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Program Manager - Personnel Security

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Program Manager - Personnel Security


This Program Manager position is responsible for ensuring the successful execution of a contract providing personnel security services for a federal client.  This contract has 40+ personnel mostly located in Washington, DC with a portion dispersed throughout government facilities nationwide.  Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Serves as the Key contract manager, and shall be authorized to interface with the Government Contracting Officer (CO), the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), government management personnel and customer agency representatives.
  • Sole responsibility of maintaining high customer satisfaction. 
  • Responsible for formulating and enforcing work standards; assigning Contractor schedules; reviewing work discrepancies; supervising Contractor personnel; assisting in task performance; preparing, reviewing and submitting required reports and communicating policies, purpose and goals of the organization to subordinates.
  • Shall be responsible for the overall contract performance and quality assurance.
  • Responsible for all aspects of project performance (i.e. technical, contractual, administrative, financial, etc.), including supervision of contract personnel in all aspects of project activity.
  • Exercise oversight of all facets of the contract to include interfacing with the Contracting Officer (CO), Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR) and key members of the COTR's staff.
  • Must collaborate with PAE corporate functional support staff e.g., Contracts Manager, Project Control Officer, Human Recourses, Corporate Directors, Vice Presidents, Presidents, and Chief Officers. 
  • Collaborate with corporate functional support staff for answers and guidance to manage the programs effectively. 
  • Processing of corporate time and attendance reports; local and bureau-wide travel; and administrative pay benefits issue(s).
  • Ensure that suspense requirements are met and that products and support services are in accordance with contractual requirements.
  • Responsible for oversight and evaluation of performance of the contractor personnel, and for the recruitment, screening, selection and placement
  • Interface effectively with customers and deliver quality products and program/project conclusions on time and within budget.
  • Plan, organize, coordinate and administer work assignments set forth in delivery orders, and ensure that all reports are prepared and submitted as required.
  • Review, evaluate and adjudicate reports of investigation, personnel files, and other records to determine whether to grant, deny, revoke, suspend or restrict security clearances consistent with suitability issues
  • Written and oral communications skills commensurate with a supervisory management position.
  • Deal effectively with individuals at all organization and management levels both within and external to the client agency
  • Manage the contractor personnel assigned to several different program office(s). 
  • Responsible for oversight and evaluation of performance of the contractor personnel, and for the recruitment, screening, selection and placement of contractor personnel.
Required Qualification
  • The minimum experience and education requirements for this position are:
    • The position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with a preference in Business or Security Administration
    • Must have a minimum of four (4) years of experience in a lead or supervisory role
  • Must have prior security and or suitability adjudication experience in various government systems regulations and directives, to include Electronic Questionnaire for Investigation Processing (e-QIP) & National Crime and Information Center (NCIC).
  • Must demonstrate a proficiency in various types of information technology resources such as Microsoft Office including MS Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint. 
  • Must be adept in the operation and utilization of contemporary office machines (i.e. copying equipment, fax machines, scanner, etc.) and proficient in searching and obtaining documents from the internet. 
  • Position requires 10% travel.
  • All applicants must be able to obtain a government security clearance; position requires U.S. citizenship.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in managing large scope, multiple location, Federal Government contracts.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Management
  • Knowledge of the DHS community


PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.


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