Sr. Program Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-343194
    • Job Location: Fort Walton Beach, FL
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 06/27/2022
    • Years of Experience: 8+
    • Radford Job Code: 05874
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Job Description

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the management of assigned projects and programs and assisting with managing the business relationship with customers on assigned programs while cultivating future business opportunities as they become evident.  Monitor all material and labor expenditures and coordinating efforts at the company level for all assigned programs and projects, to ensure program goals and objectives.

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ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure that deliveries meet contract requirements
  • Experience leading cross functional teams in proposal development for existing company contracts
  • Perform short and long range program planning to ensure that objectives are met
  • Prepare and distribute program status reports to meet internal and external customer requirements
  • Interface with customers and suppliers as necessary to build an effective program team focused on common objectives
  • Conduct formal and informal reviews with customers on assigned programs to meet contract requirements
  • Coordinate with other departments to accomplish all program requirements
  • Keep company management informed of all issues, problems, and accomplishments on assigned programs
  • Must be at assigned worksite during assigned hours 100% of time; less PTO, FML/STD/LTD

 

Other Job Functions

  • Work independently
  • Lead, train and mentor junior PMs
  • Other duties may be assigned

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:  

This position has no supervisory responsibilities. 

Experience and Skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:   

Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards

Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors

Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary

Ability to adhere to workplace rules

Ability to present thoughts, concepts, and program status before high level customers, management and colleagues

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Successful candidate must possess one of the following: BS degree in Program Management and/or PMP certification, with 10 years of related management experience in defense aerospace electronics or 15 years of experience in defense aerospace electronics to include 10 years in a management position
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in program/project management strongly desired
  • Experience developing and managing budgets strongly
  • MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint required, MS Project experience
  • Working knowledge of contract negotiations
  • Working knowledge with defense markets, interfacing with DoD and prime contractor managers is strongly
  • Experience with technical disciplines to include but not limited to; RF design, digital design, software development
  • DoD MIL Standards and Specifications experience
  • AS9100 and ISO9000 experience

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Office environment

Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time

Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones)

Ability to travel , foreign and domestic

 

 

THE ABOVE STATEMENTS ARE INTENDED TO DESCRIBE THE GENERAL NATURE AND LEVEL OF WORK BEING PERFORMED BY INDIVIDUALS ASSIGNED TO THIS CLASSIFICATION. THEY ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE CONSTRUED AS AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND SKILLS REQUIRED OF PERSONNEL SO CLASSIFIED.

 

A REVIEW OF THIS CLASSIFICATION HAS EXCLUDED THE MARGINAL FUNCTIONS OF THE CLASSIFICATION THAT ARE INCIDENTAL TO THE PERFORMANCE OF FUNDAMENTAL JOB JUTIES. ALL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS AND ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THIS JOB PROFICIENTLY.   THE REQUIREMENTS LISTED IN THIS DOCUMENT ARE THE MINIMUM LEVELS OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS OR ABILITIES

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Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
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