Program Manager 1 - 30926 in TBD, Africa at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    TBD, Africa
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/13/2019

Job Description



Responsibilities/Qualification

 

Position Summary

The Program Manager is responsible for the planning, scheduling, execution & supervision of a program that is complex and/or novel in concept and development related to military operations and strategy. Several business functions (such as engineering, aviation, and intelligence) 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.

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.
  • Develops and monitors program plan including time and cost estimates.
  • Ensures project outputs are delivered on schedule and within funding.
  • Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to program plan and schedule, identifies program problems, and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications.
  • Prioritizes workload and determines staffing levels and any adjustments in staffing. Maintains a staffing level to ensure technical quality and appropriate experience levels are consistent with current and projected project activities.
  • Reviews reports and briefings prepared by technical staff for quality.
  • Leads technical discussions for project reviews. Prepares and delivers formal briefings.
  • Ensures that appropriate training is delivered to program staff.
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customer and other outside agencies.
  • Acts as a customer contact for program activities. Regularly meets with and updates the customer on project status. 
  • Develops 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.
  • Complies with quality assurance and security procedures in the performance of duties.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or a related military discipline, plus 8 to 10+ years of experience as a Project Manager or equivalent combination of education and work experience.   In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 12 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving complex operations.  
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is required.
  • Must have an active TS clearance with SCI eligibility. 

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Security Clearance

 

Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info



Diversity Statement

 

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