Program Manager

Sierra Technical Services - Tehachapi, CA


This position is responsible for leading and supervising a program through completion, overseeing successful output. The PM outlines the program goals and objectives, while acting as a liaison between the customer, program team and upper management. The PM must be a highly organized, goal-oriented individual capable of preparing and tracking project plans, schedules, and budgets. The PM provides monthly status reporting and tracking of CDRLs and SDRLs and/or other project deliverables and has direct coordination with other functions and organizations within Sierra Technical Services.


Communicate and coordinate regularly with Customer, Program Team and Upper Management

  • Strategize and outline goals and objectives of the program
  • Estimate and implement program budgets
  • Set program controls/governance/standards
  • Monitor multiple projects through the entire program cycle
  • Manage the day-to-day detailed aspects of multiple projects
  • Set timelines for goal posts/due dates
  • Coordinate and use resources for multiple projects in the program
  • Manage and submit program documentation
  • Communicate with project team to address potential risks
  • Solve problems and issues
  • Track program progress
  • Communicate program objectives, goals, and progress to program team, upper management, and stakeholders
  • Organize cross-projects work within the program
  • Lead and mentor project staff and team members
  • Set objectives to maximize ROI
  • Prepare and present progress and budget reports to program office
  • Assist team members when needed to accomplish team goals
  • Bachelor’s degree in management, business, or related field; Master’s in business or related field preferred
  • PMP Certification preferred
  • 10+ years’ previous experience in program management, project management, or related field
  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite; working knowledge of program/project management software (MS Project)
  • Knowledgeable in program management methodology and techniques; performance evaluation and change management principles
  • Experienced at compiling and following strict budgets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location:

  • One location