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     Date Submitted:18-07-2012
     Last Modified:18-07-2012 (06:40)
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     Current job:Program Manager
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:immediately

    Skill and Experience Summary

    ·         Program management, subcontract program management and business operation

    ·         Subcontract and contract authorization processes and management

    ·         Technical/Engineering solution development and implementation

    ·         Business operation - budget, resource, schedule and financial performance

    ·         Strategy development and requirement definition and planning

    ·         Business development, customer opportunity pursuit, proposal development, and initiative capture

    ·         Manufacturing and product integration functions and operational process control

    ·         International business and programs oversight (England, France, Japan)

    ·         Team building and staff member coaching and mentoring

    ·         Process and system evaluation and definition, enhancement and change implementation

    ·         Tools, models and metrics solution development and management

    Employment Highlights and Description

    Rockwell Collins 

    Simulation and Training Solutions

    Principle Subcontract Program Manager               September 2011 – Present, Sterling

    Subcontractor management of product/technical design, definition and development implementation; plan preparation insuring that execution and performance achieve cost/schedule/technical requirements; define and mentor the enterprise institutionalization of the subcontract program manager role with the organization

    ·         Manage subcontractor technical, contractual and business product compliance

    ·         Chart and translate strategic initiatives into subcontract program objectives and plans

    ·         Manage customer/user relationships, resolve operational and address help needed issues

    ·         Evaluate operational plans and schedules; identify alternative scenarios and risk mitigation alternatives

    ·         Manage the approval process for design decision and technical review and program change management

    ·         Development of program integrated data management architecture, processes and collaborative tools


    Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) Program, Capture and Pursuit Team

    Proposal Operation Manager                      July 2009 – July 2011, Minneapolis

    Proposal operation management and program design and definition, proposal pursuit and capture operation, program “day one” design and implementation plan preparation

    ·         Design win strategy, offering, and program pursuit and proposal development plan

    ·         Definition and acquisition of resource, support requirements and insure compliance to Export Control regulations

    ·         Coordination with Partners or Team Mates on development of proposal IMP/IMS/RAM/WBS/OBS

    ·         Proposal preparation management, execution of executive (Red/Gold/Blue/Pink team) reviews

    ·         Design decision and technical review boards and program change management approval process

    ·         Development of program integrated data management architecture, processes and collaborative tools

    Future Combat Systems (FCS) Program, Manned Ground Vehicle Integrated Product Team (IPT)

    Program Manager / Subcontract Program Manager                   August 2004 – April 2010, Minneapolis

    Program management at subcontract site (Subcontract Value >$1B) and Product Manager for the Non-Line of Sight Mortar vehicle design solution development with cost/schedule/technical execution and performance responsibility; FCS Program resident termination focal for MGV subcontractors

    ·         Direct vehicle design and development; insure integration with FCS network centric systems and subsystems

    ·         Manage technical/engineering, contractual and business product compliance

    ·         Implement Program Management Best Practices (PMBP) tenets into program controls and management process

    ·         Chart and translate strategic initiatives into subcontract program objectives and plans

    ·         Manage customer/user/partner/team relationships, resolve operational and help needed issues

    ·         Perform risks and opportunity assessments; identify, analyses and implement mitigation actions

    ·         Decision Board management and approval authority for program changes and technical modifications

    ·         Established horizontal system based change board to manage and release requirements/baselines/interfaces

    ·         Administer subcontract termination process, deliverables and coordinate Army and DCMA property disposition

    Future Combat Systems (FCS) Program, Operations & Integration

    Program Operations & Integration Manager                    June 2003 – December 2004, St. Louis

    Manage program office quick response team to coordinate, validate and resolve critical issues with actions; manage high-visibility event team in the planning, implementing or verification of actions required for program milestones and reviews; interface with Government assessment and audit agencies

    ·         Manage and implementation of PMBP operational processes and business systems

    ·         Establish program charters/project plans, work structures, resource requirements; conduct trade/baseline studies

    ·         Implement LEAN quality program controls, integrate and address management decision process

    ·         Evaluate operational plans and schedules; identify alternative scenarios and risk mitigation alternatives

    ·         Integrate program performance metrics across Government, Business Units, IPT Function/Technical teams

    ·         Coordinate, administer and manage executive independent review team program assessments

    ·         Monitor Government Accounting Office reviews, Army/DOD program “Probability of Success” assessments

    Future Combat Systems Program, Business Management & Proposal Operations

    Proposal Operation Manager                       November 2002 – June 2003, Anaheim

    Manage FCS Program proposal pursuit operation and financial performance; integrate requirement and implementation resources, execute proposal delivery, define and plan for post award program implementation and program start activities

    ·         Establish proposal pursuit estimates/rational/supportability/compliance

    ·         Coordinate and integrate cross IPT and subcontractor proposal documentation and cost estimate development

    ·         Manager customer and subcontractor organization integration into the program; resolve program/team issues

    ·         Administer proposal preparation, compliance verification and production delivery; conduct executive reviews

    ·         Define program start-up engineering/functional resource requirement and implementation action plan

    ·         Develop “post award” program site staffing forecasts, rate projections and process infrastructure integration

    International Space Station (ISS) Program, Business Management & Financial Operations

    Business/Financial Operations Consultant               January 2002 – November 2002, Houston

    Develop and quantify ISS Program operational goals/objectives, perform program and site business requirement definition, planning and implement operational processes; provide technical support and mentor business and finance teams; coordinate site consolidation staffing resource management process

    ·         Lead the definition, development, implementation and formalization of business operational processes and systems for EVMS, work authorization, estimate-at-completion (EAC), Inter-component Work Authorizations (IWA), staff/resource forecasting, Long Range Business Plan (LRBP), program schedule management

    ·         Assess and validate procedural compliance, monitor and resolve performance issues

    ·         Coordinate business operational initiatives; insure team and Subject Matter Expert (SME) continuity

    ·         Conduct funding assessment and budget control audits, evaluate rate development

    ·         Manage business operational effectiveness, strategic process improvements

    ·         Developed staff resource planning tool; reflecting and mapped to LRBP commitment and Human Resource data

    ·         Define business functional change management process and integrate with Contract functional systems

    ·         Define and assess pursuit strategies and proposal continuity risks and opportunities

    International Space Station (ISS) Program, Business Development and Strategic Planning

    New Business Strategy Manager               September 1997 – January 2002, Houston

    Define/fund/pursue business acquisition strategies and technology development initiatives; identify, validate and capture NASA and space related programs and business opportunities; oversee processes and procedures managing discretionary fund allocation and utilization

    ·         Develop LRBP goals/objectives/strategies to harvest and grow business thrust area market share

    ·         Assess strategic technology initiatives: define, evaluate transition and establish market insertion plans

    ·         Select Independent Research & Development (IR&D)/Bid & Proposal (B&P) opportunity and pursuit investments

    ·         Manage operation and new business development fund and resource utilization, financial performance, work statements and authorizations impact assessment

    ·         Perform government, competitor and industry policy, issue and strategy analyses; collect data, define attributes, apply analytical models, document and evaluate “Most Important Requirements” (MIRs)

    ·         Quantify business core competencies, integrate with marketplace trends and trigger events

    ·         Formulate and recommend business pursuit objectives, strategies and tactics

    ·         Monitor Government, export control, program procedure and contractual requirement compliance

    ·         Direct and mentor cross-functional and organizational teams

    International Space Station (ISS) Program, Subcontractor Program Management

    Subcontract Program Manager              October 1996 – September1997, Huntington Beach

    Direct subcontractor product development program to design, manufacture and perform qualification testing activities at subcontract facilities in Philadelphia and Newark

    ·         Manage subcontractor program’s schedule/technical/cost performance; validate specifications compliance

    ·         Decision authority for Engineering Control Board (ECB) evaluating and implementing design change proposals

    ·         Establish and improve subcontractor program management, engineering and monitoring processes

    ·         Assess and monitor product manufacturing/assembly/quality performance and develop functions

    ·         Complete qualification testing, resolve test anomalies and implement improvement into manufactured product

    ·         Direct and mentor cross functional and organizational teams

    ·         Perform risks assessments, identify issues and implement resolution actions

    ·         Manage procedural and specification compliance, coordinate customer acceptance process

    International Space Station (ISS) International Programs, Business Pursuit &Strategy Development

    International Business Pursuit Manager                    February 1995 – October1996, Huntington Beach

    Define and quantify business opportunity acquisition or win strategies that support and develop organization operational goals and objectives; manage business development funds, investments and resources

    ·         Implement a strategic plan that quantify domestic or international new business opportunities

    ·         Align LRBP with customer objectives and affordability with the market and competition

    ·         Prepare acquisition Win Strategies with capture and tactical plans for domestic and international pursuits

    ·         Manage strategic linkage of IR&D/B&P budgets and work scope with technology and opportunity authorization

    ·         Coordinate multi-site new business development, proposal preparation and negotiation process

    ·         Insured Export Control compliance

    International Space Station (ISS) Program, Subcontract and Strategic Process Management

    Program Process Manager                     March 1992 – February 1995, Huntington Beach

    Execute program and subcontract process enhancements initiatives for requirement definition, performance planning, award management, and organization and system tool modifications

    ·         Implement and integrate "best practices" Process Based Management System (PBMS) enhancements

    ·         Mentor product and service procurement functions, supplier performance and establish diversity initiatives

    ·         Manage, evaluate and monitor subcontract compliance to ISO 9000 quality process management criteria

    ·         Provide, develop and maintain information/databases and analytical models/tools

    ·         Develop strategic plans and Strategic Business Objectives (SBOs) supporting growth initiatives

    ·         Allocate budget, resources and work force across the subcontract organization

    ·         Quantify and negotiate subcontract terminations: perform profit/fee award determinations and contract close-outs

    Titan II/IV, Delta II and International Space Station (ISS) Program, Operations and Production

    Program Production Manager                      April 1988 – March 1992, Huntington Beach

    Direct program production operational and functional teams in the development and manufacture of Air Force and commercial missile product projects

    ·         Manage product development schedules/technical/costs/quality performance of cross-functional resource/teams

    ·         Coordinate customer test readiness and acceptance reviews, and product deliver

    ·         Define, develop and maintain information and data management analytical tools

    ·         Resolve enterprise resource/material requirements planning issues in operations, productivity and manufacturing

    ·         Expand and redesign facilities and resource infrastructures

    ·         Engineering Control Board approval authority for technical/design/functional product changes or modifications

    ·         Develop Operation organization 10 yr manufacturing site strategy

    ·         Assess and implement, operational processes, concurrent engineering principles


    Space Shuttle External Tank Program, Subcontractor Program Management

    Subcontract Program Manager                          June 1982 – April 1988, Michoud

    Direct design, production and acceptance test programs at subcontractor facilities distributed across

    ·         Manage and assess compliance to subcontractor terms/schedule/technical/cost performance

    ·         Resolve program technical and manufacturing quality issues; implement and validate designs changes

    ·         Direct and mentor cross-functional/technical and organizational subcontractor teams

    ·         Evaluate and quantify proposals; identify, investigate monitor existing and potential supplier capabilities


    747/757/767 Programs, Subcontract Management

    Subcontract Manager                            November 1978 – April 1982, Everett

    Manage English, French, Japanese and domestic subcontract and procurement program initiatives

    ·         Authorize, negotiate and oversee subcontractor development and production programs

    ·         Subcontract terms/schedule/performance compliance accountability for subcontractor products

    ·         Implementing product design modification and process improvements

    ·         Resolve subcontracted product manufacturing, hardware technical and quality issues

    Background Data


    MBA - Business Management               Pepperdine University      1991

    BA - Business Administration                University of Minnesota       1974

    Certificate - Project Management Profession                Stevens University         in process

    Certificate – EVMS “Silver Medallion” Program Manager Training             Boeing Internal          2010

    Certificate - Global Business Management            University of Phoenix          1999

    Certificate – Supervision            California State University           1984


    Program Management/PMBP; Supervision; Finance/EVMS/Accounting; Art of Negotiation; ISO 90001; Integrated Business Acquisition Plan (IBAP)/Global Business Acquisition Plan (GBAP); Training Practices and Approaches; Project Management; LEAN; Flow Analysis; Total Quality Management (TQM); PBM; Coaching and Mentoring; Employee Motivation; Leading from the Middle, Sr. Manage Leadership Program, Capture Team Leader III, Export Control and , Truth in Negotiation Action (TINA) compliance, U.S. Import Compliance, Managing within the Law, Lobbying Awareness and Reporting, Insider Trading, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Compliance


    Manager Development, Ethical Decision Making


    "Silver Snoopy" Award: Issued by NASA Astronaut Core as Personal Achievement Award in support of the Space Shuttle Program


    Secret Classification, Updated performed and credentials transferred to St Louis                                 29 March 2004

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