JOB SUMMARY:The Program Manager works directly with the Director for programs in support of proposal, contracting, and program management across aircraft and non-aircraft programs. The program manager has overall responsibility for the technical content, proposal process, cost, schedule and technica

Program Manager Special Missions

Textron Aviation • 
Wichita, Kansas, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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JOB SUMMARY:

The Program Manager works directly with the Director for programs in support of proposal, contracting, and program management across aircraft and non-aircraft programs. The program manager has overall responsibility for the technical content, proposal process, cost, schedule and technical performance of programs and projects. Must be able to coordinate proposals, develop statements of work and specifications, estimate product/service costs along with negotiation and administration of costs; ability to work directly with internal/external customers and with suppliers. The program manager goals rely ultimately on the success of the overall program, which may include many products and projects.

JOB RESPONISBILITIES:

  1. Results-driven with strong focus on providing deliverables on time at or under budget, while meeting or exceeding customer expectations
  2. Interface with customers, subcontractors, and suppliers regarding proposals and products
  3. Plan, execute, and manage programs with associated products and projects according to established milestones and schedule to meet contractual obligations
  4. Ability to work in a cross-functional environment and effectively communicate internally and externally
  5. Participate in and provide metrics and briefs to various levels of management regarding proposals, aircraft programs, and non-aircraft programs
  6. Manage proposal development and gate process, prepare statements of work, provide technical and cost proposals in the pursuit of new requirements
  7. Control project cost versus budget and be accountable for project profit/loss
  8. Manage risk to projects for company and customer
  9. Coordinate delivery of aircraft, both at home base and abroad
  10. Travel, including international, will be required for customer and subcontractor interface. Travel is expected to be less than 25.
Job Requirements:

EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor degree required in:
    • Business Management
    • Engineering
    • Or related technical field
  • Program/Project Management certification preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of program management experience or relevant technical experience

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency required
  • Able and willing to travel including international destinations
  • Experience with ITAR and export-controlled items preferred
  • Experienced with Microsoft Project for task scheduling
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Able to independently determine and develop approaches to solutions with only general direction
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Adaptability in dealing with people who are technically focused as well as those focused on business processes
  • Strong command of MS Office Tools
  • Cross-functional team work history
  • Ability to influence senior leaders using data and lead transformational change
  • Ability to multi-task in a very fast paced environment
  • Exhibits managerial courage
  • Strong business acumen
  • Developing process improvement initiatives
  • FAA regulatory experience and a working knowledge of FAA processes and procedures preferred
  • Experience working with international government and foreign companies preferred
  • Capability to attain a Secret Security Clearance preferred
  • USG contract including CDRL experience required

Take your career higher at Textron Aviation.
•    Competitive starting salaries with growth potential
•    Health benefits beginning day one
•    Tuition assistance and continuing education programs
•    12-paid holidays a year
•    Paid parental leave options 
A new career awaits.
 

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

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