QinetiQ North America delivers world-class technology and revolutionary products to defense, security and commercial markets worldwide. Our offerings range from survivability and unmanned systems to power, controls, sensors, and transportation solutions. Customers rely on our products to increase readiness, improve mission effectiveness, streamline operations, increase situational awareness and enhance security.
At QinetiQ North America, you'll find a dedicated and talented team of people who enjoy their work and take pride in their accomplishments. As a member of our team, you'll work with cutting-edge technology and some of the industry's most brilliant minds. We offer a comprehensive, flexible benefit package including tuition assistance and career development opportunities. If you're interested in working for a technology-driven company that is the leader in its industry, but one that maintains the fast-paced, creative environment of a start-up, QinetiQ North America is the right place for you.
QinetiQ North America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, or gender identity.
U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident Status is required.
This is an exciting opportunity to head up the Program Management function for Land Systems and manage a team of Program/Project Managers in a straight-line and dot-line capacity. In addition to driving consistency for how programs/projects are executed and reported on, you will own and formalize PMO processes and provide group leadership. If you’re passionate about Program Management, and enjoy mentoring a group of PM professional and striving for executional excellence, then this opportunity is for you.
The Senior Program Manager will support QNA Land Systems business areas by overseeing large Programs of Record (DoD and commercial/industrial), as well as a portfolio of several smaller direct (external) and IRAD (internal) projects focused on new product development and sustainment. As the Senior PM, you will manage a team of individuals to ensure programs stay on-track and deliverables achieved on time and within budget. You will chair a monthly program review to update senior management on the status of each program, and modify or create processes to ensure programs are driven and reported on consistently. You will also manage some projects directly as Land Systems has many projects running concurrently.
Responsibilities of your PMs include initiating projects by directly working with customer/sponsors to define top-level scope and overall objectives/deliverables, reviewing customer requirements, defining Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), resource requirements, estimating durations/costs, developing schedules and critical path analysis, identifying and managing programmatic issues and risks, as well as overall performance to plan. You and your Program/Project Managers will also collaborate with Business Development, Product Management, and Engineering on proposals for new programs, projects, or pilots.
You must have outstanding communication and leadership skills to manage internal teams and external customers, and are comfortable presenting to large groups and executives. This is a highly visible position that reports to the Vice President of Land Systems.
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