The ACRA Business Unit of Curtiss-Wright Controls Avionics & Electronics is an industry leader in the area of aerospace data acquisition systems. Curtiss-Wright is a global leader in the design, manufacturing, service and integration of equipment for defence, aerospace, naval and industrial applications.
A new opportunity for an experienced Program Manager has arisen within the Space Engineering team at ACRA. The ideal candidate is an experienced project/program manager with a proven track record in management and end-to-end delivery of technical programs. He/she needs to be able to take on the full responsibility for leading a multi-disciplinary team towards successful completion of a program. He/she will work under minimal supervision and assume responsibility for day-to-day management of all relevant program activities.
¤ The full ownership of assigned programs.
¤ Acts as a single point of contact for assigned programs.
¤ Reviews program requirements and plans program implementation accordingly.
¤ Develops, monitors and maintains program schedule.
¤ Develops, monitors and maintains program risk register.
¤ Controls program cost.
¤ Establishes and maintains effective relations with relevant individuals and groups to achieve desired results.
¤ Works closely with technical teams developing and manufacturing program deliverables.
¤ Provides regular reporting of progress on assigned programs.
¤ Prepares and leads internal and external program reviews.
¤ Adheres to program management best practices.
¤ University degree in Electronic Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or other relevant discipline.
¤ 5+ years of relevant experience with a proven track record in management of technical projects/programs, preferably in product development.
¤ Highly organized with a strong attention to detail.
¤ Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written.
¤ Fluent English; both spoken and written.
¤ PMP certification or equivalent is desirable.
¤ Relevant experience in space/aerospace industry is desirable.