Senior Program Manager
Posted on: May 22, 2023
Senior Program Manager
Safran Water and Waste Systems
Job field : Program & Project Management Office
Location : Carson , California , United States
Contract type : Permanent
Contract duration : Full-time
Required degree : Bachelor's Degree
Required experience : More than 8 years
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Summary of Duties:
--- Responsibility, Authority and full Accountability, including program P&L, for the successful execution and Customer Satisfaction of the Program under his/her leadership
--- Responsible for the overall financial performance of the program
--- Maintain the Business Case for the entire program life cycle
--- Monitor and control program Non Recurring Expenses (NRE)
--- Ensure profitability through Design To Cost (DTC) management
--- Strong emphasis on Scope Control and Change Management
--- Update program financials at least quarterly & determine root cause & corrective actions for variances
--- Program bid, planning & control
--- Estimate non-recurrent & recurring costs targets
--- Review customer requirements technical compliance matrix
--- Create & maintain the program management plan
--- Work with IPT to develop, baseline and maintain the program Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)
--- Analyze and prioritize tasks on the Critical Path throughout the program life cycle
--- Support the S&OP meetings and coordinate the program medium to long range planning
--- Ensure previous lessons learned are incorporated into program planning and control
--- Identify and manage program (internal & external)
--- Perform and maintain program risk & opportunity assessment ( quantitative and qualitative)
--- Review the customer contract compliance and control scope
--- Primary Point of Contact with customer over the entire program life cycle
--- Communicate to customer the commitments of the BU
--- Be responsible for arranging program progress reviews with the customer
--- Report to the customer a progress status of the program, compliant with their follow up expectations
--- Lead internal and customer milestone gate reviews ( e.g. PDR, CDR, PRR, etc)
--- Capture and communicate lessons learned
--- Oversee assigned Project Manager(s) and IPT work package leaders
--- Ability to build strong teams, and facilitate conflict resolution
--- Set program priorities and provide strategic guidance on day-to-day program issues
--- Establish program governance, including program key performance indicators (KPIs) & conduct weekly program review
--- Prepare and lead IPT meetings with the IPT ( program reviews, working groups, etc)
--- Monitor KPIs, including earn value management indicator, and ensure variances are addressed in a timely manner
--- Monitor problem solving and ensure root cause corrective action and recovery plan is defined & executed
--- Provide annual performance review input for IPT resources to functional
--- Identify and manage program interdependencies
--- Serve as primary liaison with Executive Management
--- Provide the Voice of the Customer (VoC)
--- Enable flow down of "corporate directives" to IPT
--- Provide strategic guidance from an operational perspective
--- Support monthly review with documented corrective action for any red KPIs
--- Report roadblocks, execution gaps to leadership with a recommendation to resolve the issue(s)
Safran Cabin headquarters are in Huntington Beach, California, with a global presence of over 10,000 employees at 39 sites. Site locations are in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Germany, France, Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Tunisia and Thailand. Safran Cabin serves over 400 airlines and leasing companies globally and delivers to all airframe OEM manufacturers with a heritage spanning over 80 years in the industry.
Safran's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) goes beyond our facility walls. We value and support the communities where we live and work. One of Safran's values and CSR pillar is Corporate Citizenship that helps drive economic, social and cultural progress by sharing our gifts with those around us.
--- Your Career: Safran is committed to providing internal mobility to our employees. We operate globally so the sky is the limit of where your Safran journey can take you.
--- Your Benefits: Our suite of comprehensive benefits include health care (medical, dental and vision), life insurance, 401(k) savings plans with company match, paid time off, Safran Perks with BenefitHub - Employee Discounts & Rewards Marketplace for consumer products/services and more! Management roles may be eligible for a bonus in accordance with the terms of the applicable incentive plan.
Annual Salary: USD 114,660-180,180
Education: Bachelor's degree required.
Experience: Typically requires 10 years of program management experience in a commercial aerospace environment required. Strong knowledge of program management methodologies and proven ability to manage programs.
Computer Skills: Proficient with MS Project, competent with MS Office programs.
Other Skills: Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to build and maintain effective relationships, leadership skills, organizational skills, ability to analyze & summarize information, financial acumen
Additional Preferred Skills: (not required)
--- Degree in Engineering
--- Project Management certification (PMI, PMP, etc.)
--- Experience with LEAN principles and continuous improvement
Specificity of the job
Business travel up to 30-40% is likely.
Description: Senior-level position within field.
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Senior Program Manager
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