Project Manager

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


11 - 15 years

Posted 53 days ago

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead technical teams to deliver spacecraft to launch and orbit on time
  • Oversee performance of team members and subcontractors. Provide guidance.
  • Ensure integration of bus and payload occurs seamlessly
  • Develop Statements of Work and task plans
  • Create work breakdown structures
  • Evaluate subcontractors and vendors
  • Conduct trade studies
  • Oversee Development of Mission ConOps
  • Develop Risk Management Baselines
  • Develop Integrated Master Schedule System Baseline
  • Maintain overall financial performance of the program
  • Monitor and control program Non Recurring Expenses (NRE)
  • Ensure profitability
  • Strong emphasis on Scope Control and Change Management
  • Update program financials


  • Financial acumen
  • MS Project experience
  • Earned Value understanding
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships
  • Ability to analyze & summarize information
  • Project Management experience of complex systems
  • Experience with DoD Space systems
  • Candidate must be highly motivated self-starter
  • Ability to lead a team with multiple skills sets and team members
  • Ability to multi-task

Education: Bachelor's degree required. Degree in Engineering preferred.

Experience: Minimum 12 years of program management experience, within a commercial aerospace environment required. 20 years overall Aerospace experience.