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Director of Program Management

Layton, UT
  • Expired: January 13, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Lead Program Management team supporting the Precision Manufacturing Group
  • Responsible for financial and contract performance of the Group
  • Ensure adequate resources and morale, welfare, and recreation of employees within the Group
  • Lead and Mentor staff and other department Directors
  • Perform business development, including arranging and conducting customer courtesy visits, company capability briefings, responding to Sources Sought, market research inquiries and related activities
  • Develop appropriate business relationships with the Government and other contractors in an effort to pursue opportunities in core and new business areas
  • Lead bid and proposal activities, including developing proposal strategies, decision briefings, technical proposals, developing task and product-based schedules, work breakdown structures, performance-based statements of work for responses to Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and subcontracts
  • Work with HR and management team in matching job descriptions and salary ranges to RFP requirements
  • Recruit suitable employee candidates in preparation for contract award and execution
  • Guide and lead Group in execution of program management
  • Apply and correlate knowledge of multiple disciplines (engineering, logistics, sustainment, financial management, contracting, configuration management) to achieve cohesive program execution in accordance with overall cost, schedule & performance requirements
  • Ensure development and implementation of integrated program plans, budgeting positions, schedules, analyses, and execution strategy
  • Provide VP / COO / CEO with status, solutions, or decision information in execution of program contracts

Managerial Duties:
  • Execute personnel-related activities, to include:
    • Creating realistic and accurate job descriptions
    • Directing employee workload to ensure productivity and performance against job description
    • Cultivating positive employee relations and workplace atmosphere, working to resolve any personnel issues
    • Conducting ongoing feedback - both informal and semiannual feedback, counseling if necessary
    • Advising management as to which employees deserve recognition including but not limited to raises, promotions and awards
    • Managing accuracy of employee timecards
    • Ensuring employees receive and perform any required training for position and company needs
  • Guide employees to ensure compliance with labor laws and company policies/processes
  • Serve as link between upper management and employees; disseminate company information as appropriate - goals/changes/updates/news
  • Coordinate with VP on corporate matters
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Education/Training (both required and desired):
    • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, or other related field required
    • Master's degree preferred
    • APDP Level III preferred
    • Department of Defense Acquisition certifications desired
    • PMP Certification desired
  • Experience:
    • 15+ years of Acquisition Management experience with Government or Industry, at least 10 years of which must be in a Defense acquisition program as a program manager
    • Direct leadership experience in managing organizations
  • Security:
    • Must be a US citizen
    • Ability to obtain a security clearance may be required

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Training & Development
  • Wellness Resources



Layton, UT
84041 USA



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