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Organization: The Sanborn Map Company, Inc.
Title: Program Manager/CP/PLS
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2018-08-16

Position Description:

The Program Manager manages diverse projects for a variety of clients of varying sizes. The primary responsibilities of the position are to provide leadership, direction, and oversight to Sanbornís ongoing programs and specific projects. The position is responsible for full project lifecycle management and troubleshooting operational issues and technical execution. This position plays a key role in business development, including pre-proposal contacts, proposal preparation and presentations, client maintenance and support for the firmís public relations. The Program Manager position supports the Business Development team by responding to new customer requirements and follows up on opportunities with existing customers. Responsibilities include planning, presentations, requirements development and analysis, proposal development, financial planning, contract review, subcontract coordination, budget and schedule management and control, coordination with operations, management reporting, and client coordination.

1. Implements and is responsible for the execution and oversight of customer service contracts.
2. Develops plans to meet time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project, technology to be used, specifications, and cost.
3. Works with clients to develop new business opportunities and develop customer requirements.
4. Reviews all technical scope and specifications and distributes to operations/subcontractors.
5. Establishes work plan and staffing for each phase of project, and arranges for recruitment or assignment of project personnel.
6. Confers with project staff to outline work-plan and to assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority. Meets regularly to assess progress and develop corrective action when required. Coordinates work between office staff, Field Survey Personnel, and other required professionals, ensures accurate, thorough, correct work and continuous communication on all project stakeholders.
7. Prepare and execute quality control reviews, safety and quality assurance procedures.
8. Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.
9. Reviews status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules or plans as required.
10. Prepares project reports for management, client, or others.
11. Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.
12. Coordinates project activities with all required interested parties.
13. Coordinates with customer on status, issues, and resolution.
14. Must be a self-starter and have the ability to work independently
15. Ability to relate to clients and people at all levels of the organization.
16. Must possess excellent communication, diplomacy and listening skills; specifically, be accessible and responsive to the needs of clients.
17. Other duties as assigned.

This position may or may not have specific supervisory responsibilities, depending on business needs. However, this position will provide direction to subordinate employees as well as input into hiring, training and employee performance evaluations.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to understand contracts, technical statements of work and perform each duty listed above satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Minimum five years of experience in the Aerial Surveying or Mapping. PMP required. PLS or CP certification is preferred.

Bachelorís degree in a relevant field (Geomatics or Engineering); Master's degree preferred.

Five to ten years of experience, including experience in proposal preparation, project management, program design, subcontract management, and project financial/schedule performance management. Strong preference for experience in all phases of mapping/surveying project lifecycle management.

Project Management Professional (PMP) required, Certified Photogrammetry (CP) preferred, Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) preferred.

Position is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Business Travel as required

For over 150 years, Sanbornís commitment to excellence hasn't wavered: By providing innovative, state-of-the-art mapping products and services, Sanborn continues to be an industry leader. Sanborn offers an exciting, high-energy workplace. Our goal is to remain at the forefront of the GIS and photogrammetry industry by offering high quality, technologically superior products and services backed by the industry's most experienced staff. We will reach our goal by being knowledgeable, customer-oriented, professional and resourceful. As such, we are always looking for adventurous, committed people to join our team and help us to continue to realize our goals. As was true over a century ago, our employees are the most vital part of our organization and we credit our dedicated and talented staff for keeping us at the forefront of the mapping industry.

Sanborn offers a comprehensive health and wellness program which includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, holiday, PTO, EAP, disability and life insurance benefits.

TO APPLY: Visit our website: www.Sanborn.com to apply for this position. Sanborn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.