Program Business Manager

Full Time, 10 months
$Depending on Experience
Work from home available

Job Description

Program Business Manager
Location: Near Los Angeles, CA
Duration: Full time / Direct
Salary: DOE
# of openings: 3
  • Responsible for tracking program/project performance (cost, schedule, scope) over the lifecycle as measured against the baseline or operating plan (as applicable) and to use this information to develop and provide key insights/recommendations to leadership for decision making.
  • Influence, interact and coordinate through and in support of a cross functional team which may include but is not limited to: engineering, manufacturing, operations, supply chain, and finance teams to identify, track, and report changes to the plan.
  • To develop the process for and chair the program change control board
  • Perform weekly and monthly business battle rhythm to collect data on and provide insights on program performance (cost, schedule, scope) including, changes from baseline, critical path analysis, schedule/cost variance analysis, and Earned Value Management System (EVMS)
  • Perform cost and schedule "what-if" analysis to assist decision making
  • Assist in various aspects of resource management including generation planned effort in support of allocation decisions and the according reporting of resource fill rates
  • Responsible for managing the quoting/estimation process during new program builds and replanning as required.
  • Develop and maintain product cost models to assist Program leaders in decision making
  • Develop and maintain business cases and models to support supplier negotiations for materials and components as required
  • Management of WBS and the application to project and program planning to ensure costs remain aligned
  • Working with functional counterparts to establish relevant program reporting to support decision making
  • Develop future project cost, schedule, and scope estimates through discussions with others and/or self-assisted research, including annual budgets, cash flow forecasts, and long term strategic business models
  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years applicable experience relative to program planning, financial management, and execution
  • Advanced knowledge regarding the effective integration of schedule and cost in an EVMS environment
  • Experience with necessary artifacts built/developed during the planning processes [e.g., IMP, IMS, Product Breakdown Structure (PBS), Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)] within MS Project environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and use of Information Technology
  • Experience building business cases to achieve business goals and manage product cost
  • Advanced Excel skills (functions, graphs, pivot charts, vlookup, etc.)
  • Ability to work without supervision to lead the development of program plans and schedules for multiple programs concurrently
  • Strong facilitation skills and the ability to proactively communicate with all levels of management
  • Ability to motivate and influence others, build effective interpersonal relationships, and be able to foster and contribute to a positive and productive team environment
  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability in work style to better respond to multiple requests and handle sudden changes in priorities
  • Ability to embrace and participate in change initiatives
  • Excellent follow through and persistence
  • Due to export control regulations this role is open to
  • Applicants must be U.S. persons as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR 120.15)

ITAR Requirements
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant , lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR 120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Dice Id : 90962490
Position Id : 2021-917
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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