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BAE Systems Planning and Control (EV) Finance Manager in Sterling Heights, Michigan

Job Description

An experienced Program Control Manager is sought to join BAE Systems Platforms and Services Program Controls Team in either York, PA or Sterling Heights, MI to work within its CAS Enterprise Program Controls/ Program Management system supporting on-going Program Operations, including but not limited to current and future programs. BAE Systems Combat Vehicles current program portfolio includes several large-scale, multi-year programs with the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps.

Under limited direction, the selected individual will be responsible for planning and executing project control processes in a full Earned Value (EV) environment for the Bradley A4 program conditioned on requirements as defined by the US Department of Defense (DOD), BAE Systems York CAS Program Directorates, and BAE s Life Cycle Management (LCM) Process. The individual will oversee the work, resources, and dollars using program controls tools drawing from advanced understanding of program management methodology, program control principles, and hands-on experience with integrated planning and cost processing software. The individual will manage teams of specialists or analysts, and interface with other Program Control Specialists in the development of templates, serving as a planning and cost processing tool expert, and advising division/program managers on the performance trends and progress of their plans/schedules. The individual is responsible for the preparation and analysis of internal and external monthly Planning, Monitoring, and Control (PM&C) performance reports to include Project Control Performance Reports, Material Pricing Reports, Cost and Summary Data Reporting (CSDR), developing Estimates to Complete (EAC), implementing effective change management, and supporting the development of risk and opportunities.

Respect, understand and value individual differences that embody the principles of diversity.

Abide by all environmental, safety, and health regulations.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant discipline and 10-14 years of Program Control/Program Management experience; or a Master degree and 8 years of experience; or relevant Ph.D. degree 4 years of experience.

  • Subject Matter Expert with Program Control/Program Management processes, as applied on developmental engineering and production programs, including but not limited to risk management, financial management, work breakdown structures, change management, cost estimating, configuration management, system surveillance, operations, and procurement.

  • 6 years in planning preferred.

  • Expertise in developing, understanding and analyzing Performance Based Reporting to include subject matter expertise in Cost and Summary Data Reports (CSDR) development.

  • 8 Yrs with Cobra Data Integration Tools, or equivalent (MPM or Cost Manager).

  • Experience with wInsight/APEX Reporting Tools

  • 6 years in Microsoft Project, Open Plan, or Primavera

  • Experience with Manufacturing Requirements Planning Systems (MRP)

  • Strong understanding and use of Excel and Share Point

  • Strong understanding of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations

  • Experience working in a matrixed environment and experience interfacing with high level internal and external government leadership.

  • Experience leading groups and teams on large programs in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines, including working in a semi-structured environment with the skill to develop and implement new processes and procedures.

  • Ability to effectively communicate and work with both technical and non-technical staff.

  • Ability and willingness to work additional hours beyond the normal work day when required to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to legally operate cars and light trucks.

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally by commercial air carrier.

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance if required.-[endif]->

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repairjust to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.

Planning and Control (EV) Finance Manager


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