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Title- Operations Director
ALL CANDIDATES MUST HAVE AEROSPACE EXPERIENCE
Duration- 1 year
Location- Cape Canaveral, FL
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As the Operations Director, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing the operational activities associated with the United States' space launch infrastructure. You will lead a team of professionals and collaborate with various stakeholders to ensure the safe, efficient, and successful execution of space launch operations. Key Responsibilities: 1. Operational Management: • Develop and implement strategic plans, policies, and procedures to ensure the smooth and efficient operation. • Oversee the scheduling, coordination, and execution of space launch activities, including launches, range safety operations, and tracking and telemetry services. • Collaborate with government agencies, private aerospace companies, and international partners to ensure compliance with regulations, launch requirements, and range capabilities. • Manage and allocate resources effectively, including personnel, equipment, and infrastructure, to support operational needs. 2. Range Safety and Mission Assurance: • Maintain a strong commitment to safety and mission assurance by establishing rigorous protocols and standards for all launch operations. • Ensure compliance with range safety regulations and procedures to mitigate risks and protect personnel, assets, and the environment. • Lead incident response and investigation efforts, identifying root causes and implementing corrective actions to prevent future occurrences. • Work closely with mission assurance teams to develop and enforce quality control measures, ensuring the reliability and success of launch operations. 3. Stakeholder Collaboration: • Foster strong relationships with government agencies, aerospace companies, and international partners to coordinate and support space launch activities. • Engage with range users, including commercial launch providers and government organizations, to understand their requirements and facilitate their operations. • Represent the range in meetings, conferences, and working groups to advocate for its interests and promote collaboration within the space industry. • Maintain open lines of communication with internal and external stakeholders, providing regular updates and addressing concerns. 4. Leadership and Team Management: • Provide leadership, guidance, and mentorship to a diverse team of professionals, promoting a culture of excellence, teamwork, and continuous improvement. • Foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment, encouraging innovation, professional development, and employee engagement. • Set performance objectives, conduct regular evaluations, and provide feedback to ensure the team's effectiveness and individual growth. • Promote a culture of safety and compliance, emphasizing the importance of adherence to regulations and best practices. Qualifications: • Bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering, physics, or a related field (advanced degree preferred). • Extensive experience (typically 15+ years) in space launch operations, range management, or a related field. • In-depth knowledge of launch range operations, including range safety, tracking, and telemetry systems. • Familiarity with government regulations and procedures governing space launch activities. • Strong leadership skills, with a proven track record of effectively managing teams and driving operational excellence. • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with diverse stakeholders. • Ability to work under pressure, make critical decisions, and prioritize tasks in a dynamic environment. • Demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making abilities. • U.S. citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Note: This job description is a general overview and may be subject to change based on the specific requirements of the position and the needs of the organization.