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BAE Systems Subcontract Program Manager- Hybrid in Hudson, New Hampshire

Job Description

The Compass Call program is an airborne electronic attack weapon system that has been actively deployed, supported, and modernized for over 40 years. The Compass Call program encompasses the full life-cycle from technical studies and development to production, support equipment, and training. With the introduction of cross decking to the platform, BAE Systems became the prime contractor for Contractor Logistics Support (CLS). This Subcontract Program Manager position offers the opportunity to lead the Subcontracts organization through tremendous growth on one of our most complex logistics and sustainment programs.

This role evaluates, negotiates, and manages assigned subcontracts to perform to each project s specifications, quality, budget, schedule and earned value requirements to include the timely delivery of all deliverables required to fulfill the subcontract. This individual authors, manages, and influences critical path releases of Statements of Works (SOWs) and plans to align with required schedules and subcontractor lead times. Additional responsibilities include supporting new business and developing financial plans for the company, as it pertains to the planned outsourced portion of the project(s). The successful candidate must possess strong leadership skills, especially in ethics, safety, corporate responsibility, and security.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Bachelor s degree in a related field of study and 8 years or work experience or equivalent experience

  • Experience in Subcontract Management, Project Management or Program Management

  • Strong demonstrated negotiation skills and strategies

  • Experience in new business capture to include proposals

  • Experience developing long-term strategies and tactical plans to achieve enterprise objectives.

  • Successful, proven record of leading and managing multi-discipline project teams

  • Strong interpersonal skills with a focus on relationship building, leading through influence, and the ability to effectively communicate (verbally and in writing) at all levels

  • Ability to develop plans specifying goals, staffing, scheduling, identification of risks, contingency plans, and allocation of available resources

  • Experience with scope management and cost estimating, including estimate to complete/estimate at completion (ETC/EAC) processes.

  • Ability to communicate with senior management regarding subcontract performance status (cost / schedule / resources / risk) as well as performance to financial objectives

  • Experience communicating externally either with customers or suppliers

  • Technical and business acumen

  • Control Account Management (CAM) experience (at minimum, CAM trained)

  • Ability to obtain Top Secret clearance

  • Ability to travel approximately 25% of the time

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Bachelor s degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering or Operations

  • Master s Degree in Engineering and/or Business Administration

  • Prior experience as a project manager

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams Integrated Product Teams (IPTs)

  • Program Management Institute s (PMI) Program Management Professional (PMP) certification

  • Demonstrated Risk Management experience

  • Experience with information systems such as Oracle

  • Knowledge of acquisition policies and procedures with associated knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR)

  • Significant experience managing the development and compliance of requirements (SOWs, specifications, contractual terms, etc.)

  • Strong organizational skills to handle many overlapping projects simultaneously

  • Demonstrated negotiations experience in a Truth in Negotiations (TINA) environment

  • Demonstrated experience successfully engaging supplier executives

  • Six Sigma Green Belt

  • Currently possess a Secret clearance

Subcontract Program Manager- Hybrid


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