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BAE Systems

Subcontract Program Manager II (Hybrid) (77812BR)




Full Time


Hudson, New Hampshire, United States

Job Description An exciting opportunity for a Senior Subcontract Program Manager (SC PM) to engage and support the Medium Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (MUUV) Development Program. MUUV is a Program within the Adaptive Sensors Product Line under the C4ISRS Business Area.

The Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Systems Business Area provides actionable intelligence for our warfighters and decision makers through innovative technical solutions from the seas, to the skies, to the stars. Within Adaptive Sensors we are singularly focused upon exploiting the radio frequency and acoustic spectrum, enabling our warfighters to stay ahead of the threat, by delivering exquisite, cutting edge capabilities such as the MUUV to the US Navy.
Within this setting, our Operations employees turn innovative engineering designs into real solutions to meet our customers’ needs. From Supply Chain, to manufacturing and test, Electronic Systems offers opportunities to work with technology rarely accessible in other manufacturing firms. Our training and development programs provide employees with career advancement in a diverse work environment.
In this role you will:

  • Manage the execution of subcontracts for materials, equipment, supplies and services of a highly-specialized and complex nature through all phases of the program lifecycle.
  • Evaluate, negotiate, and manage assigned subcontracts to perform to each project’s specifications, quality, budget, schedule and earned value requirements to include the timely delivery of all deliverables required to fulfill the subcontract.
  • Author, manage and influence critical path releases of Statements of Works (SOWs) and plans to align with required schedules and subcontractor lead times
  • Deliver quality customer service to both internal and external customers and foster and maintain good supplier relationships, while driving a Zero Defect mindset with suppliers.
  • Participate in the support of new business and in the development of financial plans for the company, as it pertains to the planned outsourced portion of the project(s).
Who you are:
  • Ability to work independently, as well as manage cross functional program teams on all subcontract related issues; multi-tasking is crucial for success.
  • Must be able to assess, prioritize, drive issues to closure and be assertive when required.
  • Exercises discretion and independent judgment in the performance of duties.
  • Exhibits best practice work habits and collaborates with other subcontract team members to promote operational excellence and completeness.
  • Models and demonstrates strong leadership in ethics, safety, corporate responsibility, and security.
Because this role involves a combination of collaborative/in-person and independent work, it will take the form of a hybrid work format, with time split between working onsite and remotely.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Ability to travel approximately 25% of the time
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study
  • Experience in Subcontract Management, Project Management or Program Management
  • Strong demonstrated negotiation skills and strategies
  • Experience in new business capture to include proposals
  • Experience developing long-term strategies and tactical plans to achieve enterprise objectives.
  • Successful, proven record of leading and managing multi-discipline project teams
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a focus on relationship building, leading through influence, and the ability to effectively communicate (verbally and in writing) at all levels
  • Ability to develop plans specifying goals, staffing, scheduling, identification of risks, contingency plans, and allocation of available resources
  • Experience with scope management and cost estimating, including estimate to complete/estimate at completion (ETC/EAC) processes.
  • Ability to communicate with senior management regarding subcontract performance status (cost / schedule / resources / risk) as well as performance to financial objectives
  • Experience communicating externally either with customers or suppliers
  • Technical and business acumen
  • Control Account Management (CAM) experience (at minimum, CAM trained)
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Strong Emotional Intelligence
  • Inquisitive, innovative thinker
  • Generosity of thought and knowledge.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering or Operations
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering and/or Business Administration
  • Prior experience as a project manager
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams Integrated Product Teams (IPTs)
  • Program Management Institute’s (PMI) Program Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Demonstrated Risk Management experience
  • Experience with information systems such as Oracle
  • Knowledge of acquisition policies and procedures with associated knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR)
  • Significant experience managing the development and compliance of requirements (SOWs, specifications, contractual terms, etc.)
  • Strong organizational skills to handle many overlapping projects simultaneously
  • Willingness and desire for continuous improvement.
  • Earned Value Management and Lifecycle Management experience
  • Professional Supply Chain Certification: C.P.M., C.P.S.M., P.M.P.
  • Graduate degree in a related field, i.e.: JD.
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems 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. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems’ game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.