BAE Systems Program Risk Manager in Radford, Virginia

Job Description

BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors and a Fortune 500 Company, is looking to add a Program Risk Manager in support of our modernization efforts at Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Radford, VA.Reporting to the NC Program Manager, the Risk Manager - will primarily support the Senior Program Manager in the execution of the NC program at RFAAP.

Specific duties and responsibilities of this position include the following:

Risk / Opportunity Management. Primary responsibility will be Risk / Opportunity Identification, assessment, mitigation, and tracking.

Management Meetings. Assists the Senior Program Manager in upper management meetings and in customer briefings/presentations.

Projects Monitoring. Monitors the program with regard to risk in the following project management practice areas:

Project Integration

Scope Management

Time Management (schedules)

Cost Management

Quality Management

Communications Management

Construction Progress / Construction Monitoring

Customer Relations Management

RFAAP Production Coordination

RFAAP Support Groups (Safety, Environmental, Security, etc.) Coordination

Projects Reporting. Provides regular reports to the Radford Senior Program Manager

Solves complex technical problems by providing leadership for developing project plans and their implementation.

Communicates summaries and recommendations to the Radford Senior Project Manager based on assessment of internal and external risks and opportunities.

Point of contact for subcontractors in areas of Risk and Opportunities Management.

Determine project risks and coordinates appropriate mitigation activities.

Provide input to the program with regards to the impact of Risks and Opportunities on the schedule.

Prepare cost estimates and establish budgets for the risk mitigation plans.

Typical Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

A four-year degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management, or Business Management.

8 years relevant work experience.

Preferred Skills and Education

A minimum of three (3) years of experience as a manager on design and engineering, design-build, construction, engineer-procure-construct (EPC) projects with a concentration on Risk Management.

Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI) or equivalent.

Experience in projects for the US Department of Defense preferred.

Eight (8) years relevant experience managing programs with a focus on Risks and Opportunities

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering 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 and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Program Risk Manager


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