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Subcontracts/ Material Program Manager

Job Tracking ID:  85347-282051
Location:   Glen Burnie, MD
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  March 04, 2019
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Job Description:

Kratos Defense & Rocket Support Services, Inc. is a leading supplier of engineering, technical and manufacturing services related to suborbital rocket vehicles for a range of applications including ballistic missile defense system testing and advanced research and development. The subcontracts/material program manager must have good understanding of the project management process, have strong communication and customer service skills and be able to motivate their team(s). The successful applicant should be good with budget and funding calculations and must possess analytical skills.  The applicant will be involved in all stages of a project or program ensuring success in the planning, scheduling, implementation and tracking progress for assigned tasks as related to subcontractors and material suppliers.  The applicants team will be multi-disciplinary and geographically dispersed. 

The Subcontracts/ Material Program Manager will be responsible for leading major and minor subcontracts along with material procurements, including the following activities as part of and in collaboration with the program team.

  • Planning and establishing project goals and milestones
  • Clearly defining requirements and scope
  • Risk management
  • Subcontract management and leadership, along with contractual deliverable accomplishments
  • Earned Value Management System (EVMS) activities
  • Defining resources and schedule for implementation of the subcontracts and material procurements
  • Detect and resolve project issues effectively and efficiently
  • Integrate project teams and managing conflicts within the varying skill sets
  • Developing and maintaining project related reports an documentation
  • Identifying and implementing process improvement
  • Ensuring all activities comply with company policies, standards and procedures
Experience and Skills:

Essential Job Functions:

Primary –
• Oversight of cost, schedule, and technical performance of program-related activities
• Delivery of Services
• Strategic Planning
• Pursuit and Proposal Execution
• Management of program-related resources

Secondary –
• Team Building
• Personnel Management
• Change Management
• Conflict Resolution

Experience and Skills:

• Minimum three (3) years' demonstrated management experience or project level management in major systems
• BA/BS or higher degree in business, management, engineering or science
• U.S. Citizen
• Ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance

Additional Information:
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:  
Years of Experience:  
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP