Program Manager 2 in Portsmouth, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/11/2019

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Job Description

Position Summary

Manages acquisition programs of varying scope across the USCG portfolio.  Includes surface, aviation, and C4I programs.  Previous experience with USCG acquisition programs (government or contractor) is required.  The programs serve multiple customers and requires coordination of program requirements across planning stages.   Programs are focused in the Hampton Roads area.  Multiple business functions are represented by the employees assigned to the program. Program involves established technologies that require the application of advanced principles, theories, concepts, and techniques to provide solutions to a variety of technical problems.  Requires coordination of technologies across program requirements. 

Leads a team of technicians and engineers in providing life cycle support for existing instrumentation and provides recommendations on procurement of non-developmental items for new instrumentation, specifically radiation on behalf of the U.S. Coast Guard.

Responsibiliites

  • Responsible for the cost, schedule, and technical performance of the company on assigned programs from inception through completion.  Manages technical and administrative staff and provides ongoing direction in the performance of the assigned programs.
  • Develops and monitors program plans including time and cost estimates.  Ensures project outputs are delivered on schedule and within funding.
  • Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to program plans and schedules, 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 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. 
  • 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.



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