Program Manager - 35491 in Warner Robins, GA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/11/2021

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.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for the performance of relatively small technical projects or a definable portion of a larger technical program in accordance with contract requirements and company policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Direct and supervise all support resources for the performance of project assignments and activities.
  • Manage the technical direction of a project through the design, implementation, and testing in accordance with project objectives. Also responsible for acquiring follow-on business associated with assigned projects and for supporting new business development by leading relatively small proposals or assisting with major proposals.
  • Responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects and provides a single point of contact for those projects.
  • Take projects from original concept through final implementation. Interfaces with all areas affected by the project including end users, computer services, and client services.
  • Define project scope and objectives.
  • Develop detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports. Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis.
  • Ensure adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables.
  • Manage the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables.
  • Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team. Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems. May assist in the management of a business unit or department or is at an entry level in management of such under the close supervision of the Division or Program Director. Manages one or more programs. 
  • May supervise professional and technical personnel performing in their regular disciplines.
  • May participate in the development and execution of budgets, sales and marketing plans and other strategic tools.
  • Participate in driving initiatives for achieving established objectives.
  • May serve as the primary or assistant technical and management interface for the company, customer, and senior staff. Provides management services including general administrative oversight, time accounting. financial tracking, cost projection, inventory management, personnel evaluation and support. Responsible for the preparation of and accountability for all contract deliverables.
  • Responsible for assisting in the technical leadership and direction to a multidisciplinary staff. Develop and operate a variety of technical systems related to the specific job function.
  • Specify systems requirements and insure that completed systems meet requirements. Support data acquisition process control.
  • Prepare and approves Standard Operating Procedures, Protocols and other technical documentation. Able to supervise, manage, support and evaluate personnel.

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: Secret

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