Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation is a world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced helicopters for commercial, industrial and military uses. Sikorsky helicopters are used by all five branches of the United States armed forces, along with military services and commercial operators in more than 40 nations. Based in Stratford, Connecticut, USA, Sikorsky has outlying facilities in other Connecticut locations as well as in Florida and Alabama.
The Commercial Training Program Manager is responsible for the delivery and coordination of pilot and maintenance training programs within Sikorsky Worldwide Training Department by performing the following duties:
Ensure programs are operated in compliance with all regulatory and Sikorsky mandated directives.
Supervise and manage day-to-day training activities specific to the program aircraft to include training supplier management, aircraft-specific training development and delivery, customer scheduling, instructor scheduling, condition of training equipment, and training documentation.
Supervise instructor staff on program aircraft.
Prepare Performance Appraisals on program personnel and submit them to the SAS Training Systems Division leaders.
Provide contractual requirements definition and strategic information and resources in support of training program development.
Communicate with Government and military procurement organizations on integrated plans and schedules, resource requirements, contingency planning, and detail working group discoveries and way forward decisions.
Maintain Earned Value data and manage projects with EV.
Maintain Sikorsky's commitment to customer satisfaction while performing job duties.
Exhibit and practice professional and courteous behavior while interacting with both internal and external customers.
Create a cooperative environment through beneficial behavior, commitment to common goals, contribution to problem solving, communication of ideas and suggestions, and encouragement to other employees and departments.
Provide project direction(s), set priorities and monitor staff achievement.
Interface with internal and external leaders.
Complete Performance Appraisal documents (6 month, annual, promotion) and conduct Performance Appraisal conferences with employees.
Coordinate functional and deployed personnel matters with SAS-TSD and Human Resources.
Accountable for the security of Sikorsky materials, projects and business information regarding the methods and techniques used in the production and usage of Sikorsky products.
Accountable for the accuracy and completeness of assigned tasks.
Able to adhere to a work schedule.
BA/BS degree w/10+ years experience
MA/MS degree w/7+ years experience
PhD degree w/4+ years experience
Four years related experience in the rotorcraft training field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Possess a minimum of eight years aviation training development and training management experience.
Fluency in English, through both verbal and written communications; able to speak, understand, read and write
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Knowledge of management principles and their applications
Earned Value Management
Quality Management Systems
SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Word Processing - MS Word for Windows
Spreadsheet - MS Excel
Database - MS Access
Presentation - MS PowerPoint
File Management - MS Windows /Network
Operating System - Current version of Windows/Vista
Schedule - MS Outlook
Project Management - MS Project, Primavera
Distributive Learning - Learning Content Management/Learning Management
United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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