Charlotte, NC

Job Description

We are looking for a Program Manager who will attain company objectives by managing military development and production programs,  primarily sponsored by US DoD, within the constraints of scope, quality, schedule, cost and delivery of mission and  safety critical products that meet contract requirements. 



Effectively lead a multi-functional program team of contracts, engineering, finance, quality, purchasing,  manufacturing, and business development personnel to achieve project success 

Execute program activities in accordance with established company program management procedures Execute Earned Value Management system in accordance with ANSI/EIA-748 for Integrated Master Plan and  Integrated Master Schedule 

Management of cost, schedule and technical baseline within program constraints 

Program Risk Management processes including mitigation plans and reports 

Lead overall proposal development activities and fulfill lead role in capture process for new or modified  contracts 

Pursue related business growth opportunities 

Approve, track and report all appropriate program expenditures 

Assist management and team members in understanding, accepting and communicating budgeting, scheduling  and measurement concepts, theory and alternative approaches 

Organize program work utilizing the program plan and monitoring approach  

Analyze validity of schedules, budgets, risks and actions submitted by program teams and outside parties  contributing to the program 

Produce comprehensive schedules, budgets, risk databases and action item lists in various formats and detail to  suit different programs or audiences that document, sequence and integrate: action items, program tasks,  production operations, supplier material, customer or government furnished material, data, or other  project/program activity  

Lead management, program team and customer meetings and document meeting minutes Monitor actual progress, compare to baseline and report progress against schedule and budget as well as  analyze and report trends and budget or schedule risk  

Review contracts and solicitations to identify budget and schedule requirements and constraints and forecast  the impact of proposed change 

Special projects and other duties as assigned 



Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Engineering or other Science related discipline; MS or MBA preferred Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification 


15 or more years of pertinent work experience with a majority in a DoD (or related government  agency)Engineering Manufacturing and Development environment is required 

10 or more years developing complex, integrated electronics or sensor systems in military, security, or  aerospace development environment 

7 or more years in a program management role  


Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret level clearance 

Frequent use and general knowledge of industry practices, techniques, and standards Application of concepts and principles 

Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations 

Risk identification and management 

Interpretation of customer needs  

Presentation creation and delivery 

Developing and maintaining business relationships 

Data analysis 

Excellent problem solving skills, sound judgment, initiative and creativity 

Excellent interpersonal, communication, influencing, team leadership, and organizational skills  High energy and aggressive approach to issues 

Work ethics of high integrity throughout all areas of internal and external business activity Competent with computer software such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, MS Project)

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