Deputy Program Manager PDSS - SDCA in San Diego, CA at Austal

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San Diego, CA

Job Description

Any qualified individual with a disability who is having difficulty in completing an application because of incompatible technology or other disability-related application issues may contact us at the following phone number for assistance: 251-445-1932.
Austal shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  Austal’s commitment to equal employment opportunity applies at all levels of employment, in all job titles, including the executive level, and to all employment actions, including but not limited to decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion. 

REPORTS TO:         Director of Operations - SDCA  

SUPERVISES:           Assigned Project Coordinators



  • Manage the financial and business aspect of the program.
  • Contract management and coordination.
    • Manage proposal development efforts including initial contract proposals and contract modifications
    • Participate in writing and documenting all contractual letters.
    • Manage Program & Finance interface.
    • Manage requirements with major subcontractor and participate in weekly subcontractor meetings ensuring expectations are managed.
  • Ensure compliance with Earned Value Management System (EVMS) guidelines.
    • Ensuring timely and accurate submittal of EVMS Cost Performance Reports (CPRs).
    • Maintaining the EVMS System description and oversight of CAM training.
    • Maintaining baseline by issuance of Work Authorization Documents (WADs) and Baseline Adjustment Requests (BARs).
  • Ensure compliance to the contract.
    • Overseeing the program’s dealing with the Navy’s Corrective Action Requests (CARs).
      • Determining workable solutions.
      • Providing timely responses.
    • Supporting the Austal quality organization.
      • Providing quality metrics.
      • Supporting other major subcontractors/partners monthly quality meetings.
  • Maintain program production metrics.
    • Providing weekly metrics from all production trades to other major subcontractors/partners for weekly meetings.
    • Providing appropriate data for other major subcontractors/partners meetings and presentations.
  • Support and participate in other major subcontractors/partners meetings.
    • Daily and weekly Program Management Team (PMT) meetings.
    • Weekly Executive Program Management Team (EPMT) meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager


  • Bachelor degree in Engineering or Business fields.
  • 5+ years applicable work experience.
  • Strong analytical and financial background.
  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Post Delivery Services management experience considered a plus.


DIRECTION / DISCRETION EXERCISEDFull discretionary authority to assign work to direct reports.


  • All levels of Austal organization.
  • Other major subcontractors/partners representatives.
  • Supervisor of Shipbuilding (SupShip) representatives.
  • Navy Program Office.


  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance may be required if deemed necessary in the scope of your position responsibilities.
  • Candidates must meet the following employment eligibility guidelines to be eligible for employment  with Austal USA:
    • 18 years or older at time of application
    • Able to provide proof of US Person status (permanent resident or citizen)
    • No felony convictions of theft/deception or violent crimes within seven years from disposition date
    • No felony convictions of drug crimes within three years from disposition date
    • Willing to submit to a drug screen
    • Willing to submit to a background check