Program Manager Aviation - Avionics & Electric Systems

Program Manager Aviation - Avionics & Electric Systems

Deutsche Aircraft

Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany

This is what you can do

As a leadership personality in Program Management Aviation you will contribute significantly to fulfilling the PM strategy and drive all company targets including delivering an innovative product in terms of technical features at cost, on time and quality.

The position holder regularly exchanges information with all involved departments and reports to the Director of Programs.

Responsibilities in this role include

  • Overall leadership, direction and guidance of all facets of your assigned programs, projects and/or control accounts in Avionics & Electric Systems;
  • Responsible for the communication, cost, schedule and technical performance of your teams to ensure successful program execution incl. develop and monitor program KPIs;
  • Define, secure, organize and direct staff, resources, standards, processes, procedures and tools essential for the successful completion of a program;
  • Resolve conflicts, demands and priorities on assigned programs;
  • Work unplanned program issues to a best solution, including development of plans-forward, escalation and increased resources, as required;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with engineering, operations, contracts, subcontracts, finance, security, staffing, and procurement;
  • For supplier program management, responsibilities will focus on managing the cost, schedule and technical performance of key vendors.

You’ll bring this with you

  • Master or Bachelor in Engineering, Business & Administration or equivalent;
  • 7+ years of relevant aerospace industry experience;
  • Recorded knowledge & skills of project management, e.g. PMP certification or equivalent;
  • Ideally sound experience in managing the project phases of development & integration for Avionics and Electrical Systems;
  • Demonstrated track record of successfully leading engineering, development, test and certification projects > $15M;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience implementing, EVMS, Risk & Opportunity Management, and IMS tools and processes (Microsoft Project is a plus);
  • Supplier program manager roles additionally require experience successfully managing vendors - generating SOWs, evaluating proposals, performing source selections, evaluating and leading the cost, schedule and technical performance of suppliers;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and leadership experience;
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.

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