Director of Programs - Ship Repair (Hampton)

BAE Systems plc in Hampton, GA

  • Industry: Manufacturing - Production/Plant Management
  • Type: Full Time
  • $127,510.00 - 174,120.00
position filled

Req #: 55907BR Jacksonville, Florida, United States Project & Program Management Platforms & Services Posted on: 10/28/2019

Clearance Level - Must Currently Possess



1st Shift

Relocation Available


ITAR: U.S Citizen or Green Card Required


Clearance Level - Must Be Able to Obtain


Job Description
BAE Systems, Inc is currently recruiting for a Director of Programs to join the Jacksonville Ship Repair leadership team. In this role, you will be responsible for the strategy and management of Navy and commercial programs. The position reports directly to the General Manager, BAE Systems Jacksonville Ship Repair.

Main roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Defines, plans, develops, and implements strategies, policies, practices, and programs that leverage the corporations skills, capabilities, and experience for government and commercial customers in support of business objectives.
  • Conducts regular reviews of program performance through measurement to ensure program objectives are met, including budget and time constraints. Maintains and complies with BAE Systems Life Cycle Maintenance (LCM).
  • Leads and manages all Program Managers, Project Managers, Ship Superintendents the Planning Department (Planning, scheduling, document control, etc.).
  • Works and integrates support matrix functions (Procurement, Contracts, Finance, Operations, etc.) to achieve business goals.
  • Establish and clearly communicate program vision, implementing service delivery methodologies and processes across multiple task orders while maintaining a level of program structure, program quality, and operating within Government defined standards items.
  • Participate in contract negotiation and changes; coordinate preparation of proposals, business plans, operating budgets, and financial terms/conditions of the contract.
  • Manage program financials in accordance with BAE Systems policies and standards.
  • Participate in strategic business planning, business development activities, solution development, and drive innovation, and alignment of corporate investments with new and emerging customer needs; identify opportunities for growth.
  • Meet and engage with clients and stakeholders to establish relationships, understand requirements, and communicate accomplishments or issues. Ensure collaboration between program and stakeholders.
  • Monitor, control, and communicate project, budget, staffing, schedule, and performance status; prepare status reports; effectively manage program and project scope.
  • Identify and assess project risks and issues, and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • Establishes policies appropriate for the function. Interprets and recommends modifications to company-wide policies and practices.
  • Objectives are defined in collaboration with senior management and results assessed from relatively long-term perspective.
  • Interact with senior management and others concerning matters of significance to the company. Conducts business and technical briefings for senior and top management for external representatives.

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 12 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
16+ Years experience with Navy Maintenance and repair with HS
14+ Years experience with Navy Maintenance and repair with AA
12+ Years experience with Navy Maintenance and repair with BS
10+ Years experience with Navy Maintenance and repair with MS

May substitute equivalent experience, training and/or certification for the degree plus relevant experience in job-related work, which provides the necessary knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the role for the position.

Experience managing complex projects and systems, which require systems integration, operation and maintenance.

Strong leadership, negotiation, effective problem solving, and organizational skills.

Experience managing diverse teams comprised of personnel from multiple companies and functional areas.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repairjust to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. Were 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.

BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Important Company Notices and SCAM Alert

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