Operations Manager - 36081 in Linthicum Heights, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/19/2021

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Job Description

Enlighten, an Alion company is looking for an experienced Operations Manager to run the operations of our corporate office in Linthicum Heights, MD as well as satellite offices. Manages day-to-day financial, contractual, administrative, and operational functions and related staff.  Identifies deficiencies and implements corrective action keeping organization leadership informed.  Ensures overall budgets, schedules and performance standards are realistically set and attained.  Facilitates programs/projects from initiation through delivery while interfacing with internal customers and personnel.  Will work with all levels of the organization from senior leadership, Program Management Office (PMO), Security, Contracts, Finance, Recruiting, Proposals, etc. 


  • Manages daily operations of financial, contractual and operational activities and related staff to monitor results against business plans.  Identifies deficiencies and implements corrective actions to resolve issues.
  • Monitors financial results of contracts and assists in resolution of problems affecting period results. 
  • Consults with technical Managers in the resolution of problems related to billing and contract monitoring.  
  • Monitors business development plans of operations to assure proper scheduling of activities related to responsibilities.
  • Participates with corporate level staff in preparation, review and pricing of major proposals for the business operations.
  • Keeps Managers fully informed and provides information and reports for senior management meetings.
  • Ensures compliance of business with State and Federal regulations and company policies and procedures applicable to Finance and Contracts.
  • Communicates corporate philosophy, policy, and practices to employees in the business operation and assures compliance.
  • Complies with all corporate policies and procedures, including quality assurance and security procedures in the performance of duties.
  • May direct, oversee and/or support implementation of internal programs and projects for the business operation.
  • Will assist with managing the facilities, planning events/corporate functions, coordination of onboarding new employees, etc. 
  • Must be flexible in taking on duties as assigned as this role’s responsibility is the operational health of both the business and team members 

Security Clearance:

  • A current U.S. Government clearance is not required on day 1, but will be processed for at least a Secret level clearance and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen in order to be considered for the role.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Management or related discipline is highly desired.  Educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • 12+years of experience working in operations role within the DoD/Intelligence Community industry is required.
  • Must have prior direct and indirect personnel management experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of business financial systems (e.g. JAMIS) and reporting.
  • Demonstrated business development skills, including proposal development and preparation.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage, supervise, schedule, coordinate, and evaluate assigned staff.
  • Must be extremely detail oriented, have strong time management skills and able to juggle many responsibilities at once.


Security Clearance: None

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