Staff Program Manager at Mercer University in Warner Robins, Georgia

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Job Description:

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Staff Program Manager



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Warner Robins, GA

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- Works with the customer and Chief Engineers to plan and manage assigned programs according to and in compliance with MERC Standard Processes, to include maintaining an up-to-date detailed programmatic/technical schedule for assigned programs.

- Supports the Program Manager in oversight of successful execution of assigned programs.

- Utilizes various program management tools such as Earned Value Management, parametric models, milestone charts, Critical Path Methods and integrated change control.

- Provides program management support for periodic programmatic and technical reviews of assigned programs to all management stakeholders as directed, including all MERC Directors and Chief Engineers.

- Coordinates the efforts of others whose assignment is a portion of, or related to, assigned programs in order to maximize adherence to program schedules.

- May as as proposal manager responsible for development of programmatic and technical approach. Provides labor and other direct charges (ODC) estimates and manages development of proposal briefings.

- Encourages assigned program personnel to recommend potential program follow-ons and/or tangential future business opportunities and provides those recommendations to members of the Executive Staff.

- Responsible for support and execution of other duties as assigned by his/her immediate supervisor.

Required Qualifications

- U.S. Citizenship is required.

- Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance.

- Requires a Bachelor's degree in a business related field.

- Excellent oral and written communication skills is required.

- Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.

Preferred Qualifications

- Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is preferred.

- Avionics/electronics technical school graduate.

- Hands on aircraft/back shop experience.

- Electronic Warfare system experience is highly desired.

Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle?


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Commensurate with experience

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