Program Manager-Military Defense Electronics

Location: Phoenix, AZ
Date Posted: 08-05-2018
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Job Summary     
Leads project leaders, engineers or other program managers in cross-functional teams to provide customer-focused products and services, overseeing multiple programs within an account portfolio. Manages resources to execute development from design phase through implementation. 
  • Define technical scope, capability and details of program requirements, customer needs and organizations deliverables 
  • Surface and track all required customer deliverables within the organization's cross functional teams 
  • Obtain and manage the necessary cross functional resources across the account portfolio of programs. 
  • Drive to maximize corporate resource utilization. 
  • Handle requests from senior management, sales, pre- and post-sales support, manufacturing, or customers to ensure the program's progress and success 
  • Oversee the requirements of the account to ensure meeting customer commitments for schedules and deliverables 
  • Identify and resolve critical issues, such as product delivery delays, and changes to customer requirements to ensure customer satisfaction 
  • Work with Sales and Capture Leads from various business units to scope and bound a new program. 
  • Understand the business needs and market requirements. 
  • May take lead role on capture and/or proposal efforts, or serve as contributing team member. 
  • Work on Strategic Account Teams in pursuit of new business opportunities 
  • Create overall Program Work Breakdown Structure; work with cross functional team to develop program schedule, risk strategies, and costs; work with Product Managers, Contracts, and the Business Unit to create program pricing; manage the same. 
  • Identify out of scope activities and, with appropriate review by management, make recommendations and commitments to the customer. 
  • Negotiate additional charges, funding, and/or timeline impacts. 
  • Manage to quarterly revenue and cash flow goals, and percentage of completion milestones for all programs in the account portfolio Monitor the on-going lifecycle of the program in support of the Business Unit, meeting its objectives and profitability goals 
  • Craft the development and continuous improvement of key business processes 
  • Participate or lead teams in the recommendation and/or validation of new business systems to support the organization 
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or related field; Master's Degree preferred 
  • 15 years of technical experience with at least 10 years direct program management experience 
  • Experience in managing $10M + projects/programs 
  • Extensive working knowledge of program management techniques and contract accounting 
  • Strong analytical ability 
  • Strong team leadership skills in matrix management environment 
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally, with customers and at all levels of the organization 
  • Ability to interact with multi-disciplined professionals to understand and make necessary tradeoffs and decisions 
  • Intermediate/Advanced knowledge of MS Project or other project scheduling tools 
  • Intermediate level of experience with MS-Word, MS-Excel and MS-PowerPoint 
  • Excellent presentation skills 
  • Excellent problem solving skills 
  • Strong business acumen/judgment; ability to make trades and provide specific recommendations to senior management, partners, and the customer's business leaders 
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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