Bachelor's degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 0 years of relevant experience.
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is DESIRED at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S.
Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
Responsibilities for this Position
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening in Pittsfield, Massachusetts for a Littoral Combat Ship Senior Project Manager for the Surface Ship Platform Integration (SSPI) Business Area Segment. The position will provide primary support to the program management team for the Littoral Combat Ship production program.
The position will also support other initiatives across the Surface Ship Platform Integration portfolio as required. The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation's fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:Execute contracts balancing technical objectives with cost and schedule while ensuring highest quality and meeting all contractual obligations
Maintain positive customer satisfaction with direct contact and day-to-day interactions
Plan, monitor, and control assigned programs in accordance with current company policies, common processes, and contract terms and conditions, with the highest ethical standards
Collaborate with the functional organization to maximize use of resources across the GDMS business and maintain a stable work force
Review management indicators and proactively indicate corrective action when data indicates that intervention is needed
Responsible for risk and opportunity management by working with program IPT leads to conduct detailed risk and opportunity assessments
Collaborate with Control Account Managers on SSPI workload management forecasts
Partner with GDMS Supply Chain Management to manage subcontract and major vendor relationships
Support business development by developing accurate and complete Bid and Proposals that are responsive to customer requests and achieve business objectives
Identify and support advanced concept efforts in support of Surface Systems business area strategic plans and objectives
Strive for commonality and efficiencies both within assigned programs and across the spectrum of other SSPI programs
Champion and support cost saving initiatives and operational improvements using Six Sigma processes
Follow industry trends and pursue technology innovation to ensure GDMS' products and services are cost competitive and superior to industry best practices
Provide detailed forecasts and result analysis involving SSPI Financial Management BenchmarksProvide expertise and leadership on Earned Value Management Organization, Planning, Scheduling, Budgeting, Analysis and Management ReportsResponsibility to meet corporate business objectives relating to revenue, margin, quality, and on-time delivery KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Fluent in MS Office Tools: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS ProjectKnowledge of GDMS business processes and program management tools, including EVMS and Control Account ManagementDemonstrated background solving technical challenges as a project manager
Demonstrated experience communicating technical, schedule, and financial information
Ability to communicate clearly, both written and verbal
Demonstrated experience in a matrixed organization, motivating non-direct reports to meet program objectives
Very solid understanding of the fundamentals of risk and opportunity management and ability to apply them to projects
Very solid ability to identify issues, track progress, and follow through on effective corrective actions based on data analysis and trends
Demonstrated experience in financial and workload forecasting
Ability to translate customer requirements into program planning, scheduling, and task allocations
Willingness to travel
PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.
Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran
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