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Senior Program Manager Scottsdale, AZ ref

ESR Healthcare
Scottsdale, AZ
April 07, 2021

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Senior Program Manager Scottsdale, AZ ref

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Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 10 years relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years relevant experience to meet managerial expectations.


Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Candidate will be responsible for managing the successful execution of challenging, technically complex payload and product programs within the Trusted Space Solutions Business Area. This includes managing the overall cost, schedule, and technical performance of current and future development and production programs. He/she serves as a primary contact for the customer on matters pertaining to the program. Programs to be supported are extremely strategic and have significant customer visibility and involvement.

Responsibilities include:

Ensuring that all contractual requirements are met within the funds provided in the contract in accordance with the highest standards of hardware integrity and ethical business conduct

Ensuring that all Program Business Commitments are achieved and that forecasting accuracy is maintained at the highest level possible

Planning, executing, and closing out programs in accordance with the applicable GDMS processes

Proactively develop and maintain strong customer, as well as, supplier relationships

Ensuring timely and accurate internal, as well as, external communication

Effectively leading cross-functional teams of highly skilled engineering, manufacturing, and business personnel

Critically evaluating situations, making decisions as required, and solving challenging technical, as well as, programmatic issues/problems

Having strategic focus to grow the business within the programs and take advantage of business opportunities as they arise. Correlate business opportunities with the strategic goals and objectives of the company

Assist in proposal development and the development of white papers

The ideal candidate will have recent experience with the following:

Managing the design, assembly and test of high reliability products

Providing leadership to diverse, cross-functional product teams

Establishment of program baselines, development and maintenance of comprehensive Project Integrated Master Schedules, and the management and reporting of detail Project Inch stones

Current PMP and GDMS EVMS Certification

Proposal Development; both technical and cost volume experience


Strong business acumen and ability to develop and execute business growth strategies

Ability to track work accomplished to baseline plans and identify issues, track progress, and

follow through on effective corrective actions based on data analysis and trends

Ability to understand and analyze program financial data

Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions on programs to internal and external representatives

Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills

Demonstrated understanding of advanced of risk and opportunity management techniques and ability to apply them to programs

Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams in a matrix organization

Ability to lead others in team building, conflict resolution, motivation

Ability to develop and execute proposal plans and strategies

Ability to apply advanced negotiation skills to solve internal, external and customer issues

Demonstrated understanding of business and supply chain strategy

Demonstrated knowledge of government contracting practices and regulations regarding acquisition

Outstanding relationship management and marketing skills

Will interact frequently with internal personnel and outside representatives at various levels

Working Knowledge of MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Will be required to travel

Pre screen questionnaire:

1. Please walk us through the candidate's role, responsibilities, key accomplishments and achievements as a Program Manager. (Please do not copy paste the info from the resume)

2. An active Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. Does the candidate have one?

3. What is the candidate’s highest level of education?

4. What is the candidate’s work authorization status?

5. What is the candidate’s desired compensation?

6. Where is the candidate located? If candidate is not near job location, please explain relocation.

7. Please provide the link to candidate’s Linkedin profile:

8. What is the candidate's current level of security clearance? Please verify if it is active or inactive and provide the date of the last investigation.

9. Has the candidate directly applied for this job or has had their resume presented for this job to our client, GDMS by another recruiter?