General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Project Manager- Undersea Domain and Special Programs in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 17901BR

Company: General Atomics

Title: Project Manager- Undersea Domain and Special Programs

Job Category: Program/Project Management

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: Desired

Job Summary:

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) designs and manufactures first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems. GA-EMS’ expanding portfolio of specialized products and integrated system solutions support critical fleet, space systems and satellites, missile defense, power and energy, and process and monitoring applications for defense, industrial, and commercial customers worldwide.

We have an exciting opportunity in the Programs Organization for a Project Manager in our Undersea Domain and Special Programs (UD/SP) Group. This position reports to an UD/SP Group Program Manager and is responsible for managing and coordinating the operational aspects of one or more projects and may serve as the Cost Account Manager for one or more Power/Energy/Propulsion/Bio-Sensor programs, continually monitoring status of the programs to ensure they are completed on time and within budget. Assesses project issues and develops solutions to meet production, quality, and customer-satisfaction goals and objectives. This PM helps manage programs which have completed the concept development phase to transition them to fully qualified and operationally relevant products.

The Project Manager will develop well defined program plans and delivery methodologies, assess project issues and develop solutions to meet production, quality, and customer-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with Group, Program, and Engineering Management.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with development of project plan(s) and manage resources to ensure project schedule, budget, quality and specification goals are attained.

  • Manage and monitor project schedule, 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.

  • Assign and monitor work of project management staff, providing technical support and direction when necessary.

  • Administer and execute policies, processes, and procedures that impact the assigned project.

  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and may present results to project management team and/or management.

  • Collaborate across management and project team to expand services and potential business opportunities.

  • Ensure compliance with environmental and other regulations.

  • Identify and assess project issues and develop recommendations for solutions to meet productivity, quality and customer satisfaction goals and objectives.

  • Act as a lead providing direction and guidance to employees working on assigned project.

  • May participate in or lead segments of the request for proposal (RFP) process to generate new business.

  • Maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Responsible for ensuring all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations are observed wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Responsible for ensuring work is accomplished in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

  • Perform other duties as assigned or required.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a Bachelors in Business Administration or related discipline and nine or more years of progressively complex experience in the project administration field with at least three of those years in project management. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.

  • Must have a thorough understanding of project management processes and procedures, planning and scheduling methods, and budget management as well as the ability to organize, schedule, and coordinate workloads to meet established milestones and budgets.

  • Must possess: (1) the ability to initiate, plan and manage projects; (2) the ability to identify issues, analyze and interpret data and develop solutions to a wide range of complex issues; (3) strong communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills; and, (4) the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Must be able to work extended hours and travel as required.

  • Previous Power/Energy/Propulsion/Bio-Sensor/DoD experience highly desirable.

  • Current Secret clearance strongly desired, ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance is required.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.