Program Manager 3 ISR Development Programs (MV) in Hanover, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/11/2019

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Position Summary

Manages a development program for Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) for manned and unmanned applications including production and logistics for large custom subsystem or total system.  Requires developing and coordinating new program plans or delivery methods with little precedence for coordination across distinctive products with a focus on systems engineering and managing multiple subcontractors.  The Program serves multiple customers and requires developing and coordinating program requirements with several subcontractors across distinct product lines.  Program could be contained at one primary domestic geographic location and / or have one or more remote domestic or non-domestic sites.  Multiple business functions are represented by the employees directly assigned to the program.

Program involves new technologies requiring coordination of applications across program requirements.  Develops solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.  Long-range financial forecast is for significant future growth represented in several discrete developing products or components that include derivative technologies (exclude follow-on business).  Long-range forecast is projected to continue for seven or more years.

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 including Integrated Master Schedules and EVMS methods.  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 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.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or like discipline preferred and 10 plus years’ experience in  DOD  Program Management. 
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills as well as strong MS Office capabilities.
  • Leadership and management skills as evidenced by previous work experience.
  • Must have a strong customer service orientation and demonstrated experience interfacing with various levels of management.
  • US Citizenship and a Top Secret Clearance required with SCI eligibility.

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