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Program Project Manager

Job Description

Job Description

Cobham is seeking a Program Project Manager who manages and administers one or more specific follow-on production or spares projects to achieve business goals and contractual obligations.  The Program Project Manager reports to the Program Manager or Director and is responsible for day-to-day tactical duties for a technical project or group of projects.  The Program Project Manager is accountable to oversee the results of multi-functional project teams supporting program operations.

As the Program Project Manager your main responsibilities will involve:


  • Responsible for the administrative/operational leadership of a project(s) within the project guidelines set by the Program Manager and Customer. 

  • Provides inputs to support the preparation of funding and sales forecasts, sales backlog analysis, and sales analysis on a monthly basis.  Provides annual funding and sales projections in support of generation of the Business Area business plan.

  • Oversees and/or supports the preparation of proposal submissions by examining the level of material and labor effort, burden rates, statement of work and other associated conditions with each proposal prior to management approvals.

  • Effectively communicates with Customers, both external and internal, to ensure timely communication of information and resolution of issues.  Coordinates responses to customer inquiries regarding contractual changes, status of work, and requests for changes in delivery destinations.

  • Reviews and evaluates required changes on contractual end items.  Documents the effect of the changes on work in progress, and on product costs and delivery dates.

  • Implements the program plan utilizing the tenets of proactive teamwork.  Ensures the completion of tasks assigned to functional organizations.  Assures effective execution of the program material plan.

  • Controls the timely start and completion of program tasks to assure fulfillment of program cost and schedule objectives.  Makes effective use of Program Task Descriptions to define work scope and task requirements.

  • Conducts regular reviews of program cost, schedule, repair status and technical performance, evaluating the current and projected status against the approved plan.

  • Maintains an effective working relationship with management and provides timely communication of cost, schedule, and technical issues on assigned projects.

  • Implements an effective issues resolution process.  Assures regular team identification, action planning, closure and review of project issues.  Develops and implements recovery plans.

  • Coordinates with Supply Chain, Quality, Engineering, and Vendors to resolve material quality, cost, schedule performance, and obsolescence issues. 

  • Maintains accurate records of project data, deliverable items, and material. 

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required for the effective completion of assigned projects, compliance with Corporate policies and procedures, and achievement of business objectives.

Job Requirements

Minimum Experience


  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Business or Engineering with a minimum of five (5) years of related professional work experience.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen eligible for a DoD Security Clearance


Preferred Experience:


  • Two (2) or more years of experience as a project manager in US Defense related production projects or programs

  • Experience with managing contracts from US Government agencies, such as DLA, and major DoD prime contractors

  • Active DoD Clearance


Security:
All applicants must be a U.S Citizen or U.S Person as defined by ITAR (a lawful permanent resident or someone who is a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C.1324b(a)(3)). In order to be eligible for positions requiring a Security Clearance, you must be a US Citizen.

About Us:
Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

Job Snapshot

Location US-PA-Lansdale
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $75,000.00 - $90,000.00 /Year
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Company Overview

Cobham plc

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES) is a multi-industry company employing more than 3,500 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems in commercial, defense and security markets, from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in industries spanning defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets. Learn More

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US-PA-Lansdale
Scott Callan
(724) 713-6866
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Job Description

Job Description

Cobham is seeking a Program Project Manager who manages and administers one or more specific follow-on production or spares projects to achieve business goals and contractual obligations.  The Program Project Manager reports to the Program Manager or Director and is responsible for day-to-day tactical duties for a technical project or group of projects.  The Program Project Manager is accountable to oversee the results of multi-functional project teams supporting program operations.

As the Program Project Manager your main responsibilities will involve:


  • Responsible for the administrative/operational leadership of a project(s) within the project guidelines set by the Program Manager and Customer. 

  • Provides inputs to support the preparation of funding and sales forecasts, sales backlog analysis, and sales analysis on a monthly basis.  Provides annual funding and sales projections in support of generation of the Business Area business plan.

  • Oversees and/or supports the preparation of proposal submissions by examining the level of material and labor effort, burden rates, statement of work and other associated conditions with each proposal prior to management approvals.

  • Effectively communicates with Customers, both external and internal, to ensure timely communication of information and resolution of issues.  Coordinates responses to customer inquiries regarding contractual changes, status of work, and requests for changes in delivery destinations.

  • Reviews and evaluates required changes on contractual end items.  Documents the effect of the changes on work in progress, and on product costs and delivery dates.

  • Implements the program plan utilizing the tenets of proactive teamwork.  Ensures the completion of tasks assigned to functional organizations.  Assures effective execution of the program material plan.

  • Controls the timely start and completion of program tasks to assure fulfillment of program cost and schedule objectives.  Makes effective use of Program Task Descriptions to define work scope and task requirements.

  • Conducts regular reviews of program cost, schedule, repair status and technical performance, evaluating the current and projected status against the approved plan.

  • Maintains an effective working relationship with management and provides timely communication of cost, schedule, and technical issues on assigned projects.

  • Implements an effective issues resolution process.  Assures regular team identification, action planning, closure and review of project issues.  Develops and implements recovery plans.

  • Coordinates with Supply Chain, Quality, Engineering, and Vendors to resolve material quality, cost, schedule performance, and obsolescence issues. 

  • Maintains accurate records of project data, deliverable items, and material. 

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required for the effective completion of assigned projects, compliance with Corporate policies and procedures, and achievement of business objectives.

Job Requirements

Minimum Experience


  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Business or Engineering with a minimum of five (5) years of related professional work experience.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen eligible for a DoD Security Clearance


Preferred Experience:


  • Two (2) or more years of experience as a project manager in US Defense related production projects or programs

  • Experience with managing contracts from US Government agencies, such as DLA, and major DoD prime contractors

  • Active DoD Clearance


Security:
All applicants must be a U.S Citizen or U.S Person as defined by ITAR (a lawful permanent resident or someone who is a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C.1324b(a)(3)). In order to be eligible for positions requiring a Security Clearance, you must be a US Citizen.

About Us:
Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

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