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COMPLETE Associate Director, Program Management - Assured Positioning, Navigation and Timing (A-PNT) Onsite - HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

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HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA, United States   [ View map ]

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HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

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The Associate Director, Program Management - Assured Positioning, Navigation & Timing (A-PNT) leads a team of Value Stream Leaders (VSL) in the Assured Positioning, Navigation & Timing (A-PNT) organization. In this role, you will have the opportunity to direct all phases of product strategy and development from inception through completion. You will demonstrate your ability to coach, mentor, and train strategic insight and critical thinking in solving complex problems. You will also balance technical knowledge and business acumen to manage assigned product lines.

This position will work onsite in Cedar Rapids, IA.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Active management of the employee life cycle
  • Leads medium to large size programs to ensure adherence to program plans, schedules and budgets for programs under his/her responsibility and recommends appropriate adjustments
  • Develops product line investment business cases, new business growth strategies and drives annual strategic planning efforts for the business
  • Identifies product requirements for key program pursuits and development of the product line
  • Oversees creation of product and solution roadmaps and identifies opportunities to generate product reuse across multiple programs
  • Identifies and reacts to program problems and recommends solutions, such as allocation of resources and changing contractual specifications, and assists in resolution development for escalated problems
  • Supervises the appropriate use of all resources allocated to the program to ensure efficient use of resources
  • Supports the negotiation of contracts and contractual changes, including coordinating preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements, operational budgets, specifications, and financial conditions of contracts to ensure legal compliance and to protect the organization’s interests
  • Execution responsibilities include cost, schedule, technical performance, risk management, product support, manufacturing, and quality of all assigned product lines
  • Work with all business units to ensure customer commitments are met or exceeded
  • Interfaces with internal and external customers for project specifications to ensure successful completion
  • Leads decision making for the IPTs and applying critical thinking where incomplete data exists
  • Develops internal and external networks and effectively communicates and motivates a team
  • Communicates vision to their IPT and stakeholders within and outside of the function, as well as connects how the vision fits within the Defense market
  • Requires ability to communicate with senior executive leadership regarding matters of strategic importance
  • Prepares and presents value-stream strategy, progress, and results
  • Consolidates and presents progress reports at customer, program, or product reviews
  • Manages multiple supplier relationships in coordination with Subcontracts Management
  • Establishes cost focused performance targets and directs work to achieve these targets
  • Limited Travel will be expected

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically requires University Degree and minimum 12 years prior relevant experience or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 10 years of experience or In absence of a degree, 16 years of relevant experience
  • Must have prior experience managing people
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued Security Clearance is required
  • U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Collins Aerospace, an RTX company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions

for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio, and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


*Please ensure the role type (defined below) is appropriate for your needs before applying to this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection
  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits
  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Autism Benefit
  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions
  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program
  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
  • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
  • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program
  • And more!

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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