The Program Manager is responsible for managing assigned customer programs from proposal through production. In conjunction with Business Development, the Program manager serves as a direct contact to the customer for program business matters and issues. This position provides reports and status to site leadership.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Recent experience in project development from inception to deployment as well as expertise in the management and control of funds and resources
Interface with Customer Contracting personnel/Customer PM/Government Contracting Officer (CO/Government Task Leader (GTL), the contract level Contracting officer s Representative (COR), government management personnel and customer agency representatives
Formulate and enforce work orders (resource schedule/project statements)
Develop/maintain program master schedules/milestones, reviewing work discrepancies, identifying/quantifying scope change issues, coordinating TFQ response, generate monthly cost/schedule/technical status reports
Supervise program personnel and communicate program goals to Team Members
Overall contract performance including profit and loss of the program(s) through the life of the contract(s)
Job Requirements :
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Bachelor s degree in Engineering required
A minimum of 10 years of direct program management experience in an aerospace, defense, military or other similar industry is an essential requirement
PMP or PGMP Certification is preferred
Must have demonstrated capability in managing multi-task contracts and/or subcontracts of various types and complexity and generation of monthly cost/schedule progress reports
Must have demonstrated capability in managing multiple projects in parallel
Strong business acumen coupled with mental aptitude and motivation to learn new functions and expand areas of expertise
Experience required with FARs, contractual requirements and contractual negotiations.
Manage all major issues in primary practice areas with minimal supervision.
Proven ability to track and report programs against schedule, budget and phase review objectives.
Develop and implement recovery and action plans for off-track programs or unplanned events impacting programs
Demonstrate initiative and advanced interpersonal skills in team problem solving situations, relationship building and aligning with business goals
Excellent leadership, organization, communication and negotiation skills.
Position requires frequent interaction with various levels of company and Customer management
Proficiency with MS-Project program scheduling/resource allocation planning tools is essential
Familiarity with Government regulations including ITAR and Export Control
Travel: Ability and willingness to travel approximately 20%
Ability to interact with a diversity of people and diverse levels of personnel
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task