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Program Manager - 27784 in Warner Robins, GA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/11/2019

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Position Summary:

Manages a developed or developing program(s). Develops, modifies and manages program plans, schedules, and budgetary requirements. Programs frequently serve multiple customers at multiple locations and represent multiple product lines and/or support services. Several business functions (such as engineering, tech data development, prototyping, testing and manufacturing) are represented by the employees assigned to the program. Programs involve all phases and functions of Program Management to include, but not limited to, personnel management, financial management, schedule management, sub-contractor management, and other program related functions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the cost, schedule, and technical performance of the company on assigned program or programs from inception through completion.  Manages technical and administrative staff and provides ongoing direction in the performance of the assigned program.
  • Develop and monitors program plan including time and cost estimates.  Ensures 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.  Maintains 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.  Prepares 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 quality assurance and security procedures in the performance of duties.
  • Adhere to ISO9001 and AS9100 quality requirements.
  • 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.
  • Program Management Institute (PMI) Program Management Professional (PMP) Certification 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
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) to include Project
  • Leadership and management skills as evidenced by previous work experience
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Organizational skill a must.
  • A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.



Responsibilities/Qualification




Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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