Overview

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 are seeking a Program Manager who will be supporting our Leasing and Services. This position typically reports to a Senior Program Manager or Director and is responsible for the planning and performance of one or more programs. Manages programs which require the development of well-defined program plans and delivery methodologies. Leads all phases of assigned program(s) from initiation through delivery. Applies established technologies using standard principles, theories, concepts, and techniques to provide solutions to a variety of technical problems. Typically accomplishes objectives through subordinate managers and matrixed organizations. Responsible for decisions that could impact outcomes where erroneous decisions could cause serious schedule delays and expenditure of additional time and resources, impacting strategic goals of the company.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

+ Manage all phases of the program(s) from conceptualization through completion, including acquisition, planning, and managing technical performance to ensure quality, business, and financial objectives are attained.

+ Develop and coordinate program plans or delivery methods that may serve multiple customers.

+ Participate with technical staff and/or Division/Group executive management to develop and implement current, annual, and long-term technical, schedule, quality, business, and financial objectives for the program(s). Will contribute to the development of Group/Company objectives.

+ Participate with engineering to establish design concepts, criteria, and engineering efforts for product research, development, testing, and integration.

+ Interact with internal and external representatives (including international customers and vendors) at various levels concerning resolution of technical and scheduling issues. Act as primary contact for program(s) issues.

+ Influence, and coordinate the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets, and financial terms/conditions of contract(s). Influence contract acquisitions, negotiations and modifications.

+ Ensure technical leadership and excellence is maintained by participating in the planning, attraction, selection, retention, and development of the required management, professional, and technical talent.

+ Act as the primary customer contact for program activities and may lead program review sessions with customers to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.

+ Identify program issues and provide leadership in developing solutions such as re-allocation of resources or modifying contract specification.

+ Contribute to the development of new business opportunities and expansion of existing business opportunities. May participate with Group management in pursuing business partnerships, alliances, and joint ventures that enhance the capabilities of the Group/Company and may result in new products, programs and business opportunities.

+ Manage the development of and ensure the security of proprietary technology and maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.

+ Other duties as assigned or required.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

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Job Qualifications:

+ Typically requires a Bachelors, Masters or PhD in engineering, science or a related technical field as well as thirteen or more years of progressively complex program administration experience with at least seven of those years managing programs. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.

+ Demonstrates technical expertise and application of program management principles, concepts, and practice as well as program management and leadership skills including organizing, planning, scheduling, and coordinating workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones.

+ Must be able to develop solutions to problems that require coordination of technologies across program requirements.

+ Strong communication, leadership, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required to enable an effective interface with other departments, all levels of management, professional and support staff, customers, potential customers, and government representatives.

+ Customer focused, must be able to work on a self-initiated basis and in a team environment, and able to work extended hours and travel as required.

+ Must have ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security clearance.

Salary: $112,320 – $205,058 Travel Percentage Required 0 – 25 Relocation Assistance Provided Not Provided US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? Desired Clearance Level Secret Workstyle Hybrid

General Atomics is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, transitioning status, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, medical condition, mental disability, physical disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. EEO is the law. We also prohibit compensation discrimination under all applicable laws. To learn more visit https://tbcdn.talentbrew.com/company/499/v20/EEO Notices.pdf. U.S. Citizenship is required for certain positions.