Please review the job details below. Reporting to the Director of Government Robotics & Space Systems (GRSS), the Director of Programs primary focus is to maintain, manage and support the GRSS program management office.
The Director of Programs is responsible to ensure that the programs are executed to contract requirements (technical, cost and schedule), and in accordance with MDA business processes.
The Director of Programs is responsible for program delivery of expected revenue, profitability and cash-flow, while maintaining good customer relations.
The Director works as part of the Senior Management team, looking more broadly than only his / her own responsibilities, to achieve business objectives.
The Director is responsible for the hiring and development of program management resources including training, coaching, performance management and career development, ensuring alignment of individual, line of business and corporate objectives.
The Director of Programs may also execute comparable responsibilities in other Lines of Business as agreed with LOB leads.
Ensure program delivery; program objectives, revenue, profitability, cashflow. Manage customer and program risks. Manage inputs to monthly program review package for all GRSS programs.
Conduct monthly program review. Manage monthly program revenue, cash, LRE and operational (manpower, facility) inputs for programs.
Ensure proper make-buy and down-selection processes for subcontracted work, and ensure delivery of subcontracted services / equipment within program technical, budget and schedule requirements.
Manage the program management staffing level, hiring and development of staff; coaching, training and skills development, career development, ensuring alignment with individual, departmental and corporate objectives.
Perform staff performance review with reports (objectives, interim & annual reviews). Establish a continuous improvement culture to improve tools, systems and business processes.
Contribute to business planning (Annual Operating Plan, Strategic Growth Plan). Approve bids for new programs. Define and continuously improve the infrastructure needed to monitor performance of programs through reporting and reviews with stakeholders.
Works as part of the Management team, looking broader than his / her own responsibilities, to achieve the LOB(s) business plan goals and objectives.
Understand ethical behavior and business practices, and ensure that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization.
Maintain a safe and healthy workplace. Requirements : 15+ years of program and project management experience Knowledge of Program Management best practices (PMBOK) Self-motivated with good interpersonal skills and conflict management skills Strong business skills Cost and schedule-oriented background with financial awareness Team player demonstrating a high level of integrity Excellent written and verbal communication skills Good knowledge of relevant technologies, products, services and methods Results oriented Excellent analytical capabilities Works well in a dynamic environment where some of the parameters are unknown and some change regularly Strives to provide customers / clients with personalized and efficient services Demonstrates excellent ability to cope with significant workload demand Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package MDA provides competitive compensation and benefits packages for its employees at its many locations.
As a member of the MDA team, you and your qualified dependents are eligible to participate in a benefit plan that ensures a comprehensive level of protection for employees and their families through health care plans, disability income protection, life insurance, and other employee benefits.
The Company's retirement plans encourage employees to save for their future with a Company matching contribution in many locations.