General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an
affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable
remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as
well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of
individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome
all qualified individuals to apply.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Program Manager to join
the Product Life Cycle Sustainment department at GA-ASI, located in
Poway, CA. In this role, you will be directly supporting the Army
Operations group within the Field Operations division.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position typically reports to a Director and is responsible
for the planning, managing and technical performance of the Army
Field Operations to include day-to-day logistics and operational
support at multiple CONUS and OCONUS locations. Directs all phases
of program(s) from initiation to delivery through to post-delivery
sustainment support. Responsible for program(s) that represent
moderate future growth in distinct products or components. Applies
established technologies that require advanced principles,
theories, concepts, and techniques to provide solutions to a
variety of technical problems. Typically accomplishes objectives
through subordinate managers. Responsible for decisions that could
have an extended impact on outcomes where erroneous decisions could
result in critical delays and direct impact to operational
Direct all phases of the program(s) from conceptualization
through post-delivery sustainment support, including planning and
managing technical performance to ensure quality, business, and
financial objectives are attained.
Develop and coordinate program plans or delivery methods that
usually serve a single customer.
Collaborate with technical staff and/or Division/Group executive
management to develop and implement current, annual, and long-term
technical, schedule, quality, business, and financial objectives
for the program(s). May also contribute to the development of
Group/Company objectives that have a long-range forecast projected
to continue for multiple years.
Collaborate with engineering to resolve urgent engineering
problems that arise in the field and support engineering changes
that will impact operations.
Interact with management and customer representatives regarding
programs, operational decisions, scheduling requirements and
contractual clarification. Act as primary contact for program
Influence, and coordinate the preparation of proposals, business
plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating
budgets, and financial terms/conditions of contract(s). Influence
contract acquisitions, negotiations and modifications.
Ensure technical leadership and excellence is maintained by
directing and participating in the planning, attraction, selection,
retention, and development of the required management,
professional, and technical talent.
Act as the primary customer contact for program activities and
lead program review sessions with customers to discuss cost,
schedule, and technical performance.
Identify program issues and provide leadership in developing
solutions such as re-allocation of resources or modifying contract
Lead the development of new business opportunities and expansion
of existing business opportunities. Participate with Group
management in pursuing business partnerships, alliances, and joint
ventures that enhance the capabilities of the Group/Company and may
result in new products, programs and business opportunities.
Direct the development of and ensure the security of proprietary
technology, and maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive
Responsible for ensuring all laws, regulations and other
applicable obligations are observed wherever and whenever business
is conducted on behalf of the Company. Responsible for ensuring
work is accomplished in a safe manner in accordance with
established operating procedures and practices.