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Manager, Program Management

Location: Longmont
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Please review the job details below.At Maxar we unlock the promise of space intelligence to help governments and businesses solve problems on earth and beyond. Since humans first explored our solar system, we have been supporting space missions with our tools. Maxar partners with innovative businesses and more than 50 governments to monitor global change, deliver broadband communications and advance space operations with capabilities in Space Infrastructure and Earth Intelligence.Now is your chance to amplify your impact, working to solve the world's most pressing challenges. We are hiring immediately for a Manager of Program Management. This position qualifies for -which is a hybrid, in-office - from home position. The in-office location will be Longmont with the potential option to work from the Westminster office. Life with Us:There is a reason we boast awards like Best Employer, Best Place to work, Top employer, candidate experience winner. Our strength is in our people. Each team member makes a unique contribution to our collective mission. So, we recognize that with best-in-class benefits like:--- Stock purchase plan--- Career growth opportunities--- Family friendly benefits like maternity and paternity leave, adoption reimbursement, flexible hours, hybrid work options--- Program to help you grow like tuition reimbursement, hackathons, and career development--- Student loan repayment--- Generous time off--- Plus everything you'd expect from a leading employer such as a matching and immediately vest 401K plan, robust insurance coverage, medical, dental and vision, etc.What you will do day-to-day: This role reports into Space & Geospatial Operations and provides organizational leadership throughout a program or project. - A successful candidate in this role is a leader that can manage, coach and mentor other project managers to meet program requirements. This role is responsible for management over program and project requirements that have a direct impact on revenue and innovation for the company. This candidate will gather information from internal customers and stakeholders to fully understand the program's requirements, value and Maxar priority. This candidate will orchestrate planning and execution while also managing risks, issues and changes.This candidate is a primary contributor to the development and management of operational production schedules. This candidate will also need -to balance competing priorities whilemitigating and communicating risks to revenue plans.This role requires extensive collaboration and clear communication, both written and verbal,withexternal customers and internal teams including the executive level. This role also requires creative problem solving while working well with stakeholders which include technical resources, core team members and direct reports.

  • People management with a focus on team development, growth and continuous improvement
  • Lead a team -that will provide end-to-end project leadership through opportunity scope, planning, execution and delivery
  • Work closely with multiple operational stakeholders to develop, maintain production fulfillmentschedules
  • Define and maintain team metrics -to measure performance criteria and communicate progress
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities under time-sensitive deadlines
  • Drive continuous improvements using data and metrics
  • Manage risks, issues, change control and decision logs for the program
    • Leverages stakeholder relationships and technical expertise to enable or make key decisions
    • Identify strategic milestones in concert with business and/or mission stakeholders and tie work packages to milestones
    • Work with development teams to ensure understanding of high level business requirements so that they are well positioned to deliver the appropriate business value---Minimum Qualifications
      • U.S. Citizen
      • Ability to obtain secret clearance
      • 8+ years working experience as a Senior Project and/or Program Manager, with at least 2 years experience in a related industry
      • 3-5+ years experience as a people manager
      • Certification in Project Management
      • Demonstrated experience managing high value contracts and programs
      • Prior experience collaborating with Product, Engineering and Developmentin a complex technical environment
      • Previous experience managing operational requirements for USG contracts
        • Exceptional communication and cross functional collaborationskills
        • Ability to pursue and resolve issues independently
        • Ability to prioritize and assess impacts of issues to other resources
        • Demonstrated attention to detail and follow-through
          • Ability to communicate multi-directional (peer to peer, to varying levels of leadership) for project status and issues -#LI-MG1Our salary ranges are market-driven and set to allow for flexibility. Individual pay will be competitive based on a candidate's unique set of knowledge, skills, and geographic diversity, with earnings potential commensurate with experience. The range for this position is:$109,000.00 - $181,000.00 annually.Additionally, this position is incentive eligible with a target based on contribution, company performance, and/or individual results achieved; the specific incentive plan and target amount will be determined based on the role and breadth of contributions.Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law. Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: MAXAR TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Longmont , Manager, Program Management, Executive , Longmont, Colorado

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