Program Manager

Location: 

Hauppauge, NY, US, 11788

Advanced Acoustic Concepts, a wholly owned subsidiary of Thales USA, is a technical leader in the fields of sonar systems, sonar signal processing, acoustic training systems, and open architecture system and software integration.  The company focuses on emerging areas in the undersea warfare domain where the customer has identified mission-critical needs. For additional information about Advanced Acoustic Concepts, please visit our website at http://www.aaccorp.com.  
 

Title: Program Manager II

 

Job Location: Hauppauge, NY


Overview: Advanced Acoustic Concepts is seeking a Program Manager II to support our NAVSEA tactical and training programs. The Program Manager will direct the daily execution of the project team in meeting contract requirements to assure that cost, schedules and performance goals are met. The Program Manager will communicate and coordinate with internal and external customers on matters pertaining to existing contracts and bid and proposal activities.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage and direct the daily execution of contract requirements to assure that cost, schedules and performance goals are met
  • Lead all meetings and the integrated product team (kick-off through project close)
  • Interface, communicate and coordinate with internal and external customers on matters pertaining to existing contracts and bid and proposal activities
  • Participate as a team member or leader on bid and proposal activities. Insure that the requirements of the request for proposal are met in the preparation and documentation of bids and proposals
  • Actively seek new business opportunities in coordination with Business Development
  • Represent management at program reviews, meetings, seminars, etc.
  • Prepare for and participate in contract/subcontract negotiations. While representing Company’s interests, assure that all government regulatory guidance is adhered to
  • Develop and implement plans and schedules to execute contracts/subcontracts. Allocate and control contract budgets for labor, material, travel and purchased services. Report program status to senior management on a monthly basis
  • Formally identify, assess, monitor, and mitigate risk throughout the program life cycle. Obtain management approval prior to making decisions that will cause deterioration of established program, cost, and schedule objectives
  • Develop and implement corrective action plans when deviations from budgets and/or schedules are evident. Seek senior management assistance in resolving schedule and budget problems as they arise.
  • Perform variance analyses of schedule and cost on a formal and informal basis and present them to senior management (i.e. earned value management system)
  • Serve as the primary interface with the customer on all matters involving contract execution. Coordinate with other departments on resolution of contractual problems with the customer. Coordinate with Contracts Administration on issues pertaining to contract requirements, changes, and interpretations.
  • Assure that conduct of contract requirements is executed in accordance with appropriate regulations and Company policies and procedures (i.e.: federal acquisition regulations)
  • Provide leadership to program team. Assures communication and cooperation among team members and resolves areas of conflict.
  • Manage inventory effectively
  • Manage Internal Research and Development projects
  • Assure a timely closeout of completed programs to ensure that all obligations are satisfied and program documentation is properly recorded

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Business preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, preferably in NAVSEA and/or NAVAIR programs, including software development, production, system integration, and sustainment.
  • Knowledge of program management tools and procedures
  • Solid leadership and management skills, particularly “influence management” and “conflict resolution”
  • Experience throughout the program lifecycle from development through sustainment to include: proposal development, requirements decomposition, generation of system and subsystem statements of work and subcontracts, risk management, and continuous improvement efforts including implementation for cost reduction and performance improvement efforts
  • Experience with earned value cost accounting and reporting; experience with metrics for assessing and reporting program progress, productivity and variance analysis
  • Experience in finance, contracting, export regulations, engineering, logistics, manufacturing and supply chain management
  • Excellent customer interface skills
  • Solid problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated success in managing manpower planning, project reviews, scheduling and budget control
  • Successful track record in managing complex aerospace/defense programs as a prime or sub-contractor to a domestic or foreign military organization
  • Excellent leadership and oral and written communication skills
  • Must have a portfolio of programs in which financial objectives (profit, cash flow, revenue, bookings) were achieved
  • Program Management preferred (i.e. PMP or DAU level 3)

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Lifting: up to 20 lbs. up to 25% of time
  • Walking: up to 25% of time
  • Climbing, Bending, Standing, Stooping: up to 10% of time
  • Sitting: up to 75% of time
  • Travel to various locations up to 10% of time

 

 

The annual base salary range of this position is $95,000-$128,000

The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement for a new hire, promotion, or job transfer, and may be modified in the future. Actual base salary may vary depending on a variety of factors including relevant experience, education, specialized/key skills, certifications, departmental budgets, market demands, geographic location, and other relevant, job-related factors.

 

We offer a full spectrum of benefits including healthcare benefits, paid time off, holidays, tuition assistance, life insurance, short/long term disability and other insurance plans, subject to eligibility or requirements. Eligible employees may enroll in the Company's 401(k) retirement savings plan, which includes a matching percentage. AAC operates on a 9/80 compressed work schedule with core works of 80 hours in 9 days and every other Friday off. 

 

Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. AAC is an E-Verify employer.

Our Mission

Innovation Enabled, Mission Focused. 

Core Values

The Company values the talent, experience and diversity of its employees and seeks to foster a culture that is open, honest, fair, and equitable. We strive to accomplish this through adherence to our core values of Integrity, Quality, Customer Focus, Innovation, and Diversity & Inclusion.

INTEGRITY: As a people of integrity, we firmly adhere to codes of conduct and ethical principles, and strive to do what is right. We value a culture of trust, honesty, and respect. We demand ethical thinking and conduct, whereby ethics and accountability always come first.

Quality: We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others to consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers and assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence.

CUSTOMER FOCUS: We work to create ongoing and mutually beneficial long-term relationships with customers based on trust. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs and strive to exceed their expectations.

INNOVATION: We believe in investing in innovation that makes a positive impact through our technology and products. We continue to foster an environment that rewards innovation and effective change.

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION:  We continually foster an environment that values different points of view and enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.


Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty