Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail, and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.
Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.
Battelle’s Critical Infrastructure Business Line’s Transportation Division is currently seeking a Transportation and Smart Infrastructure Program Manager for our Arlington, VA office.
The Transportation and Smart Infrastructure Program Manager will be responsible for providing senior leadership and management oversight for a portfolio of projects, clients, and business development activities pertaining to transportation planning and policy, transportation system management and operations (TSMO), Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), and connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV). She/he will be a recognized professional with active presence in industry and professional circles and will bring sustained relationships across USDOT specifically with the FHWA Office of Operations, FHWA Office of Policy, ITS Joint Program Office, and other similar USDOT offices. The chosen candidate will be a highly qualified individual whose leadership in her or his technical areas is recognized throughout industry and will have a deep understanding of current and future USDOT strategy and program priorities specifically focusing on TSMO, transportation planning and policy, ITS, and CAV. She/he will also demonstrate knowledge and understanding of related State DOT needs and priorities and will be able to leverage her or his relationships to bring new business opportunities to Battelle.
The Program Manager will direct a key functional area within Battelle’s Transportation and Smart Infrastructure business and contribute to the continued growth of our business, technical capabilities, and staff. Some of the other responsibilities include developing and implementing short and long-term business strategies, proposing and implementing internal R&D initiatives to advance our technical capabilities in strategic growth areas, identifying and implementing strategic staff hires, and mentoring and managing staff on programs and projects. She/he will have occasional interaction with senior management and will display the ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the organization.
The candidate is expected to work on a full-time basis based out of our offices in Arlington, VA.
THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION:
*Bachelor’s Degree is a must. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree.
THE FOLLOWING IS DESIRED, BUT NOT REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION:
The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.
Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.
Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.
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