BAE Systems Controls and Avionic Solutions Senior Program Manager in Endicott, New York

BAE Systems Controls is hiring a Senior Program Manager (Program Manager III) for its Controls and Avionic Solutions business area. This candidate will provide leadership and management oversight for one or more project teams assuring the project's financials, schedule and technical objectives are met and that the highest level of customer satisfaction is achieved. The specific program assignment(s) and supervisor will be determined after the interview process is complete.

The basic functions of the job include:

  • Accountable for all aspects of assigned programs or initiative execution (cost, schedule, technical performance, quality, inventory management, and customer engagement) and ensuring program commitments are met, having the authority to make cogent and timely decisions related to the project.

  • Acts as primary point of contact between BAE Systems and customers and suppliers.

  • Responsible and accountable to the internal Business Segment and Business Area Management for program execution, profitability, timeliness, and overall success. Makes decisions that are cost effective to the company and ensures assigned projects meet financial commitments for orders, sales, profit and cash flow.

  • Leads or participates in the creation of new business strategies and in the development of strategic and financial plans. Implements strategies and tactics that drive growth.

  • Minimum 15years of demonstrated experience leading and inspiring diverse teams in a high tempo environment

  • Successful, proven past performance in leading and managing multi-discipline technical project teams, preferably avionics

  • Experience interacting and managing programs for related customers such as Aerospace Primes, commercial primes, Department of Defense, Airlines, etc.

  • Expertise in project management

  • Strong business acumen including very strong presentation and organizational skills and excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Highly adaptable with a high degree of initiative

  • Experience in new business capture

  • Experience in the development, production, and support of high reliability technical products

-Master's Degree in Technical Field or Master's Degree in Business Administration

  • Experience in business case development, analysis, and presentation

  • Detailed knowledge of the defense and/ or commercial aerospace markets

  • New Business Capture Lead Skills

Prior experience in a project engineering leadership and/ or production leadership role

  • Secret Clearance

  • Program Management Professional (PMP) certification

Controls and Avionic Solutions Senior Program Manager

Endicott, New York