Atss is looking for a Deputy Program Manager for a client in the Alabama, Mississippi area.
GENERAL FUNCTION: Manages the fulfillment of contractual obligations for assigned programs. Serves as official delegate with the customer when the Program Manager is unavailable. Coordinates all functional organization activities and support for the program. Reports directly to the Program Manager or VP of Program Management.
TYPICAL DUTIES: The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.
One of the primary Customer Interface for the assigned program
Manage all program activities; providing communication, guidance and direction to all functional departments necessary to achieve program requirements and objectives
Manage the distribution of Management Reserve
Establish, maintain and manage program risks and opportunities
Prepare major financial upside/downside chart; monetized & tied to the program financialsTime-phase the margin step up opportunities across the program schedule timeline
Track Performance to PMBManage, measure and report progress to cost and schedule targets using earned value management system metrics
Constantly monitor physical progress and periodically update the equivalent annual cost and estimate to completion
Lead weekly functional meetings to discuss and effect performance trends
Partner with assigned production leadership to eliminate obstacles standing in way of achieving safety, cost, schedule and quality objectives.
For multi-vessel programs, establish additional methods to measure progress and performance to cost & schedule targets and demonstrate vessel-to-vessel learningVessel-to-vessel learning examples:Unit assembly completion rates
Percent of pre-outfitting (pre/post blast & paint and pre/post erection)
Compartment and tank completion process/burn-down/rates (craft specific)
Test Program burn-down
Develop & execute recovery/work-around plans to remain on cost & schedule targets
Continuously seek out and pursue program cost reduction opportunities and schedule improvement initiatives
Execute major milestone event activity including system light off, launch , government equipment loadout and delivery
Change order, Configuration Management and ControlManage the engineering change proposal (ECP) process
Maintain the configuration baseline
Monitor vessel production, Test & Trials Program, and Build-To-Test activitiesEnsure efficient performance of vessel production, test & trials
Ensure vessel-to-vessel learning is incorporated into downstream vessels
Ensure readiness for builders trials (BT) and acceptance trials (AT)
Conduct trial card screening & ensure correction of “Contractor” responsible cards
Prepare for and conduct periodic program reviews for both internal and external consumption
Manage the post-delivery warranty/guarantee
Promote special studies
Promote new business opportunities
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Possess strong, practical experience in project management gained thru managing large, complex projects.
Knowledge and experience in executing project and program management methods and techniques.
Strong leadership and management skills.
Ability to lead a wide range of individuals and teams involved in the program.
Ability to develop and execute effective action plans to correct program problems and issues.
Ability to demonstrate effective written and oral communications skills.
EXPERIENCE & TRAINING: Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Project Management or Engineering preferred. Considerable experience managing both administrative and production areas or any equivalent combination of experience and training which results in the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Project Management Professional Certification is a plus.
Program Manager A: 5+ years’ experience in program management.
Program Manager B: 3-5 years’ experience in program management.
Program Manager C: 0-3 years’ experience in program management.