COBHAM Sr Program Manager in Lansdale, Pennsylvania

***PLEASE VISIT THIS EMPLOYER'S TABLE AT THE ANNUAL MONTGOMERY COUNTY JOB FAIR ON THURSDAY, MAY 24TH FROM 9:00 AM TO 12:00 NOON AT THE 1912 CLUB (PLYMOUTH COUNTRY CLUB), 888 PLYMOUTH ROAD, PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA, 19462.*** Sr. Program Manager Lansdale-PA-US JOB DESCRIPTION Cobham is seeking a Senior Program Manager to direct all phases of programs/projects from inception through completion and participate in the negotiation of contract and contract changes. The Program Manager will coordinate the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, and financial terms/conditions of contract and act as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customers in coordination with internal team members to discuss cost, schedule, and technical issues. As the Senior Program Manager your main responsibilities will involve: * Deliver program to agreed time, cost, quality and performance parameters by organizing, coordinating and directing all program activities in conjunction with all required functional organizations. Define the strategy and objectives to successfully deliver the program, taking into account the company s strategic objectives, while remaining consistent with customer and contractual requirements. * Developing and implementing a proactive risk management process. This process includes identifying resource gaps and mitigation planning / review of program risks both during the program planning phase and regularly during program execution, integrating the reporting of the program activities and operating program governance. * Assures Integrated Project Team (IPT) resource identification and must be able to operate effectively within this environment, carrying out the program activities through the efforts of a matrixed team. Directly motivate and provide leadership for the broader program team as well as other Program Managers within the function. Ensure effective and open communication throughout the program team and with all internal and external stakeholders, leading planning efforts and resolving conflicts across projects. * Measures and improves program performance through the investigation of processes, tools, staff training, facilities and team dynamics. Identifying and recommending alternatives that could improve the performance of these factors, or overall program performance. * Responsible for conducting regular reviews of all program task estimates, challenging the team to develop and implement the most efficient methods for achieving the requirements and eliminating wasteful approaches. A management reserve will be established by the Program Manager to provide resources for the unexpected program challenges that occur along the way. * Outward focus, establishing an objective roadmap for creating new business opportunities from the present program. This is enhanced by their actively managing customer satisfaction thereby, assuring a high rate of repeated business. Also, trains program personnel to be alert to new opportunities and equips them with "state-of-the-art" skills to remain competitive. * Participate in planning of company capital, Internal Research & Development (IRAD), and Bid & Proposal (B&P) resources. * This role requires strong personal accountability: ability to lead with integrity, honesty and trust; ability to deliver reliable, unique and leading edge solutions that meet/exceed expectations; ability to act with energy, passion and responsibility; ability to collaborate to leverage and align all elements of the business; ability to inspire every employee to reach his or her full