JOB SUMMARY/ GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Navatek is a diversified commercial and US Department of Defense research company, rooted in the creativity and talents of its people.  People dedicated to delivering innovation and best-value research, engineering, and solutions based on applications of science and technology.  We are committed to listening to our customers’ challenges and delivering solutions that exceed their expectations for creativity, innovation, and overall excellence.  Founded in 1979 and operating out of offices in Honolulu, Hawaii; South Kingstown, Rhode Island; Portland and Bangor, Maine; Arlington, Virginia (Washington, D.C.); Columbia, South Carolina; and Ann Arbor, Michigan, Navatek supports military, industrial, and academic programs.

The Expansion Coordinator will play an integral role in the growth of the company, identifying new facilities and office locations, spearheading the capture of economic incentives and development opportunities, and establishing Navatek operations across the country.  The successful candidate will work with senior leadership and the business development team to support strategic objectives and respond to rapidly emerging operational needs.

Important duties also include communicating progress and highlighting risks, timeline delays, and other issues to senior leadership and key internal stakeholders.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Manage the creation of new offices across the country by understanding business needs, identifying potential office/facility space, negotiating leases, and working with architects and other vendors to create fully operational worksites.
  • Oversee the process to register the company in each new state, ensuring compliance with all external requirements.
  • Develop sustainable business relationships with vendors and other external partners.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable requirements.
  • Work closely with senior leadership to anticipate business needs and respond quickly to emerging opportunities.
  • Support Navatek’s business objectives, strategic goals, and organizational values.
  • Develop relationships and support partnerships with federal, state, and local stakeholders.
  • Work closely with the business development team to identify, pursue, and capture economic incentives and development opportunities in each new state.
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS:
 
  • A bachelor's degree is needed for this position, along with several years of relevant experience.
  • In-depth knowledge facilities management and operations growth.
  • Familiarity with commercial leases and the design and development of office spaces.
  • Familiarity with state/local economic incentive policies and programs.
  • The ability to communicate effectively and build professional relationships with vendors, architects, designers, and other key business partners.
  • The ability to balance multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, while working strongly with others in a team.
  • A sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success.
  • The ability to self-motivate and demonstrate good time-management skills.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills.
  • Attentive to detail.
  • Regular attendance is required for the position.
  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • Domestic U.S. travel will be required.

Employment is contingent upon successfully passing an employee background check and post-offer drug screen.
 

This is a full time position

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