• Program Performance Management Analyst

    Posted Date 7 days ago(9/11/2019 10:02 AM)
    Job Location
    USA-MA-Pittsfield | USA-MA-Taunton
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    Program/Project Management
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 0 years of relevant experience.


    Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Program Performance Management Analyst.  The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services on the NWS program.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


    The PPM analyst is responsible for providing contract/program cost and/or schedule management and analysis for the NWS programs
    The analyst will develop program time-phased cost and/or schedule baselines within the contract parameters in conjunction with the program teams
    The analyst will analyze program performance (historical and predictive), monitor the contract/program Estimate at Complete and/or schedule completion date, and make recommendations to program management and program leads
    The analyst is an integral part of the program team, gathering and organizing data for reviews with appropriate engineer(s), IPT lead(s), and CAM(s) in support of the program needs
    Assists in the development of a time-phased budget and/or schedule to meet all contract and program objectives
    Collects and updates program performance data, prepares and analyzes historical and predictive measures, and reviews results and recommendations with program managers and program leads
    Maintains and statuses the program schedules and records, compiles reports, graphs, charts, and related data in support of the program needs
    Identifies and analyzes the program critical paths and driving paths to schedule specific milestones
    Makes recommendations, coordinates, and identifies resources required to meet defined program requirements and reviews results with program management and program leads

    Contributes to discussions related to the root cause analyses and corrective actions and to tactical planning for completion of program tasking

    Assists in preparation of program review documents and customer required documents
    Coordinates contract/program Estimate At Complete (EAC), risk and opportunity, and Management Reserve data with Finance organization as input into business financial commitments
    Updates program time-phased budget and/or schedule and required documents associated with internal and contract changes and assists in formulating recommendations for corrective actions such as schedule revisions, staffing adjustments, funds allocations, and work environments

    Tracks Who Charged reports, PA Task ID updates, WLF/HFT updates, IMS and CAM book updates, and PPM Dashboard updates, if applicable.

    Prepares timely, accurate program review documents and can be a delegate to present such data in the absence of the program management

    Prepares timely, accurate customer required documents and reviews with program management and department heads

    Updates program time-phased budget and/or schedule and associated documents to ensure the latest contract modifications and related requirements are incorporated
    Fosters an environment of trust and teamwork: builds collaborative relationships
    Communicates professionally and effectively
    Works on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
    Interfaces with multiple IPT leads and program management primarily at a single location
    Determines, monitors, and reviews costs, operational budgets and schedules, and staffing requirements to satisfy program needs


    Effective team builder

    Acts as a change agent, challenges the status que

    Solid ability to solve problems
    Ability to work both independently and as a team member
    Solid organizational, analysis, and time management skills, attention to detail and accuracy, and ability to multi-task high priorities
    Solid ability to demonstrate professional written and oral communications
    Solid interpersonal skills and a professional demeanor in interacting with a wide variety of people
    Effectively and efficiently works within time constraints and adjusts to changing circumstances
    Proficiency with Microsoft Office, to include Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
    Earned Value Management or scheduling tool knowledge is required
    Solid knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) principles
    Contact with internal customers: Program Management, Finance, Contracts, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, and Manufacturing

    Domain knowledge of and experience on program contracts, program management, functional and support processes and disciplines is desired

    Experience with program requirments across planning, development, and production phases is desiredDomain knowledge in engineering disciplines is desired

    Contact with external customers and vendors is desired

    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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