Job: Program Manager

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Hauppauge, NY

Job Description

Responsible for Program and Project Management to assure technical, schedule and cost performance for the development, manufacturing and test of products and programs in support of customer commitments. Leads Integrated Project Teams (IPTs) to be cohesive, supportive, and committed to achieving successful results in a matrix organization. Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Develops and implements mechanisms for monitoring project progress, identifies and assesses project issues for effective and timely problem solving, and implements recovery actions to meet internal/external customer expectations.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages full lifecycle of programs (Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring & Controlling, Closing) and ensures each aspect of the individual projects is completed successfully.
  • Serves as primary communications point of contact with the customer, organizing and leading customer facing meetings and presentations.
  • Leads and coordinates complex proposal packages and works with Engineering, Sales, Operations and Product Line Management to establish requirements for a compliant bid response.
  • Establishes project budgets with IPT members and maintains effective cost and schedule controls.
  • Establishes Integrated Master Schedules (IMS), identifies project milestones required for success and monitors progress and adherence to plans to ensure a successful outcome.
  • Manages program teams to be cohesive, supportive, and committed to successful program completion.
  • Provide direction and control of work performed, including monitoring the critical path and implementation of appropriate corrective actions.
  • Coordinate and perform review of the project deliverables, and report monthly to upper management on overall program status, including ETC/EAC performance compared to plan, adherence to scheduled commitments and risk mitigation.
  • Ensures compliance to established company policies, project management processes, tools, techniques, and templates.
  • Ability to prioritize and proactively resolve project related issues on a fast-paced, aggressively scheduled project.
  • Strong written, verbal, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Highly organized with high attention to details; managing many diverse projects with different deadlines and priorities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Business disciplines or equivalent, minimum of 6 years related prior experience.
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), MS Project or equivalent.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Exhibit a sense of urgency and independent initiative toward accomplishing objectives.
  • Possess strong analytical and technical skill base.
  • Demonstrated business and financial acumen.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to lead cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to work with and provide insight to management team.
  • Agile project management certification or experience.
  • Contract Specialties Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Job ID: 18448


Manager, Northeast