SUMMARY: Ensures all assigned Programs
are planned, executed, and finalized according to schedule and within budget.
This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members
and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects
according to plan. Responsible for carrying out the tactical and strategic
directions provided by the Executive Team and ensuring all contractual
obligations and customer requirements are satisfied. Works across the business Functions to lead
and coordinate activities to progress each program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILIES:
Ensure Programs are managed from conception
through completion while meeting all internal, customer, and regulatory
requirements as per TPG’s Gate Process [TPG-SOP-GATE];
Ensure project scope, goals and deliverables
that support business goals in collaboration with management are defined;]
Maintain close relationships with defense/customer
Identify short term and long term revenue
opportunities from communication and exposure to defense community;
Ensure project budgets and forecasts are
developed and tracked through life of project; request approvals for budgets
adjustments, as necessary;
Provide technical interface between external
supply base, program development leaders and manufacturing to meet defined
technology objectives, as required;
Ensure effective communication with customers
and interested parties throughout project life cycle;
Communicate project expectations to team members
and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion;
Identify and manage project critical path(s);
Attend relevant internal and external technical
meetings and design reviews, as required;
Ensure all technical documentation is generated
in compliance with TPG’s Change Control procedure and Configuration Management
Proactively manage changes in project scope,
identify risk, and devise contingency and risk mitigation plans;
Collaborate with other engineering functions
within TPG to aid and assist in project/product transitions;
Support the quoting and proposal process by
providing technical information, NRE, travel, labor, and special testing
costs, as required;
Participate in the Contract Review and Contract
Kick-Off process; and
Participate in USG, Customer, and Third Party
audits, as required.
Other duties may be assigned to
meet business needs.
QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Program Manager must have the
ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical documents, standards, and
specifications. Needs a strong working knowledge of relevant software (e.g., MS
Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project, Solid Works and/or AutoCAD). Needs to exhibit
strong leadership and decision-making skills, and the ability to operate under
pressure. Must have strong decision-making skills, work well in diverse groups,
and exhibit excellent organizational, technical and communication (oral and
written) skills in the English language.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to safely and successfully perform essential
job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state and local
standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity
standards. Ability to maintain reasonably regular, punctual attendance
consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state and local standards.
with all personnel policies.
position requires use of and access to information that is subject to the
International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Accordingly, all Program Directors
must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as
a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Temporary
Resident, Political Asylee, or Refugee.
position also requires eligibility for a government security clearance.
DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Regularly required to stand
or sit, and move about the facility. Employee may occasionally lift or move up
to 35 lbs.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those
an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
Work usually performed in an office
setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Occasional work performed in production setting.
Bachelor’s Degree (BS) in management or other related field;
alternatively, three years of direct work experience in a project management
capacity (DoD preferred). Experience should include project engineering,
program management and budget development.