Project Mgr – Tech

BAE Systems

Fort Worth, TX

Job Description
The role of Project Control Support is responsible for supporting all aspects of Project Management and Project Control across key areas of Development, Production and Sustainment on the F-35 Lightning II program. They will act as a key internal and external point of contact on all aspects of the EVMS and Cost and Schedule Data reporting into the Project Control Manager.
The Project Control Support is responsible for cost estimating, cost management, planning, controls and project reporting and insight.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Drive Project Control for contracts (core process governance, earned value management application and control and maintenance of core dataset and toolsets)
  • Provide technical and analytical guidance to project team including technical Control Account Managers
  • Communicate summaries and recommendations to the Program Manager based on assessment of resources and achievability of forecasts
  • Monitor progress of the work for timely execution of the project through weekly/monthly reports with respect to review of the overall project status and project control
  • Implement standardized Risk and Opportunity process through the business to include the identification and mitigation of technical, reputational, and financial risks – drive closure of risks and realization of opportunities through the business
  • Carry out root-cause analysis on ongoing projects to measure what is achieved based on progress reports and feedback to project delivery teams to ensure timely completion
  • Support key Production, Development and Sustainment projects by providing valuable Project Control input into project execution and project strategies to frame project delivery
  • Monitor progress of the work for timely execution of the project through weekly/monthly reports with respect to review of the overall project status and project control

Required Skills and Education
  • Typically 4+ years progressive experience in Project Management and a Bachelor’s Degree or 2+ years with a Master’s Degree in Business/Project Management or equivalent additional relevant experience
  • Complete understanding of industry project management framework and application of principles, concepts, practices and standards along with wide application of technical principles.
  • PMP certification required or the ability to achieve certification within the first year
  • Experience in US government contracts and on EV required contracts
  • Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers 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 services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. 

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.
Preferred Skills and Education
  • Experience on the F-35 Program in Program Management or related team
  • Ability to interface with people at different levels and skills within Lockheed Martin and BAE Systems organizations
  • Risk and opportunity management
  • Customer stakeholder management

Typical Education and Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience