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Associate Specialist, International Program

by General Dynamics Land Systems

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jan 11, 2021
General Dynamics Land Systems

Job Description

Associate Specialist, International Program

Position Description:


Key Job Elements:

  • Monitor, coordinate and report on program activities within the scope of the contract to ensure deliverables achieve cost, schedule and performance
  • Coordinate and facilitate progress meetings with internal teams and the customer, coordinating resolution and follow up on technical or programmatic issues, as required
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external customers
  • Track program issues and follow-up for resolution
  • Track and manage contract amendments
  • Maintain contractual files and correspondence
  • Coordinate contract changes and amendments, as required
  • Prepare meeting minutes and monitor action items from weekly program meetings
  • Create and monitor work orders and amendments against budget
  • Log, file, track and submit CDRL deliverables, CCPs, and other incoming and outgoing communications, as required
  • Track and oversee various other reports (program proposals and payment plans) and tools used for effective program decision making
  • Submit all program deliverables per contractual requirements
  • Prepare contractual correspondence; including, meetings/presentation material
  • Facilitate proposals through the organization and the bid and proposal process, as required
  • Exercise a mindset of continuous process improvements and efficiencies
  • Ensure all Program activities meet compliance requirements (ITAR/EAR/FCPA/GP/SOX, etc.)


Position Requirements:


Required Qualifications:

  • University degree or College diploma
  • Minimum 1-2 years relevant experience
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to customer requirements and manage expectations while ensuring satisfaction
  • Customer and detail oriented with a demonstrated ability to plan, analyze and solve problems
  • Superior organizational skills with the ability to be agile and multi-task under pressure
  • Self-motivated and effective working in a team-oriented environment
  • Strong oral, written, and presentation communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to travel (5%) and possess/be able to acquire and maintain a valid passport

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project management or program experience
  • PMP designation or working towards
  • Product knowledge or defense industry or military experience
  • Familiarity with government contracts
  • Familiarity with GDLS-C processes and various functional areas
  • Related customer experience
  • EVMS and Bid-X experience


General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada is an employment equity employer who values diversity and inclusion.  We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

It is a requirement that General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada be registered with the Canadian Controlled Goods Program and that all of its workforce be security assessed.  As such, successful applicants must meet all applicable security requirements, including, but not limited to, the ability to obtain and maintain a Canadian government security clearance to secret level.

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