Title: PROGRAM MANAGER
Location: COLUMBUS AIR FORCE BASE
DURATION: DIRECT HIRE
HOURS: MON-FRI 8:00-5:00PM
**BACKGROUND CHECK AND DRUG TEST IS REQUIRED*
Directs all phases of the Columbus Air Force Base Maintenance Program. Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of the program. Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes. Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract. Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules. Identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or negotiating change to contractual specifications. Directs the work of employees assigned to the program.
•Ensure compliance with the Columbus Air Force Base Maintenance Program Performance Work Statement (PWS) and other contractual requirements.
•Establish and maintain resource allocation plans.
•Lead program risk and opportunity management process.
•Lead the Columbus Air Force Base Maintenance Program team composed of multi-disciplined personnel to ensure realization of program objectives.
•Provide an effective customer interface.
•Act as the primary customer contact for program activities including briefings to senior customer management.
•Participate in negotiation of contracts/changes, coordinate preparation of proposals, statements of work, request for proposals and proposal evaluation.
•Communicate Columbus Air Force Base Maintenance Program status, issues, risks, opportunities and plans to senior management.
•Provide day-to-day guidance and mentoring to employees and functional leads (Contracts, Business Management, Quality Assurance, Maintenance Team Members etc.).
•Provide oversight and coordination of subcontractors.
•Meet program financial goals as established by senior management.
•Ensure program compliance with OSHA requirements.
Knowledge and Abilities:
•Possess the ability to provide/execute comprehensive management of the Columbus Air Force Base Maintenance Program while interacting daily with USAF Program Management and customers at a high level.
•Detailed knowledge of USAF maintenance practices, AFIs, and protocols is required.
• Air Force Aviation Maintenance Background. Preferred.
• Technical or Business Bachelor Degree + 8 years leadership experience in private aviation program management or DoD aircraft maintenance organizations USAF preferred.
Associate's Degree + 12 years leadership experience in private aviation program management or DoD aircraft maintenance organizations USAF preferred.
High School Diploma or Equivalent + 16 years leadership experience in private aviation program management or DoD aircraft maintenance organizations USAF preferred.
•Experience dealing with the USAF customer at a senior level is required. Prior AETC experience is preferred.
If you're qualified and interested in this position, please reply to the following questions:
1. An attachment of your updated resume in MS Word document format
2. Your desire pay rate?
3. Your availability for interview, if selected?
4. When can you start?