Located in Tehachapi, CA
JOB TITLE: Program Manager
BRIEF POSITION SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for leading and supervising a program from award 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 life cycle
Manage the day-to-day detailed aspects of multiple projects
Coordinate and use resources for multiple projects in the program
Track program progress utilizing detailed schedule and cost reports
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 Customers and STS Management.
Assist team members when needed to accomplish team goals
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
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.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
Must be willing and able to work various shifts and weekends as required to assure projects are successfully completed.
Must pass pre-placement drug screen and background investigation.
Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship).
May be exposed to high-level noise, dust, vibration and chemical fumes (within OSHA limits).
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.