Senior Program Manager

Monday, November 20, 2017

Has the overall responsibility and ownership of the program and program results including budget, schedule, scope and quality for large to complex programs with participation of multiple sites including international locations. Ensure efficient and profitable management of the program.

Orlando, FL or Middletown, CT
United States

Broad knowledge of a technically advanced field or business discipline.  Fluent oral and written communication skills.

Advanced knowledge and application of program and project management standards; Earned Value Management tools and techniques; Proficient in MS Office & MS Project; Proficient in technical writing.  Minimum of six years of progressive program/project engineering experience. PMP or ability to attain certification desired. Preferred experience with foreign offset programs.

Domestic Travel:  up to 20%
International Travel: 40% or more


Delivers Results

Ability to complete assigned tasks/projects within the agreed time frames with the appropriate level of quality. Able to manage multiple projects, organize and schedule people and tasks and successfully accomplish yearly goals. Regularly pushes self and others for results.

Critical Thinking Skills

Uses thinking that is objective, rational, open-minded, and informed by evidence. Takes critical information into account when making decisions. Uses sound judgment when addressing complex issues. Breaks down complex tasks into manageable parts in a systematic way. Thinks of multiple possible causes and anticipates consequences of situations. Generates multiple scenarios or alternatives and accurately assesses the costs, benefits and risks associated with various alternative courses of action. Considers sensitivities, assumptions, convictions and business outcomes in the decision making process. Uses proven, effective and systematic processes and tools. Doesn’t lose sight of the big picture when making a particular decision.


Effectively communicates verbally and in writing. Ensures the message intended is the message received. Tailors the content to the level of the audience, expresses ideas clearly and concisely; judges what information is important to communicate and to whom.

Quality & Continuous Improvement

Optimizes efficiency without sacrificing quality. Work completed demonstrates attention to detail and reflects well on the organization. Open to new ideas and approaches. Demonstrates adaptability, embraces and promotes change.  Participates in formal and informal improvement efforts. Continuously analyzes and improves processes so that performance standards effectively meet stakeholders’ needs.

Teamwork & Collaboration

Works collaboratively with others and contributes to positive intra- and cross department relationships.  Leads co-workers to act on company and customer objectives and needs, achieving consensus on decisions and actions.

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For more than 65 years, Kaman Precision Products, a division of Kaman Aerospace Group, has been a leader in the development and manufacture of safing and arming solutions for the ordnance and other industries.

All positions at Kaman Aerospace Group require access to information, or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and other US government security regulations.  These laws do not permit access rights to non-US citizens, or to other unauthorized individuals.  Therefore, presently, all applicants must be US Citizens, or US Permanent Residents (“green card holders”), and/or otherwise comply with ITAR requirements for access rights, to be considered for a position. 

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