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Program Manager

Summary

The contractor supporting this position primary responsibility will be planning and managing program resources to execute development projects or project components from design phase through implementation. Interpret market requirements and convert to program deliverables. Identify and communicate project scope and ensure program milestones and objectives are met. Ensure effective communication between technical and non-technical functions. Coordinate project schedules, monitor budgets, and recommend assign tasks. Keep management informed of key issues and changes which may impact expected business results. Consult with senior staff members on some technical issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the higher level program manager, if applicable, to provide effective and efficient management of the contractor’s effort.
  • Develop and manage the main program documentations such as the program initiation document.
  • Assist in the allocation of resources (staffing, facilities, and budgets) on the contract.
  • Review and propose the Integrated Program Baseline (or resources loaded schedule) to the Government.
  • Knowledge and handling of project and program management methodology and techniques.
  • Review and recommend approval and/or rework of all earned value, estimate to complete, funds and man-hour expenditure report, or other financial reports as appropriate.
  • Review risk and risk mitigation activities and recommend budgets for the same.
  • Prepare program status reviews and other formal reviews to be presented to the Government project director.
  • Review and recommend allocated management reserve within contractual limits.
  • Communicate issues and solutions to the government program director in a timely and transparent manner.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory and administrative requirements imposed by the contract in coordination with the contractors’ contracts staff.  
  • Assist in the formulation, organization, monitoring inter-connected projects, coordinate cross-project activities.
  • Assist the government project manager by providing input to statutory acquisition reports and responses to Congressional Questions for the Record (QFRs).
  • Coordinate the preparation of Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and value engineering proposals to the government project manager.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and 10 years’ experience as a program or project manager in managing programs and contracts or similar scope, type, and complexity is required.  An advanced degree is preferred.
  • To support this position, the contractor shall have:
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting requirements analysis, resource allocation, project costing, deliverable tracking, schedule and financial data monitoring, and reporting.
  • 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.
  • Knowledgeable of the guidelines provided by the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and other appropriate polices.
  • 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 or FAC-P/PM Mid-Level in Program Management. 
  • TS Clearance; DOE Q preferred.

    Company Overview

    Dependable Global Solutions (DGS), a Security and Intelligence Firm, was founded in September 2004 as a privately held small business. DGS’ principle belief is that security is not a singular endeavor. Our clients require the ability to recognize, plan for, and mitigate risk in all of its various forms.

    DGS specializes in IT security, mission assurance, and intelligence operations and analysis. We build, manage, and enhance our client’s ability to identify and deal with threats and attacks in near real-time.

    DGS Benefits

    At DGS, we understand that our employees are our most valuable resource. That’s why we offer competitive compensation packages and a supportive environment with good work-life balance. In addition, we provide opportunities for growth and development so that our employees can continually develop their competencies, skills, and talents, and pursue advancement opportunities.

    When you join the DGS Team you receive - Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short Term & Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Account, 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match, Employee Assistance Program, Tuition and Professional Development Assistance, 529 College Savings Plan.

     

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