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    Montgomery, AL 36109

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Program Manager

Chickasaw Nation Industries • Montgomery, AL

Posted 29 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Experience - 7 years
Degree - 4 Year Degree
Consulting
Management

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15

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Job Description

Overview

The Program Manager implements, manages and controls all program directives. This position ensures the timely accomplishment of all specified requirements and works with senior management to establish program priorities. The Program Manager is responsible for all related personnel and operates the program according to established policies / procedures and within stipulated budgetary confinements.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.

Serves as a focal point, and provides program management guidance and expert support. Responsible for overall assignment of work, management of personnel, financial budgets, as well as all operations and technical aspects for the successful completion of the program requirements.

Possesses and exercises general knowledge of all technical and management areas.  Acts as a technical advisor, and implements processes and procedures for effective program management. 

Ensures program goals and objectives are set and that all related program responsibilities / projects are assigned, completed on-time and within budget.   Monitors progress, and resolves any identified issues affecting successful project / program completion.

Possesses acquisition expertise and is familiar with different strategies to successfully implement IT capabilities.

Develops tools and processes to track program cost, schedule, risk and other performance indicators to include an integrated master schedule.

Participates in Program Management Reviews (PMRs) and ensures that all standards are adhered to in order to support stakeholder, staff and engineering meetings and other program meetings (as required).

Develops and maintains resource loaded integrated master schedules for all programs to aid in effective decision making.

Provides ongoing planning, tracking, reporting, communications, document support, information sharing, meeting support and cross-program coordination.

Identifies and recommends risk management strategies to handle cost, schedule and/or performance problems.

Performs program risk management analysis.

Tracks projects using software such as JIRA and MS Project.

Provides engineering assessments, analyses, reviews, evaluations and recommendations pertaining to risk management strategies and plans, which will be used to identify, analyze, mitigate, track and control risks throughout the life cycle.

Performs a variety of complex deliveries.  Effectively interfaces with senior customer officials, management and field operations.

Ensures responsiveness, and negotiates submitted proposals with the Contracting Officer Representative (COR).

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output. 

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of seven (7) years’ direct experience in program management, or equivalent combination of education / experience.

CERTIFICATES / LICENSES / REGISTRATION

Must have ability to obtain a Secret Clearance.

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification (certification may be waived with an additional 3 years’ of experience)

SAFE Certification preferred

JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES

Demonstrated competency in working with a wide range of government departments with diverse business needs, interests, expectations and requirements

Skilled proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and project management software programs

Knowledgeable of and skilled in implementing “best-in-class” concepts / principles within the areas of planning, scheduling, budgeting and operations for successful achievement of program objectives

Excellent leadership, capital planning, financial management, cost control, estimating and contract negotiating skills

Ability to manage multiple services and task order projects simultaneously

Ability to make sound, well-informed and objective decisions; perceives the impact and implications of decisions

Ability to prepare, justify and administer program budget and to assess financial conditions

Ability to persuade others to accept recommendations and to negotiate to find mutually acceptable solutions

Ability to organize work, set priorities and determine resource requirements

Excellent supervisory and management skills with ability to recruit, train, mentor and motivate others

Skilled in facilitating teamwork and coordinating efforts for the successful achievement of goals

Ability to manage and resolve conflicts, grievances, confrontations or disagreements in a constructive manner

Exceptional organization, problem-solving and critical thinking skills

Exceptional customer service and relationship-building skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with solid presentation skills and ability to write federal contract proposals

Ability to work effectively, both independently and in a team environment

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

SPECIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.

Job ID: 2019-6742
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