General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Project Manager (Finance and Supplier Manager) in Grand Forks, North Dakota

Job ID#: 21660BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Project Manager (Finance and Supplier Manager)

Job Category: Program/Project Management

City: Grand Forks

State: North Dakota

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: Desired

Job Summary:

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

This position is responsible for managing and coordinating the daily, monthly and annual financial aspects of Flight Test and Training Center (FTTC) Program Finance, Cost Accounting and Supplier Management. Serves as the liaison between FTTC Program Management and Accounting, Purchasing, Capital Management and other Program Business Area Managers to present and exchange information. Continually reviews status of the Program Cost Center budget; manages Cost Transfers for internal customers and develops appropriate reports to document status. Assesses FTTC issues and develops solutions to meet production, quality, and customer-satisfaction goals and objectives. Participates in the development of plans for monitoring FTTC expansion, tracking progress and for intervention and problem solving with facility management, capital management, and Program Leadership.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as a lead providing direction and guidance to employees working on assigned Capital Projects.

  • Assist with development of Capital project plans and manage resources to ensure project schedule, budget, quality, and specification goals are attained.

  • Monitor Capital Project schedule, timeline, and milestones from initiation to delivery to meet delivery goals.

  • Coordinate departmental and/or cross-functional teams to assign and prioritize tasks focused on delivering new or upgrading existing products and/or services.

  • Identify and assess Capital Project issues and develop recommendations for solutions to meet productivity, quality and customer satisfaction goals and objectives.

  • Monitor work of Capital Project management staff, providing technical support and direction when necessary.

  • Create Financial progress reports, monitor and control overhead budget, assess and report variance in project execution for customers.

  • Create technical requirements documents for proposals, requests for proposals, and purchase requests. May present results to Program staff and Leadership when necessary.

  • Coordinate with cross-functional team and Program Leadership to expand services and potential business opportunities.

  • Ensure compliance with international, governmental and other regulations.

  • Maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Responsible for ensuring all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations are observed wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.

  • With general supervision, this position is responsible for the administration of most financial aspects of ongoing FTTC Program execution.

  • Up to 25% travel is required.

  • Other duties as assigned or required.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Clearance Level: Secret

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor's in Business Administration or related discipline and nine or more years of progressively complex experience in the project administration field with at least three of those years in project management. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.

  • Must have a thorough understanding of project management processes and procedures, planning and scheduling methods, and budget management as well as the ability to organize, schedule, and coordinate workloads to meet established milestones and budgets.

  • Must possess:

  • Ability to initiate, plan and manage projects

  • Ability to identify issues, analyze and interpret data and develop solutions to a wide range of complex issues

  • Strong communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills; and

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Must be able to work extended hours and travel as required.

Desired Qualifications

  • Familiar with Purchasing and Subcontract process, be able to establish productive working relationship with buyers and sub-contract administrators.

  • Thorough knowledge of SAP and be able to find procurement information, business reports, find and verify invoices.

  • Familiar with the policies and regulations governing the use of direct funds, overhead funds, capital funds, non-allowable expenses.

  • Familiar with principals of Earned Value Management, be able to assess, monitor and control variance in a cost type account.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.