Aug 06, 2018

Corporate Program Manager - Huntsville, AL

  • Solution One Industries
  • Huntsville, AL
Full-Time Defense Government Information Technology (IT) Program Management

Job Description

Job Description Position Title:  Corporate Program Manager                                  FLSA Status:  Exempt
Reports To:      Regional Director of Operations
Division:  HQ                                                                                   Location:  Huntsville, AL                                    

  1. Department?
  2. Major Areas of Responsibility

The CPM is responsible for providing guidance to program/project managers and teams to ensure the execution of contractual requirements and promote the company’s culture. The CPM will provide oversight for the progress of contract operations to meet and exceed company strategic plan and continued growth.
The ideal candidate will be an excellent leader and will have experience in managing staff of different IT/UAS disciplines to produce results in a timely manner. They will also be able to develop efficient strategies and plans to increase business-lines for company growth. The ultimate goal is to ensure that all programs deliver a desired profitable outcome to our organization.

  1. Specific Responsibilities of the Job
  • Formulate, organize and monitor inter-connected projects
  • Develop and execute business plans and strategies to grow the IT/UAS business as part of an overarching company strategy
  • Make recommendations on suitable strategies and objectives for opportunity pursuits
  • Coordinate cross-project activities
  • Lead and evaluate project managers and other staff; serve as a primary customer contact for program activities
  • Develop and control deadlines, budgets, activities, and deliverables
  • Apply change, risk and resource management methodologies
  • Assume responsibility for the program’s people and vendors
  • Assess program performance and aim to maximize return on investment
  • Resolve projects’ higher scope issues
  • Prepare reports for program directors
  • Lead pursuit and order capture activities, including strategy development, customer contact, proposal development, and pre/post proposal activities
  1. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Over 7 years of proven experience as a Program Manager or other managerial position
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
  • Excellent knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of program/project management software (MS Project etc. desired)
  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance (Active clearance preferred, US Citizenship required)
  • Experience with UAS platforms
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a cross-functional team within IT or UAS environment
  • Ability to quickly develop an in-depth understanding of the industry and the customers Bachelor’s degree in IT, management, or appropriate discipline (in the absence of a degree 7 years of related experience)
  1. Work Schedule
  • 40 hrs. / Weekly
  • Monday – Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


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