Sales Program Manager


Key information

Sales & Marketing
Program / Customer Relations
Professional, Engineer & Manager
5701 bolsa ave ca 92647 huntington beach, California, UNITED STATES
Regular Full time, Full-time
Bachelor's Degree
More than 3 years

Job description

The Program Manager – Sales and Marketing oversees the planning, implementation, and tracking of potential programs pre-contract award.

They will be responsible for ensuring that our program management process deliverables are created and adhered to during the opportunity development stages pre-contract award.

They will also work with the group level PMO (Program Management Office) to ensure program compliance to our Program Management Standards.

They will dual report to the Vice President of Programs and the Vice President of Marketing and Sales.

Summary of Duties:

Work with the Integrated Project Team (IPT) to establish work package baseline scope, cost & schedule
Identifies and updates performance metrics. Analyzes variance to determine & implement corrective actions. Implements earn value management on development projects
Plans, identifies, and coordinates resources required over the life of the program
Identifies work package risk (quantitative and qualitative), establishes mitigation plans & drives mitigation actions
Compares actual results to baseline plan to assess project performance, efficiencies productivity and lessons learned
Provides project leadership to ensure high quality work package deliverables are completed on time and within budget
Monitor problem solving and ensure root cause corrective action and recovery plan is defined & executed
Assist in the estimate fiscal year budgeting & business case process
Assists in the creation of the project management plans
Ensure previous lessons learned are incorporated into work package planning and control
Develop and maintain project charter and work package description sheet(s)
Analyze propose and document project/work package changes. Develop change packages, as needed for program change control board review/approval.
Report and escalate to management as needed
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
Compilation of and publication of visual metrics, presentations and reports. Internal reporting, including project review presentations
Adherence to non-recurring costs and recurring cost elements
Other duties maybe assigned


Education: Associate's Degree plus typically 4 years of related work experience, or a Bachelor's degree with typically 2 years of related work experience required.

Experience: Experience within the aviation and/or aerospace industry.

Computer Skills:

Proficient with MS Project, competent with MS Office programs

Other Skills:

Previous experience in planning or managing projects, as well as, the ability to develop, lead, motivate working teams. Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

Additional Preferred Skills (not required):

PMP certification is a plus.

Description: Intermediate/Mid-level position within field.

Company information

Safran Cabin

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Cabin provides all elements of a seamlessly integrated Cabin Interior. From the overhead bins, lavatories and galleys to crew rests and cargo containers, either as independent world class products or as a fully integrated cabin. The company is headquartered in Huntington Beach in Southern California, USA and operates 30 sites in 11 countries. The over 13.000 employees across the globe serve virtually all the airlines, aircraft leasing companies and airframe manufacturers worldwide.

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