Director of Program Management
FIRST RF is looking for a talented and enthusiastic Project
Administrator with outstanding organizational and communication
skills to join our team. Our mission is to develop and field
enabling antenna and RF system products which support the needs of
the DoD and critical commercial customers. As a part of the Program
Management department you will represent the interests of FIRST RF
and work on a variety of R&D and Production contracts, helping
keep the Project Teams informed and on track. Production volumes
range in size from one-off prototype projects to full scale
production orders with thousands of units. This role stands at the
intersection of engineering, business, and leadership, and brings
many skills to bear to ensure technical excellence, financial
responsibility, and customer satisfaction.
Construct and control project plans and budgets that help teams
drive key decision points.
Maintain an in-depth understanding of the projects and related
contractual, technical, and quality documentation.
Maintain the project calendar.
Balance the demands of several simultaneous projects
Schedules project meetings and keep meeting minutes.
Identify, track, manage, and resolve project issues.
Ensure the Project Team is meeting stakeholder needs.
Prepare the cost and schedule of proposals to win new programs
for key pursuits.
Facilitate program communication and information flow by
maintaining the project files.
Briefing upper management on project status.
Coordinate with Contracts and Finance ensure compliance to
federal acquisition regulations (FAR).
Coordinate resource allocation across a portfolio of
Other duties as assigned.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This
role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop
computers and photocopiers.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust
focus. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing
cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position at least 40 hours per week. Typical
office hours include Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm, however these
hours will vary based on workload and the managers discretion. This
job may require more than 40 hours of work per week as the need
No travel is expected for this position.
Required Education and Experience
U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain a U.S. Security
Reside in Colorado
Excellent organizational and analytical skills and a
detail-oriented problem-solving approach
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including
creating and delivering presentations
A capacity to thrive in a self-motivated environment that has
few boundaries and at-times conflicting priorities
Ability to identify cost, and schedule risks/opportunities and to engage technical
A desire to find, explore, and solve new and challenging
Preferred Education and Experience
A proven capacity to contribute to multidisciplinary engineering
Experience in R&D and FAR proposal activities
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or
responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with
or without notice.