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General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Project Manager - (FMS CLS) in San Diego, California

Project Manager - (FMS CLS)

San Diego, California

Date posted 05/04/2021

Job ID 31978BR

Company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Experience Level Management

Job Title Project Manager - (FMS CLS)

City San Diego

State California

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Salary

Job Summary General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager located in Poway, CA.

Responsible for a one or more projects within a program with the guidance and direction of a Program Manager. The project manager is to coordinate day-to-day project activities to ensure project(s) are completed on-time and within budget. This includes developing and maintaining metrics and risk management to improve the program efficiency. The PJM may participate in high-level activities with the guidance and direction of a Program Manager, such as proposal development.


  • Create project plan(s) and manage resources to ensure project schedule, budget, quality, and specification goals are attained.

  • Oversee and monitor project schedule, timelines, and milestones from initiation to delivery to meet delivery goals.

  • Coordinate departmental and/or cross-functional teams to assign and prioritize tasks focused on delivering new or upgrading existing products and/or services.

  • Assign and monitor work of project management staff, providing technical support and direction when necessary.

  • Interpret and administer policies, processes and procedures that impact project(s).

  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.

  • Collaborate across management and project team to expand services and potential business opportunities.

  • Ensure compliance with environmental and other regulations.

  • Identify and assess project issues and develop solutions to meet productivity, quality and customer satisfaction goals and objectives.

  • Provide leadership, direction, and guidance to employees working on assigned project. Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely fashion.

  • May be required to interpret and administer policies and procedures that impact project(s).

  • May participate in, lead segments of or provide overall management for the request for proposal (RFP) process to generate new business.

  • Maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Responsible for ensuring all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations are observed wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.

  • Responsible for ensuring work is accomplished in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

  • Other duties as assigned or required.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a Bachelors in Business Administration or related discipline and at least six years of progressively complex experience in project administration. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.

  • Must demonstrate an extensive understanding of project management processes and procedures, planning and scheduling methods, and budget management as well as the ability to organize, schedule, and coordinate workloads to meet established milestones and budgets.

  • Must possess:

  • The ability to initiate, plan, and manage projects

  • The ability to identify issues, analyze and interpret data and develop solutions to a variety of non-routine matters of diverse scope and nature

  • Strong analytical, communication, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills

  • The ability to work independently and lead in a team environment.

  • Must be able to work extended hours and travel as required.

  • IMS, Scheduling and EV experience is desired

  • Advanced Excel Skills is desired

  • Logistics experience is desired

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain DoD security clearance. Active Secret Clearance preferred.

Travel Percentage Required 0 - 25

Relocation Assistance Provided No

US Citizenship Required? Yes

Clearance Required? Desired

Clearance Level Secret

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are an experienced professional, GA offers a comprehensive benefits package. For more information on our Total Rewards package, please click Apply Now below to be directed to the complete job description.

General Atomics is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, transitioning status, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, medical condition, mental disability, physical disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. EEO is the law. We also prohibit compensation discrimination under all applicable laws.