Program Manager

Job Requisition: 6767

Direct Hire

Description for Program Manager: 

The Program Manager has overall accountability for managing the full lifecycle of complex hardware and software technology programs that enable the next generation connectivity and services platform for a global Inflight Entertainment (IFE) company. The scope of these programs includes requirements definition, development, system integration, qualification, and certification, and production / product support / supply chain readiness.

In addition, as a member of our growing business, the Program Manager will play a significant role in defining and implementing delivery processes and tools used to support the rapidly evolving technology and business needs of the company and its customers.

This role is 100% remote.

Responsibilities for Program Manager: 

  • Lead cross-functional Core Teams to define, plan, and execute the development, integration, and delivery of new hardware and software components
  • Organize and prioritize internal and external deliverables; ensuring alignment of the Core Team, suppliers, and stakeholders
  • Manage changes to the programs; ensuring a shared understanding and common expectation of deliverables, dependencies, timing, and cost
  • Identify, assess, and mitigate risks before they impact the program
  • Analyze ambiguous problems, develop solution scenarios, and guide the team and stakeholders thru the decision process
  • Synthesize clear, concise, and actionable program communications that are appropriate for the program team, stakeholders, and senior management
  • Identify opportunities for process and tool improvements; lead and participate in the improvement projects as appropriate
  • Foster a culture of open/honest communication, transparency, and accountability

Requirements for Program Manager:

  • At least 5 years experience in project management, engineering, or related field
  • Program Management experience leading medium size programs with moderate complexity
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus
  • Experience delivering solutions to the commercial aviation industry is desirable
  • Knowledge of VSAT, satellite, IP networks and telecom technology is desirable
  • Proven ability to influence without authority and lead others in a highly matrixed environment
  • Strong knowledge of program management techniques and tools with demonstrated competency in their application 
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to operate autonomously in an ambiguous, fast-paced environment
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Project, Sharepoint, PowerBI, and other organizational tools as required

Desired skills for Program Manager:

  • STC certification experience is highly desired

 

 

 

 

 

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