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Northrop Grumman Strategic Investments Director in Falls Church, Virginia

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Corporate Strategy & Development in Falls Church, Virginia is seeking a Senior Director of Strategic Planning to support the execution of the company's growth strategy. The successful candidate will support the following team objectives:

• Provide objective analysis and independent views to executive leadership on critical issues

• Drive ongoing revenue synergies by developing companywide strategies that leverage capabilities across the sectors

• Create competitive advantage by working to better focus investments

The Senior Director of Strategic Investments will lead the company's portfolio assessment and mergers & acquisitions & divestitures ("MA&D") projects aligned with the company's growth objectives.

This position will manage a diverse group of corporate, sector, business unit, and external subject matter experts; develop the strategic rationale for MA&D transactions; and lead all business diligence and transaction-related activities.

The position reports to the Vice President, Corporate Strategy, and will interact with all key members of the Chief Strategy and Development Officer's staff.

This position will also be responsible for developing and coordinating the MA&D strategies for key strategic arenas within the sectors and lead M&A origination by identifying and monitoring potential M&A candidates in coordination with sector strategy executives.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Leadership skills to collaborate and engage across the company

  • Strong Program Management skills capable of leading large groups of geographically dispersed experts

  • Strong analysis and financial modeling skills

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Ability to work well with external buyers and sellers to define an executable transaction that works for both parties

  • Prior experience in large and complex organizations leading M&A transactions

  • Proven ability to work well across all levels of management


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 13 years of experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Program Management skills leading large teams

  • Demonstrated proficiency with analysis and financial modeling skills

  • Experience in large and complex organizations leading mergers, acquisitions and divestitures transactions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree with 10 years of experience

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Ability to work well with external buyers and sellers to define an executable transaction which works for both parties

  • Proven ability to work well across all levels of management and collaborate with various business and functional areas

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.

Job Category : Business Development