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Program Manager II Jobs in Fort Worth, TX at Elbit Systems of America

Title: Program Manager II

Company: Elbit Systems of America

Location: Fort Worth, TX

Company DescriptionElbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high-performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: or follow us on Twitter

Job DescriptionTheProgram Manager IIpossesses strong leadership skills and has responsibility for the company’s planning and performance of major business programs throughout all phases of the program lifecycle. The Program Manager II is responsible for the cost, schedule, quality, customer satisfaction and technical performance of company programs and for using that successful execution to drive future growth. The Program Manager II understands the customer’s perspective, proactively responds to the customer, and gains customer trust by continually meeting commitments and quality standards. Helps to develop and communicate succinct competitive analysis during proposal activities. This position will be required to forecast sales, new business, and gross profit on their programs, and to meet the strategic and operational goals of the business unit. The Program Manager II will direct and influence an Integrated Product Team to achieve excellence in program execution through the use of Earned Value and other techniques to identify program issues and monitor program performance. Manages programs that typically have combined contract values of over $50M and will include an established development program for a major component or small system and managing multiple programs (depending on size, impact and risk). Programs are based on established technologies that require the application of critical thinking and advanced principals/concepts.

Responsibilities & Tasks

Leads Integrated Product Teams to achieve successful program execution. Understands and communicates program requirements to the team. Relates how the program accomplishes the strategic plans of the Company and Business Unit, and fosters and recognizes strategic thinking and collaboration.

Develops prioritized plans and executes the program to that plan. Holds self and team accountable for high performance standards and coaches the team to effectively manage changing priorities.

Creates staffing plans and assesses available resources and new hiring needs. Selects, mentors, and develops subordinates and assigns work for most efficient utilization of personnel, reviewing their activities to assure quality performance. Makes appropriate promotional, compensation/rewards and staffing decisions.

Assures customer satisfaction in terms of product performance, delivery, cost and contracted scope as the primary point of contact for the customer. Provides sufficient details of program performance, risk assessments, and identification of opportunities for improvement.

Builds, develops, and maintains close customer relationships, anticipates customer needs, creatively addresses customer issues, and continually pursues open communications to strategically expand the business. Implements continuous improv…

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