Associate Program Manager
Sierra Nevada Corporation 38 reviews - Hagerstown, MD

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Sierra Nevada Corporation's Integrated Mission Systems business unit in Hagerstown, Maryland is continuing to grow in support of its customers and needs your help in this effort. We provide capability to the Department of Defense, Customs and Border Protection, other agencies, and international customers in supplying them with the Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance solutions they require. We design, build, integrate, and operate these highly capable platforms around the world.

This is a tremendously interesting, challenging, and complex work effort requiring the very best applicants. At the current time we are looking for applicants for an Associate Program Manager position. If you meet these qualifications and are interested in joining our unique, growing team, please apply as indicated.

Responsible for supporting the management of all aspects of cost, schedule, and performance for their assigned programs, in accordance with the approved SNC processes. APMs are responsible to achieve and maintain contract execution, product delivery, and customer satisfaction, as well as support follow-on business development for their assigned programs/customers.


Responsible to coordinate the centralized planning, direction, and control required to meet the cost, schedule, and performance goals throughout the life-cycle of their assigned programs
Monitor, update, and report on Program(s)/B&P/IR&D performance/status in accordance with the Capture Management and Planning (CMAP), Program Management and Planning/Tracking (PMAP/PMAT), and CPPM processes
Support PM/PD in their role as Proposal Manager or key proposal team members for follow-on business and/or new business opportunities related to their respective program areas. Support PM/PD as representative with the customer on their assigned program(s)
Responsible to maintain close contact with the customer organization to ensure the highest possible level of customer satisfaction
Ensure a continuous line of communication is kept open with the appropriate internal and external customer representatives to maintain a high level of program status awareness, provide timely recognition and resolution of problems, identify follow-on business opportunities, and prevent surprises
Assist in identifying the staffing/resource needs for assigned and projected programs to ensure adequate staffing for successful program completion
Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Manager/Director of Programs
Assists in ensuring compliance with approved Corporate and ISO 9001:2000 Policies and Processes


BS in Engineering required

APMs shall possess extensive technical and/or financial knowledge of the program(s) assigned to them and be actively learning the program management discipline, as well as SNC program management philosophy, processes and tools.
Required skills include but are not limited to: continuous learning, team building, time management, conflict resolution, communication, briefing, presentation, strategic thinking, marketing, and literacy in the program management disciplines. Should possess a financial acumen, with ability to manage cost and schedule; proven ability to deliver on time and with utmost quality.

This person must have a strong finance background and knowledge of FAR and DFAR.

Required OJT/Development: APM's will be required to complete SNC's Program Management Certification program, as well as the SNC Bachelor's Supervisory Learning Path in first six months to year of role

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Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), headquartered in Sparks, Nev., is one of America’s fastest growing private companies based on its...