BAE Systems is hiring a Director, Security to support our Ordnance Systems Inc. (OSI) business within the Platforms and Services sector. The individual will report directly to the Vice President of Security and will be responsible for leading the security function within the OSI Business Area in Radford, VA and Kingsport, TN. This role can be based out of Radford, VA or Kingsport, TN. This role will involve 25% travel.
Ensure successful business execution on physical security and running security for a Government Owned Contractor Operated (GOCO) site.
Act as a member of the Senior Leadership Team within the Business Area and advise the VP/GM on security measures in accordance with the company’s SSA and business requirements.
Interact with all functional leads within the Business Area and engage with senior government security leaders.
Provide oversight and lead a team of exceptionally talented security managers while mentoring them to be future leaders.
Oversee and ensure compliance with the contracted guard force, fire department, and EMS personnel.
Maintain compliance to all Government and Company Security Policies.
Collaborate with the Director of Security for Combat Mission Systems and Ship Repair, the Director of International Security, the Personnel Security Manager, and the Joint Security Operations Center Manager.
Frequent travel and participation in Industry Associations and other functional professional organizations will be expected.
Obtain or maintain DoD Secret Security Clearance.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills:
Current Secret Security Clearance or the ability to obtain and maintain one
Bachelor's Degree and 12 years of work experience or equivalent experience
Experience as a successful leader within the Security Community
Experience in Physical Security as well as many facets of security to include industrial, CI, international, and/or cyber
Experience in Program/Project Management
Experience in People Management/Leadership
Knowledge of security policies to include NISPOM, SEADs, ICDs
Ability to maintain compliance with industry standards including Army and Government Owned Contractor Operated (GOCO) requirements
Ability to effectively manage subcontractors in Security, EMS, Fire
Ability to collaborate cross-functionally and with internal/external senior leadership
Ability to lead, mentor, coach, and develop a diverse team
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace, and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land, and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions, and customer support services. Headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, BAE Systems, Inc. employs approximately 35,000 across its major operations in the United States, United Kingdom, and Sweden. BAE Systems, Inc. provides support and service solutions for current and future defense, intelligence, and civilian systems; designs, develops, and manufactures a wide range of electronic systems and subsystems for both military and commercial applications; produces specialized security and protection products; and designs, develops, produces, and provides service support of armored combat vehicles, artillery systems, and munitions.