BAE Systems Program Manager, Launching Systems in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job Description

BAE Systems is looking for a Program Manager-III who will report to the Director, Launching Systems, Submarine Programs, & Fleet Support with responsibility for managing all aspects of the MK 41 VLS launcher and canister programs to ensure cost, schedule and technical performanceand to ensure that the highest level of customer satisfaction is achievedto the standards established over the past 30 years. The Program Manager must demonstrate the ability to work across functional lines to meet the program objectives and must develop and present program status at Program Management and Technical reviews with customers, and at the Monthly Contract Reviews with the VP/GM of Weapon Systems US. The Program Manager will develop and maintain pertinent program documentation including, but not limited to the Program Plan of Execution, Risk and Opportunity Management Plan and Life Cycle Management plan.The Program Manager:-?xml:namespace prefix = "o" /->

-Acts as primary point of contact between BAE Systems and the customer program office, suppliers, and key customer stakeholders.

-Is responsible and accountable to the Product Line 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.

Typical Education & Experience

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

Required Skills and Education

-High School diploma/GED and sixteen years of relevant work experience; Bachelor s degree and twelve years of relevant work experience

-Demonstrated program management, logistics, integration, testing and production skills-?xml:namespace prefix = "o" /->

-Experience establishing and leading Integrated Product Teams (IPT)

-Ability to develop program/project plans specifying goals, staffing, scheduling, identification of risks, contingency plans, and allocation of available resources

-Earned Value Management experience in both a Cost Plus and Fixed Price environment

-Ability to effectively communicate both orally and written at all levels within the company and within the customer community

-Very strong presentation and organizational skills

-Highly adaptable with a high degree of initiative

-Experience in new business capture

-Customer focus and relationship building skills

-Ability to initiate, prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously

-Program scope and cost estimating including estimate to complete/estimate at completion (ETC/EAC) processes

-Ability to operate independently and proactively

Preferred Skills and Education

-A certification in Project Management from an industry-recognized organization such as the Project Management Institute (PMI), Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or Program Management Professional (PgMP).-?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /->

-Knowledge and prior experience in planning, scheduling and implementation of both production and development programs

-Experience in business case development, analysis, and presentation

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Platforms & Services designs, develops, produces, supports, maintains, modernizes and upgrades armored combat vehicles, wheeled vehicles, naval guns, surface ship combatants, commercial vessels, missile launchers, artillery systems, military ordnance, and protective wear and armor. Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Program Manager, Launching Systems


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