Deputy Program Manager

Company Details

Never Alone. Always Aware

Project/Program Overview

The Manned Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (MAISR) In-Service Support Program is long-term program in which GDMS-Canada and our partner, Voyageur Aviation, will provide a full-suite of maintenance and engineering services for the Royal Canadian Air Forces new fleet of Beechcraft King-Air 350 Extended Range aircraft and its ground training devices. The services include airworthiness, program management, flight safety, maintenance, materiel management, technical publications, and engineering support to modifications. We will provide these services at their Main Operating Base – 8 Wing, Trenton, Ontario and wherever and whenever the aircraft are deployed internationally in support of DND operations. Our customer is dynamic and their operational tempo is high…we will need to be equally nimble and agile in our ISS support!

Job Description

  • The Liaison Manager will be co-located with the MAISR Weapon System Manager’s (WSM) team and be the prime program point of contact for technical matters. Although the Program Manager has overall accountability for the successful execution of the Program, some of the work tasks associated with the
  • Program Manager’s roles and responsibilities will be delegated to the Liaison Manager/Deputy Program Manager (LM/DPM). The LM/DPM is responsible for the following activities, but not limited to:
  • Responsible to work with the MAISR ISS WSM on short and long-term planning;
  • Support WSM with drafting of airworthiness documentation, AWIA, RARM, Design changes, etc..
  • Support WSM for Airworthiness Review Board Submission
  • Provide liaison for DND Airworthiness auditors (exchange documentation, obtain clarification and/or response to queries as applicable)
  • Responsible to ensure short- and long-term plans are communicated and understood by the program team, and status is reported in a timely manner;
  • Responsible for tracking and reporting of program performance;
  • Coordinating with WSM regarding timing for reporting, meetings, etc. and addressing WSM technical issues and feedback;
  • Support the Program Manager as duties assigned; and
  • Co-located with WSM team in the National Capital Region.

Basic Qualifications

  • Greater than 10 years of experience with Major Aircraft modification and/or In-Service Support either for DND aircraft or Transport Canada certified aircraft; and
  • Greater than 10 years of experience with DND WSM processes and procedures.
  • Must possess an in-depth knowledge of Transport Canada policies and procedures related to AMO/AOC maintenance and operations, CARS, the process for acquiring Original
  • Equipment Manufacturer or other applicable engineering data
  • Bachelor of Engineering degree (Electrical, Mechanical, Systems or Computer) or equivalent experience
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills;

Desirable skills:

  • Experience in maintaining and modifying civilian type aircraft with an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) M 300 King Air series type endorsement or maintenance course.
  • Very good understanding of avionics/communications as a basis to further training and fully
  • understanding the MAISR Prime Mission Equipment
  • Understanding of the GDMS-Canada estimating and business capture processes
  • French oral and written fluency would be an asset
  • Have undertaken DND training on the conduct of Airworthiness Risk Assessments and have knowledge of the DND Flight Safety program and its processes

Tagged as: mechanical, electrical, mission systems, major aircraft, in-service support

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