Program Manager - DoD DHS defense communications systems
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Job Description:
Program/Project Manager

We're looking for a Program Manager (PM) to organize, resource, and manage the internal and external multidisciplinary teams and customer relationships on medium size and/or complex US Military and associated programs. The incumbent may also serve as Deputy Program Manager on larger or highly complex programs.

  • Assumes responsibility for the achievement of program technical and revenue and cost objectives and establishment and management of customer and internal and external team relationships.
  • Plans, develops, and implements team policies and goals.
  • Creates project plan which includes process definition and risk management plan.
  • Organizes and coordinates activities of the team that may include manufacturing, engineering, planning, maintenance, or research and development.
  • Analyzes team budget estimates against program goals and price/cost objectives and allocates operating budget.
  • Tracks program progress via earned value or similar method.
  • Assumes responsibility for RFP, RFQ, RFI, etc., which will fall within his/her team.
  • Communicates effectively with customers, our project team(s), and with US Military management team, including monthly sales forecasts, monthly program review presentations, status reports, and In-Progress Review presentations.
  • In a matrix organization, manages up to 25 team members in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Is responsible for the overall support, coordination, and results of team activities.
  • Complies with and ensures department compliance with company health, safety and environmental policies, as well as all applicable U.S. Export and security regulations.
  • Performs other duties as required.
The qualifications we need you to possess are:
  • BA/BS degree from a four-year college or university (engineering oriented communications engineering preferred) or five+ years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of both education and experience such as US Military service in a relevant MOS or leadership position.
  • 5+ years Program or Project Management experience with US DoD or DHS programs (or equivalent experience).
  • Technical or product-oriented programs experience.
  • Experience in building and managing cross-functional teams in a matrix organization.
  • Working knowledge of standard planning tools (MS Project, Excel, etc.) and Earned Value Management.
  • Approximately 5-10% US travel required.
  • Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident and eligible for US Security Clearance (candidates with a current clearance preferred).

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