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Executive Director for the CEO

| Greater Denver Area

 

Maxar Technologies is a leading global provider of advanced space technology solutions for commercial and government markets including satellites, Earth imagery, geospatial data and analytics. As a trusted partner, Maxar Technologies provides unmatched end-to-end systems capabilities and integrated solutions expertise to anticipate and address our customer’s most complex mission critical challenges.

With more than 6,500 employees in 31 locations, the Maxar Technologies portfolio of commercial space brands include: SSL, MDA, DigitalGlobe and Radiant Solutions. Every day millions of people rely on Maxar Technologies to communicate, share information and data, and deliver insights that empower a better world. 2017 revenue was $2.3B. Maxar is publicly listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchange (MAXR). Headquarters is located in greater Denver, Colorado.

This role is designed to provide senior support directly to the President & CEO of Maxar Technologies and the Executive Leadership Team. Working closely with the CEO and the CEO’s direct reports, efficiently and effectively lead and contribute to manage processes, track strategic initiatives, coordinate and validate results, and conduct business analysis.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to and coordinate the execution of strategic initiatives with the executive leadership team
  • Ensure all staff assignments and priorities are addressed efficiently and on a timely basis, and keep track of progress until resolved
  • Work with the CEO to develop and coordinate agenda and presentations for the quarterly Board of Directors and Committee meetings
  • Coordinate the weekly staff meetings, monthly and quarterly business reviews including agenda and follow up items
  • Organize responsive and efficient customer trips, events, and interactions and follow up from same
  • Prepare monthly financial and competitive analysis
  • Prepare quarterly all-hands presentations and other executive presentations as required
  • Coordinate cross-functional initiatives as assigned and measure progress activity
  • Assess inquiries directed to the CEO, determine the proper course of action and direct to the appropriate individual to manage
  • Perform project research and present findings
  • Produce documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations
  • Liaise with clients, suppliers and other staff on issues important to the CEO
  • Work closely and in alignment with the CEO’s executive assistant
  • Other projects as assigned by the CEO

Basic Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree (MBA strongly preferred)
  • 5-10 years of gradual experience
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • US Citizenship

Preferred Requirements

  • Aerospace or technology industry knowledge preferred
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Well-developed executive presence and professional acumen
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational ability and efficient time management
  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to develop and monitor project plans
  • Knowledge of cultural differences, strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality and trust (mutual respect)
  • Aspirations to reach General Manager-level role in the future

DigitalGlobe and Radiant solutions offer a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off.

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Location

Our location is just steps away from plenty of expansive open space, restaurants, and bars. We are less than a 5 minute walk from an RTD Park-n-Ride.