Mgr Programs 3 - EMW

    • Hollywood, MD

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The EMW Advanced Systems Operating Unit and the EMW Systems Operating Unit have a requirement for a program manager at the NGMS Hollywood, MD office to coordinate key facets of the Growler Block II, Next Generation Jammer Low Band and EA-18G Development programs with the operational community and NAVAIR. The program manager will directly support all programs, and will perform additional tasks relating to Electromagnetic Maneuver Warfare (EMW) as tasked.

The Program Manager Key areas of responsibility include:
• Pre contract IBR development
• Support systems engineering efforts to include MBSE mission analysis, requirements derivation, modeling and simulation and use case development
• Mission Level System analysis
• Flight test support planning / EDRAP package development
• Other program management tasking as assigned in support of program milestones and new business development
• Provide overall leadership of the assigned contract elements, with responsibility for cost, schedule, technical, and quality performance.
• Interface with customer and internal management for status reporting, including monthly program reviews, customer
• status calls and weekly detailed reporting
• Proactively identifies risks and opportunities and develops solutions to mitigate or achieve

Program Managers are responsible for leading all phases of the program life cycle from inception (proposal development) through startup, execution, and completion (contract closeout). Primary responsibilities are the management of cost, schedule, and technical performance of company programs or subsystems and include, but are not limited to:

  • Cultivating customer relationships and intimacy to develop further opportunities within the customer community
  • Developing new business opportunities through long term strategic planning, capture planning, and development of proposals and business plans
  • Establishing a program organization that effectively addresses customer requirements and incorporates the necessary internal and external sub-organizations
  • Leading and directing cross-functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule and technical performance objectives

    • Cultivating customer relationships and intimacy to develop further opportunities within the customer community
    • Developing new business opportunities through long term strategic planning, capture planning, and development of proposals and business plans
    • Establishing a program organization that effectively addresses customer requirements and incorporates the necessary internal and external sub-organizations
    • Leading and directing cross-functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule and technical performance objectives

      • Cultivating customer relationships and intimacy to develop further opportunities within the customer community
      • Developing new business opportunities through long term strategic planning, capture planning, and development of proposals and business plans
      • Establishing a program organization that effectively addresses customer requirements and incorporates the necessary internal and external sub-organizations
      • Leading and directing cross-functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule and technical performance objectives

        • Cultivating customer relationships and intimacy to develop further opportunities within the customer community
        • Developing new business opportunities through long term strategic planning, capture planning, and development of proposals and business plans
        • Establishing a program organization that effectively addresses customer requirements and incorporates the necessary internal and external sub-organizations
        • Leading and directing cross-functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule and technical performance objectives

          • Cultivating customer relationships and intimacy to develop further opportunities within the customer community
          • Developing new business opportunities through long term strategic planning, capture planning, and development of proposals and business plans
          • Establishing a program organization that effectively addresses customer requirements and incorporates the necessary internal and external sub-organizations
          • Leading and directing cross-functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule and technical performance objectives
          • Measuring and reporting program performance
          • Delivering presentations to customers, executive management and other program stakeholders
          • Participating in the negotiation of contracts, contract changes, specifications, operating budgets, schedule milestones, and key terms and conditions
          • Establishing design concepts, criteria, and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test
          • Creation, review and finalization of the program Statement of Work
          • Identification, distribution, tracking, and completion of program requirements
          • Establishment and management of the program and subordinate baselines
          • Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost & schedule control methodologies and tools
          • Identifying, allocating and managing program resources, including workforce planning
          • Managing Government/customer supplied property or information (GFE, CFE, etc.)
          • Managing suppliers to meet program objectives
          • Adherence to all internal processes, policies, and applicable industry standards
          • Ensuring program team understands and adheres to contract scope, and manages change through control board activities
          • Development and adherence to master plans and schedules
          • Conducting thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and realization


Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Management, Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and 15 years of relevant experience
• Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment
• Effective communication and presentation skills
• Active Secret Clearance
• Must have, or be able to obtain a SAP / SAR clearance
• Competence in the following areas:
o The ability to apply knowledge, insights and understanding of business and financial concepts, tools and processes to the benefit of program decisions, actions, and performance.
o The ability to manage communications with stakeholders through organized processes to ensure that program information is defined, collected, shared, understood, stored and retrieved in a manner that effectively meets program and stakeholder needs.
o The ability to define, document, analyze, trace, prioritize, and confirm requirements throughout the entire program life cycle.
o The ability to plan for, identify, estimate, cost, acquire, schedule, and retire resources needed to satisfy program requirements within organizational constraints.
o The ability to address program uncertainty through an organized and analytical forward looking approach that identifies risks and opportunities, determines appropriate handling plans, and manages, controls, and communicates risks and opportunities throughout the lifecycle of the program.
o Consistently makes time to seek and incorporate input from customers and understand their expectations. Demonstrates commitment and energy to meet customer needs. Builds strong relationships with strategic partners and key suppliers. Guides program team and support functions on how to take action to satisfy customer expectations.
o The ability to establish and apply a technical performance baseline to monitor and compare key program technical performance measures, assess program and product status, and take appropriate action to maintain conformance with the baseline.

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
• Understanding of HW and SW Design processes for development, integration, test, verification and delivery

• US Navy operational experience in electronic warfare
• Experience/familiarity with electronic warfare systems development processes
• Experience/familiarity with open systems architecture, resource management, and multi-sensor integration
• Experience/familiarity with secure processing solution engineering
• NAVAIR program management experience
• Competence in the following areas:
o The ability to recognize and respond to customer needs in order to develop additional sales that support organizational objectives.
o The ability to identify, select, direct and manage subcontract and supply chain elements of the program in a manner that supports program goals and company strategy.
o The ability to plan and execute a project quality management system to satisfy quality requirements and create a project value system which emphasizes prevention over inspection and continuous process improvement.
o The ability to identify and address program impacts through a systematic, proactive, approach to issue and problem resolution that identifies, communicates, monitors, and promptly resolves conflicts across all levels of the program.
o The ability to initiate, develop, integrate, execute, direct and control program plans and cost and schedule baselines that meet both program contractual requirements and stakeholder expectations.
o The ability to identify, orchestrate, coordinate and controls the management activities and processes that integrate program interdependencies throughout their life cycle to achieve successful program completion.
o The ability to effectively plan, define, establish, communicate, monitor, and control scope to ensure that all of the work required and only the work required is performed.

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