Sr Program Manager - Surface Ship Support & Sustainment (Security Clearance required)
Company: General Dynamics - Mission Systems
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 10, 2018
Basic Qualifications Bachelor's degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience to meet managerial expectations.--CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:Department of Defense SECRET--security clearance is preferred at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required. Responsibilities for this Position General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Program Manager for Surface Ship Support & Sustainment.-- The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation---s fundamental defense services.-- General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.--REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:Uses proposal plans and strategies to lead team in developing, defining, and implementing cohesive, integrated program/product, subcontractor, and material plans and business plans that achieve overall current and long term objectives of the program/product, business unit, and divisionIdentifies needed resources for projects, defines and assigns major program rolesLeads the establishment of and sets integrated WBS-based budget and schedule baselines including management reserve for advanced development programs/products or major subcontracts where the scope is not well defined and there is significant possibility for changeMonitors work accomplished to baseline plans to ensure rate of work completion is sufficient to meet program/product schedules, develops corrective actions, and communicate issues, impacts and corrective actions to program teamsBalances programs, risks and opportunities with executable strategies to meet technical requirements and budgetsManages people who lead department or cross-functional program teams in matrix organization that are focused on the delivery of a product or computer-based system from design to release for customers Develops personnel to ensure efficient operationDelegates assignments to others for developing solutionsSets standards for metric reviews over a family of programs/product line or within a business areaResponsible for maximizing profit and cash flow of products/programs Prepares and presents program/product status to leadership and external customersInterfaces with customers on technical matters regarding program/productsLeads team to identify and quantify risks and opportunities; leads risk mitigation / opportunity capture activitiesReviews organizational capabilities, and development/execution of strategies, to improve the competitiveness of the organization through actions such as professional growth & development, strategic hiring, strategic partnering, and acquisitionsIdentifies market/scope changes and develops product/program positions for costs/price and feature changes or equitable cost/schedule adjustmentsDevelops and executes proposal plans and strategiesDevelops customer relationships and develops new business within the market/programLeads the patent and data rights for the products/programs/proposals/subcontractsMay be responsible for directing the planning, proposal preparation, negotiation, budgeting, performance measurement, and profit generation of other program managersMay be responsible for Remote Site Management KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Demonstrated knowledge of products and technologies including current and potential applicationsDemonstrated knowledge of target customer marketsAbility to generate cohesive program plansMust be able to establish and assure adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance requirementsAbility to develop and implement a product-oriented WBS and WBS DictionaryAbility to track work accomplished to baseline plans and identify issues, track progress, and follow through on effective corrective actions based on data analysis and trendsAbility to understand and analyze program financial dataSkilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions on programs to internal and external representativesDemonstrated verbal and written communication skillsAbility to evaluate quality of work product to ensure satisfaction of customer requirementsDemonstrated understanding of advanced of risk and opportunity management techniques and ability to apply them to programsDemonstrated knowledge of business objectives proposal techniques, and business development for new businessAbility to lead teams in matrix organization Ability to lead others in team building, conflict resolution, motivation, Ability to develop and execute proposal plans and strategiesAbility to apply advanced negotiation skills to solve internal, external and customer issuesDemonstrated understanding of business and supply chain strategyDemonstrated knowledge of government contracting practices and regulations regarding acquisition Outstanding relationship management and marketing skillsAbility to identify partnership candidates best suited to fill product/program gapsNeeds ability to execute company policies that affect immediate operationsSkilled in the development and implementation of product/program strategy and tacticsAbility to manage/mentor others within program management disciplineDemonstrates proper negotiation of program/product line related decisionsErroneous decisions or recommendations or failure to complete assignments normally result in serious delays and considerable expenditure of additional time, human resources, and fundsWill interact frequently with internal personnel and outside representatives at various levelsWorking Knowledge of MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPointMay be required to travelMay be responsible for hire/fire decisions Company Overview General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.-- With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.-- Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.-- We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. --You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.-- If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!--General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.-- EOE/Disability/Veteran
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