Sr. Control Account Specialist

Date: Jul 6, 2024

Location: Fort Worth, TX, US, 76155

Company: FlightSafety International

About FlightSafety International

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides training for pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full-flight simulators and award-winning maintenance training at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Canada, France and the United Kingdom.

Purpose of Position

The Control Account Manager (CAM) on the KC 46 program will perform CAM duties for all assigned control accounts. Additionally, they will effectively manage control account performance, elevate concerns and issues where appropriate to program management, including other impacted control account managers.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Leading, planning, budgeting, and managing the cost/schedule/technical performance for each assigned Control Account (CA).
  • Integrate and work closely with Program Finance and Program Planning to plan, manage, and execute assigned scope of work.
  • Work with partnering organizations (Supply Chain, Program Management, Quality, etc.) to ensure all processes are appropriately followed and implemented to ensure smooth product flow throughout the life cycle.
  • Identify risks and opportunities to the program Risk and Opportunity Control Board and implement approved mitigation plans.
  • Conduct closed loop corrective action to include thorough variance analysis, monitoring of cost/schedule mitigation activities, and corrective action adjustment as necessary.
  • Provide timely and accurate insight to key program impacts or opportunities to the OBS Manager and Program Manager.
  • Address questions related to parts procurement status, headcount challenges, resource constraints, or safety and quality issues.
  • Complete all Earned Value Management (EVM) assigned duties to include work authorization requests, estimate at complete review, schedule status, variance reporting, and comprehensive estimates at complete.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education

  • Bachelors degree in a technical or business oriented discipline.

Minimum Experience

  • 7 to 9 years of related experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of program lifecycle and how early milestones may drive future costs.
  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) processes and active management of performance.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with technical leads to manage cost, schedule and technical scope.
  • Previous Proposal and BOE (basis of estimate) experience preferred.
  • Risk and Opportunity Management experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in driving complex issues or problems to successful closure.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Program Management Professional (PMP), Previous CAM or project lead experience.
  • Desire to enhance Program Management skills including communication, the ability to deal with unforeseen challenges, and building strong relationships.
  • Strong problem solving, root cause, corrective action, and closure skills.
  • Lead discussions and determine resolutions to problems.
  • Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively with customer.
  • Accept responsibility, accountability and exercise authority to ensure cost, schedule, and technical success.
  • Support internal and external customer audits.
  • Excellent communicator both written and orally.
  • Demonstrated business acumen.
  • Currently possess, or demonstrate ability to obtain, a SECRET clearance.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a teammate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a teammate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the teammate is regularly required to sit, use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The teammate must occasionally lift and or move up to 20 pounds. The teammate must have close and distance vision and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas