Program Manager - 32287 in Warner Robins, GA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/20/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary:

Manages a developed or mature program with well-defined program plans and delivery methodologies. The program serves a single customer and represents a single product line requiring minor coordination of program requirements across product lines.  Program is contained at a single domestic location.  Several business functions (such as engineering and manufacturing) are represented by the employees assigned to the program. Program involves established technologies using standard principles, theories, concepts, and techniques to provide solutions to a variety of technical problems.  Long-range financial forecast is expectation for stable growth with projected incremental sales increases.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the cost, schedule, and technical performance of the company on assigned program from inception through completion.  Manages technical and administrative staff and provides ongoing direction in the performance of the assigned program.
  • Develop and monitor program plan including time and cost estimates. 
  • Ensure project outputs are delivered on schedule and within funding.
  • Establish milestones and monitors adherence to program plan and schedule, identifies program problems, and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications.
  • Prioritize workload and determines staffing levels and any adjustments in staffing. 
  • Maintain a staffing level to ensure technical quality and appropriate experience levels are consistent with current and projected project activities.
  • Review reports and briefings prepared by technical staff for quality.
  • Lead technical discussions for project reviews. 
  • Prepare and delivers formal briefings.
  • Ensure that appropriate training is delivered to program staff.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with customer and other outside agencies.
  • Act as primary customer contact for program activities.  
  • Regularly meets with and updates the customer on project status.  Leads program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance. 
  • Develop new business or expands business with the customer.  Coordinates preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets, and financial terms/conditions of contract.  Participates in negotiating contract and contract changes.
  • Comply with ISO9001 and AS9100 quality requirements.
  • Comply with security procedures in the performance of duties.
  • Participate with business development efforts as required.
  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science or related technical discipline plus 5 years of experience in a technical position.
  • Technical project management experience.
  • Experience managing a staff preferred.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 9 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by 
market survey data.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Leadership and management skills as evidenced by previous work experience.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.

Security Clearance: None

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