Program Manager - Simulation & Training Programs

Huntsville, AL
Work Type: Hybrid
  • Job Category: Program & Project Management
  • Travel: No
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain Secret
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: PIN00123

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Job Summary:

We are actively seeking a skilled Program Manager with an extensive background in managing simulation and training programs, specifically focusing on maintenance or aircrew training for the Department of Defense (DoD). The ideal candidate will be responsible for directing the daily operations of projects, ensuring punctual delivery, and maintaining strong working relationships with our enterprise and governmental stakeholders. The ideal candidate will excel at simplifying complicated issues in addition to developing, communicating, and executing project plans with technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and manage a portfolio of DoD simulation and training projects from conception to culmination, ensuring alignment with established objectives, schedules, and budgetary constraints.

  • Build and nurture relationships with government stakeholders, ensuring clear communication regarding project aspirations, progress, and outcomes.

  • Design comprehensive project plans, encompassing scope, goals, deliverables, essential resources, budget, and timelines.

  • Synchronize cross-functional teams, ensuring alignment on project goals and facilitating regular status updates.

  • Recognize and address potential risks or challenges, devising preemptive solutions.

  • Guarantee strict adherence to all DoD and relevant simulation/training regulations, guidelines, and requirements.

  • Offer guidance and mentorship to other team members, promoting an atmosphere of perpetual learning and growth.

  • Execute post-project evaluations to identify learned lessons and established practices for subsequent ventures.

  • Contribute to capture efforts to ensure pursuits are both awardable and executable.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Master’s preferred).

  • 7 years of experience in program management with a specific focus on simulation and training programs, preferably in the domains of maintenance or aircrew training.

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication proficiencies, capable of effective interactions with diverse levels of government and military personnel.

  • In-depth understanding of the intricacies, technologies, and best practices of modern simulation and training systems.

  • PMP certification or equivalent is a strong advantage.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of DoD regulations, guidelines, and procurement processes related to training and simulation.

  • Proficiency in developing Integrated Master Schedules in MS Project.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Proven leadership in coordinating cross-functional teams.

  • Mastery in using advanced project management software and tools.

  • Robust analytical and strategic thinking capabilities.

  • Resilience and adaptability in high-pressure, evolving settings.

  • Prior experience or engagement with the Air Force, especially within the realms of simulation and training.

  • Experience with MS SharePoint and Atlassian tools (Jira and Confluence).

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