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Project Management Liaison II

Remote City, Michigan, USA

Vertex – Technology & Training Solutions – Project Management Liaison II – Remote

The position you are applying for is with Vertex Technology & Training Solutions which was formerly Raytheon Global Training & Logistics.  The Vertex Company acquired Raytheon Global Training & Logistics in December 2021.

VERTEX OVERVIEW

The Vertex Company is a services solutions provider that operates as a federal government prime contractor.  With over 7,000 employees in 200 locations worldwide, the Mississippi-based company offers vertically integrated solutions for defense and commercial customers.

Delivering integrated turnkey lifecycle support from concept definition, to engineering and manufacturing, through end of life support of complex systems and platforms, Vertex offerings include all levels of aviation maintenance, worldwide contractor logistics support, systems engineering and integration, specialized onsite mission execution, high consequence training programs for defense and commercial customers, and integrated supply-chain solutions.  Over our 50 year history, we have perfected the balance of cost, schedule, and performance to offer high-quality solutions that consistently exceed customer requirements.

  

The Vertex Company is a Federal Contractor and must comply with Federal mandates.  All employees may be required to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of continued employment. A medical or religious accommodation may be granted on a case-by-case basis. In order for an accommodation to be considered, you must submit the COVID-19 Vaccination Accommodation Request form. 

Vertex is a portfolio company of American Industrial Partner (AIP), an operationally orientated private investment firm with a 30 year track record of working with management teams to build scaled world class businesses (www.americanindustrial.com).

Position Scope and Charter:

The primary responsibility of this position is to lead & coordinate the planning & execution of learning & development projects for the program management team and RTX program partners. As the liaison between RTX program partners, the internal program management team & functional leaders, the successful candidate will conduct analyses to determine solutions, initiate projects, manage start-up & implementation of projects, develop mechanisms for monitoring project status, assess project issues & develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality & client objectives.

Additional responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Liaise with project manager & program partners to identify & align on requirements, clearly define scope & deliverables
Develop project plans, project management processes & tools to execute on program vision & strategy
Act as primary point of contact for internal leaders & business partners at various management levels
Apply project management strategies, techniques, processes & tools
Implement project management best practices to drive program execution
Implement & manage program-level performance tracking & management to guide corrective & preventive action
Monitor the implementation & delivery of projects to ensure compliance with agreed upon terms
Create & manipulate reports from relevant data sources to illustrate program progress
Identify trends & recommend process modifications to enhance outcomes
Capture & track program action items & work with action owners to ensure timely satisfactorily closure of actions
Manage external vendors, create purchase requests, manage purchase orders & address issues related to supply chain
Assign work & monitor deliverables of team members in areas that include schedule, budget & quality of service
Ensure the program meets contractual commitments including cost & schedule performance, within contractual boundaries & company expectations

It is important to note that this position requires:

up to 25% travel to support events at Raytheon facilities, primarily in the continental US, however travel outside the US may be required
some work outside of normal business hours & weekends
the ability to lift up to 35 lbs.

Required Skills:

Minimum two years demonstrated experience supporting business project management & execution in a customer-facing environment
Strong client-facing & teamwork skills
Demonstrated ability to function well within a team & influence team members to achieve positive results & meet project milestones
Proven ability to build relationships at multiple levels of a client organization
Demonstrated ability to achieve organizational, program & individual goals & objectives
Demonstrated ability to develop cost estimates based on requirements & monitor performance against an established budget
Experience creating & analyzing data to generate reports, summarize results, identify issues & recommend solutions
Solid organizational skills, including time management & the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Proven ability to identify, evaluate & resolve problems quickly & effectively
Excellent verbal & written business communication skills
Proven ability to work with minimal management direction
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of programs (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Must have the ability to obtain a US passport

Desired Skills:

Knowledge of learning industry & standard project management processes
Experience with financial statements such as budget detail, cost actuals & P&L
Experience operating corporate collaboration systems, including Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Teams & Workday Learning
Six Sigma and/or PMP certification a plus

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree
Eight years professional experience with a high school diploma may be considered in lieu of a bachelor’s degree
 

This position requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

Vertex is committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment in which we recognize and value each other’s differences as well as fostering a culture that promotes its core values: Professionalism, Integrity, and Respect. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Project Management Liaison II