Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.
Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 47,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com.
DRS Training & Control Systems (TCS), Fort Walton Beach, FL, provides engineering, manufacturing, and support of defense and aerospace systems for sea, land, air, and space use. Our product and service areas include electronic control and monitoring systems, aerospace material handling systems, simulation and training systems, aerospace support equipment, contract manufacturing, engineering, and product support. In addition, DRS TCS has contract logistics support operations domestically as well as in Europe and the Middle East.
Job Location Fort Walton Beach, FL
Title: Intern-Associate Program Administrator
The objective of this Internship within the Programs Department is to train and educate the individual in all aspects of Programs within the Fort Walton Beach facility. The expectation is that an intern would spend an appropriate amount of time within various areas of Programs. At the completion of the internship, we would expect that the individual would possess a basic grasp of Program Management functions and how they interface with one another and the other departments in the corporation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide support to program managers in the areas of program planning and tracking
Update program schedule status and overall program plan
Gather and analyze data for program reviews and other meetings
Support for earned value management, as required
Monitor and report program performance against plan for all programs
Ensure adherence to company policies/requirements and advise management on needed action
Assist in monitoring budgets, schedules, expenditures and time charges on programs
Maintain records; prepare charts, graphs, tables, reports and other analyses as required
May assist as a team member on bid and proposal activity
Inform program management of customer problems, and may provide potential solutions
Coordinate with internal and external customers, under the direction of the program manager
Prepare customer communication as requested
Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
Degree candidate in business, project management, engineering, or technical with 2+ years' experience
Must possess analytical skills
Excellent organizational skills
Customer interface skills
Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills
Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Additional Desired Qualifications
Knowledge of program management and project management coursework
Knowledge of cost accounting or earned value
Proficient with Microsoft Project
Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #AIS