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Job Ref:  95534078
Employer:  General Dynamics US
Country:  United States
County/State:  New Jersey
City:  Florham Park
07/10/2016 05:11
ID 2016-21214
Job Location USA - NJ-Florham Park

Required Clearance Top Secret
Posted Date 10/4/2016 10:44:00 AM
Category Program/Project Management

Responsibilities for this Position:

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS), a market leader and technology innovator, is seeking talented professionals to deliver cutting edge solutions to our customers.

GDMS has an immediate opening for a Senior Program Manager - TeleComm Products (TCP) to join our team in Florham Park, NJ. The position provides an opportunity to manage and oversee program(s) that support our Government Customers. GDMS employees work closely with valued clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

The selected candidate works with collaborative teams to direct all phases of company programs that support General Dynamics Mission Systems operations and client work. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Senior Program Manager - TCP enhances their skill set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee also enjoys a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.

This position is responsible for managing the cost, schedule and technical performance of critical technology programs. The Senior Program Manager is accountable for directing all program phases, including executive oversight of the planning, scheduling, and budgeting for development, production, deployment, and life-cycle support. Work includes organizing cross functional activities, identifying resources, and managing risk to ensure the correct and timely delivery of all supplies and services specified in the contract. TheSenior Program Manager - TCP serves as the primary customer contact for all matters pertaining to the program. The candidate must be able to develop strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders including subcontractors and have a commitment to customer satisfaction with the ability to deal with internal and external customers within a dynamic environment.

The Senior Program Manager - TCP is responsible for program leadership within a matrix organization. Major functions are all matrixed across GDMS. The Program Manager's primary responsibility is to ensure that the program is properly resourced, planned and managed, consistent with GDMS processes and contract requirements to ensure customer satisfaction and program success is achieved. This individual has at least five years of demonstrated program management experience.

Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the overall execution (cost, schedule, technical, quality, risk management) of Restricted programs to deliver products (services and hardware) that meet company standards and customer contract specifications.
  • Manage, report, and brief program progress to senior management and customers as required by the contract.
  • Develop a program-level implementation plan that achieve the business case and lead Integrated Product Teams in the successful execution of all contract requirements.
  • Drive innovations, efficiency, quality and operational improvement initiatives to achieve program financial and technical success
  • Work collaboratively with the business leaders, program managers, and functional leaders
  • Willing to travel to customer and subcontractor locations as needed to support program objectives
  • Contribute to the development and execution of strategic plans to win business within existing and new markets.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Exercise creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance.
  • Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers changing business needs.
  • Support and engage in programs, projects and practices behind the GDMS culture and strategy, and comply with all policies and procedures.
  • Follow industry and department trends and developments to ensure GDMS services are consistent with, and/or superior to, industry best practices.

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates must demonstrate strong leadership behaviors, effective communications skills, a sophisticated understanding of budget management and the ability to successfully manage, grow and evolve General Dynamics Mission Systems programs.

The Senior Program Manager position requires a bachelor's degree in Systems, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering or in an Engineering or Scientific background with five or more years of management experience in a related field or demonstrated leadership to meet the managerial expectations.

Required Skills
  • Candidates must have a strong leadership background, effective communications skills, proficiency in development and execution of an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS), and an understanding of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) implementation for program cost and schedule performance management.
  • Leadership skills in people management, program execution, team-building, customer relationship management
  • Experience in managing complex programs and ensuring timely and cost effective completion
  • Experience operating in a technically driven, product oriented environment
  • Experience developing and submitting proposals in response to Government Requests For Proposal

Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is required 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.

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. 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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