The Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy (MC&FP) is directly responsible for programs and policies that establish and support community quality of life programs for service members and their families worldwide. The MC&FP Casualty and Mortuary Affairs (CMA) Office is responsible for leading, developing, and executing casualty and mortuary affairs to support DoD-directed missions for present and past conflicts, and serving as lead agent for the Defense Casualty Information Processing System (DCIPS). DCIPS is a web-enabled database which processes casualty and mortuary affairs reports, provides case management of casualties, and allows for the interactive exchange of data between the military services’ CMA Offices, their regional centers, and the military commanding units responsible for the reporting of service member casualties.
The Senior Technical Program Manager provides program management support. This includes the management and oversight of all activities performed by contractor personnel, including subcontractors, to satisfy the requirements identified in this Performance Work Statement (PWS). Responsible for the technical and management direction over multi-disciplined teams.
Responsible for driving each project to success, ensuring delivery on schedule and within budget. This includes tracking and reporting schedules, schedule variances, and developing contingency plans to bring the project back to alignment with the schedule. Coordinate related efforts with other Government offices, personnel, and contractors supporting the mission.
- Manpower reporting
- Coordinate Project kickoff meeting
- Prepare monthly status reports
- Convene technical status meetings
- Prepare and update a project management plan
- Prepare trip reports
- Provide quality management
- Annual close-out reports and briefings
- Transition in/out plans
- Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field
- A minimum of 10 years of DoD technical PM experience, to include experience in planning, directing, and managing complex IT projects and operations
- 15-20 years of Project and Program Management experience with successive growth and responsibilities
- A minimum of 8 years of experience leading transformative IT/DEVSECOPS initiatives and championing end-to-end innovative software solutions
- 6-10 years of experience managing $5-$50 million a year Application Development projects, including custom application development and/or low code application configuration in a disciplined Agile environment
- Has experience managing multiple, integrated and remote development teams through the Software Development life Cycle (SDLC)
- DoD Casualty and Mortuary Affairs mission experience and expertise desired
- Possess a current Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional certification
- Possess one of the following certifications: Global IA Certification (GIAC), Global Security Leadership Certification (GSLC), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM), and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or another DoD 8570.01-M Level 3 authorized IAT/IAM certification
- Active Secret Clearance
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Proj and Prog Management
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