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Program Manager, PMP

Company: SES Government Solutions
Location: Reston
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION DESCRIPTIONTITLE: Program ManagerLOCATION: Reston, VAREPORTS TO: Vice President, ProgramsEXEMPTION STATUS: ExemptDUTIES TEST: ProfessionalWORKING CONDITIONS: Office/non-manual work SES Government Solutions (SES GS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of SES SA, operating independently under the authority of a DSS proxy agreement. Leveraging a 30-year heritage of experience in the government SATCOM market, we offer comprehensive satellite-based communications solutions that enable federal agencies, using secure broadband communications, to fulfill both routine and mission-critical requirements. With access to a fleet of 71 satellites in Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO), a network of Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellites, and supporting ground infrastructure, our full range of satellite services and managed end-to-end solutions allows for secure, reliable communications and comprehensive global coverage. Our reputation for operational excellence and highly reliable network solutions has been validated by long-term relationships with diverse government, Intelligence Community and other civilian and defense-related agencies. For more information, visit Security Clearance: Requires a U.S. Government Secret Security Clearance. Positioning: Corporate/Operating company:SES GSMembership: Engineering and Program Management Reports to level:Grade 13 Scope of responsibilities: Sales:N/ANumber of FTE:0 - 0 direct report - 0 indirect reportsGeographical scope:Global Operations Job grade:Grade 12 Context: The Program Manager leads/manages all aspects of complex satellite communications (SATCOM) services for US Government customers. The Program Manager orchestrates the design, implementation, transition, operation, and maintenance of complete end-to-end SATCOM networks for US Government customers and supports related business development efforts. Experience/Qualifications: Current Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or Defense Acquisition University (DAU) equivalentBachelor's Degree in Technical Management or relevant field, or 10-12 years program/project management experience in government contracting operationsITIL certification and service management experience preferred10 years experience in the US Government or commercial SATCOM industryExtensive knowledge/critical understanding of DoD SATCOM program demandsExtensive experience managing profit and loss (P&L) on US Government contractsDisplays exceptional communication skills and has experience effectively working with US Government customers.Experience in the design, implementation/delivery and maintenance of global, enterprise, end-to-end SATCOM managed service solutions including: space segment, ground segment, operational services, information assurance and all program related tasksIn-depth understanding of internal matrixed work processes; must be able to work with other departments within SES GS and the broader SES staffResults orientation with a drive and passion to make stretch commitments and demonstrated ability to deliver outstanding workAble to work independently; must possess multi-tasking skillsSelf-motivated ability to deliver in a fast paced environment with emphasis on follow-through responsibilities based on task priorities Business development experience including leading proposal capturesAbility to think strategically to meet customer demandsExcellent organizational and interpersonal skillsDisplays excellent judgement and makes sound decisionsKnowledge of systems engineering and risk management principalsProficient knowledge of MS Office 365 suite and MS Project requiredAbility to work in front of a computer for long periods of timeUp to 20% travel required Essential Job Functions: He/she will employ the utilization of SES GS project management standards across the full scope of customer requirementsManages cost, schedule, performance, risk and stakeholder expectations on assigned programsManages program P&L and identifies new sales opportunitiesProvides expert leadership to project teams, as appropriate, through facilitation, information sharing, analysis and reviewsLeads all aspects of program implementation from planning to operations and maintenance for the full program life cycleDevelops and executes comprehensive Program Management plans that provide the roadmap to meeting customer program requirements on time and within budgetActs as primary customer interface within customer programs; coordinates periodic meetings, provides required status reports and ensures customer issues are addressed/resolved in a timely fashion and within contract parametersWorks closely with assigned government agencies, vendors and internal staff to oversee and coordinate all functions related to client programsInterfaces with key vendors in coordination with company procurement/contracts to ensure requirements are delivered on time and within budgetInterfaces with company senior management pertaining to assigned programs to report program (technical and financial) performanceProvides expert services/guidance through facilitation, analysis and program reviewsInstitutes industry project management principles in accordance with corporate policiesPromotes utilization of project management standards across programs to include communications, quality and risk assessment strategiesDevelops/improves program management procedures with customer programsThru exceptional customer relations, promotes business development and identifies opportunities within customer programs; works with the program team to propose solutions to grow the business on existing and new contractsIn concert with Sales and Business Development team members, may lead or support any aspect of the business development cycle for assigned programs SES GS and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. In conformity with U.S. Government technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and/or other applicable U.S. law, regulation or other requirements imposed by the U.S. Government, certain positions may require U.S. Citizenship, status as a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. or a "protected individual" as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligibility to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

Keywords: SES Government Solutions, Reston , Program Manager, PMP, Executive , Reston, Virginia

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