Program Manager

General Atomics Tanner , AL 35671

Posted 2 months ago

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world's leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) designs and manufactures first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems. GA-EMS' expanding portfolio of specialized products and integrated system solutions support critical fleet, space systems and satellites, missile defense, power and energy, and process and monitoring applications for defense, industrial, and commercial customers worldwide.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Program Manager to support our Hypersonic Weapons program team with the research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) of advanced hypersonic systems and prototypes in our Huntsville, AL facility.


  • Direct 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.

  • Oversee and monitor multiple project schedules, timelines, and milestones from initiation to delivery to meet delivery goals.

  • Coordinate departmental and/or cross-functional teams to assign and prioritize tasks focused on delivering new or upgrading existing products and/or services.

  • Create project plan(s) and manage resources to ensure program schedule, budget, quality, and specification goals are attained.

  • Work closely with Strategic Development and customer organizations to develop and maintain strategic plans and customer relationships.

  • Perform executive level communications as needed.

  • Serve as the primary customer interface for the assigned program and projects.

  • Develop and track program plans for programs of record and IRAD projects to include resource loading, schedules, budgets, forecasts, and status reports.

  • Author subcontractor Statements of Work and manage subcontractor performance.

  • Manage risk, identify and resolve issues, and expand the current business by identifying and winning new business opportunities.

  • Assign and monitor work of program management staff, providing technical support and direction when necessary.

  • Interpret and administer policies, processes and procedures that impact project(s).

  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.

  • Collaborate across management and project team to expand services and potential business opportunities.

  • Ensure compliance with environmental and other regulations.

  • Identify and assess program issues and develop solutions to meet productivity, quality and customer satisfaction goals and objectives.

  • Provide leadership, direction, and guidance to employees working on assigned program. Effectively communicate program expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely fashion.

  • Interpret and administer policies and procedures that impact project(s).

  • Lead segments of or provide overall management for the request for proposal (RFP) process to generate new business.

  • Maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Performs 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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