Program Manager

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  • Location:

    Fitchburg, United States

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  • Contact:

    Lissa Jerez

  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago


  • Managing and directing execution of contract requirements to ensure that cost, schedules and performance goals are met
  • Leading meetings with integrated product team.
  • Providing interface, communication and coordination with internal / external customers on existing contract matters and bid and proposal activities
  • Participating as a team member / leader on bid and proposal activities.
  • Ensuring that the requirements of the request for proposal are met in the preparation and documentation of bids and proposals
  • Representing management at program reviews, meetings, seminars, etc.
  • Preparing for and participating in contract/subcontract negotiations.
  • Developing and implementing plans and schedules to execute contracts/subcontracts. 
  • Identifying, assessing's, monitoring and mitigate risk throughout the program life cycle. 
  • Developing and implementing corrective action plans when deviations from budgets and/or schedules are evident. Seek senior management assistance in resolving schedule and budget problems as they arise.
  • Coordinating with departments on resolution of contractual problems with the customer.
  • Coordinating with Contracts Administration on issues pertaining to contract requirements, changes, and interpretations.
  • Providing leadership to program team. 
  • Managing inventory effectively
  • Managing Internal Research and Development projects
  • Ensuring closeout of completed programs
  • Understanding lean and process improvement principles 
  • Understanding cash flow management principles
  • Supporting, communicating, reinforcing and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or business preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of program management tools and procedures
  • Solid leadership and management skills, particularly influence management and conflict resolution
  • Excellent customer interface skills
  • Solid problem solving skills
  • Excellent presentation skills