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Program Manager International Programs
San Diego, CA
General Atomics Aeronautical SystemsTitle:
Program Manager - International ProgramsJob Category:
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time HourlyJob Summary:
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) an affiliate of General Atomics is a world leader in proven reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
This position is responsible for the planning managing and technical performance of one or more established programs for international customers. Directs all phases of program(s) from initiation through delivery. Responsible for program(s) which represent moderate future growth in distinct products or components. Typically accomplishes objectives through subordinate managers. Responsible for decisions that could have an extended impact on outcomes where erroneous decisions could result in critical delays and modifications to programs.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
+ AnchorDirect 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.
+ Collaborate 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 which have a long-range forecast projected to continue for multiple years.
+ Collaborate with engineering to establish design concepts criteria and engineering efforts for product research development testing and integration.
+ Interact with management and customer representatives regarding programs operational decisions scheduling requirements and contractual clarification. Act as primary contact for program issues.
+ 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.
+ Ensure technical leadership and excellence is maintained by directing and participating in the planning attraction selection retention and development of the required management professional and technical talent.
+ Act as the primary customer contact for program activities and 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 specification.
+ Lead the development of new business opportunities and expansion of existing business opportunities. Participate with Group management in pursuing business partnerships alliances and joint ventures that enhance the capabilities of the Group/Company and may result in new products programs and business opportunities.
+ Direct the development of and ensure the security of proprietary technology and maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information and protect export controlled technical data
+ Responsible for ensuring all laws regulations and other applicable obligations are observed wherever and whenever business is 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.Travel Percentage Required:
0% - 25%Clearance Required?
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