EF Johnson Technologies Inc.


Program Manager, Systems

Project Management

Full Time

Irving, United States

Posted a week ago

About the Job

Salary - $90000 - $130000/Year

Full-time4 hours ago
Full Job Description

EFJohnson Technologies is a subsidiary of JVCKENWOOD Corporation, a leading provider of P25 communications solutions for first responders in public safety and public service, the federal government, and industrial organizations. Our products are marketed under the EFJohnson and KENWOOD brands.

EFJohnson provides wireless communications products and systems for public safety, commercial, and government customers. It designs, manufactures and markets conventional and trunked radio systems, land mobile radio repeaters and mobile and portable radios, including Project 25 digital radio products.


The key candidate will successfully deliver complex Land Mobile Radio (LMR) projects to the field while achieving expected business results. This person will need to quickly grasp complex business or technology problems and drive them to resolution. This person will have excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as a strong understanding of project management tools and approaches in the management of multi-disciplinary projects.
Principle Duties/ Responsibilities Include; but not limited to:

  • Interfaces directly with the customer through the entire process of the project; presenting and managing the implementation plan while acting as the primary contact for any project related issues. Strong team building and leadership skills are a must
  • Working with Subject Mater Experts (SME) establish risk analysis & mitigation plan, work breakdown structures, schedules, financial plans
  • Forecast revenue, track schedule, risks, product cost, and project expenses
  • Drive execution of the project and key milestones ensuring company and customer expectations are met
  • Coordinate across all required disciplines/functions - to include but not be limited to Field Services, Finance, Purchasing, Order Entry and Staging Departments
  • Generate and track integrated program schedules using MS Project 2013 or later
  • Facilitate effective communication across the organizations, both verbal and written
  • Drive development of 3rd party contracts (Contract, SOW, Schedule, etc.)
  • Managing designated 3rd party contracts controlling and authorizing specific work, approving work, and managing contract details to include payments
  • Prepares and presents applicable management reports and evaluations including technical, financial, business, and logistical reports to both corporate shareholders and/or customers
  • Responds to special assignments/projects as directed by management
  • Accountable for overall profit and loss of job (Gross Margin) and customer satisfaction
  • Agrees to abide by the established Approval Matrix


  • 4,500 to 7,500 hours directing or leading a project teams
  • Three to five years leading unique non-overlapping projects
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering or a related field or 5 years of professional experience as a Program Manager directing or leading a project teams
  • Project Management Professional certification or the ability to seat and pass the Project Management Institute PMP Certification test within 160 days of hire
  • Knowledge of Product Development Life Cycle Processes preferred
  • Wireless communications background required; LMR experience preferred


  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter requiring minimal supervision
  • Exhibit a high level of leadership ability
  • Extensive experience with MS Project, Excel, Visio, Word and PowerPoint


  • 40% + (Domestic and International)

EF Johnson Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION Employer who values diversity and inclusion in the workplace. It is the policy of this company to provide equal opportunity with regard to all terms and conditions of employment. The company complies with federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic.

Job Type: Full-time

Posted a week ago

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