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Program Manager

MRI - The Boston Group Manchester Full-Time
$150,000.00 - $175,000.00 / year
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The Client is a leading high-tech engineering and manufacturing company doing business in southern New Hampshire.   They are looking for a PROGRAM MANAGER to plan, direct and coordinate assigned projects  throughout program lifecycle stages.



  • Coordinate and manage proposal efforts from customer requirement definition through scope development, contract negotiation and award
  • Serve as primary contact with customers in establishing and developing their requirements, schedule and financial requirements.
  • Develop Work Breakdown Structure, program plans, develop risk management, contingency plans, and allocation of available resources.
  • Ensure that the product is delivered on schedule and within budget and ensuring that all program deliverables, milestones and required tasks are met.
  • Develop and direct program team to include resource allocation and management
  • Prepare program reviews and provide briefings to management, customers and others of program status
  • Manage program subcontracts via proper flow-down of requirements
  • Review product design and configuration to ensure compliance with applicable specifications and requirements
  • Evaluate and approve design changes, specification and Bill of Material changes and drawing release
  • Ensure the technical and financial success of the program


The PROGRAM MANAGER will have:

  • BS, MS in Engineering,  MBA preferred
  • Project Management Institute Project/Program Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • 10+ years’ experience as a Program Manager
  • Experience in the development and manufacture of Electro-Optical systems and components
  • Defense Industry experience with a strong understanding of FAR and ITAR
  • Familiarity with DOD/MIL standards and the military equipment acquisition and qualification process
  • Excellent computer skills with Windows interface, Microsoft Office, and knowledge of MRP/ERP software
  • Demonstrated  ability in working with customers, suppliers, internal management and support organizations
  • Strong leadership, decision making and oral and written  communication skills
  • US Citizenship required 
  • Active security experience or ability to obtain one
  • Southern NH/Northern MA residency (will be given preference)

Recommended skills

Development Planning
Resource Allocation
Master Of Business Administration (Mba)
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Management Recruiters Boston Group is the largest division of the Management Recruiters International (MRI) network, the world's leading providers of executive recruiting services with over 1000 offices worldwide. Founded in 1966, The Boston Group has grown to a staff of more than 100 positioned in six offices throughout New England. The goal of The Boston Group is aiding clients in developing their human capital through recruiting and assessing executives. Our firm reviews our clients objectives, determines the profile of skills and background required, and then, employing the highest standards of integrity, identifies and evaluates the most appropriate candidates that fulfill our clients needs. Management Recruiters Boston Group has placed an emphasis on building long-term client relationships for over 35 years. This value relationship formula starts with developing industry specialization. We feel deeply that a thorough knowledge of the market and our keen insight in several industries creates value to our clients. We can interpret market trends and develop important detail of staffing requirements. Our team provides expertise in many industry functional and geographical specialties.

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