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Senior Vice President of Program Management

Company: Fincantieri Marine Group
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Fincantieri Marinette Marine, a Fincantieri Marine Group Company, is a progressive shipyard specializing in building ships for the United States Navy. We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Vice President of Program Management position at our Washington, DC location.POSITION SUMMARYSenior Vice President of Program Management is a senior-level professional and working task leader who applies a comprehensive and in-depth working knowledge of financial/business concepts, contract management, policies, practices, processes and procedures to the management of program managers engaged in ship design and construction programs. The SVP of Program Management is responsible for the programs' cost and schedule management. The SVP of Program Management is responsible to create a successful departmental structure that leads the organization in the successful management and execution of programs/contracts. He/she works independently, with general guidance from the CEO. A successful Senior Vice President of Program Management also prepares and maintains management control (financial/business planning and scheduling) systems for monitoring all complex contracts, programs, projects, and/or tasks to determine and maintain the most cost effective method of accomplishing work, identify and mitigate risks, etc.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Position involves frequent, regular interaction with all levels of FMG's operations/senior staff, customers, regulatory bodies, and major suppliers.
  • Assists in preparation of a Manufacturing/Construction Plan that complies with the cost proposal and contract specifications.
  • Provides assistance to technical/operations staff, coordinating efforts with Contracts/subcontracts, Accounting and Human Resource staffs to assess impact of contract change notices, engineering change proposals, etc.
  • Reviews purchase requisitions, time-reporting and labor charges, etc., against the budget, resolves discrepancies and initiates corrections as required.
  • Conducts risk analysis/evaluation - determine risk areas to cost or schedule and mitigate.
  • Assesses the financial impact of project status to budget.
  • Develops management control requirements for designated contracts, programs, projects and/or tasks. Analyzes and reviews all cost (time, materials, and equipment) information and data to ensure all phases of the statement of work are included.
  • Review of division (indirect) purchase orders and sign-off of invoices.
  • Monitors performance to the contract, oversees contract compliance and negotiates contract change proposals with the customer.
  • Is a point-of-contact for the customer, and responsible for customer-contractor relations.
  • Makes decisions based on input from others and experience to resolve issues in the best interest of the program and business.
  • Must abide by and enforce all Organizational policies and procedures.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESDirectly supervises 4 to 8 employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Company's policies, procedures, and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Demonstrates delegation skills and fosters a cooperative work environment. Demonstrates leadership skills that align with the mission, vision, and values of the Company.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
    • MBA or Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is required.
    • Fifteen (15+) years of progressive responsibility in administration, management control and/or accounting of technical/professional services in the shipbuilding industry.
    • Ten (10+) years experience in successful project leadership, demonstrating strong organizational and leadership skills and/or supervisory role with a group of 10 or more.
    • Possess a broad working knowledge of marine systems including but not limited to: structural, outfitting, machinery, hydraulics, electrical, mechanical, electronics, HVAC, etc..SKILLS
      • Must have singe or multiple program oversites.
      • Must have the ability to be a strong negotiator, and be conversant with DAR and FAR and Contracts.
      • Must have working knowledge of Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
      • Must have strong Microsoft Office Suites computer skills.
      • Must be technical cognizant in one or more shipbuilding disciplines.
      • Must have strong customer service and negotiation skills.
      • Must have contract and sub-contract vendor relation skills.
      • Must have successful problem resolution skills.
      • Must have the ability to read/analyze program metrics.
      • Must have cost, schedule and program management skills.
      • Must have an understanding of risk/opportunity management.
      • Must have an understanding of change management.
      • Must have motivation, communication and listening skills.
      • Must have strong organizational and time management skills.
      • Must have the ability to maintain a professional demeanor.
      • Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.
      • Must have ability to maintain confidentiality.Fincantieri Marinette Marine offers competitive pay with benefits in a growth-oriented environment. Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply. Apply online at https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=2155013&d=FMG-External

        Fincantieri Marinette Marine is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and promotes a Drug Free Work Environment. Minorities, Women, Veterans and Disabled are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.Requirements:EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
        • MBA or Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is required.
        • Fifteen (15+) years of progressive responsibility in administration, management control and/or accounting of technical/professional services in the shipbuilding industry.
        • Ten (10+) years experience in successful project leadership, demonstrating strong organizational and leadership skills and/or supervisory role with a group of 10 or more.
        • Possess a broad working knowledge of marine systems including but not limited to: structural, outfitting, machinery, hydraulics, electrical, mechanical, electronics, HVAC, etc..

Keywords: Fincantieri Marine Group, Washington DC , Senior Vice President of Program Management, Professions , Washington, DC

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