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Summary of the Senior Business Analyst, Projects job at BAE Systems

BAE Systems is hiring a Senior Business Analyst, Projects with 5 - 10 years of experience. Based in United States - Radford, VA and with Onsite ways of working. The expected salary range for this role is $69,500 - $118,200
About BAE Systems

Meaningful. Empowering. Remarkable. That’s a career at BAE Systems.

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 tackle critical projects, you’ll work alongside a supportive team – driven by a shared ambition to protect what really matters. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, security and aerospace company headquartered in Arlington, VA, with locations across the country. We deliver 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.

Senior Business Analyst, Projects - Job Role & Responsibilities

BAE Systems, one of the world’s leaders in the defense industry, is seeking a full-time Senior Project Control Analyst based in Radford, VA or Kingsport, TN. As a Project Control Analyst, you will support the Ordnance Systems Inc. (OSI) business’s Modernization portfolio, which includes a variety of construction, sustainment, and retrofit projects. Serving as a member of the Program Management Office (PMO) under oversight of the Project Control Manager, you will support the group and management in the planning, tracking, analysis, and reporting of projects of varying contract type, size, and complexity.

As a Senior Project Control Analyst, you will take the lead in the development, creation, maintenance, and tracking of Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and Performance Measurement Baselines (PMB). You will monitor and reconcile all costs against project budgets, track cost and schedule performance, conduct estimate at complete (EAC) forecasts, and provide insight into variances that may arise, recommend, and implement necessary corrective actions. You will assist the PMO in data collection and analysis efforts and assist the Project Control team in their reporting duties.

A Successful Candidate's Responsibilities Include

  • Directly supporting the Program Management Office to support the project management lifecycle, including project setup, monitoring, reporting, and closeout duties.
  • Creating Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and charging infrastructure.
  • Developing project baseline budgets within the allotted contract funding.
  • Coordinating with project managers and technical leads to develop resource forecasts and contingency plans for resource loading in the Integrated Program Manager (IPM) tool.
  • Develop and process Baseline Change Requests (BCRs) for various cost and schedule changes as required by contract modifications and change orders.
  • Monitor, analyze, and audit all direct charges against project budgets. Coordinate with accounts payable to initiate corrections.
  • Create and distribute labor charging guidance to project team members.
  • Monitor cost and schedule performance against project baselines using Earned Value Management System (EVMS) techniques.
  • Generate monthly Estimates at Complete (EAC) and create monthly reports based on your analyses using MS Excel, PowerPoint, Integrated Program Manager, Power BI, and other tools.
  • Track and monitor labor utilization rates across the modernization project portfolio.
  • Coordinate with finance and senior leadership in support of cost, sales, and other target goals of the Modernization group.
Senior Business Analyst, Projects - Job requirements

Required Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 6 years of experience or equivalent experience
  • Experience in financial-focused Program/Project Control
  • Experience in Business/Financial Analysis, Forecasting, Planning
  • Experience in Program/Project Management: Scheduling, Costing, Budgeting, Estimating, Monitoring
  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)
  • Ability to identify and analyze cost variances
  • Ability to prepare periodic performance reports on medium to large projects
  • Skills in Data Analytics, Reporting, and Database Cost Collection and/or ERP Systems
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with primary focus in MS Excel
  • Self-starter, motivated thought leader with a drive toward attention to detail and continuous process improvement
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills

Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Graduate degree a plus
  • PMI Certification a plus
  • Experience in Modernization/Construction a plus
  • Experience in Power BI/Power Query a plus
  • Expert-level proficiency in Excel a plus
What we offer at BAE Systems

Full-Time Salary Range: $69500 - $118200

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

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July 20, 2024

About Our Company

Meaningful. Empowering. Remarkable. That’s a career at BAE Systems.

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 tackle critical projects, you’ll work alongside a supportive team – driven by a shared ambition to protect what really matters. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, security and aerospace company headquartered in Arlington, VA, with locations across the country. We deliver 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.

Job Description & Responsibilities

BAE Systems, one of the world’s leaders in the defense industry, is seeking a full-time Senior Project Control Analyst based in Radford, VA or Kingsport, TN. As a Project Control Analyst, you will support the Ordnance Systems Inc. (OSI) business’s Modernization portfolio, which includes a variety of construction, sustainment, and retrofit projects. Serving as a member of the Program Management Office (PMO) under oversight of the Project Control Manager, you will support the group and management in the planning, tracking, analysis, and reporting of projects of varying contract type, size, and complexity.

As a Senior Project Control Analyst, you will take the lead in the development, creation, maintenance, and tracking of Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and Performance Measurement Baselines (PMB). You will monitor and reconcile all costs against project budgets, track cost and schedule performance, conduct estimate at complete (EAC) forecasts, and provide insight into variances that may arise, recommend, and implement necessary corrective actions. You will assist the PMO in data collection and analysis efforts and assist the Project Control team in their reporting duties.

A Successful Candidate's Responsibilities Include

  • Directly supporting the Program Management Office to support the project management lifecycle, including project setup, monitoring, reporting, and closeout duties.
  • Creating Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and charging infrastructure.
  • Developing project baseline budgets within the allotted contract funding.
  • Coordinating with project managers and technical leads to develop resource forecasts and contingency plans for resource loading in the Integrated Program Manager (IPM) tool.
  • Develop and process Baseline Change Requests (BCRs) for various cost and schedule changes as required by contract modifications and change orders.
  • Monitor, analyze, and audit all direct charges against project budgets. Coordinate with accounts payable to initiate corrections.
  • Create and distribute labor charging guidance to project team members.
  • Monitor cost and schedule performance against project baselines using Earned Value Management System (EVMS) techniques.
  • Generate monthly Estimates at Complete (EAC) and create monthly reports based on your analyses using MS Excel, PowerPoint, Integrated Program Manager, Power BI, and other tools.
  • Track and monitor labor utilization rates across the modernization project portfolio.
  • Coordinate with finance and senior leadership in support of cost, sales, and other target goals of the Modernization group.

Requirements

Required Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 6 years of experience or equivalent experience
  • Experience in financial-focused Program/Project Control
  • Experience in Business/Financial Analysis, Forecasting, Planning
  • Experience in Program/Project Management: Scheduling, Costing, Budgeting, Estimating, Monitoring
  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)
  • Ability to identify and analyze cost variances
  • Ability to prepare periodic performance reports on medium to large projects
  • Skills in Data Analytics, Reporting, and Database Cost Collection and/or ERP Systems
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with primary focus in MS Excel
  • Self-starter, motivated thought leader with a drive toward attention to detail and continuous process improvement
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills

Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Graduate degree a plus
  • PMI Certification a plus
  • Experience in Modernization/Construction a plus
  • Experience in Power BI/Power Query a plus
  • Expert-level proficiency in Excel a plus

What we offer

Full-Time Salary Range: $69500 - $118200

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

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