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Operations Program Manager

  • Specialty:

    Engineering
    • City:

      Fitchburg
    • State:

      MA
    • 01420
  • Assignment Type:

    Direct Hire
  • Job Id:

    55797
  • Payrate:

    $62.50

Description

Operations Program Manager 130K

Northern MA area

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage and direct the daily execution of contract requirements to assure that cost, schedules and performance goals are met
  • Lead all meetings and the integrated product team (kick-off through project close)
  • Provide interface, communication and coordination with internal and external customers on matters pertaining to existing contracts and bid and proposal activities
  • 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 (i.e. earned value management system)
  • 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 Administration on issues pertaining to contract requirements, changes, and interpretations.
  • Assure that conduct of contract requirements is executed in accordance with appropriate regulations and Company policies and procedures (i.e.: federal acquisition regulations)
  • Provide leadership to program team. Assures communication and cooperation among team members and resolves areas of conflict
  • Manage inventory effectively
  • Manage Internal Research and Development projects
  • Assure a timely closeout of completed programs to ensure that all obligations are satisfied and program documentation is properly recorded
  • Understand and develop leading verses lagging indicators
  • Develop and execute program corrective action strategies
  • Develop and understand principles of program planning (i.e.: developing a Bill of Materials and Basis of Estimate)
  • Understand lean and process improvement principles (i.e.: Lean Six Sigma)
  • Understand cash flow management principles
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
     

Job Responsibilities Part II

Qualifications

  • Engineering or business degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of program management tools and procedures
  • Solid leadership and management skills, particularly “influence management” and “conflict resolution”
  • Experience throughout the program lifecycle from development through sustainment to include: proposal development, requirements decomposition, generation of system and subsystem statements of work and subcontracts, risk management, and continuous improvement efforts including implementation cost reduction and performance improvement efforts
  • Experience with earned value cost accounting and reporting; experience with metrics for assessing and reporting program progress, productivity and variance analysis
  • Experience in finance, contracting, export regulations, engineering, logistics, manufacturing and supply chain management
  • Excellent customer interface skills
  • Solid problem solving skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Demonstrated success in managing manpower planning, project reviews, scheduling and budget control
  • Successful track record in managing complex aerospace/defense programs as a prime or subcontractor to a domestic or foreign military organization
  • Excellent leadership and oral and written communication skills
  • Must have a portfolio of programs in which financial objectives (profit, cash flow, revenue, bookings) were achieved
  • Program Management preferred (i.e. PMP or DAU level 3)
  • Prefer experience with turnaround programs in which recovery was successful

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