International Program Manager

Job Description

BAE Systems, a provider of some of the world's most advanced, technology-led, defense, aerospace and security systems is seeking a highly motivated Program Manager to join our Global Integrated Solutions team in Los Angeles. This position requires working Direct Commercial Sales contracts with a global customer base in support of a diverse product portfolio including electronic systems for flight controls, avionics and electronic warfare.

Working closely with international end users, OEM customers, and in-country partners, the suitable candidate needs to be a dynamic leader with a flexible mind-set able to work across multiple cultures and time zones to ensure successful program capture and execution. The candidate will lead staff across various locations and support the Business Development team in the initiation and implementation of capture and growth strategies. Mature interpersonal communication skills will be one of your key attributes. Both Domestic and International travel with be required at times.

Primary duties and responsibilities include:
- Manages and executes on various projects including production and engineering elements to ensure achievement of financial, schedule, technical, and new business performance objectives.
- Provides program leadership in Proposal, Development, and Capture Strategies. Demonstrates the ability to navigate within different cultural frameworks, and interfaces with suppliers, customers, and senior leadership on all program elements including cost, schedule, technical, risk management, and contractual status. Apply and/or develop integrated plans from program principles and concepts meeting program objectives.

- Actively promotes a culture of diversity, safety, health, and personal wellbeing for self, employees and the program team. Maintains a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety and environmental objectives and policies, ethics, export control, proprietary information, document/record retention, public communication, etc.

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Experience with International Programs and Direct Commercial Sales Contracts

Problem solving, interpersonal communication and presentation skills required

Proficiency in technical and proposal writing
Eligible for Secret Clearance

Preferred Skills and Education

MBA , MS degree in international business or technical discipline
Program Management Professional (PMP) Certificate

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
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.
The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

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