October 05, 2016
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Sr. Program Administrator

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory - Cambridge, MA

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  • Company
    Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Charles Stark Draper Laboratory
  • Location
    Cambridge, MA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

5-10 years of directly related experience with a bachelor's degree. Familiarization with electronic financial spreadsheets scheduling and other program management tools a plus. It is desired that the applicant have Earned Value Management System experience (EVMS) in order to perform cost and schedule performance reports on Navy contracts. Demonstrated specific skills needed include: pays attention to detail thinks critically and independently works well as a team player with peers subordinates and supervisors communicates well verbally and in writing possesses strong organizational skills has a sound knowledge of financial basics must show a willingness to learn Draper's processes as well as make suggestions for improvements displays a positive working attitude.

Work as part of the program management team and assist program manager with administrative duties such as (but not limited to): interface with internal (program office fiscal contracts purchasing subcontracts offices) and external contacts (customers) regarding various aspects of the program prepare all financial data such as B&P requests proposals cost basis-of-estimate backup contractual financial reports (CDRLs) baselining budgets and schedules (by engineering organization and element of cost) analyze actual cost vs. budgets (labor and other) on a weekly/monthly basis and respond proactively to address potential problems/anomalies attend weekly program management meetings prepare financial and some technical presentation materials for program reviews prepare task agreements assist in the administration of ISO requirements on a program forecast new business and engineering manpower requirements respond to requests as needed.

Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or protected veteran status. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.