Description: The CH-53K Production team is currently seeking a highly motivated, self-driven, flexible individual with proven communication / organizational skills, familiarity with full criteria earned value and experience in project and program management. The Project Manager has the authority and accountability for specific Control Accounts within the Air Vehicle Integrated Product Team (IPT). They are responsible for the development, definition, and management of the scope, schedule, and budget for the work contained in their Control Accounts. The Project Manager will also be responsible for the oversight and mentoring of the Control Account and Work Package Managers programmatically reporting to them. The CH-53K Project Manager, Production is a critical part of the Program Management Team and will report directly to the Program Manager, CH-53K Production.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Act as the primary Earned Value point of contact for the IPT and provide direction and oversight to any Work Package Managers.
Directs and manages all costs, quality, schedule, financial and technical performance requirements of their product family and associated subcontractors. Act as the main focal point to the subcontractor for the program management office This includes analysis of program data and metrics to determine Control Account performance. Develop Control Account variance reports per Sikorsky Planning and Control System Description and program standard work for full criteria earned value system compliance.
Using the CH-53K Risk and Opportunities process, work with the Program Manager, Deputy Program Manager, Technical Lead, Control Account Managers, and Financial Analyst to develop plans to mitigate cost growth and develop realistic Estimates at Complete (EAC).
Work with the Program Manager, Deputy Program Manager, Technical Lead, Control Account Managers, and PP&C analyst to mitigate schedule variance, including the development of accurate schedule projections and Estimates to Complete (ETC).
Work closely with Supply Chain Management to ensure all purchased orders are placed in advance of program need and all parts are received prior to baseline installation. The Project Manager will assist the buyer in removing any programmatic obstacles to enable mutual on time success.
Work closely with the Finance and Program Planning analysts, to prepare for and present in daily project manager, Program/IPT level, and monthly DCMA surveillance reviews. This includes the running of weekly task execution meetings within the IPT.
Work closely with Engineering counterparts to ensure all designs are released on time and all technical issues are resolved and parts are received prior to baseline installation. The Project Manager will assist their engineering counterparts in removing any programmatic obstacles to enable mutual on time success.
Report status on key projects on a regular basis to Leadership / Program Executives. Develop and deliver presentations to internal and external audiences including Sikorsky and NAVAIR. Resolve internal management issues and escalate if needed.
Energetic, organized, and results driven, the Production Project Manager will have strong analytical skills. The ability to establish positive relationships with various customers, teammates and subcontractors is required. The individual will also have solid written, presentation and communication skills along with demonstrated success in utilizing Earned Value (EV) Management, developing and managing integrated master schedules, and performing critical path and financial analysis.
Must be a US Citizen.
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