Director of Programs

Maryland, Columbia FREQUENTIS USA, Inc. From now on Full time
Job Introduction
Frequentis USA provides Air Traffic Control, Conferencing Control, and Command and Control Video, Voice, & Data Switching and Gateway products for the Federal Aviation Administration, NASA, DoD, and Civil customers. 
Key Tasks
• Direct management and leadership of staff Program Managers
• Strategic planning for execution of company business pursuits and contracts
• Understand and comprehend customer requirements / needs
• Develop program execution strategies and plans to meet delivery requirements
• Identify program resources required, assign individual responsibilities, and ensure proper staffing of programs
• Create and maintain project work plans, schedules, and revisions as appropriate to meet customer’s changing needs and requirements
• Lead, direct and be responsible for day-to-day aspects, on-time delivery, and risk management of programs
• Hold team members and functions accountable for on-time execution of project deliverables escalating issues when necessary to provide core team members with needed support
• Effectively communicate relevant project information to superiors, resolving and/or escalating issues in a timely manner.
• Tactfully communicate difficult/sensitive information internally and to the customer
• Manage and actively control project budget and costs, track and report program expenses
• Understand and manage the economic and contractual impact throughout the course of the project and control associated risks
• Continually work to increase program profitability
• Identify business development and “add-on” sales opportunities as they relate to a specific project
• Lead proposal efforts including project scoping and Level of Effort assessments
• Mentor junior project/program managers in fundamentals of project and account management
• Development and oversight of PM processes to support continuous improvement in support of company quality objectives and ISO9001\ISO 9001_2015 compliance

Key Qualifications
• BS degree in Engineering desirable and minimum 15 years’ experience in program management and 5 years direct program manager management.
• PMI certification preferred
• Ability to work independently and effectively communicate progress/problems to customer and internal personnel
• Ability to interact and communicate effectually in a variety of roles with a wide variety of technical and non-technical management and staff as well as customer management and staff
• Demonstrated leadership abilities

Our Values
Around 2,100 employees are committed to creating a safer world with their innovative strength and technology orientation. Our culture is based on a working environment characterized by fairness and trust, mutual respect and appreciation. As an international company, we value this diversity and recruit regardless of age, gender, origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation or religion. We value fair and good working conditions, an optimum work-life-balance and offer all our employees equal development opportunities. In doing so, we focus on long-term working relationships in order to keep the valuable know-how of our employees stable.
Benefits

Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, 401 (k) Matching Plan, Health Savings Account, Life Insurance, Flexible work schedule, and Paid time off. Applicants must be authorized to work full-time in the United States.


Vertrauensarbeitszeit

 Smartphone Mentoring  Aus- und Weiterbildung   
TRUST-BASED
MODERN MENTORING TRAININGS

WORKING HOURS
IT-EQUIPMENT PROGRAM
Benefits

Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, 401 (k) Matching Plan, Health Savings Account, Life Insurance, Flexible work schedule, and Paid time off. Applicants must be authorized to work full-time in the United States.


Vertrauensarbeitszeit

 Smartphone Mentoring  Aus- und Weiterbildung   
TRUST-BASED
MODERN MENTORING TRAININGS

WORKING HOURS
IT-EQUIPMENT PROGRAM
Salary
Your individual salary is based on your professional experience and qualifications and is part of our attractive total package.
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Chris Zhang

Talent Acquisition | zhi.zhang@frequentis.com | Social media contact

"Frequentis stands for safe, open & family-friendly corporate culture, we hire for personality & train skills. People & their values matter to us. That's why I'm not only interested in your skills, but also in your personal passion and commitment."
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