L-3 KEO Program Manager in Northampton, Massachusetts

NORTHAMPTON Full time Manage and lead small and medium sized proposal efforts and programs. * Builds and maintains optimal customer relationships in order to keep abreast with latest development in customer needs and business strategy. * Assists in business opportunities with existing customers through the development and marketing of product improvements, upgrades and support. * Maintain effective liaison with customers, program and proposal teams, departments and management to secure compliance with schedules, resolve problems and coordinate tasks. * Collaborate with multiple matrix functions to secure completion of all necessary tasks ensuring final product meets contractual technical and performance specifications. * Coordinate the development of program plans, win strategies, capture plans and proposal plans including the preparation of work breakdown structures, budgets, network plans, risk and cost reduction plans. * Monitor program progress, exercising control of schedules, reporting and the preparation of reports and contractual data. * Maintains financial, schedule and technical data on assigned proposals and programs; identify and recommend solutions to significant problems. * Development presentations and present assigned proposals and programs to management and customers Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or Management * 5 years program management experience or business experience * 3 years of defense industry experience preferred * Developed understanding of customer needs and expectations * Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project * Must meet eligibility requirements to access US classified information Environment/Equipment Used: * Office environment with agreeable working conditions * Exposure to manufacturing and laboratory environment * Domestic and international travel environments * May work on submarine vessel, above or below sea level * Software used: Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Outlook E-mail * The use of safety equipment (PPE) is required in designated areas Essential Physical Tasks/:/ * Must be able to sit or stand for up to eight hours * Fine motor dexterity * Hand-eye coordination * Concentrated mental/visual demand * Capable of traveling domestically and internationally * Must be capable of working above or below sea level