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Program Manager


L-3 Canada Operations
Location: Burlington, Massachusetts
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Senior Manager
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L3 WESCAM is an exciting company providing systems that capture stabilized, high-magnification images from fixed-wing, rotary-wing, UAV, aerostat and ground based platforms. From low-altitude tactical missions to long-range covert surveillance missions, images are transmitted in real-time to fixed and mobile receive locations for immediate interpretation. WESCAM's MX-Series of Electro-optic and Infrared (EO/IR), laser, surveillance and targeting systems provide unparalleled image stability and long-range detection capability to Defense/Military, Homeland Security, Search and Rescue and Airborne law enforcement agencies worldwide. Our dominance of the airborne platform space has positioned us for explosive and game changing growth into ground-based markets.

WESCAM offers a challenging and dynamic work environment. Work with leading-edge technology and tools, alongside some of the best thought leaders in our industry, in an environment that values work/life balance. Benefits include every second Friday off with pay (9/80 work schedule) in addition to regular vacation and public holidays, free on-site gym, free fruit, free bagels on the last day of the week, a strong focus on continuing education and much more. Most of all, WESCAM is working towards a noble cause. Our work has a direct link to saving people's lives and safeguarding freedom around the world. We truly do make a difference in our work and in the world!

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Objective

Primary ongoing responsibility is for management of medium to large projects. Focuses on meeting project commitments, including communications with sponsors, customers, stakeholders, etc. May have direct reports. Spends significant time on project management responsibilities. As assigned, leads or assists in the planning, implementation and introduction of projects for new or existing systems and technologies. May act as Deputy Program Manager on a major program.

Tasks to be Accomplished

Lead planning and/or implementation of more complex projects. Effectively communicate project expectations to project team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion. Facilitate the definition of project goals, tasks, and resource requirements; resolve or assist in the resolution of conflicts within and between projects or functional areas; develop methods to monitor project progress; and provide supervision if necessary.

Facilitate the definition of service levels and customer requirements. Interact regularly with existing or potential clients to determine their needs and to develop plans for delivery. Advocate on behalf of clients and represent clients' needs as appropriate to senior management. Work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes. Follow a defined, agreed upon project management processes. Present oral and written reports defining plans, problems, and resolutions to appropriate levels of management. Ensures assigned projects are delivered within scope, schedule, budget and quality levels consistent with partner/customer expectations. Negotiate project scope changes with customers. Manages project close-out activities. Identify follow-on or related new project opportunities. Understand relationship between project and Company strategic objectives and maximize leveraging activities.

More specifically:

* Define and document project scope, goals and deliverables in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.

* Manage project budgets.

* Draft and submit budget and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.

* Set and continually manage project expectations with customers, team members and other stakeholders.

* Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.

* Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.

* Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.

* Perform Risk Management and Mitigation in a pro-active fashion.

* Review and approve all purchase orders, subcontracts as well as changes to the main contract documents.

* Perform lessons learned when required.

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Qualifications

Skills Required

* Excellent organizational and time management skills.

* Strong project management skills including earn value management.

* Solid understanding of electromechanical systems, optics, aerospace products or similar technologies.

* Ability to coordinate activities inter-company and with multiple departments such as Engineering, Operations, Finance, Customer Service, etc.

* Knowledge of contract terms and conditions and sub contract management.

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

* Strong drive and resilience.

* Action and result oriented.

* Ability to build strong relationships with people at all levels.

* A willingness to see things through to the end.

* A team player who is comfortable working with other professionals.

* Ability to work efficiently under pressure and to tight deadlines.

* Willingness to take on project ownership and accountability.

* PMP certification desired.

Experience & Education Requirements

* Minimum 5 years of experience with increasing levels of responsibility, including experience successfully managing various projects.

* Outstanding grasp of program management concepts and processes.

* Demonstrated aptitude for effective leadership of staff.

* Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Follow Us:

* L3 is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply.

This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary.

**Please note: L3 WESCAM has an accommodation process in place and provides accommodations for employees with disabilities, both during the selection process as well as during employment.

CAN Security Clearance Required: Other

Schedule
: Full-time

Shift
: Day - 1st

Travel
: No

Organization
: Division L-3 Wescam
L3 WESCAM is an exciting company providing systems that capture stabilized, high-magnification images from fixed-wing, rotary-wing, UAV, aerostat and ground based platforms. From low-altitude tactical missions to long-range covert surveillance missions, images are transmitted in real-time to fixed and mobile receive locations for immediate interpretation. WESCAM's MX-Series of Electro-optic and Infrared (EO/IR), laser, surveillance and targeting systems provide unparalleled image stability and long-range detection capability to Defense/Military, Homeland Security, Search and Rescue and Airborne law enforcement agencies worldwide. Our dominance of the airborne platform space has positioned us for explosive and game changing growth into ground-based markets.

WESCAM offers a challenging and dynamic work environment. Work with leading-edge technology and tools, alongside some of the best thought leaders in our industry, in an environment that values work/life balance. Benefits include every second Friday off with pay (9/80 work schedule) in addition to regular vacation and public holidays, free on-site gym, free fruit, free bagels on the last day of the week, a strong focus on continuing education and much more. Most of all, WESCAM is working towards a noble cause. Our work has a direct link to saving people's lives and safeguarding freedom around the world. We truly do make a difference in our work and in the world!

For more information, please check us out at: javascript:void(0);

Learn more about the history of WESCAM...

Objective

Primary ongoing responsibility is for management of medium to large projects. Focuses on meeting project commitments, including communications with sponsors, customers, stakeholders, etc. May have direct reports. Spends significant time on project management responsibilities. As assigned, leads or assists in the planning, implementation and introduction of projects for new or existing systems and technologies. May act as Deputy Program Manager on a major program.

Tasks to be Accomplished

Lead planning and/or implementation of more complex projects. Effectively communicate project expectations to project team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion. Facilitate the definition of project goals, tasks, and resource requirements; resolve or assist in the resolution of conflicts within and between projects or functional areas; develop methods to monitor project progress; and provide supervision if necessary.

Facilitate the definition of service levels and customer requirements. Interact regularly with existing or potential clients to determine their needs and to develop plans for delivery. Advocate on behalf of clients and represent clients' needs as appropriate to senior management. Work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes. Follow a defined, agreed upon project management processes. Present oral and written reports defining plans, problems, and resolutions to appropriate levels of management. Ensures assigned projects are delivered within scope, schedule, budget and quality levels consistent with partner/customer expectations. Negotiate project scope changes with customers. Manages project close-out activities. Identify follow-on or related new project opportunities. Understand relationship between project and Company strategic objectives and maximize leveraging activities.

More specifically:

* Define and document project scope, goals and deliverables in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.

* Manage project budgets.

* Draft and submit budget and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.

* Set and continually manage project expectations with customers, team members and other stakeholders.

* Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.

* Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.

* Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.

* Perform Risk Management and Mitigation in a pro-active fashion.

* Review and approve all purchase orders, subcontracts as well as changes to the main contract documents.

* Perform lessons learned when required.

#LI-LP2

Qualifications

Skills Required

* Excellent organizational and time management skills.

* Strong project management skills including earn value management.

* Solid understanding of electromechanical systems, optics, aerospace products or similar technologies.

* Ability to coordinate activities inter-company and with multiple departments such as Engineering, Operations, Finance, Customer Service, etc.

* Knowledge of contract terms and conditions and sub contract management.

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

* Strong drive and resilience.

* Action and result oriented.

* Ability to build strong relationships with people at all levels.

* A willingness to see things through to the end.

* A team player who is comfortable working with other professionals.

* Ability to work efficiently under pressure and to tight deadlines.

* Willingness to take on project ownership and accountability.

* PMP certification desired.

Experience & Education Requirements

* Minimum 5 years of experience with increasing levels of responsibility, including experience successfully managing various projects.

* Outstanding grasp of program management concepts and processes.

* Demonstrated aptitude for effective leadership of staff.

* Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Follow Us:

* L3 is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply.

This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary.

**Please note: L3 WESCAM has an accommodation process in place and provides accommodations for employees with disabilities, both during the selection process as well as during employment.

CAN Security Clearance Required: Other

Schedule
: Full-time

Shift
: Day - 1st

Travel
: No

Organization
: Division L-3 Wescam
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