Directs program activities to meet client and organization work objectives and serves as a liaison with clients to coordinate activities, negotiate tasks, and solve problems.
Manage and direct the daily execution of contract requirements to assure that cost, schedules and performance goals are met.
Participate as a team member or leader on bid and proposal activities. Insure that the requirements of the request for proposal are met in the preparation and documentation of bids and proposals
Actively seek new business opportunities in coordination with Business Development
Represent management at program reviews, meetings, seminars, etc.
Prepare for and participate in contract/subcontract negotiations. While representing Company's interests, assure that all government regulatory guidance is adhered to.
Develop and implement plans and schedules to execute contracts/subcontracts. Allocate and control contract budgets for labor, material, travel and purchased services. Report program status to senior management on a monthly basis.
Formally identify, assess, monitor and mitigate risk throughout the program life cycle. Obtains management approval prior to making decisions that will cause deterioration of established program, cost and schedule objectives.
Develop and implement corrective action plans when deviations from budgets and/or schedules are evident. Seek senior management assistance in resolving schedule and budget problems as they arise.
Perform variance analysis of schedule and cost on a formal and informal basis and present them to senior management.
Serve as the primary interface with the customer on all matters involving contract execution. Coordinate with other departments on resolution of contractual problems with the customer.
Coordinate with Contracts Department on issues pertaining to contract requirements, changes, and interpretations.
Assure a timely closeout of completed programs to ensure that all obligations are satisfied, and program documentation is properly recorded.
Develop and understand principles of program planning (i.e.: developing a Bill of Materials and Basis of Estimate). Understand cash flow management principles.
Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization.
Bachelor's Degree in a related business or technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
Professional certification (PMP) preferred.
10-12 years of related Program Management experience preferably in a Government Contracting environment.
Strong financial acumen and demonstrated strategic thinking & problem-solving skills.
Extensive proposal/RFQ response experience.
Demonstrated ability to drive cross-functional execution in support of delivery deadlines.
Good understanding of common purchase order and contracting language.
Experience dealing with multiple customers in a highly transactional environment.