Program Manager I

April 22, 2024
Offerd Salary:$97,959 - $117,551
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
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Job Description


The Program Manager I (PM) is accountable for the support of the execution of company programs including cost, schedule, and technical performance. The PM understands the program life-cycle and supports all activities necessary to meet business goals and objectives. Working with a lead PM, the PM I acts as a focal point and authority for one or more Programs' execution, and provides a single point of contact for program activities to internal customers

Position Responsibilities

  • Supports the Management of the program throughout the program's life-cycle
  • Ensure alignment with Internal customers
  • Implementation and management of lead PM's program controls and success criteria
  • support the identification, analysis, and management all program-level risk
  • Coordinate and align project teams and their inter-dependencies
  • Establish, communicate, and manage program priorities
  • Align and inform stakeholders of program's status and health
  • Lead program meetings and program reviews for internal customers and teams
  • Support the development, maintenance and reporting of program statistics
  • Analyze potential changes in program scope and characterize potential impact(s)
  • Assists and/or coordinates the preparation of cost and technical proposals
  • Ensure adherence to Company policies and processes
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Engineering related field
  • 2 – 5 years of experience in Program Management or related field
  • Experience with Unmanned Aircraft Systems is a plus
  • Experience with International (ex-US) programs is desired
  • Experience in a highly technical environment
  • Other Qualifications & Desired Competencies

  • PMI (or equivalent) certification (CAPM or higher) is a plus
  • Active Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance strongly desired
  • Knowledge of Project Management methods, tools and processes
  • Must be able to interface effectively with internal teams
  • Ability to work independently and interface with cross-functional disciplines
  • A strong communicator able to articulate goals to team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Project)
  • Courageous and a risk taker. A mover and shaker yet collaborative and inclusive of a team approach to results
  • Committed to AV Values (Trust & Teamwork, Customer Commitment, Ownership & Results, and Innovate & Simplify) and emulates these values in all actions
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Strong Analytical and strategic thinking ability
  • Leadership skills
  • Able to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties
  • Very strong work ethic as well as honesty, trustworthiness and high integrity
  • 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
  • Physical Demands

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

    $97,959 - $117,551

    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. Citizenship required. Must be willing to work on government contracts and have the ability to obtain a security clearance.

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