Program Manager II - Propulsor

15+ years experience  •  Software

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/13/17
Louisville, KY
15+ years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/13/17

Job Description:
Direct, coordinate and exercise authority for planning, organizing, controlling, integrating and completing for program or projects in a major business area or for program of high technical or organizational complexity or risk, or of critical strategic significance.   Ensure achievement of financial, schedule, technical and new business performance objectives for the Propulsor program.   Support initatives to idenfity new business development for the business area.   Support the development of strategic and financial plans for the company.  

Supervises the initiation, organization, planning, authorization of work, management, control, management of change and close out of assigned programs according to the company’s processes.
Oversees the development and establishment of procedures and guidelines for daily operation of the assigned programs, and directs initial preparation, execution and revision of the Program Plan of Execution.
Oversees the implementation and execution of program information management systems and controls to carry out program tasks.   Directs work of team members determination of work schedules, prioritization of tasks, and implementation of procedures for performing work activities.   Directs and monitors work results for meeting customer requirements, specifications and quality assurance standards.    Regularly evaluates performance of assigned program tasks in terms of quality, cost control, and achievement of technical, schedule, performance and contractual objectives. Keeps upper management informed regarding program status and any technical, cost, schedule, or administrative problems within assigned programs.
Establishes, maintains and promotes good customer relationships. Ensures the coordination of work tasks with customer representatives.   Ensures customers are informed on status and progress of assigned programs. Coordinates program reviews and directs the preparation of status and progress reports as directed in the Lifecycle Management Guidelines, the North American Charter for Program Management and the Operational Framework.
Identifies and develops new business opportunities.    Develops capture plans and directs the development and preparation of proposals in response to various requests.   Ensures that work statements are adequately defined and that staffing requirements are correct. Reviews make/buy decisions and approves the selection of subcontractors.   Develops a multi-year strategic plan for the business area. Develops input to the company’s value plan for assigned area.
Supports fact-finding and contract negotiations with the customer.   Represents the company at appropriate customer or sponsor meetings.
Directs the work activities of employees assigned and is responsible for supporting the selection, counseling, training, development and evaluation of the performance of team members. Ensures the adherence within assigned programs to the Operation Framework and the attestation to compliance within the appropriate sections of the Operation Compliance Statement.


Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree and 15 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education:
Bachelor's Degree with 15+ years of experience.  Ability to effectively negotiate and interact with both  internal and external customers.

Preferred Skills and Education:

Knowledge of product manufacturing 
DOD program exp
Weapons Systems Knowledge 
PMP certification 
Ability to manage risk and resolve issues in a variety of complex situations.

Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of an organization.
Ability to operate effectively in a matrix organization.

  • Job ID:32508BR
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