Approximate Start Date: Upon Suitable Candidate Selection
Posting Close: Upon Suitable Candidate Selection
TRISTAR is seeking a Program Manager for our government customer in Crane, IN
This Program Manager will manage a multi-vendor TRISTAR Team on a program with over $$M per year inrevenue. Manage cost, schedule, and technical performance to achieve performance metrics and customer requirements defined in the contract.Effective in communications with NSWC Crane senior management, technical director, senior management of TRISTAR and subcontract partners. Knowledge of effective management strategies. Ability to interface with TRISTAR Project Control Analyst staff to provide the customer with accurate cost and schedule performance information.
Responsible for managing DoD contract and personnel in Electro Optics (EO) area
Serve as the primary point of contact for the Government on all items relating to contract administration
Collaborate with the customer to build expert consensus regarding areas requiring process improvement and recommended solutions for identified areas requiring improvement.
Develop innovative approaches for managing continuous stream of work with the ability to handle changing priorities and implement innovative ideas to improve customer program operations in terms of cost, quality, efficiency and/or overall performance
Develop a performance measurements framework and facilitate a feedback system focused on customer service, communication, and technical skills
Develop information for decision briefs for senior leadership to use in making decisions on recommended solutions and areas requiring process improvement within the program, process, and execution
Accountable for effectual partnerships with: Peer engineering teams to guarantee design, implementation and orchestration of complex, multi-product solutions
Establish strong relationships with key government stakeholders and create convergence by demonstrating credibility, empathy and expertise on business and technical issues.
Develop workload schedules and projections to monitor status
Develop plans for efficient use of materials, equipment, and employees
Coordinates with all corporate departments for support as need to meet contract requirements
Interprets plans and specifications. Visits field installations to ascertain status of projects
Attends monthly In-Progress Review meetings as required
Must work in coordination with Contracts department as it pertains to any issues on contract
Generates and Monitors workload schedules on projects
Reports periodically (or as required by the contract) funding status, including projected expenditure rates
Experience as PM or Deputy PM for programs with similar scope for government contractor.
Experience performing supervisory functions such as time approvals for charging; expense reports, and travel plans; employee performance coaching and feedback; salary administration; and staffing functions
Ability to prepare and conduct presentations of a technical nature
Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Must be able manage a diverse team of technical and development personnel, management, business customers, and vendors in a constructive and effective manner
Project and workflow management skills
MUST be a US Citizen
Must possess active DoD Secret Clearance
The ideal candidate will have an engineering background and have hands-on experience
Previous experience working as a DoD contractor
Previous experience and expertise managing Engineering contracts highly desirable
PMP Certification desirable
Education and Certifications:
BA or BS degree
TRISTAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status
TRISTAR (formerly Tri Star Engineering Inc.) originally established in 1995 is a rapidly growing Veteran-Owned Small Disadvantaged Business headquartered Bedford, IN.
TRISTAR competencies include electronic warfare, information technologies and cyber security, technical Services, cyber Intelligence and command/control programs, radar system restoration, sustainment and modernization, special operations support with customers spanning the Department of Defense including Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval Surface Warfare Centers, Naval Air Warfare Center Command, SPAWAR, Army, Air Force and Fleet activities. No matter which customer we are supporting, our priority is to assure affordable readiness and support always.
TRISTAR is proud to serve the Department of Defense as well as Federal Agencies. Each of these core capabilities supports TRISTAR customers with end-to-end solutions to the most intractable mission challenges.
TRISTAR’s business practices reflect years of industry experience accrued by our team. Our management team has over 80 years’ experience understanding how to leverage big business discipline with small business responsiveness for success in defense community. Our corporate expertise includes implementation of complex contracts with multiple subcontractors using mature management practices. Our experienced team is enthusiastic and flexible in their approach to creating solutions for our customers.
TRISTAR software developers, programmers, logisticians, analysts and engineers create innovation solutions to help our customers go above and beyond mission requirements by transforming their programs and organizations. We develop leading edge concept of operations (CONOPS), emerging sponsor-specific and joint tactics, technics and procedures (TTP) and have the ability/experience to develop responses to Combatant Command (COCOM) and higher-level data calls in a time sensitive manner in support of the Warfighter.