• Cost and Schedule Manager

    Group/Job Location US-MA-Waltham
    Job ID
    2018-35381
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    QinetiQ North America delivers world-class technology and revolutionary products to defense, security and commercial markets worldwide. Our offerings range from survivability and unmanned systems to power, controls, sensors, and transportation solutions. Customers rely on our products to increase readiness, improve mission effectiveness, streamline operations, increase situational awareness and enhance security.

    At QinetiQ North America, you'll find a dedicated and talented team of people who enjoy their work and take pride in their accomplishments. As a member of our team, you'll work with cutting-edge technology and some of the industry's most brilliant minds. We offer a comprehensive, flexible benefit package including tuition assistance and career development opportunities. If you're interested in working for a technology-driven company that is the leader in its industry, but one that maintains the fast-paced, creative environment of a start-up, QinetiQ North America is the right place for you.

    QinetiQ North America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, or gender identity.


    NOTE:

    Any external applicant will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

    Position requires U.S. citizenship.

    Responsibilities

    Job purpose:

    The Cost and Schedule Manager is a highly visible position that interfaces with Senior Management, corporate finance, contracts and the customer. Oversees the pricing, scheduling, program control and division performance functions. Leads pricing efforts on technical programs and product sales. Uses experience managing DoD programs using Earned Value Management (EVM) and Critical Path analysis to guide a staff of Cost Analyst and Program Schedulers to monitor and control programs. Works with senior management to develop 5 year Strategic Plan, Annual Operating Plan (AOP) Budgets and monitor group performance metrics such as orders, revenue, and Cash Collections/Operating Cash Flow.

     

    Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

    Manage cost & schedule group.

    Budget, monitor and control Maritime financial performance

    Lead/develop cost proposals.

    Creation of WBS

    Preparation of detailed scope of work, schedules for cost estimates

    Maintains performance measurement baseline, creates baseline change requests

    Works with program team to create ETC and EAC

    Develop, monitor and control overhead budgets

     

    Qualifications:

    Minimum of 7 years of cost analyst or similar position

    Experience with leading a team

    BS degree

     

    Skills

    Expert in EVMS

    Must be a strong MS Excel user

    Working knowledge of MS Project

    Self starter willing to identify and solve issues

    Understanding of EVM tools such as MPM, COBRA etc

    Experience working on DoD programs a plus

    Working knowledge of DFAR a plus

    Familiar with DFAR compliant proposal pricing

    Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) and forecasting by cost element

     

    External applicant will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

    Position Requires U.S. Citizenship:  Yes

    Relocation:  No

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