Program Manager I

CAE   •  

Tampa, FL

5 - 7 years

Posted 242 days ago

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Bid & Proposal

  • Develop a comprehensive technical and programmatic solution in response to requests for proposal
  • Prepare cost estimates
  • Work with procurement department to obtain and manage subcontractors
  • Assist with negotiations
  • Identify new business opportunities

Project Execution

  • Coordinate technical activities of project
  • Work on problems of diverse scope where a better understanding of theory and broader knowledge is required.
  • Validate or monitor research & developmental aspects of project to ensure compliance with technical requirements
  • Develop project management plan and establish goals and objectives for projects of limited scope and financial impact
  • Manage the human, financial and operational resources necessary to meet contractual and company related obligations of the project to ensure profitability.
  • Resolve project work/scheduling problems by reprioritizing activities
  • Evaluate potential project risk and develop mitigation plan
  • Implement project work breakdown structure.
  • Control project schedule and cost.


  • Execute the project review cycle process
  • Analyze and validatebudget changes
  • Monitor and control the billing milestones schedule
  • Validate and approve budget and schedule change orders
  • Maintain the project budget at completion
  • Manage the project forecasts

Customer Interaction

  • May act as primary liaison with customer on project matters such as securing customer acceptance
  • Discuss alternative solutions with customer including contractual changes
  • Deliver results which achieve lasting satisfaction with customer and achieve financial goals


  • Recommend and participate in improvement initiatives
  • Make recommendations regarding recruiting and other human resources activities

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years Program Management experience supporting DoD programs
  • Able to communicate both verbally and in writing, with good interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financialreports, and legal documents. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or Board of Directors.
  • Advanced mathematical skills are required.  Possess complex financial managerial skills to include budgetary and proposal activities. A basic knowledge of accounting is mandatory.
  • Able to reason, plan, direct, and evaluate situations to make appropriate recommendations and take actions beneficial to the program and the company as a whole. 
  • Able to demonstrate leadership ability with complex reasoning and problem solving abilities. 
  • Must display tact and self-discipline necessary to interface effectively with customers, vendors, and all levels of management, employees, and the general public

Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge of flight simulator industry
  • Navy experiencepreferred
  • Experience managing the development of proposals
  • Strong knowledge of program budget and schedule development and management
  • PMP Certified preferred'