Programs Manager

Programs Manager

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Amherst, Nova Scotia

Executive & Management




If you are a talented and experienced Programs Manager, Aplin has the right opportunity for you!  Our client, a leader in their field, has partnered with Aplin to grow their team in Amherst, Nova Scotia! 

  • Conduct a detailed analysis of expected program performance as compared to actual and recommend solutions to address any deviations from expected outcomes.
  • Review all customer contracts and identify improvements that will positively impact contractual outcomes.
  • Work with the customer's procurement team, identifying opportunities and generation of new revenue. 
  • Lead and develop project plans to prioritize the transition of new work into the facility.
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the Customer Service Representatives, liaising with customers on order status.
  • Act as the lead in program review meetings when they are hosted at the customer’s premises.
  • Liaise with the production organization when delivery expectations are not being met.
  • Ensure on-time delivery of all contracts, working with all other functions to resolve issues that arise.
  • Working closely with Finance personnel, reviewing program performance ensuring that action is being taken to correct and improve program results.
  • Chair internal and external program review meetings, interfacing with customers and or Government executive level personnel.
  • Assist in the development of the strategic plan.
  • Ensure that quotes and proposals are accurate and submitted on time.
  • Perform detailed reviews and provide recommendations on the inventories for semi and finished goods.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • University degree in a relevant.
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in a program management role.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is considered an asset.
  • Experience in the Aerospace and/or Manufacturing Industries preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret and communicate results.
  • Must possess advanced computer skills including MS Office and Microsoft Project.
  • Requires a high degree of communication and negotiation skills with both the external customer and the internal organization.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Must be eligible to meet requirements for the Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and Canadian Government security clearances.

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