An established engineering firm has an immediate opening in its Virginia Beach office for a LCS Program Manager. This manager will be responsible for managing Engineering tasks for United States Naval ships. The LCS Program Manager will serve as the primary company POC for all contract matters, including contract administration, reporting, meetings, tasking efforts, subcontractor oversight and customer communications. The LCS Program Manager will be responsible for managing and controlling program costs, schedules and project manning requirements.
MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities include providing direct management, supervision and oversight of programs related to planning, material procurement, and availability planning services. The LCS Program Manager will oversee the scope, methods, and objectives of multiple complex planning projects and directs multiple Project Managers while successfully achieving program objectives. Responsibilities also include serving as intermediary while managing program internal communication and external communication at all points of customer interface while overseeing all aspects of planning program to ensure it is completed on-time and within budget. Program Manager will be required to coordinate and monitor the scheduling, pricing and technical performance of planning program.
• Experience in naval ship system engineering and management including project management, personnel development, administrative and financial aspects.
• Experience in senior management positions providing engineering solutions to U.S. Navy ship systems issues.
• Experience in working with Government organizations such as NAVSEA Ship Program offices and Type Commanders is desired.
• Ability to develop project plans and to integrate various organizational efforts, provide customer interface, monitor program funding, and conduct project performance reviews.
• Knowledge of LCS Class Ships, Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual (JFMM), Navy Ship Planning organization and processes; and a general knowledge of Government contracting are desired.
• Proven ability to communicate effectively with senior Government officials.
• Must be familiar with working in a SUPSHIP/Naval shipyard environment including both planning and engineering organizations.
• Physical ability to climb ladders, and transit decks on Navy vessels and the harsh environments found in shipyards and shipboard compartments.
• Ability to lift, carry and transport heavy equipment and boxes. The exact weight requirements will be determined by the specific job, but no less than 30 lbs.
EDUCATION: A Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Structural or Electronics Engineering from a four year accredited university or college or equivalent experience. Candidate must be graduates of a high school, trade or industrial school, or correspondence school. Five to ten years managing depot level U.S. Navy surface ship design planning functions or 15 years progressive direct experience. Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) is preferred but not required.
SECURITY CLEARANCE: U.S. citizenship required. Must meet and maintain eligibility for U.S. Secret Clearance and be able to access military facilities, naval shipyards, and private shipyards.
EOE/M/F/D/V: Q.E.D. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled Welcome.
Must be able to pass a drug test and background check prior to hiring.