Program Manager III
Company: GENERAL ATOMICS
Location: El Cajon
Posted on: November 17, 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 a Program Manager within our
Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) Programs Team located in Poway, CA.
This role reports to the Senior MQ-9 Development Program
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES: Manage QRC (Quick Reaction Capability)
projects with evolving requirements and accelerated timelines to
meet customer operational needs.
Independently manage multiple Urgent Services Task Orders (USTO)
and Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) development tasks, providing
new and/or upgraded capabilities to the customer platform.
Draft, review and approve SOWs, BOEs and proposals to support
USTOs, CLS tasks and stand-alone customer contracts.
Lead proposal and program kick-off events and run projects from
RFP, proposal, award, execution, deliveries through close out. May
be required to execute tasks in parallel with proposal
Identify and mitigate project cost, schedule, performance, and
risks throughout project execution and final delivery.
Working knowledge of PET, BI, SAP and monthly finance reports, EVM
-lite - concepts and management.
Brief program progress and issues directly to customer technical
and program representatives, internal senior and executive
Have working understanding of aircraft powerplant, electrical, SW,
navigation, GCS, flight control and payload systems.
Proactively engage with engineering, SW, tech pub and CM
Travel to high desert test facilities including NAWS China Lake to
monitor ground and flight test events as required.
Support multiple groups within a matrix organization, including
engineering, programs and finance with scheduling and
prioritization to ensure timely customer support.
Participate with engineering to establish design concepts,
criteria, and engineering efforts for product development, testing,
Collaborate with engineering, manufacturing, purchasing, planning,
and quality departments to develop solutions to customer
requirements and timelines.
Provide leadership, direction, and guidance to employees working on
Coordinate requirements and execution with internal and external
customers and suppliers, design, manufacturing, marketing, quality,
reliability, test and procurement.
Other duties as 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: QUALIFICATIONS: Typically requires a Bachelor
's, or Master 's in engineering, science or related technical field
as well as eleven or more years of progressively complex experience
in the project administration field with at least five of those
years in managing programs. May substitute equivalent experience in
lieu of education.
Must demonstrate an extensive understanding of project management
processes and procedures, planning and scheduling methods, and
budget management as well as the ability to organize, schedule, and
coordinate workloads to meet established milestones and
Must possess: (1) the ability to initiate, plan, and manage
projects; (2) the ability to identify issues, analyze and interpret
data and develop solutions to a variety of non-routine matters of
diverse scope and nature; (3) strong analytical, communication,
documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills; and, (4) the
ability to work independently and lead in a team environment.
Must be able to work extended hours and travel as required.
Must be a US Citizen.
Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance and
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