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Company: Draper
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: July 10, 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 . Job Description Summary: The Program Manager 1 leads program planning and execution of individual or a collection of disparate projects concurrently of minor complexity involving low to moderate risk. Responsible for full life cycle of Draper projects from contract award through close-out. Responsible for program development for follow-on activities for new opportunities with the same customer base or assigned market sector to include writing of winning proposals. Job Description: Duties/Responsibilities
--- Manages project planning and execution of individual or a collection of projects.
--- Performs activity and resource planning in coordination with the assigned engineering lead.
--- Manages all pre contract and post award contractual requirements including, but not limited to, protection of Draper proprietary data through non disclosure agreements, teaming agreements, and Intellectual Property agreements. --- Performs cost estimating and budget planning.
--- Analyzes and manages project risk and manages reports and necessary documentation from inception to close out following all Draper QMS procedures.
--- Leads the development of proposals in a teaming fashion with engineering, program administration, and F&A.
--- Effectively conveys work results to the project team, business leads, and supervisors in oral and written form; clearly communicates with sponsors, management and peers.
--- Effectively integrates team member inputs into reports and presentations.
--- Collaborates with customers through both program execution and business development activities.
--- Regularly interacts with customers and technical staff to bring new concepts/solutions to our sponsors.
--- Performs other duties as assigned. Skills/Abilities
--- Program and project management skills.
--- Ability to quickly learn new technologies and/or new applications. --- Knowledge and proven track record of successful business interaction.
--- Ability to be persuasive and a strong relationship builder. --- Possess excellent communications, presentation and networking skills. --- Ability to travel on an as needed basis. --- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications: Word, Excel, and Outlook. Education
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Business or related field of study required. Experience
3-5 years experience in program related area with functional or program management experience. Aerospace systems experience is preferred. Additional Job Description: * Relevant military experience may also be considered in accounting for professional experience.
* Deep understanding of DoD/IC customer culture, missions, and national security challenges.
* Program/project management experience in complex technical activities in USG/DoD programs.
* Direct experience in program/project management of R&D technology development activities, and/or successful USG technology transition activities.
* Direct experience in developing risk management plans, budgets, and schedules, and delivering presentations/reviews.
* Ability to interact with and provide direction to multidisciplinary technical teams both internal and external to Draper.
* Excellent written and spoken communication skills, including strong presentation skills to groups of > 20 attendees.
* Current / in-scope Top Secret clearance, with the ability to successfully obtain program specific accesses as required. * US Citizenship required. Connect With Draper for Future Opportunities! If you don't find the right posting in our Career Opportunities, you may submit your resume for future consideration. Job Location - City: Cambridge Job Location - State: Massachusetts Job Location - Postal Code: 02139-3563 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 . 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 .

Keywords: Draper, Cambridge , PROGRAM MANAGER 1-GLOBAL MISSIONS WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE, Executive , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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