Associate Program Manager

Company Name:
Lockheed Martin
Job Description
The Associate Program Manager at SOF CLSS Lexington Facility will be responsible for managing the Chinook MH-47G program. The successful candidate will act as the primary customer contact for statussing program activities, leading program reviews of schedule, financial and technical performance. They will develop and maintain program management plans, manage financial commitments, define objectives for integrated program team and facilitate meetings. Establish and review status of projects and budgets; manage schedules and prepare status reports. The individual will also assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. They will participate in the negotiation of contracts and contract changes, and provide input into the preparation of proposals, SOW's and specifications and financial terms and conditions of contracts.
Ideal candidate will have strong negotiation skills and have a full understanding of Program Management duties and responsibilities. The Program Manager must have the ability to establish positive relationships with various customers, teammates and subcontractors. Domestic travel may be required.
Basic Qualifications
6 plus years of engineering/logistics/program experience on Rotary Wing Aviation programs
4 plus years of experience on the MH-47G program to include knowledge of the aircraft systems and sub-systems operations
Experience working with SOFSA and TAPO customers
Demonstrated Full Spectrum Leader competencies
Understands the importance of plans & schedules; has the ability to utilize tools to manage all projects/programs; Able to formulate and execute recovery plans as required
Knowledge of Risk Management - Understands the value of identifying and managing program risks; Formulates risk burn down plans and ensures incorporation into project/program plans and schedules; Utilizes risk tools to manage projects/programs
Exceptional interpersonal communication and formal presentation skills, including the ability to interface at all levels and with multiple departments.
Desired skills
Familiarity with the SOF CLSS contract
4 plus years working on program management
Strong team building skills and ability to foster customer intimacy.
Demonstrated ability to lead a team
Experience working with SOF community
Business Development knowledge - Ability to develop and maintain required relationships with customers, and the ability to work with technical staff and Business Development to ensure successful results
Experience in the development of SOW's and schedule integration
Understanding of financial systems (EVMS)
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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