Program Manager

Our client, a DOD contractor, has a full-time role as Program Manager at their corporate headquarters in Columbia, Maryland. In this role, the Program Manager will direct all phases of our client’s products and/or services programs from inception through completion. Fully responsible for all aspects of program execution and performance, including proposal development, negotiations participation, planning, scheduling, risk management, cost budgeting and monitoring, technical performance, meeting quality and safety standards, delivery of quality products, services, and data per the contract, and program close out. Function as the primary customer interface and direct company resources to meet all program and contractual requirements. In some programs, the program manager may serve as a deputy as directed by our client’s director of program management.

The Program Manager will be responsible for individual programs in this role from inception through closeout. Tasks to be performed include program management of development and delivery of our client’s products and services that meet the contract performance requirements, are on schedule, and are within the costs allocated from the purchase price. The Program Manager will participate in the negotiations of contracts and contract modifications and be responsible for managing the generation and maintenance of all program documents, including program budgets, spending plans, Statement of Work, Technical Specifications, Work Breakdown Structure and dictionary, Organizational Breakdown Structures, and Schedules. Establish program milestones and monitor adherence to master plans and schedules, identify program problems, and coordinate the program team in developing solutions. Matrix management will accomplish these tasks, where the functional groups will be drawn upon for the skills and effort to perform the work.

The Program Manager will be the primary point of contact to maintain

a close relationship with the customers and prominent vendors, and be

responsible for obtaining customer acceptance of deliverable products and

services. The candidate must utilize Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) to

track and manage labor, material, travel, and other direct costs. In addition,

The program Manager will be responsible for developing new business or

expanding the product line with existing customers and supporting Business

Development as required on new program initiatives, including coordination

and managing the preparation of proposals.

Depending on the Program, the Program Manager may oversee OCONUS

activities that our clients and partner companies will perform. The program manager will be required to
maintain regular communications with counterparts based in OCONUS. The candidate will also be expected to travel to OCONUS as necessary to

ensure the successful execution of the OCONUS scope of work.

Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education Requirement: Bachelor’s

degree in a Technical and Business, Contracts, or Economics

discipline. Advanced Degree and PMP certification desired.

Experience Requirement: Greater

than ten years of experience in program management with annual revenue values

greater than $25M.