Executive Program Manager

Full time, Exempt

EEOC Employer

Executive Program Manager

Rosen Aviation is not an ordinary company.  Convention and rule-following may be beneficial in some environments, but we like to prioritize outcomes over procedures.  Compliance with a standardized job description may be comfortable, but we prefer that you determine how assigned outcomes are achieved.  In short, we seek colleagues who are devoted to accomplishment, and thrive in exercising their freedom to achieve them.  You might be one of us if you:

  • Prefer candor and debate over consensus and harmony
  • Want to be rewarded for your accomplishments, not your actions
  • Constantly seek new knowledge because of your enthusiastic curiosity
  • Embrace accountability as an opportunity to shine
  • Do the right thing, even when no one is looking

Founded in 2002, Rosen designs and manufactures a variety of products used in the cabins of business and commercial jets.  Headquartered in beautiful Eugene, Oregon, we serve such recognizable industry titans as Gulfstream, Textron, Embraer, and Bombardier.

Position Summary:

Responsible for leadership, direction, coordination, implementation, and execution of a cabin management system for a new aircraft platform.  In this capacity you will be accountable for financial performance, compliance to customer vision & associated requirements, and timeline achievement.  You will lead a team of assigned project personnel internal to the company, and a group of external consortium partners working collectively to develop a cabin management system and its associated peripheral devices.

Desired Results:

  • Lead the program in a manner aligned with the consortium’s vision, strategic objectives, and consistent with the needs of all consortium stakeholders
  • Create an environment of collaboration and productive transparency with team members, while respecting their confidentiality requirements
  • Develop and foster a community vision among stakeholders, establishing a common understanding of what success looks like
  • Facilitate expedient decision-making and team execution consistent with timelines
  • Identify member strengths and deficits, and coordinate intra-group mentoring programs
  • Assist in developing a viable commercial arrangement that requires member investment, but provides for incentive and protects financial independence

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 10 years of relevant professional experience. PMP or other project management certification desired
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of systems and product development processes
  • Extensive experience with budget, ROI, product financial margins and scope creep
  • Experience with large and complex programs
  • Capacity to thrive in a technical environment
  • Strong leadership and experience in a self-directed work environment
  • Aviation experience not required

Benefits:

In joining the Rosen team you’ll surround yourself with like-minded colleagues, and enjoy our many workplace benefits, such as:

  • Profit sharing
  • On-site exercise facility & healthy food program
  • Full suite of medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Employer paid life, disability, and AD&D insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company-matching benefit
  • Competitive paid time off

Rosen is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.