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