182637 - Senior Program Manager
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Senior Program Manager for an opening in Huntsville, AL.

Direct all phases of the program(s) from conceptualization through completion, including acquisition, planning, and managing technical performance to ensure quality, business, and financial objectives are attained.
Develop, oversee and monitor multiple project schedules, timelines, and milestones from initiation to delivery to meet delivery goals.
Coordinate departmental and/or cross-functional teams to assign and prioritize tasks focused on delivering new or upgrading existing products and/or services.
Create project plan(s) and manage resources to ensure program schedule, budget, quality, and specification goals are attained.
Work closely with Strategic Development and customer organizations to develop and maintain strategic plans and customer relationships.
Perform executive level communications as needed
Serve as the primary customer interface for the assigned program and projects
Develop and track program plans for programs of record and IRAD projects to include resource loading, schedules, budgets, forecasts, and status reports.
Author subcontractor Statements of Work and manage subcontractor performance.
Manage risk, identify and resolve issues, and expand the current business by identifying and winning new business opportunities.
Assign and monitor work of program management staff, providing technical support and direction when necessary.
Interpret and administer policies, processes and procedures that impact project(s).
Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
Collaborate across management and project team to expand services and potential business opportunities.
Ensure compliance with environmental and other regulations.
Identify and assess program issues and develop solutions to meet productivity, quality and customer satisfaction goals and objectives.
Provide leadership, direction, and guidance to employees working on assigned program. Effectively communicate program expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely fashion.
Interpret and administer policies and procedures that impact project(s).
Lead segments of or provide overall management for the request for proposal (RFP) process to generate new business.
Maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Demonstrates technical expertise and application of program management principles, concepts, and practice as well as program management and leadership skills including organizing, planning, scheduling, and coordinating workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones. Must be able to develop solutions to problems that require coordination of technologies across program requirements. Strong communication, leadership, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required to enable an effective interface with other departments, all levels of management, professional and support staff, customers, potential customers, and government representatives. Customer focused, must be able to work on a self-initiated basis and in a team environment, and able to work extended hours and travel as required.

Accredited Bachelors, Masters or PhD in engineering, science or a related technical field as well as eleven or more years of progressively complex program administration experience with at least five of those years managing programs. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

LaVada Pulley
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x260 or (800) 927-9318 x260

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.