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Senior Program Manager
$110K - $150K / Year
Minimum Education:
Job Type:
Full Time
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Our client company, headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of highly–efficient radiation-hard solar cells, Coverglass Interconnected Cells (CIC), and solar panels for space power applications. Since 2001, Their solar cells or panels have supplied primary power to over 600 successful space missions with zero on-orbit failures. The Company’s proven manufacturing capability, technology leadership and unsurpassed reliability makes Them the supplier of choice for demanding space programs.

Our client is currently seeking resumes from qualified candidates for the position of Senior Program Manager.

The PM shall be responsible for execution of the program lifecycle, including definition, planning, execution and closeout for programs assigned.
The PM shall be responsible for managing program scope, schedule and budget (revenue forecasting, margin, profit & loss) in accordance with customer and corporate objectives while operating within policies, processes and procedures.
The PM is accountable to ensure overall compliance with the requirements of the program contract and will partner with management, engineering, manufacturing, test and quality assurance to achieve compliance.

The PM defines program tasks, schedules and associated budgets (ETC, EAC) in partnership with internal stakeholders, including but not limited to Operations, Planning, Finance and Engineering Functional Areas.

The PM interfaces with functional area managers to assure adequate human and other resources are allocated to meet program cost, technical and schedule requirements.

The PM will proactively manage and communicate project risks and issues, develop solutions to mitigate/contain the risk and manage constraints/conflicts. They will track program metrics, report program status and perform data analyses, as needed, in support of PMO initiatives.

The PM shall be the direct interface with external customers and be able to drive win/win solutions.

The PM will display a high level of critical thinking in bringing successful resolution to high-impact, complex and/or cross-functional problems.

The PM shall anticipate customer needs and successfully manage changes in project scope, schedule and budget.

The PM shall have demonstrated leadership skills and must actively engage with all levels of the organization to ensure successful program execution and task completion.

The PM will be an effective multi-tasker capable of operating in a dynamic environment, will be highly organized, will be detail-oriented and is also aware of the broader organizational needs and objectives.

The PM shall be an effective communicator (written and verbal) who is capable of articulating project progress frequently and effectively to staff and executive levels.

The PM will be required to support proposal efforts and maintain awareness for business development opportunities when interacting with customers.

The PM will be involved in the contract review process to ensure proposal/contract consistency and to thoroughly understand customer requirements.

The PM will be required to support business process continuous improvement activities including WBS, ERP and other PMO initiatives.

Other Characteristics of the Program Manager:

Receives and applies constructive feedback
Is able to handle ambiguous situations
Meets commitments
Collaborates in a cross-functional, matrix-managed environment.
Influences others to accomplish goals and objectives

5 years Program Management experience using a project management methodology in a relevant production, development or R&D environment. Experience with Space-based solar projects and technologies is preferred.

Experience with DoD and/or NASA programs is desired.
Experience with a variety of contract types – firm fixed price, cost-plus, etc. – is also desired.
A technical background is also preferred.
Travel may be required.
US Citizenship or Green Card required.
Education: Minimum of a BS or a BA degree is required.

(A combination of education and working experience will be considered.)
Salary:$110,000 - $150,000 Openings:2

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

WorkStaff USA Staffing Agency, LLC
P.O Box 177
Farmingville, NY 11738
Fax: 2534989854
Phone: 6318803659

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