Manager Program Management Office

Manager Program Management Office

FLYHT is looking for a savvy Manager for its Program Management Office to work in either our Calgary, Canada or Little Colorado Office. We provide an opportunity to deliver cutting-edge products for the global aviation industry, unique opportunities in our Calgary, Canada and Littleton, CO Offices. We lead the industry with our patented black box streaming technology and are focused on customer satisfaction and profitability as keys to success.

We foster a community-driven work environment with the opportunity to contribute directly to the success and achievement of the Company’s goals and objectives. FLYHT offers comprehensive benefits and a 9/80 work week which provides flexibility with every other Friday off.

Position Summary:

The Manager Program Management Office oversees FLYHT’s program activities, manages resources, schedules and financials to ensure the success of each project. The successful candidate will have a background in aerospace, business and will have extensive understanding of the software development industry. The incumbent is responsible for communicating progress to senior management at regular intervals. We are looking for a motivated Manager who can quickly create solutions to any problem.

Critical Aspects:

  • Organization
  • Detailed planning
  • Communications
  • Leadership
  • Problem solving
  • Pragmatic
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict management


  • On time and on budget execution of FLYHT projects
  • Ensure there is program governance around all projects to include project charters, tracking progress, and periodic reviews
  • Conduct monthly program status review meetings and risks/issues meetings
  • Oversee any contract staff directly contributing to projects (e.g. specialist engineering services or technical writer services) including commercial oversight on assigned tasks and managing budget and invoice approvals
  • Manage the overall Program Management Office including: processes, tools, templates, and budget
  • Provide project managers with feedback, encouragement and advice


  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objective, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Develop detailed project plans to meet project objectives
  • Communicate project objectives to all team members involved
  • Produce Project management artifacts including: Charters, SOWs, Close Out reports
  • Create and maintain project schedules
  • Plan project budgets, track costs, and report variances
  • Plan and monitor staff resource allocation and availability to support project success
  • Monitor and track progress against project plans
  • Troubleshoot problems that come up during projects
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs
  • Measure project performance
  • Report and escalate project concerns to management as needed
  • Perform risk management
  • Apply continuous improvement to improve project performance and reduce costs
  • Contribute to harmonization of work cultures and foster an expectation of high standards and pursuit of excellence across sites

Technical Proficiencies:

  • Master of MS office suite
  • Master of MS Project
  • Knowledgeable with SharePoint administration
  • Jira tools
  • Agile and waterfall development processes



  • 15+ years of proven Project Management experience
  • Project Management Professional certified
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills


  • Bachelor degree in business or technical field
  • Defense or Aerospace experience
  • Product development (hardware and or software) experience


2018 marks FLYHT’s 20th anniversary as a leader in real-time aircraft data streaming. FLYHT’s mission is to improve aviation safety, efficiency and profitability (headquartered in Calgary, Canada and publicly traded as: FLY:TSX.V; FLYLF:OTCQX). Airlines, leasing companies, fractional owners and original equipment manufacturers have installed the Automated Flight Information Reporting System (AFIRS) on their aircraft. The solution is used to capture, process and stream aircraft data providing real-time alerts. AFIRS sends this information through satellite networks to FLYHT’s UpTime Cloud data center, which gives aircraft operators direct insight into the operational status and health of their aircraft, which in turn enables them to take corrective action to maintain the highest standard of operational control. The company recently acquired the assets of Panasonic Weather Services, including FlightLink Iridium Satellite Data Unit and Tropospheric Airborne Meteorological Data Reporting (TAMDAR) sensor. For more information visit

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