SSOE Group

Program Manager

Job Locations US-AL-Birmingham | US-AL-Birmingham | US-TN-Nashville
Full Time


At SSOE, our growth allows us to offer the opportunities normally associated with a large firm, while embracing the collaborative and supportive culture often found in smaller firms. You’ll experience our employee-centric culture that strives to offer a healthy work-life balance, great employee benefits, and a mindset of continuous learning.


We are seeking a Program Manager to join our growing Complex Projects Team.


The following duties are typical of the position, but are not all encompassing. Responsibilities include those required to deliver quality service on schedule and within budget in a team environment.

  • Develops and implements battery, battery supply chain and EV program strategies.
  • Responsible to Division Manager for schedule budget, and quality of all program elements.
  • Co-develop business plans, forecasting and staffing models to achieve desired business outcomes in the battery, battery supply chain and EV and complex project sectors.
  • Co-develops operational process and work instructions to ensure project execution success.
  • Integrate global workforce strategies into programs.
  • Build Project Management team, in support of business strategies.
  • Being a champion of SSOE and assisting in attracting talent to SSOE.
  • Integrates the management of multiple projects into a program.
  • Leads high-level sessions for program plan and schedule development.
  • Responsible for setting and reviewing objectives, coordinating activities across projects.
  • Oversees the integration and reuse of interim work products and results.Reviews and approves project plans for conformance to program strategy and program plan and schedule.
  • Escalates decisions to Division Manager as necessary.
  • Provides overall program management, coordination, and direction to teams.
  • Develops excellent working relationships with all stakeholders including customers, partners, suppliers, and all internal engineering and functional leads.
  • Leads and participates in business development efforts with proposals and potential customer briefings.
  • Coordinates programs on time, within budget and in accordance with all contract requirements.
  • Delivers budgeted financial performance (orders, sales, profit and cash).
  • Builds and maintains relationships with vendors and program related personnel.


  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Architecture/Engineering or Construction Management required
  • Profession Registration preferred.
  • 25+ years of professional experience.
  • Experience leading global teams
  • Direct knowledge of the battery, EV, and complex project sectors
  • Experience working as part of an executive leadership team
  • Willing to travel, including internationally, as required.  Estimated at 25%.
  • Valid driver's license required. May be waived for international assignments. 
  • Salary Range: $150,000 - $170,000 /year depending on location, education, experience, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.
  • Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, 401K, PTO & paid holidays.
  • SSOE offers ownership opportunities to all employees at the Associate level and above.  This position, based on experience, is a position that will allow you an opportunity to become a shareholder in SSOE.  As an employee-owned firm, being a shareholder provides an additional level of earnings and investment for our group of owners.


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