Program Director

ManTech (


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

ManTech is currently seeking an experienced Program Directorto support NASA Johnson Space Center, Office of Safety & Mission Assurance.

Primary Duties:

The Program Director oversees the coordination andadministration of all aspects of an ongoing program including planning,organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling program activities.

Provide strategic guidance to functional managers, staff andteams in ways that promote the company's culture. Oversee the progress ofoperations and develop efficient strategies and tactics.

Responsible for the performance of a significant programwith multiple task orders in accordance with contract requirements and companypolicies, procedures and guidelines. Oversees the technology development and/orapplication, marketing, and resource allocation within program client base.Program area typically represents more than three functional areas such asengineering, systems analysis, quality control and administration. Responsiblefor acquiring follow-on business associated with assigned programs and forsupporting new business development by leading proposals.

Specifics Duties:

Responsible for managing and directing the SMA activitiesfor all Human Space Flight Programs and Projects assigned to the Johnson SpaceCenter (JSC) including the International Space Station (ISS), Multi-PurposeCrew Vehicle (MPCV) Orion, Advanced Exploration Systems (AES) Projects, theExtravehicular Activity (EVA) and other JSC flight projects. Included is theresponsibility for developing and implementing the capability to independentlyanalyze and assess the safety, reliability, maintainability, and qualityengineering and assurance of the design, development, test, manufacturing,certification, and operational phases of these Programs and Projects.

Responsible for the management and technical direction ofthe SMAEC II safety and mission assurance program. Provide independent riskassessment and analysis for flight science and research projects.

? Assess program performance and aim to maximize contractprofitability

? Lead and evaluate functional managers and other staff

? Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities

? Apply change, risk and resource management

? Assume responsibility for the program?s people and vendorsassuring employees are trained/skilled to perform all assigned tasks

Achieves operational objectives by contributing informationand recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completingaction plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, andcustomer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifyingtrends; determining system improvements; implementing change.

Accomplishes human resource objectives by recruiting,selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling,and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning,monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewingcompensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures.

Meets financial objectives by forecasting requirements;preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances;initiating corrective actions.

Updates job knowledge by participating in educationalopportunities; reviewing professional publications; maintaining personalnetworks; participating in professional organizations.

Enhances corporate and organization reputationby accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploringopportunities to add value to job accomplishments.



Save This Job

Email This Job to a Friend