Job: Sr. Program Manager

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  • Oversees, directs, and coordinates all activities necessary to successfully execute all approved, assigned programs.
  • Ensures all programs are executed within the committed timeframe and in line with contractual requirements.
  • Responsible for program management processes.
  • Coordination of multiple complex programs.
  • Critical assessment of process and policy improvements
  • Supervise team of Program Manager’s
  • Conducts Program/Financial reviews.  Monitors and controls activities/costs on major programs.
  • Conducts program status reviews for upper management.  Reports both contractual status (technical, schedule, etc.) and financial status.
  • Leads in management decisions with regard to establishing policies and procedures.
  • Manage programs through all phases, from proposal preparation and submission, contract negotiation, baseline, PDR, CDR, MRR, TRR, qualification, validation, production, and delivery
  • Coordinate with business management and functional management to ensure that workload, staffing plans, work processes, and procedures are aligned
  • Plans and determines the most efficient method of achieving program objectives within the framework of technical capabilities, Company procedures and contractual requirements.
  • Establishes and maintains adequate controls to assure continuous analysis and measurement of performance against requirements and initiates corrective action as required.
  • This is a hands-on position.  You will direct and work together with the IPT to achieve both program and enterprise cost and schedule goals.
  • Single Point of Contact for all programmatic internal and customer communications
  • Participate in new business proposals, project projections, and analysis of requirements
  • Assume responsibility for program profit, schedule, and technical performance
  • Prepare and present detailed program review packages to senior management and customers
  • Lead risk and opportunity management for assigned programs


  • Bachelor’s degree AND a minimum of 15 years of prior relevant experience OR Graduate degree AND a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience required
  • Previous technical program management experience or demonstrated knowledge of high-reliability hardware requirements and RF component design, production and test is preferred
  • Experience with earned value, cost, and schedule management is necessary
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to successfully direct, motivate, and influence a team using a combination of technical knowledge, teamwork, and people management skills
  • Ability to successfully manage a wide range and high volume of activity
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to succinctly address complex issues and action plans with program team, peers, senior management, and customers
  • Program management certification or equivalent preferred
  • Current security clearance is highly preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project)
  • 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: 18647


Northeast, Program Management