• Operational Energy Business Leader/Program Manager

    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
  • Overview

    Be a part of a leading designer, integrator and producer of diagnostic, health management, rugged electronics, and energy management systems for combat vehicles and weapon systems for U.S. ground forces worldwide. Our client develops defense electronics to enhance combat vehicle performance, mobility, readiness, fuel efficiency, stealth capability, electric power and survivability. Enhance your own career by applying for:


    Operational Energy Business Leader/Program Manager

    Huntsville, AL



    Join our team as a Land Electronics Operational Energy Business Leader to lead a campaign within a line of business (LOB). This includes full life cycle management of multiple "like" projects that could span the development, production, and sustainment phases. You will work with matrixed and assigned project managers to ensure proper methods are followed to track program cost, schedules and performance across the campaign. You will lead all meetings and the integrated product team (kick-off through project close). Provide interface, communication and coordination with internal and external customers on matters pertaining to existing contracts and bid and proposal activities. As team leader on bid and proposal activities, ensure requirements of requests for proposal are met.


    • As Campaign Manager and Program Manager in Operational Energy Market area, deliver capabilities such as smart power control/distribution, efficient, high power generation, and system integration.
    • Work closely with Business Development, Engineering, and Marketing and Sales to develop a campaign strategy to ensure growth of the campaign portfolio
    • When assigned as Program Manager, ensure project execution via integrated product team approach (kickoff through project close)
    • When assigned supervisory responsibility over other project managers, manage development including coaching, teaching, retaining, and mentoring
    • Prepare for and participate in contract/subcontract negotiations. While representing Company’s interests, ensure adherence to all government regulatory guidance.
    • 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 recovery plans for yellow and red programs (i.e., schedule, technical performance) and corrective action plans when deviations from budgets and/or schedules are evident
    • 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.
    • Lead monthly Campaign/Program reviews for the campaign
    • Manage Internal Research and Development projects, when assigned
    • Understand cash flow management principles
    • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization


    • Experience in Full Life Cycle project/program management experience preferred.
    • PMP or DAU Level 3 certification is preferred, along with advanced knowledge of program management tools and procedures.
    • Must have significant experience with proposal development, requirements decomposition, and generation of WBS’, WBS dictionaries, statements of work, subcontracts, risk management, and continuous process improvement methodologies.
    • Formal capture management experience and training is preferred.
    • Must have effective leadership and management skills, along with excellent presentation skills. Experience with cost accounting, reporting, and metrics for assessing and reporting program progress, productivity and variance analysis is required.
    • Must possess excellent customer interface skills
    • Must have demonstrated success in managing manpower planning, project reviews, scheduling and budget control
    • Must have a history managing a portfolio of programs in which financial objectives (profit, cash flow, revenue, bookings) were achieved
    • Prefer experience with turnaround programs in which recovery was successful


    Education and Experience:

    • Engineering or business degree required. Master’s degree preferred.
    • 10+ years of program management experience in aerospace/defense industry with a portfolio of projects that include power generation, smart power management, and power distribution development and production programs.


    Moseley Technical Services, Inc. and our client are AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employers.


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