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Program Analyst Manager

Company: Aurora Flight Sciences
Location: Manassas
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Position Overview

General Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of program analysts that support both direct programs and proposals with scheduling, estimating, metrics, and SAP
  • Work to improve the program management processes and tools with focus on annual objectives and initiatives
  • Coordinate and interface with other functions, such as finance, contracts, supply chain
  • Provide direct support to programs and proposals, as needed

Specific Responsibilities:

Team Leadership

  • Must have good people and collaboration skills
  • Track team annual goals, performance, and capabilities, provide mentoring, and actively seek out learning and training opportunities
  • Conduct regular group sessions as well as one-on-one meetings to support bi-directional communication
  • Work with program and proposal leads to understand their needs and assign team members to programs and proposals to optimize support

Proposal Support - Work closely with program/project managers and technical leads to:

  • Develop basis of estimate (BOE) to support proposal estimating
  • Create a resource-loaded Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) in Microsoft Project Project

Planning - Work closely with program/project managers and technical leads to:

  • Create, maintain, and baseline the MS Project resource-loaded IMS
  • Support the finance team with project cost generation and analysis
  • Create, maintain, and baseline project tracking metrics (ex. Drawing release s-curves)
  • Assist program/project manager with regular planning
  • Set up new projects in SAP Business by Design

Project Execution

  • Monitor and measure project progress, identify and work program-wide issues
  • Meet regularly with program/project managers and technical leads to review/update project deadlines and activities; ensure Estimate to Complete (ETC) budgets and durations are properly reflected in the project schedule
  • Support the program/project manager in collecting inputs, providing analysis, and generating Estimate at Complete (EAC) for management review and approval
  • Collect and report actual results during project execution
  • Track invoices and open commitments and research problems with billing/payment Report Generation
  • Support the generation and delivery of internal and external deliverables
  • Provide inputs and perform analysis to support monthly program management reviews

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant experience
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Project
  • 2+ years of experience in applying and interpreting integrated cost/schedule and critical path methodologies
  • Experience in creating Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
  • Experience performing Schedule Risk Analysis
  • Demonstrated understanding of Earned Value (EV) management principles and their application to complex projects
  • Must be a U.S. Person (Permanent Resident)

Desired Requirements

  • Experience working on U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) programs and commercial applications

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to support occasional travel

Keywords: Aurora Flight Sciences, Alexandria , Program Analyst Manager, Other , Manassas, Virginia

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