COBHAM MISSION SYSTEMS DIVISION Project Manager II in DAVENPORT, Iowa

LocationUS-Iowa-DavenportDate Posted03 Dec 2018 Cobham is seeking a Project Manager II that will work in the Mission Systems Division of our Davenport, Iowa facility. The successful candidate will manage the development efforts, cost, and production scheduling for one of our high-stakes, precision product lines for the aerospace and defense industries. This position is located in Davenport, IA. Key Responsibilities:Responsible for managing and delivering projects or work package/s with moderate complexity to cost, schedule and technical performance.Define and execute the project management plan, to include responsibility matrix, cost and resource plans.Day to day management of the Integrated Product Team (IPT), including organizing, coordinating and directing project activities to achieve agreed project objectives.Track schedule, cost and resources; including assessing EAC.Communicate to external and internal customers through regular reviews.Ensure that all required resources such as engineering, manpower, production, computer time, facilities, etc., are available for the project.Conduct formal cost and schedule variance analysis and develop any recovery plans required to eliminate schedule or cost variances.Responsible for the financial performance of the project in terms of sales, cash and profit and meeting all business case requirements.Identify and monitor technical, schedule & cost risks (threats and opportunities) and follow standard processes to plan and implement response to them.Lead or participate in Program Reviews, Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs) and other project or management reviews.Adhere to lifecycle management procedures in order to deliver against the requirements of the business.Coordinate the development, implementation and production cycle of new or modified products.Manage the efforts, cost, and schedule for engineering design and development, and for its integration into manufacturing.Perform all operations according to prescribed safety environmental principles.All other duties as assigned.Minimum Requirements:Bachelor's Degree.Minimum 5 years' project management experience, planning and implementing detailed projects, creating project overviews and leading Integrated Product Teams (IPT).Experience interpreting contracts, developing and administering budgets, and monitoring programs including schedules and risk-control.Experience with Microsoft Office PRO including Project, as well as databases, spreadsheets, etc.Experience managing cross-functional disciplines (Engineering, Operations, etc.) and Supply Chain partners.This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.Preferred Qualifications:Master's Degree in Business Administration.Project Management Training and/or certification (e.g. CAPM, APM IC).Graduate Development Program or similar Experience desirable.Experience managing same or similar functions and technology, with proven delivery track record.Experience managing medium scale work packages involving the same or similar functions and technology preferred.Ability to independently prioritize daily activities and meet department objectives.Capable of expressing ideas clearly and communicating effectively with employees at all levels in the organization, including the ability to prepare and make technical presentations to customers, vendors, small groups of mid- and top-level managers, and other stakeholders.Able to travel internationally (5%). Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you. Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, deliver