respect)