The Contracting Services Department Business Manager will lead the department’s administrative operations. This position is an integral member of the Department’s management team. Reporting to the Assistant Director for Operations, the Business Manager is responsible for development and administration of the department budget, including monthly analysis and reporting, and tracking variances in actual costs with planned budget targets. The Business Manager assists the Dept Head in personnel matters, including hiring, wage and salary reviews, staff performance evaluations and handling of personnel performance issues. S/he will serve as primary interface to Human Resources and is responsible for the administration of the CSD Leadership Development Program (LDP). S/he will provide daily oversight of the Department office support staff and act as POC for all facilities related activities within the Department.
Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, economics, management, logistics or equivalent; MS/MBA preferred.
Minimum 5 years of progressive financial analysis and administration.
Advanced MS Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Exceptional judgment and discretion with regard to protecting sensitive personal information.
Strong budget and financial management skills.
Proficient in planning, scheduling, monitoring, and reporting.
Demonstrated organizational and problem solving skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with others.
SAP proficiency preferred.
Ability to transform personnel and financial data into concise information for senior leadership decision making.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Working knowledge and understanding of Lincoln Laboratory policies and procedures.
Ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.
About Lincoln Laboratory:
MIT Lincoln Laboratory is a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) chartered to develop advanced technology in support of national security. Research and development activities focus on long-term technology development as well as rapid system prototyping and demonstration. These efforts are aligned within key mission areas, including air and missile defense; space control; homeland protection and tactical systems; biological-chemical defense; communication and information technology; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems and technology; and advanced electronics technology.
MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.