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Program Manager

Peterborough, Ontario

Job Description: Program Manager


As a Program Manager, you will play a crucial role in overseeing the seamless transfer of activities related to Electronics components and associated technical data. Leading a diverse Program Team across various entities within the organization, you will report directly to the Director of program Management.


  • Set up and coordinate the Program Management Plan, including Program basic references, Program configuration management plans, and subsequent plans.
  • Participate in contractual negotiations, collaborating with the Commercial Regional Director during initial negotiation (RFP Phase) or changes from internal or external parties.
  • Select and lead the Program Team, ensuring effective implementation and coordination.
  • Monitor action plans and decisions made by the Program Team.
  • Report on resource needs and ensure optimal Load/Capacity balancing.
  • Execute the contract and define the general Work Breakdown Structure of the Program.
  • Approve major deliverables submitted by other Program Team members.
  • Plan internal tollgates aligned with Program milestones.
  • Monitor and control the schedule, conducting risk reviews in conjunction with Program Tollgates.
  • Regularly analyze and coordinate the Business Plan, consolidating the Program dashboard.
  • Define quality, cost, and lead times objectives, assigning budgets to Program Team managers.
  • Implement Program management, including expenditures, cost at termination, earned value, etc.
  • Ensure the implementation of a quality management plan aligned with program objectives.
  • Coordinate relationships with various stakeholders, including Customers, authorities, partners, and internal managers.
  • Ensure the protection of classified information.
  • Provide updates on Program dashboard and internal reporting to the company Executive Committee.
  • Report on configuration status and the implementation of Change Board approved changes to the Program Team.
  • Report on the status of Program activities and risks.
  • Identify and support the processing of program risks.

Job Requirements


  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Program Management.
  • Proven Leadership/Team management experience.
  • PMP certification would be an asset.
  • Experience working with aeronautics standards, processes, and work procedures in a Program environment.
  • Bilingual English/French would be an asset.
  • Proficient in Project Management tools, ERP, PLM, Risk Management Tool, Lean Toolbox.
  • Strong customer service skills with confidence to interact with senior customer representatives.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Adaptability to changing situations.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong influencing and relationship-building skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Business or Engineering University Degree, College Diploma, or equivalent.
  • The ability to travel globally on short or long notice, primarily in North America and Europe, with applicable valid travel documents.

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