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ASSOCIATE PROGRAM MANAGER WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE

Company: Draper
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overview Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 2,000+ employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com . Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now www.draper.com/careers . Equal Employment Opportunity Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact . Responsibilities Responsibilities At Draper, we develop and field technological solutions to meet our customer's most challenging problems. By combining our in-depth scientific expertise with our proven applied engineering capabilities, we offer our teams the opportunities to create novel solutions that make a difference. We are actively seeking an associate program manager with a diverse set of skills to help drive program execution excellence in our Navy Strategic Systems Program Office. The focus of this position is master planning and scheduling. If you are ready to make an impact and have a strong desire to serve the nation's security, please consider this opportunity. The selected candidate is accountable for: * Supports the project management team in the planning and execution of research, development, production, test, and sustainment of our Nation's Strategic Deterrent systems. * Assists in the execution of projects by monitoring project status and providing program status updates to include completion of routine project management reviews, customer status reports, and other project documentation. * Maintains action items list and problem tracking systems, and in support of the program manager, works with the Program team for updates and resolution development. * Assists proposal development teams in the development and delivery of project proposals to external customers and ensures adherence to the Draper proposal process. * Supports the program manager with the management of large-scale contract vehicles (BOAs, IDIQs, OTAs). Coordinates participation in annual meetings, opportunity reviews, and other activities. * Create and maintain a compliant Integrated Master Schedule (IMS). * Work with a cross functional team to execute recurring monthly status. * Ensure the IMS is compliant with customer requirements throughout all program phases (including commercial and government customers). * Ensure the IMS is resource loaded for applicable scope with target budgets and demonstrates thorough cost and schedule integration. * Work directly with EVM team to meet all EVM change requests, monthly deadlines, and reporting requirements. * Interface with PMO during audits and program reviews. * Support program manager(s) to execute schedule reporting, metrics, variance analysis, and risk assessment. * Monitor and measure project progress, identify and work program-wide issues, and provide support to program/ project leadership with respect to budget impact analysis, including cost, schedule, and deliverables. * Support EAC and LRE processes as they relate to the IMS. * Critical path management and schedule risk assessments through scheduling digital tools. Qualifications Qualifications * Bachelor's degree, or above, in relevant engineering, technical or business field of study and demonstrated success for a minimum of two years in organization supporting teams for project development or execution. * 5-years of professional experience in program control, master scheduling or similar role, on major programs. * Ability to apply basic program management knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project/program activities to meet the successful delivery and of execution of assigned programs. * Ability to organize programmatic information for effective planning, execution, monitoring & control, and decision-making. * Effectively carries out the duties assigned by the owning lead program manager. * Effectively integrates team member inputs into reports and presentations for, and as directed, by the program manager. * Strong written and oral communication skills * US Citizen with US DoD SECRET clearance or higher, or ability to attain. * Ability to travel (10-25%)

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