Program Manager/Sr. Program Manager

Wyle Laboratories, Inc. Glendale , AZ 85301

Posted 2 days ago

Program Manager/Sr. Program Manager



  • Acts as internal resource to KBR Leaders to drive operational improvements for critical/high leverage projects by leading multi-disciplined, cross-functional teams

  • Assists leaders in developing long-term strategic plans for growth and implementing processes and operating systems that create strategic differentiators for KBR

  • Provides guidance based on the Project Management framework for KBR on contract projects

  • Reviews and accesses the project management methodologies (based on the Project Management Institute). Based on the assessment, assists the project managers on developing artifacts with direct linkage and traceability to the Statement of Work

  • Works with Segment Leaders to continue to mature the Voice of the Customer process into project reviews and ensures visible actionable plan are created

  • Active mentor too targeted Project Managers and PP&C with critical projects with regularly scheduled reviews and with specific development plans

  • Assists in identifying and implementing Project Manager processes, process improvements, and needed skills development for all KBR Project Managers

  • Drives adherence to documented project management best practices through periodic project inspection from regularly scheduled reviews

  • Assists in recovery of troubled projects where changes to planning artifacts are necessary

  • Assembles subject matter experts for project planning to form drop in expert team to reestablish executable project artifacts

  • Communicates about Project Management procedures, tools & templates, creates customized tools as necessary

  • Conducts Project Management training

  • Sets up mentoring program for new Project Managers, Task Order leads, and PJMs

  • Conducts assessments to measure compliance with procedures and identify improvement opportunities

  • Establishes and or maintains a data repository for project records & lessons learned

  • Performs operational analysis of business processes

  • Assists in maintaining the Quality Management Program by leading continuous improvement efforts and conducting internal audits

  • Develops and prepares metrics and related reports, using Visual Management techniques

  • Performs all other duties as assigned

Position Scope:

  • Position is guided by organizational objectives

  • Works under general managerial direction

  • Position may evolve into functional, operational, and/or managerial roles

  • Focuses on processes and multi-system processes; applies Six Sigma expertise in the use of application of quality tools, statistical techniques, problem-solving methods, principles, and concepts; demonstrates creativity and ingenuity; contributes to the development of new principles and concepts. Provides coaching, direction and assistance to all levels or the organization


Program Manager:

  • BA/BS degree in a technical discipline and 5 years of related experience.

Sr. Program Manager:

  • BA/BS degree in a technical discipline and 10 years of related experience.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute desired

  • Certified ISO Auditor desired

  • Clear understanding of the FAR 52-245 and experience with Gvt Asset tracking, and compliance metrics

  • Technical process improvement knowledge and expertise

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills

  • Winning record of leading change

  • Bias for action/ability to get results

  • Strong teambuilding skills

  • Ability to positively influence others

  • Creative thinker

  • Process improvement knowledge/technical expertise

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills

  • Winning record of leading change

  • Bias for action/ability to get results

  • Strong teambuilding skills

  • Strong influential skills to positively influence others

  • Demonstrates creativity and ingenuity

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job: Project Management/Operations

Primary Location: US-US-AZ-Glendale

Req ID: 1051720

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Program Manager/Sr. Program Manager

Wyle Laboratories, Inc.