Program Manager I Job
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Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-3863, US
Project & Program Management
Job Description This Program Manager position is with the Range Instrumentation – Sensor and Electronic Solutions business unit, headquartered in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. BAE Systems has over 40 years of experience in designing and manufacturing Instrumentation Radar Systems, Electro-Optical Systems, Test Range Asset Modernizations and Upgrades. Our capabilities include design, fabrication and integration of hardware and software to support a wide variety of test range requirements including RF and Electro Optical (EO) TSPI Instrumentation, Threat Simulators, CW Doppler and EO Behavioral Systems, Drop and No-Drop Bomb Scoring Systems, Telemetry Systems and Flight Termination Systems.
The technologies and resources of BAE Systems is dedicated to designing, manufacturing, integrating, and sustaining range products that are required for current test ranges and programs envisioned for future test ranges, aviation test facilities and launch facilities.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Duties and responsibilities which occupy a major portion of time and importance in the job. )
1. Defines the objectives and strategies of the program, to include strategic and company objectives consistent with customer and contract requirements
2. Facilitates the timely planning of the program consistent with program requirements and objectives
3. Assigns areas of responsibility for the program and communicates plan.
4. Conducts regular reviews of program performance, evaluating the current and projected status against the approved plan.
5. Assures the optimum utilization of program resources. Assures effective management of subcontracts and execution of the program material plan.
6. Leads project teams and facilitates the communication and interaction among project and task managers and staff.
7. Controls the timely start and completion of program tasks to assure fulfillment of program cost and schedule objectives.
8. Manages the program to assure closure of program objectives efficiently and as early as practical
9. Maintains accurate records of program data, deliverable items, and material.
10. Coordinates with customers to provide necessary program status and obtain customer feedback.
11. Performs other duties as required.
Normal office environment. May work extended hours. May travel overnight or on weekends.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills Bachelor’s Degree & 8 year(s) related technical and business background
Knowledge of and experience with project execution through a phased process (Life Cycle Management) and the reviews and metrics associated with assessing progress throughout that cycle.
Proven experiencing managing program scope, schedule, and budget with both external and internal teams/ customers.
Strong programmatic skills in Critical Path Scheduling and Earned Value Management
Strong interpersonal skills to lead cross functional teams towards common goals
Ability to resolve conflict and lead effective team communication
Proficient with Microsoft Office tools, with high level of Excel and MS Project experience
Experience with DoD contracts and project management
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Experience with Range Instrumentation products and/or customers
Experience with Deltek Costpoint
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