Senior Program Manager
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Senior Program Manager
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Must be a US Citizen.
Must have a current Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance.
Industry: Aerospace / Aviation / Defense
Job Category: Sales / Marketing - Business Development / New Accounts
Relocation Assistance Available - Possible for ideal candidate
The company engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high-performance team!
The company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran
Bachelors degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 10 years relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years relevant experience to meet managerial expectations.
Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
The company has an immediate opening for a Senior Program Manager. The position provides an opportunity to execute space-based and intelligence programs for civil and national security customers while leading efforts to capture new business in related fields with new customers. This could include exploring emerging technologies like quantum physics-based communications and sensing. The candidate will have deep qualifications managing and leading teams, an understanding of DOD and IC acquisition processes, and experience managing defense industrial base program management and capture management processes.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
Uses proposal plans and strategies to lead team in developing, defining, and implementing cohesive, integrated program/product, subcontractor, and material plans and business plans that achieve overall current and long term objectives of the program/product, business unit, and division
Identifies needed resources for projects, defines and assigns major program roles
Leads the establishment of and sets integrated WBS-based budget and schedule baselines including management reserve for advanced development programs/products or major subcontracts where the scope is not well defined and there is significant possibility for change
Monitors work accomplished to baseline plans to ensure rate of work completion is sufficient to meet program/product schedules, develops corrective actions, and communicate issues, impacts and corrective actions to program teams
Balances programs, risks and opportunities with executable strategies to meet technical requirements and budgets
Manages people who lead department or cross-functional program teams in matrix organization to achieve schedule, cost, and technical performance objectives
Develops personnel to ensure efficient operation
Delegates assignments to others for developing solutions
Sets standards for metric reviews over a family of programs/product line or within a business area
Responsible for maximizing profit and cash flow of products/programs
Prepares and presents program/product status to leadership and external customers
Interfaces with customers on technical matters regarding program/products
Leads team to identify and quantify risks and opportunities; leads risk mitigation / opportunity capture activities
Reviews organizational capabilities, and development/execution of strategies, to improve the competitiveness of the organization through actions such as professional growth & development, strategic hiring, strategic partnering, and acquisitions
Identifies market/scope changes and develops product/program positions for costs/price and feature changes or equitable cost/schedule adjustments
Develops and executes proposal plans and strategies
Develops customer relationships and develops new business within the market/program
Leads the patent and data rights for the products/programs/proposals/subcontracts
May be responsible for directing the planning, proposal preparation, negotiation, budgeting, performance measurement, and profit generation of other program managers
May be responsible for Remote Site Management
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Significant knowledge of products and technologies including current and potential applications
Significant knowledge of target customer markets
Ability to generate cohesive program plans
Must be able to establish and assure adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance requirements
Ability to develop and implement a product-oriented WBS and WBS Dictionary
Ability to track work accomplished to baseline plans and identify issues, track progress, and follow through on effective corrective actions based on data analysis and trends
Ability to understand and analyze program financial data
Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions on programs to internal and external representatives
Significant verbal and written communication skills
Ability to evaluate quality of work product to ensure satisfaction of customer requirements
Significant understanding of advanced of risk and opportunity management techniques and ability to apply them to programs
Significant knowledge of business objectives proposal techniques, and business development for new business
Ability to lead teams in matrix organization
Ability to lead others in team building, conflict resolution, motivation, and leadership
Ability to develop and execute proposal plans and strategies
Ability to apply advanced negotiation skills to solve internal, external and customer issues
Significant understanding of business and supply chain strategy
Significant knowledge of government contracting practices and regulations regarding acquisition
Outstanding relationship management and marketing skills
Ability to identify partnership candidates best suited to fill product/program gaps
Needs ability to execute company policies that affect immediate operations
Skilled in the development and implementation of product/program strategy and tactics
Ability to manage/mentor others within program management discipline
Demonstrates proper negotiation of program/product line related decisions
Erroneous decisions or recommendations or failure to complete assignments normally result in serious delays and considerable expenditure of additional time, human resources, and funds
Will interact frequently with internal personnel and outside representatives at various levels
This position is driven by both new business need and existing customer.
We are looking for someone dynamic, that is comfortable in grey area. This will be shifting our business model to new ways of doing things in the Space Industry. Experience in Space Business Development a STRONG PLUS!
The person needs to be Confident spends time talking to the area director and understand his wants and needs confident and secure enough to make decisions on the wants and needs
2nd strong familiarity and comfort in the defense industrial space. Without this and the candidate doesnt know the processes all the well, steps on landmines. Someone comfortable w Process around defense project and programs.
Expertise building things. Hard ware is a plus SPACE Hardware is a big plus. He sells a lot of software
For the Scottsdale person space electronics / defense strongly desired.
1. Bachelors degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 10 years relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years relevant experience to meet managerial expectations.
2. Must have a current Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance.
3. Hardware is a plus SPACE Hardware is a big plus.
4. The candidate will have deep qualifications managing and leading teams, an understanding of DOD and IC acquisition processes
5. Experience managing defense industrial base program management and capture management processes.
6. Experience in Space Business Development a STRONG PLUS!
7. Significant understanding of business and supply chain strategy
8. Significant knowledge of government contracting practices and regulations regarding acquisition
9. Ability to develop and implement a product-oriented WBS and WBS Dictionary
10. Working Knowledge of MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
11. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder.
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