Lockheed Martin (www.lockheedmartin.com)
full-time employee contract
The Business Performance (BP) team provides an independent program function that enables the Sikorsky line of business to efficiently and effectively meet contractual requirements and business objectives. The Manager of Sikorsky Business Performance responsible for day to day implementation and execution of Lockheed Martin program management initiatives. The manager will partner with the Market Segment Business Performance Managers to assure balanced results in the areas of cost, schedule and risk management. The manager will also be responsible for administering the Sikorsky Program Management Rotation Program (PMRP). The PMRP is a two year rotational program in which associates rotate through various program management assignments and subsequently roll off into permanent program management roles.
The successful candidate will ensure that Sikorsky programs are meeting Lockheed Martin requirements and expectations. These responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
-Manage the development and implementation of meaningful metrics across the portfolio of programs; ensure the metrics are effective and provide consistency, identify gaps/trends, and recommend/implement changes as required.
-Partner with BP associates to implement integrated program risk and opportunity management
-Analyze Sikorsky program performance (cost/schedule) and identify areas of focus
-Lead Enterprise Excellence to address program challenges and support enterprise initiatives
-Assess across the enterprise to help identify and implement Program Management best practices and policies
-Fully implement all applicable Lockheed Martin Command Media
-Drive business rhythm standardization across the Sikorsky Line of Business
-Partner with BP associates to develop, facilitate, and track programs customer engagement strategy to improve market feedback analysis deliverables.
-Become the resident expert in independent program review requirements. These reviews will include, Independent Non-advocate Reviews (INAR), Program Assessment Reviews (PAR), and other independent reviews as directed by Business Performance
-Ensure BP Associates coordinate and maintain program management training requirements
-Ensure that the programs are prepared for corporate audits and processes are compliant
-Lead resource management planning for the Sikorsky Line of Business
-Support the development of improved program analytics and review for use with both internal and external customer and stakeholder groups.
Program Management Rotational Program
-Serve as the primary contact for the hiring of and engagement with the PMRP associates
-Partner with the program management community to obtain fulfilling rotational roles for the associates
-Develop experiences for the associates such as networking events, leadership talks, etc.
-Demonstrated leadership qualities
-5+ years programs experience, including program management, and earned value management policies and processes
-Experience with integrated Risk & Opportunity management
-Understanding of schedule performance management, including critical path
-Ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams
-Ability to leverage cross-program/functional opportunities and lessons learned
-Demonstrate follow-through ability to coordinate and communicate complex issues
-Ability to coordinate closure of action items
-Excellent Communication Skills
-Ability to lead through influence
-Green Belt Trained/Certified
-Program Management Institute® certified Program Management Professional
-Graduate degree in business, engineering, or other relevant area
-MS Project and/or Primavera (P6) experience or similar scheduling tool
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Job Location(s): Stratford Connecticut