Hudson, NH, USA | BAE Systems
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BAE Systems is seeking a strong, experienced Program Manager for the growing Secure Enterprise Communications program area within the Space Systems product line. The ideal candidate will have experience in space payload products from design development into flight qualification and production. The successful PM candidate will join an established and growing team of seasoned PMs managing a number of existing and proposed programs and will lead one of our existing or proposed programs and/or capture efforts based on their experience and interest.
The PM will provide leadership and programmatic management oversight of a project team assuring the project meets financials, schedule and technical objectives, and achieving the highest level of customer satisfaction.
Essential functions of the job include:
Accountable for all aspects of assigned programs 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 the customer program office, suppliers, and key customer stakeholders.
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.
Participates in the creation of new business strategies and in the development of strategic and financial plans.
Partners with the Project Technical Lead ensuring the technical and cost baselines are consistent and executable. Provides forward thinking to focus risk mitigation that enable successful path to flight hardware.
Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 10 years work experience or equivalent experience
Required Skills and Education
Bachelor’s degree in a technical field
Minimum 8 years of demonstrated experience leading and inspiring diverse teams in a high tempo environment
Successful, proven record of leading and managing multi-discipline project teams
Top level technical understanding of and experience in development, qualification and production of high reliability space hardware
Strong customer focus and experience with relationship building, including ability to effectively communicate (verbally and in writing) at all levels within the customer community
Ability to communicate with senior management regarding program performance status (cost / schedule / resources / risk) as well as performance to annual financial objectives.
Ability to develop program/project plans specifying goals, staffing, scheduling, identification of risks, contingency plans, and allocation of available resources
Experience with program scope management and cost estimating, including estimate to complete/estimate at completion (ETC/EAC) processes.
Proficient in Earned Value Management System, Master Planning Techniques (IMP/IMS) and Subcontract Management.
Demonstrated ability to lead the development of capture plans/ and direct the development of preparation of proposals in response to various customer requests.
Demonstrated excellent communications skills, both oral and written.
Demonstrated ability to attract, motivate and lead teams, especially with members from multiple BAE Systems sites and/or cultures, including industry partners and suppliers.
Experience in new business capture to include proposal and ECP development
Secret Clearance, Top Secret eligible
Preferred Skills and Education
Prior experience managing space payload development, qualification and/or production programs
Top Secret or TS/SCI clearance
Program Management Institute (PMI) and/or Program Management Professional (PMP) certification
Master’s Degree in Engineering and/or Business Administration
Experience in business case development, analysis, and presentation