ERP Program Manager

June 15, 2023
Offerd Salary:$113,950 - $170,926
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For over 50 years, AeroVironment has been a leader in advanced technologies and diverse innovations that have redefined how the world drives, flies, and connects.

If you thrive on a culture of relentless problem-solving and invention, and want to work for a global front-runner where you tackle real-world challenges, then AeroVironment is the place for you.

Come join our group of innovative thinkers and discover how collaborative efforts produce extraordinary products that touch lives around the world. You can be a part of the team that developed these firsts: a controlled human- powered aircraft, the modern consumer electric car, a tiny hummingbird-like drone and a helicopter that flew on Mars. We also set flight records in near- space with our solar-powered aircraft and we re-shaped the battlefield with portable, hand-held, tactical drones and loitering munitions. We have cemented our reputation around the world and in record books as unrivaled technological pioneers, including seven innovative vehicles in the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection in Washington, DC.

While engineering for the future is what we do, we are ever-mindful of our strong commitment to purpose — to secure lives and advance sustainability through transformative innovation. The products and solutions we provide our customers help to save lives and contribute to a more sustainable environment.

Join us to help push beyond the realm of the possible with such future- defining technologies as robotics, sensors, software analytics and connectivity to generate ever-more meaningful actionable intelligence for our customers so they can proceed with certainty – and succeed.


At AV, our Digital Business Technology PMO is on a transformation journey. This transformation includes improvements in our functional contributions and disciplines from intake to execution management.

To support our organizational offering, we are seeking an experienced Program Manager with experience delivering ERP platforms.

Our core ERP technologies are Microsoft, Oracle, and Salesforce. Each platform is currently going through major programs include cloud deployment. Additionally, the organization is in process of standardizing our integration platform using MuleSoft.

The ideal candidate has project delivery experience for the named technologies as well as functional understanding of product development lifecycle management, finance, and CRM to enable development of rational project plans and execution.

The role requires a person who is comfortable communicating at all levels of the organization, in managing conflict and tradeoffs, and is an enabler for cross-functional clarity, communication and execution through servant leadership, driving accountability, adaptability, and inspiring to lead the teams through the transformation while adhering to our organizational best practices and scalable, standardized program and project management approaches.

Ideal candidate is:

  • Passionate about owning outcomes, setting bold goals and driving high quality results
  • Experience leading change leveraging strong program management skills
  • Communicates effectively with ability to influence at all levels in the organization
  • Strong business acumen— understands business strategy and priorities and can translate business needs and trends to create solutions
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyze and interpret quantitative and qualitative data
  • Position Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and manage the daily activities of a cross-functional team for successful execution of assigned projects
  • Develop and manage project governance including steering committee meetings, sponsor meetings, project team meetings, status reports, etc
  • Estimates Project cost and develop, maintain and publish a Project budget
  • Establishes baseline time, cost and performance objectives to meet overall program scope
  • Creates and controls program documentation such as program plans
  • Ensures program and product requirements are established and controlled consistent with AV's processes. Assesses program risk and opportunities and establishes risk management plans
  • Makes sound/data-driven decisions to ensure program cost, schedule and performance targets are met
  • Plans and develop the scope of an individual project or individual projects
  • Develops and maintains a Project-level implementation schedule and provide a Project-level communications plan
  • Defines, contracts, and manage external support, as required, managing changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measures project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience):

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science Engineering or related discipline is required or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • 10+ years HCM/ERP/IT project management experience with a strong focus on HCM and Financials implementations, as well as other types of IT projects such as infrastructure, cloud, security, etc…
  • 9+ years' experience as a hands-on Project Manager on implementation projects
  • 7+ years' experience in Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Experience in using multiple types of PM tools (MS suite, as well as Atlassian suite)
  • At least two full lifecycle ERP Implementation project as a Project Manager
  • Experience managing fixed-scope, fixed-price, full lifecycle implementation projects for Public Sector agencies
  • Strong ability in meeting deadlines, and budget while maintaining successful team execution
  • Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills with c-level client staff, technical staff and application users
  • Proven business knowledge as well as PeopleSoft application specific functional knowledge
  • University degree in business, computer science or equivalent
  • Active PMP Certification
  • Experienced in developing risk management and mitigation plans
  • Experienced managing projects supporting DoD, DARPA, and other Government agencies desired
  • Experience taking projects from development into production is preferred
  • Other Qualifications & Desired Competencies:

  • Advanced degree is preferred
  • PMP preferred
  • CSM preferred
  • Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills and able to clearly communicate with a diversified audience
  • Demonstrates familiarity with technology development processes
  • Demonstrates skill and competency in making decisions that have an impact on program costs and schedule
  • Effectively manages multiple efforts simultaneously and give direction to the program team
  • Works independently with minimal supervision and completes assigned tasks within program schedule and budget
  • Able to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties
  • Displays strong initiative and drive to accomplish goals and meet company objectives
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for current and past work products
  • Is committed to learning from mistakes and driven to improve and enhance performance of oneself, others and the company
  • Demonstrates effective organizational, problem-solving, analytical and interpersonal skills. Exhibits teamwork, collaboration and puts the success of the team above one's own interests
  • Physical Demands:

  • Ability to work in a hybrid environment
  • Required to sit and stand for long periods; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard (Frequent)
  • The salary range for this role is:

    $113,950 - $170,926

    AeroVironment considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the location, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills.

    ITAR Requirement:

    This position requires access to information that is subject to compliance with the International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”). In order to comply with the requirements of the ITAR and/or the EAR, applicants will be asked to provide specific documentation to verify U.S. person status under the ITAR and the EAR. A “U.S. person” according to their definition is a U.S. citizen, U.S. lawful permanent resident (green card holder), or protected individual such as a refugee, or asylee. See 22 CFR § 120.15. Some positions will require current U.S. Citizenship due to contract requirements.

    Benefits : AV offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental vision, 401K with company matching, a 9/80 work schedule and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit: https:// www.

    We also encourage you to review our company website at https:// www. to learn more about us.

    Principals only need apply. NO agencies please.

    Who We Are

    Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we've been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world's most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection in Washington, DC.

    Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty – and succeed.

    What We Do

    Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company's hand-launched UAS to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.

    AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.


    U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or asylee/refugee status as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) required.

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