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Project Management Specialist 3 SLS

Company Name:
The Boeing Company
Location Huntsville, AL
Security Clearance Required? Ability to Obtain Interim and/or Final Clearances (Post Start) - US Citizenship Required
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## Position Description
Boeing Space Exploration is a leading provider of human space flight and space exploration systems and services. Space Exploration, a division within Boeing Defense, Space and Security Network and Space Systems business, employs approximately 3,000 people in Alabama, California, Florida and Texas. As NASA defines its roadmap for the future, Boeing will apply its 50 years of experience in human spaceflight to assist NASA as it matures the technologies needed, such as a Space Launch System for crew exploration missions beyond Earth orbit, while leveraging our design work on the Ares upper stage rocket and associated avionics. Compiles and/or directs the development, collection and release for a variety of technical data products for the Space Launch System program. Collects and/or directs the collection of technical data and provides guidance for reviews of industry and Boeing standards for best practices and lessons learned. Analyzes key factors (e.g., data maturity, customer expectations, existing data from other Boeing sites, as well as subcontractor and supplier capabilities). Assess overall product quality and accuracy and develop plans and provide recommendations for process improvement. Incorporates changes, lessons learned and best practices into project control systems to maintain consistency with organizational, customer and contractual requirements. Negotiates with project participants and stakeholders to establish project deliverable definition, task scope, task sequence, resource plans and schedules in order to meet Boeing commitments. Discusses project objectives and associated data products with the project team to ensure work assignments are clearly understood and executable. Obtains recommendations from project and other organizations concerning workarounds, recovery plans, work scope changes, etc. Develops processes and associated metrics to track project status, identify process improvements and present data to senior leadership and project stakeholders.
Specific responsibilities include: Development of schedules and project management of technical products; ensuring contractual compliance and accuracy of technical products; tracking of action items through resolution; development of processes and procedures; and, development of products to support major program reviews. Position requires knowledge of systems engineering and configuration management processes, expertise with the following tools are required: Windchill/Advanced Product Data Management environments; Microsoft Office applications, including Word; Adobe Professional; and, Visio.
## Competencies
General
+ Customer Focus
Makes customers and their needs a primary focus of one''s actions; develops and sustains productive customer relationships; uses information to understand customers'' circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs; periodically becomes involved in sharing information with customers to build their understanding of issues and capabilities; considers how actions or plans will affect customers; responds quickly to meet customer needs and resolve problems; assists higher graded employees and/or project team leaders in implementing ways to monitor and evaluate customer concerns, issues, and satisfaction and to anticipate customer needs.
Technical
+ Analytical Skills
Skill and ability to: collect, organize, synthesize, and analyze data; summarize findings; develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources at the department level.
+ Proj Planning & Implementation
Knowledge of project planning processes and tools (i.e., project management software) to define, design, and plan projects, achieve project deliverables, optimize the contributions of internal and external resources, and accomplish desired business results.
+ Project Leadership
Complete ability to accept, direct, and perform responsibilities and work assigned tasks as a project team member in support of the overall project. Complete ability to lead and direct the activities and resources of assigned projects and support higher graded employees in large scale and complex projects.
+ Risk/Issue/Opportunity Mgmt
Not Available
Basic Qualifications For Consideration
Do you have project management experience?
This position requires that you work out of Huntsville, Alabama. Do you currently reside in the Huntsville / Madison Alabama area (where relocating would not be required) or are you willing to relocate at your own expense?
Do you have work experience with Microsoft Office Word?
## Typical Education/Experience
Bachelor''s and typically 6 or more years'' related work experience, a Master''s degree and typically 4 or more years'' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
## Other Job related information
This position may require the ability to support early or late shift meetings with the expectation of in-person support. This job requires the ability to obtain access to a government (NASA) facility and pass all government background processes in order to obtain the access. Boeing experience preferred.
Business Unit Defense, Space&Security;
Division Networks & Space Systems
Program Space Exploration
Job Type Non-Management
Experience Level Career/Experienced
US Person Status Required? Yes
Closing Date: 03/28/2014about closing dates
Date: 3/21/2014
Category: Program Management
City: Huntsville
Country: USA
State: Alabama
Requisition ID: 14-1005468

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