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Program Manager Development
San Diego, CA
General Atomics Aeronautical SystemsTitle:
Program Manager - DevelopmentJob Category:
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time SalaryJob Summary:
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) an affiliate of General Atomics is a world leader in proven reliable Unmanned Aircraft Systems and tactical reconnaissance radars as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.
​We have an exciting opportunity for a Program Manager to work out of our location in Poway CA.
This position typically reports to a senior program manager and is responsible for the planning managing and technical performance of one or more quick reaction engineering development program(s) contained at a single location. Manages programs which have irregular program plans and delivery methodologies. Leads all phases of assigned program(s) from initiation through operational implementation. Leverages existing and emerging technologies using standard principles theories concepts and techniques to provide solutions to a variety of complex technical problems. Typically accomplishes objectives in an interdisciplinary highly technical environment. Responsible for decisions that could impact outcomes where erroneous decisions could cause serious schedule delays and expenditure of additional time and resources.Duties and Responsibilities:
+ Manage all phases of the program(s) from conceptualization through completion including acquisition planning and managing technical performance to ensure quality business and financial objectives are attained. Facilitate the transition of capabilities into operation and lead a team in the engineering sustainment of those capabilities.
+ Develop and coordinate program plans or delivery methods which serve multiple customers.
+ Participate with technical staff and/or Division/Group executive management to develop and implement current annual and long-term technical schedule quality business and financial objectives for the program(s). May also contribute to the development of Group/Company objectives.
+ Participate with engineering to establish design concepts criteria and engineering efforts for product research development testing and integration.
+ Interact with internal and external representatives at various levels concerning resolution of technical and scheduling issues. Act as primary contact for program issues within the company.
+ Influence and coordinate the preparation of proposals business plans proposal work statements and specifications operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract(s). Influence contract acquisitions negotiations and modifications.
+ Act as the primary customer contact for program activities and may lead program review sessions with customers to discuss cost schedule and technical performance.
+ Identify program issues and provide leadership in developing solutions such as re-allocation of resources or modifying contract specifications.
+ Manage the development of and ensure the security of proprietary technology and maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
+ Responsible for ensuring all laws regulations and other applicable obligations are observed wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Responsible for ensuring work is accomplished in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.Job Qualifications:
+ Typically requires a Bachelors Masters or PhD in engineering science or a related technical field as well as eleven or more years of progressively complex program administration experience with at least five of those years managing programs. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
+ Demonstrates technical expertise and application of program management principles concepts and practice as well as program management and leadership skills including organizing planning scheduling and coordinating workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones. Must be able to develop solutions to problems that require coordination of technologies across program requirements. Strong communication leadership presentation and interpersonal skills are required to enable an effective interface with other departments all levels of management professional and support staff customers potential customers and government representatives. Customer focused must be able to work on a self-initiated basis and in a team environment and able to work extended hours and travel as required.
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance is required.Travel Percentage Required:
0% - 25%Clearance Required?
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