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Senior Deputy Program Manager (Production & Subcontracts)

Orlando, Florida, United States of America
Closing date
30 January 2022
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Job Description:

Saab, Inc. is seeking a dynamic, results-oriented individual as a Deputy Program Manager (Production & Subcontracts)to serve in support of the Training and Simulation Business Area. You will be joining a dynamic team supporting United States Marine Corps and US Army training and simulation programs with a focus on the Live Training Domain. As such you will be responsible for planning, coordinating and overseeing Production & Subcontract contributions to the program.  Offer contingent upon contract win.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Reporting to the overall Director of Programs you will act as primary SAAB Manager responsible for all aspects of Subcontractor performance in support of large, complex USMC Program

  • Lead and manage all aspects of light manufacturing of simple electro-optical subsystem using a combination of SAAB in house resources, contract manufacturing and assembly efforts

  • Develop and maintain relationships with subcontracts and suppliers to ensure on time delivery and performance

  • Develop, manage and report risk management efforts including technical, procurement, schedule and cost baseline risks to ensure on time performance

  • Perform day to day coordination of deliverables (products, services and documents) with SubK and production into the master program

  • Work with corporate subcontracts and procurement to ensure SABB and applicable standards and flowdowns are identified and implemented.

  • Ensure efficient supply chain management

  • Coordinate and synchronize SubK and production efforts with the overarching program Integrated Master Schedule

  • Identify and managed changes to SubK scope as necessary

  • Up to 30% travel (CONUS and OCONUS)

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree or higher in relevant discipline

  • PMP Certification highly desire

  • 10+  years serving in Program Management capacity on complex DoD Programs

  • Experience with light manufacturing and assembly

  • Experience with service and support efforts/subcontracts

  • Ability to concisely and incisively identify, mitigate and report risks

  • Experience in USMC and/or US Army Live Training Domain

Physical Requirements: NA

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to meet the following criteria: (i) pass a drug screen, (ii) complete a background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, and education and employment verification, and (iii) be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus (unless granted an accommodation permitted by law and then in compliance with Saab’s requirements related to the accommodation, if any).


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, 3 weeks personal illness, bereavement, jury duty and disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.