Program Manager is a senior-level professional, a seasoned individual producer and/or working task leader who applies a comprehensive and in-depth working knowledge of financial/business concepts, contract management, policies, practices, processes and procedures to the management of ship design and construction programs. Successful PM s work independently, with general guidance of management.
Errors at this level can cause significant delay, expense and/or disruption to the organization. A successful PM also prepares and maintains management control (financial/business planning and scheduling) systems for moderately-complex contracts, programs, projects, and/or tasks to determine and maintain the most cost effective method of accomplishing work, identify and mitigate risks, etc. Contracts may range in value from $10 million to $1 billion.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Position involves frequent, regular interaction with all levels of MMC s operations/senior staff, customers, regulatory bodies, and major suppliers.
Working supervision over program staff in maintaining the most cost effective method of accomplishing work.
Assists in preparation of a Manufacturing/Construction Plan that complies with the cost proposal and contract specifications.
Provides assistance to technical/operations staff, coordinating efforts with contracts/subcontracts, corporate accounting and human resource staffs to assess impact of contract change notices, engineering change proposals, etc.
Assesses the financial impact of project status to budget.
Develops management control requirements for designated contracts, programs, projects and/or tasks. Analyzes and reviews all cost (time, materials, and equipment) information and data to ensure all phases of the statement of work are included.
Reviews purchase requisitions, time-reporting and labor charges, etc., against the budget, resolves discrepancies and initiates corrections as required.
Knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVMS) principles and practices (or equivalent Cost Schedule Statusing and reporting experience). Along with the significance of the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) as it relates to EVMS.
Prepares completion cost estimates (EACs), projections on funding, estimate on margins, and other planned reports.
Prepares miscellaneous associated reports, charts and graphs on program, project or contract status and makes presentations to management to keep them apprised.
Monitors performance to the Contract, oversees contract compliance and negotiates contract change proposals with the Customer.
Is a point-of-contact for the Customer, and responsible for Customer-Contractor relations.
Makes decisions based on input from others and experience to resolve issues in the best interest of the program and business.
Conducts risk analysis/evaluation determine risk areas to cost or schedule and mitigate. Owns risk/management plan.
Assist functional management in the performance of special assignments and projects to support of strategic planning efforts.
Must abide by and enforce all organizational policies and procedures.
Directly supervises 1 to 3 employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Company s policies, procedures, and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Demonstrates delegation skills and fosters a cooperative work environment. Demonstrates leadership skills that align with the mission, vision, and values of the Company.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor s degree from an accredited college or university is required and ten (10+) years of progressive responsibility in administration, management control and/or accounting of technical/professional services in the shipbuilding industry or an equivalent manufacturing industry or a Master s degree from an accredited college or university is required and six (6+) years of progressive responsibility in administration, management control and/or accounting of technical/professional services in a manufacturing industry, preference given for shipbuilding industry.
This requirement can also be met with an Associate s degree and at least twelve (12+) years of progressive responsibility in administration, management control and/or accounting of technical/professional services in the shipbuilding industry or an equivalent manufacturing industry.
This requirement can also be met with a High School Diploma/GED and at least fifteen (15+) years of progressive responsibility in administration, management control and/or accounting of technical/professional services in the shipbuilding industry or an equivalent manufacturing industry.
Three (3+) years experience in successful project leadership, demonstrating strong organizational and leadership skills and/or supervisory role with a group of 2 or more.
Possess a broad working knowledge of marine systems including but not limited to: structural, outfitting, machinery, hydraulics, electrical, mechanical, electronics, HVAC, etc.
Must have singe or multiple program oversites.
Must have the ability to be a strong negotiator, and be conversant with DAR and FAR and Contracts.
Must have working knowledge of Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Must be technically competent with Design Software tools such as AutoCAD, ShipConstructor and NavisWorks.
Must be proficient in network logic scheduling.
Must have strong Microsoft Office Suites computer skills.
Must be technical cognizant in one or more shipbuilding disciplines.
Must have strong customer service and negotiation skills.
Must have contract and sub-contract vendor relation skills
Must have successful problem resolution skills.
Must have the ability to read/analyze program metrics.
Must have cost, schedule and program management skills.
Must have an understanding of risk/opportunity management.
Must have an understanding of change management.
Must have motivation, communication and listening skills.
Must have strong organizational and time management skills.
Must have the ability to maintain a professional demeanor.
Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.
Must have ability to maintain confidentiality.
Sense of Urgency
Ownership and Accountability
Team Work and Collaboration
Embrace Culture Change and Improvement
Hiring, Delegating, Leading, and Developing Employees
Performance Leaders will inspire enthusiasm and act as a role model. She/he will develop talented employees with the skills, abilities, competencies and values needed to achieve the Company goals. The Performance Leader will provide timely feedback to employees in a constructive, coaching style, give praise and recognition and deal with performance issues.
Quanta U.S., Inc.