Program Manager - Development
Company: GENERAL ATOMICS
Posted on: November 18, 2021
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 have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Program Manager
to lead development efforts on key enabler programs. This position
will be located in Poway, CA and will report to the a Senior
Program Manager. This position is responsible for the planning,
managing and technical performance of one or more established
program(s) contained at a single location.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Direct 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.
Develop and coordinate program plans or delivery methods for the
Collaborate with leadership to develop and implement current,
annual, and long-term technical, schedule, quality, business, and
financial objectives for the program(s).
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
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 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
Support leadership in the pursuit 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
Direct the development of and ensure the security of proprietary
technology, and maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive
Other duties as assigned or required.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of
individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome
all qualified individuals to apply.
Job Qualifications: Typically requires a Bachelor's, Master's 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
Demonstrates technical expertise and application of program
management and leadership skills including organizing, planning,
scheduling and coordinating workloads to meet established deadlines
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
Customer focused, must be able to work on a self0initiatied basis
and in a team environment, and able to work extended hours and
travel as required.
Ability to obtain and maintain DoD security clearance is
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