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Program Manager, Senior


Responsible for the successful cost, schedule, and performance of the contract. Serves as the main point of contact for the Contracting Officer (CO), the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), the Government Program Manager, and the Contractor’s senior management. Directly contributes to program efforts in several areas, including cost management/avoidance, schedule estimation and tracking, contract performance management, risk management, requirements analysis, and quality assurance activities. Ensures proper performance of tasks necessary to ensure the most efficient and effective execution of the contract. The PM shall utilize expert communication skills needed to direct the skilled technical resources and report on the technical progress, issues, and problem areas, as well as write and review technical documents.

  • Allocates resources (staffing, facilities, and budgets) on the contract
  • Reviews and approves all earned value, Estimate To Complete, Funds and Man-hour Expenditure Report, or other financial reports as appropriate
  • Reviews and allocates management reserve within contractual limits
  • Ensures cross-discipline integration within the contract to meet Government needs
  • Works with the higher level program manager, if applicable, to provide effective and efficient management of the contractor's effort
  • Reviews and proposes the Integrated Program Baseline (or resource loaded schedule) to the Government
  • Reviews risk and risk mitigation activities and allocate budgets for the same
  • Prepares program status reviews and other formal reviews to be presented to the Government PM
  • Ensures the timely recruitment and training of program staff - both direct and indirect
  • Reviews all financial and technical reports before release to the Government
  • Communicates issues and solutions to the Government PM in a timely and transparent manner
  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory and administrative requirements imposed by the contract in coordination with the Contractor's contracts staff
  • Assists the Government PM by providing input to statutory acquisition reports and responses to Congressional Questions for the Record (QFRs)
  • Coordinates the preparation of Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and value engineering proposals to the Government PM
  • Provides Contractor input to the Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan reviews or Award Fee reviews, as appropriate

Active TS/SCI with Polygraph is required. 

  • Ten (10) years’ experience as a program or project manager in managing programs and contracts valued at least $20 million dollars
  • Shall have demonstrated experience in conducting requirements analysis, resource allocation, project costing, deliverable tracking, schedule and financial data monitoring, and reporting
  • Shall have at least one (1) year of demonstrated experience in the management and control of funds and resources using complex reporting mechanisms such as Earned Value Management
  • Shall be knowledgeable of the guidelines provided by the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS), DoD 5000 series, and ICD 801 policies
  • Direct experience in managing multi-task contracts and subcontracts of various types and complexity, as well as experience in leading a multi-vendor environment is required
  • Must have a PMP, FAC-P/PM Mid-Level, or Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level 2 certification in Program Management
  • Within the last seven (7) years, a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the following: Software Project Management, MS Project, financial/budget practices, and experience as Project Manager or Deputy Project Manager for a Technical Task Order driven Govt. contract that demonstrated proven successes in the management and control of funds and resources

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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Top Secret / SCI + Poly
Fulton, Maryland
United States
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