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BAE Systems Program Risk and Opportunity Expert in Merrimack, New Hampshire

Job Description

BAE Systems - Electronic Systems seeks to hire an experienced Program Manager to serve the enterprise as a Risk and Opportunity Management Expert.

This leader will drive continuous improvement in the processes, training, tool usage, and culture surrounding Risk and Opportunity Management. The position will report within the central Program Excellence organization, whose charter is to drive flawless execution and the growth and development of program management teams.

  • As a subject matter expert, this individual will mentor/coach program managers, functional leaders, and control account managers (CAMs) in the application of risk and opportunity management techniques.

  • They will participate in new business (proposal/capture) and program reviews to ensure that risks and opportunities are identified, assessed, and handled effectively.

  • They will apply analytics to evaluate risks and opportunities horizontally and vertically to recommend effective handling approaches at the product line, business area, and enterprise level.

  • They will prepare and present executive-level briefings to senior leadership and external customers.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 12 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Expertise in risk and opportunity management techniques

  • US Citizen, Secret Clearance with ability to achieve TS/SCI

  • Bachelor s degree and minimum of 12 years of experience

  • Experience in change management roles, especially involving cultural change

  • Ability to challenge and improve knowledge of industry practices and standards as well as company policies

  • Track record of success in planning and executing large, complex programs

  • Knowledge of one or more commercial off-the-shelf risk tools

  • Capture management and proposal development experience

  • Strong written and oral communications and collaboration skills

  • Ability to mentor early through late career team members.

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Six Sigma Black Belt or equivalent certification

  • Experience with the conduct of Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA)

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or equivalent certification

  • Knowledge and experience in apply Earned Value Management (EVM) techniques

  • Understanding of BAE Systems portfolio of products/technologies

  • Understanding of the DoD acquisition environment and processes

  • Experience working commercial contracts

  • Top Secret security clearance

  • Master s degree preferred

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact for our customers and the communities we serve.

Program Risk and Opportunity Expert


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