Program Manager

BAE Systems, one of the world’s leading defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 Company, is hiring a Program Manager at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant.

Reporting to the Program Director – Modernization, the Program Manager will support 2-5 multi-million dollar projects at Holston Army Ammunition Plant. Specific duties and responsibilities of this position include the following:

o Ownership of project budget and schedule.

o Monitors specific projects at Holston with regard to the following project management practice areas that he/she is assigned to manage:

  • Project Integration
  • Scope Management
  • Time Management (schedules)
  • Cost Management
  • Communications Management
  • Risks/Opportunities Management
  • Construction Progress / Construction Monitoring
  • Customer Relations Management
  • Holston Support Groups Coordination (Safety, Environmental, Security,etc.)

o Provides regular reports to the Program Director on all projects at Holston projects he/she is responsible for.

o Solves complex technical problems by providing leadership for developing project plans and their implementation.

o Communicates summaries and recommendations to the Program Director based on assessment of internal and external resources.

o Foresees difficulties and reacts to communicate and avoid misunderstanding.

o Serves as primary interface for internal and external customers.

o Point of contact for subcontractors, providing leadership and direction to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget constraints.

o Determines project scope of work, project performance criteria and fitness for use.

o Identifies work elements of the project.

o Assigns work and follow-up as project demands.

o Sequences and schedules the project work elements and determines the resources required for each work element.

o Prepares cost estimates and establishes budgets for the project work elements.

o Partners with Procurement Department to obtain bid quotations from subcontract and materials suppliers.

BAE Systems helps protect those who protect us. At our R&D and manufacturing facility at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, TN, we do this by developing safer explosives for our government and commercial customers. Holston AAP has provided high quality explosives for our soldiers since WWII and will continue to push the frontier of energetic material synthesis and manufacturing with your help. Learn more about this area of our business at www.baesystems.com/OSIjobs .

Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 12 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education o A four-year degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management or closely related degree.

o Twelve (12) years relevant and progressive experience managing multi-million dollar industrial (preferred) or commercial (required) construction projects.

o Experience managing project schedules and coordinating subcontractors.

o Must be comfortable directing subcontractors as well as engineering and logistical activities to support construction projects.

o Solution-oriented attitude. Preferred Skills and Education o Experience as a construction manager or site superintendent.

o A minimum of 3 years of experience working within projects on design and engineering, design-build, construction, or engineer-procure-construct (EPC) projects with a concentration in the industrial sector preferred.

o Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI) or equivalent.

o Experience in managing State or Federally funded project About BAE Systems Platforms & Services Posting 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. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression

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