Kira Horton

Kira Horton

Work History

Work History
2008 - Present

Project Manager

Lockheed Martin

Subcontract Administrator Asc

·Manage multiple suppliers of engineering consulting expertise, test equipment, software, and air transportation of satellites for US Government and Commercial, Domestic Subcontracts. Contract Value over $1,000,000.

·Administer the master subcontracts for domestic and international suppliers, including: RFQ’s and RFP’s, statements of work, non-disclosure agreements, technical assistance agreements, cost analyses, price analyses, terms and conditions, and master subcontract agreements. Support the entire Commercial Space Subcontracts team’s contracts, valued at over $200,000,000.

·Develop, analyze, and evaluate bids and proposals to help meet program schedule and objectives. Created savings opportunities of over 30%.

·Contracts fluency with Firm Fixed Price, Cost Plus, and Time & Material contracts implementation.

·Familiar with all Lockheed Martin compliance documentation, including: Lockheed Martin Acquisition Procedures, Federal Acquisition Regulations, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations, and Commercial Acquisition Procedures.

Multifunctional Financial Analyst Asc

·Made recommendations based on performed variance analyses, staffing plan changes according to updates to the Estimate-to-Complete, material spreads, and labor reporting proposal effort.

·Partnered with Program Management Office, Engineering, Manufacturing Finance and Business Operations, Quality, Export Control, Human Resources, and Supply Chain Management to support Space Based Infrared Systems program.

·Owner of Government Pro Forma Cost, Orders, Sales, EBIT for Commercial Space Systems for upper management.Lead on Export Control and Human Resources staffing metrics. Supported contract closeouts.

Founder and Leader of NESSC (New Employees of Space Systems Company)

·Chair of NESSC (New Employees of Space Systems Company) program, for improving entry level professional employee retention rates within Lockheed Martin.

·Led and coordinated 10-15 functional leaders, developed and executed yearly plans, and devised schedule for execution of all initiatives.

·Selected to represent Lockheed Martin Newtown campus of 1200 employees to be featured in an LM Stories article.

·Results: 25 professional development events, 20 community service and charity events, 25 networking events, and 5 mentoring connections events.

·Coordinated and was directly involved in communications media, including Mission Statement, SharePoint website, Unity website, newsletters, emails, formal invitations, and surveys.

·Supervised budget decisions and usage, and coordinated with Legal when applicable.

·Partnered with organizations – Lockheed Martin and outside.

Received President’s Volunteer Award and Business Area Recognition Award.

2007 - 2008

Director of Corporate Accounts

New Jersey Health & Fitness Complex

·Developed corporate accounts and generated new business and networking opportunities.

·Personally responsible for recruiting 15 new companies.

·Prepared press releases and coordinated marketing initiatives for industry events.

·Raised retention rate by 30% by implementing partnered-advertising.

·Directed targeted communication to segmented consumers in related industries.

·Exceeded sales goals by 2 to 1.

2003 - 2004

Brand Manager

American Honda Motor Company

·Conducted marketing research to develop revised set of marketing specifications and standards for dealership branding for American Honda Motor Company.

·Presented brand positioning to executive management for American Honda’s 150+ “zone” dealerships in the Northeast.

  • Prepared Honda Northeast’s data sheets for specifications related to the look of each dealership, including the face of the buildings, lots, merchandising, and signage.

Education

Education
Aug 2008 - Present

MBA

La Salle University
Sep 2005 - May 2008

Bachelor of Science

Rowan University
Jan 2005 - May 2005

Semester Abroad

University of Westminster

Skills

Skills

Talent in Relationship-Building

Excellent Communication Skills

Start-Up Operations / Leadership

Budget Planning & Administration

Negotiations & Sales Experience

Project Planning & Scheduling

Financial Research & Analysis

Marketing & Brand Management

Summary

Project Coordinator offering 6 years of comprehensive marketing, strategic business development, program analysis, and sales expertise. Focus on contracts, subcontracts, project management, creative strategy development, and change management.

  • Creative and dynamic leader with proven ability to exceed sales and savings goals.
  • Skilled presenter with excellent verbal and written communication expertise.
  • Excellent Client Relationship Management skills.
  • Willing to travel.

Interest

Hiking, yoga, dancing, mountain biking, travel, international cuisine, and the arts.

Certifications

Certifications
Aug 2008 - Present

Control Account Management

Lockheed Martin
2010 - Present

Greenbelt Certification

Lockheed Martin

Secret

Department of Defense