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Specialist, Program Management

Overview:

Aerojet Rocketdyne is currently seeking a Program Management Specialist to join our growing facility in Camden, Arkansas.

In this role, you will be responsible for managing a major program with significant size, risk or complexity. This position may serve as a lead and is fully accountable for coordinating the actions of functional support organizations to accomplish tasks and meet contractual objectives. Additionally, this position is responsible for strategic plan inputs and oversees tasks of strategic importance to the product area.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

75% - Provides overall program direction, control and coordination of a production program. Responsible for management and contract performance of a program or elements of a program under direction of a Manager. Responsible for multi-functional or complex programs. Manages and directs assigned programs, which includes defining and understanding program scope, managing overall schedules and budget in accordance with applicable contractual and Aerojet Rocketdyne policies. Assures through the assigned program team that contract performance responsibility is properly delegated to performing organizations and outside suppliers. Provides the primary Aerojet Rocketdyne interface with the customer. Develops and implements plans for follow-on production programs including proposal development, submittal, negotiation, and definitization. Participates in the forecast of awards/margins and sales/profit for assigned programs as part of the Aerojet Rocketdyne business planning cycle. Provides guidance and assistance to project team in meeting established schedules or to resolve complex technical or operations problems.

25% - Acts as primary interface for communications with the customer and is accountable for the successful accomplishment of all contractual requirements.

Requirements

Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and 9 years of progressively responsible experience in a directly related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This position requires the ability to direct and control overall organizational resources.

US Citizenship required. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U. S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master s degree in an appropriate discipline.
  • Demonstrated managerial level of leadership.
  • Extensive knowledge of financial management and business development practices.
  • Program Management certification.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.



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