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Program Manager (Tehachapi, CA)

Sierra Technical Services, Inc Lancaster, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Medical

JOB TITLE: Program Manager


Job Location: Tehachapi, CA

BRIEF POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for leading and supervising a program through completion, overseeing successful output. The PM outlines the program goals and objectives, while acting as a liaison between the customer, program team and upper management. The PM must be a highly organized, goal-oriented individual capable of preparing and tracking project plans, schedules, and budgets. The PM provides monthly status reporting and tracking of CDRLs and SDRLs and/or other project deliverables and has direct coordination with other functions and organizations within Sierra Technical Services.

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Communicate and coordinate regularly with Customer, Program Team and Upper Management

  • Strategize and outline goals and objectives of the program

  • Estimate and implement program budgets

  • Set program controls/governance/standards

  • Monitor multiple projects through the entire program cycle

  • Manage the day-to-day detailed aspects of multiple projects

  • Set timelines for goal posts/due dates

  • Coordinate and use resources for multiple projects in the program

  • Manage and submit program documentation

  • Communicate with project team to address potential risks

  • Solve problems and issues

  • Track program progress

  • Communicate program objectives, goals, and progress to program team, upper management, and stakeholders

  • Organize cross-projects work within the program

  • Lead and mentor project staff and team members

  • Set objectives to maximize ROI

  • Prepare and present progress and budget reports to program office

  • Assist team members when needed to accomplish team goals

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in management, business, or related field; Master’s in business or related field preferred

  • PMP Certification preferred

  • 10+ years’ previous experience in program management, project management, or related field

  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite; working knowledge of program/project management software (MS Project)

  • Knowledgeable in program management methodology and techniques; performance evaluation and change management principles

  • Experienced at compiling and following strict budgets

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively

Sierra Technical Services, Inc

STS is a Woman Owned Small Business located at the Tehachapi Airport in Tehachapi, Ca. STS specializes in Aerospace Engineering and Manufacturing. We are seeking multiple Composite Fabricators, Engineers of a wide variety of disciplines, as well as multiple other positions. These positions are for "DIRECT HIRE" (not contract labor) employee positions to support multiple programs designing and building unmanned aircraft. STS offers competitive salaries and benefits. Candidates that do not have the appropriate years' experience involving aircraft design and manufacturing need not apply. Candidates MUST be United States citizens and capable of obtaining a DoD security clearance.

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