Integrated Program Controls Lead

Job Description

An experienced Program Controls Lead is sought to join BAE Systems Platforms and Services Program Controls Team in York, PA 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 York's current program portfolio includes several large-scale, multi-year programs with the U.S. Army. These programs are based in the design, development, production, support, maintenance, modernization and upgrades to armored combat vehicles, wheeled vehicles, naval guns, surface ship combatants, commercial vessels, missile launchers, artillery systems, military ordnance, and protective wear and armor with operations in multiple CAS Sites. In addition to managing the on-going requirements of its programs, the Program Controls / Performance Measurement System is integrated with the Financial Systems to provide information required for near-term and long-term planning of the laboratory resource needs.
Under limited direction, the selected individual will be responsible for planning and implementing highly complex cost and planning program control functions and systems for various size and types of programs conditioned on requirements as defined by the US Department of Defense (DOD) and the BAE York CAS Program Directorates. 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 planning and cost processing software. Manage Teams of specialists or analysts, and interface with other Program Controls Specialists in the development of templates, serving as a planning and cost processing tool expert, and advising division/program managers on the trends and progress of their plans and schedules. Responsible for the preparation and analysis of monthly trend and Earned Value (EV) performance reports (IPMRs), processing updates to the Estimate to Complete (EAC) and implementing baseline revisions. Acts as a Forward Facing Resource in Directorates, across multiple programs interfacing with internal and external Senior Leadership.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor Degree in a relevant discipline and 8-12 years of Program Controls/ Program Management experience; or a Master degree and 6 years of experience; or relevant Ph.D. degree + 2 years of experience.
  • Subject Matter Expert with Program Controls/ 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 and system surveillance, operations, and procurement.
  • Subject Matter Expertise in EVMS, Leading Joint Surveillance Reviews, EVAS, and System Surveillance Reviews
  • Expertise in understanding and using Earned Value Management concepts and processes
  • Experience in Negotiating Standard Surveillance Plans with DCMA
  • Experience Leading Internal Surveillance Reviews
  • Experience leading Integrated Baseline Reviews
  • Experience with CSDR Development
  • 4+ years of Planning in Microsoft Project, Open Plan.
  • Experience with Cobra Data Integration Tools, or equivalent (MPM or Cost Manager).
  • Experience with wInsight/APEX Reporting Tools
  • Experience with Manufacturing Requirements Planning Systems (MRP)
  • Strong understanding and use of Excel and Share Point
  • Strong understanding of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations, ANSI-748-D, EVMIG, and EVMSIG Guides.
Preferred Skills and Education
  • Experience working in a matrixed environment and experience interfacing with high level internal and external government leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to support program directors, managers and their control account managers with the use and maintenance of program controls systems and outputs.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage resource loaded schedules, including but not limited to schedule statusing, reporting, variance analysis, and change control.
  • Experience leading groups and teams on large programs in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience in directing, training, and mentoring junior staff in program controls systems and tools.
  • 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.
  • Program Controls/Program Management certification(s) are highly desirable.
  • 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
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

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