Business Operations Manager

Location: Tampa, FL

Department: Corporate

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Xator is growing! We are adding a Business Operations Manager to our Tampa, Florida location. 

The Business Operations Manager will support the Business Unit with contractual and financial expertise and advice.  Serve as principal advisor to the Business Unit Director on contractual, project control, and budget issues.  Work with Business Unit project and operational managers to develop and optimize project control processes, tools, and techniques to ensure projects are running smoothly, efficiently and are maximizing revenue, margins and opportunities for growth. 

Specific Duties

  • Assist in the development of the Business Unit Annual Operating Plan
  • Perform a meaningful role in long-term planning and establishment initiatives aimed at operational distinction
  • Supervise overall planning systems, financial management and control
  • Organize Business Unit budget in collaboration executive management
  • Evaluate customer related statistics and data.
  • Review and advise Business Unit on all contract actions to include:
    • Teaming Agreements
    • Subcontracts
    • Prime Contracts
    • Contract Modifications
  • Head up Business Unit Level Project Control.  Ensure leadership and PMs are aware of status of funding, burn rates, and forward projections.
  • Partner with PMs to develop contract specific reporting
  • Partner with Contracts and Finance to ensure new projects are established correctly in CostPoint and Unanet.
  • Partner with Finance to assist in managing Business Unit invoicing and AR.
  • Provide pricing support to all Business Unit proposals.



  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Business Administration or related business field
  • 5 years private sector government contracting experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in fields similar to: organizational development, change management, project management, business planning, strategic planning, profit and loss
  • Prior business planning and quarterly / weekly review experience 
  • Broad financial, analytical and structured problem solving skills, combined with strong business acumen
  • Experience in Lean (continuous process improvement) is a plus
  • Demonstrate leadership capability, including ability to motivate and mentor others within work group
  • Financial management experience in a growing and successful business.
  • Experience managing profit and loss.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with personnel from all levels of the organization


  • Masters degree is Finance, Business Administration or related field. 
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Requirements
  • Working knowledge of Deltek CostPoint
  • Experience with DCAA and DCMA regulations
  • Project Management Professional certification
  • Experience as a contractor Program or Business Manager for DoD or SOCOM customers
  • Defense Acquisition or Contracts certifications

The ability to obtain and maintain a US Security Clearance is required. 

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Xator Corporation provides equal opportunity to all applicants for employment as required by and/or consistent with applicable country law and company policy. Consistent with the foregoing, Xator Corporation provides qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veterans’ status, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status(s) protected by law. In the United States, Xator Corporation ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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