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Huntington Ingalls Industries Program Manager - 18559 in Orlando, Florida

Program Manager - 18559

Position Location Orlando, FL

Requisition # 18559

# of Openings 1

Huntington Ingalls Industries Mission-Driven Innovative Systems (HII-MDIS) provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.

HII-MDIS is currently seeking a Program Manager to work out of their Orlando office on the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to support the Multipurpose Reconfigurable Training System 3D® (MRTS 3D®) program and other future training solutions requiring design, development, production, test and evaluation, delivery, modification and life cycle support of training systems for NAWCTSD customers.

The ideal candidate has a minimum of 6 to 7 years of experience in Program Management, is creative and has the ability to direct and develop small and mid-range contracts leading into multi-million dollar programs. Department of Defense (DoD), U.S Navy and Simulation/Training experience is highly desirable.

Candidates must be familiar with project management methodologies and best practices as well as experience interfacing with customers at various levels. Availability and flexibility for travel is a requirement.

Duties and Responsibilities: Manage, direct, and execution of multiple training projects within contract requirements to assure that cost, schedules and performance goals are met. Lead meetings (kick-off through project close). Provide interface, communication and coordination with internal and external customers on matters pertaining to project activities, but not limited to:

  • Assure that conduct of contract requirements is executed in accordance with appropriate regulations and Company policies and procedures.

  • Develop and implement plans and schedules to execute contracts/subcontracts.

  • Allocate and control contract budgets for labor, material, travel, and purchased services. Responsible for project and financial reporting activities, reviews and presentations to Senior Management.

  • Ensure that projects are delivered within budget and on schedule.

  • Provide leadership to project team and assure communication and cooperation among team members exists.

  • Maintain close communication with the customer during the project life-cycle and beyond.

  • Interface with customers and subcontractors to ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Monitor and manage ongoing customer activity while resolving customer issues.

  • Assure a timely closeout of completed programs to ensure that all obligations are satisfied and project documentation is properly recorded

  • Identify opportunities for additional work scope and follow-on prospects.

Qualifications and Experience: To be considered for this position, applicants must meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

Required-

  • Bachelor’s degree in Modeling, Simulation and Training or Management preferred.

  • 6 to 7 years project management experience in technology driven company.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management tools and procedures.

  • Solid leadership and management skills.

  • Excellent customer interface skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams in project based environments.

  • Excellent problem solving skills.

  • Excellent presentation skills.

  • Demonstrated success in project reviews, scheduling, and cost control.

  • Familiar with the full life-cycle of the software and courseware development process.

  • Proficiency with MS Office and MS Project is required.

Preferred-

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • U.S. Navy background or experience

  • Project Management Certification (PMP)

  • Active SECRET security clearance

Security:

  • All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.

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