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We are in search of a Senior Program Manager to support a large multi-billion dollar Army program in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. The qualified individual will be responsible for planning, organizing, securing and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific program goals and objectives. As a member of this team, you will be utilizing your experience 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. A successful candidate will perform as the primary interface for the PEO C3T government technical leads, direct the day to day operations of the Program Management Team, monitor and evaluate subcontractor performance, and perform approvals for procurement of required facilities, equipment, supplies, and personnel requests.
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Allocate resources (staffing, facilities, and budgets) on the contract
Review and approve all Estimate To Complete (ETC), Funds and Man-hour Expenditure Report, or other financial reports as appropriate
Review and allocate management reserve within contractual limits
Ensure cross-discipline integration within the contract to meet Government needs
Work with functional staff to provide effective and efficient management of the contractor's effort
Review and propose the Integrated Program Baseline (or resource loaded schedule) to the Government
Review risk and risk mitigation activities and allocate budgets for the same
Prepare program status reviews and other formal reviews to be presented to the Government PM
Ensure the timely recruitment and training of program staff - both direct and indirect
Review all financial and technical reports before release to the Government
Communicate issues and solutions to the Government PM in a timely and transparent manner
Ensure compliance with all regulatory and administrative requirements imposed by the contract in coordination with the Contractor's contracts staff
Coordinate the preparation of Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and value engineering proposals to the Government PM
Provide Contractor input to the Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan reviews or Incentive/Award Fee reviews, as appropriate
Required Experience, Skills, and Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business, Accounting or other related field with 12 or more years of prior relevant experience or Master's Degree with 10 or more years of prior relevant experience.
Seven (7) years of experience as a program manager in managing programs and contracts of greater than $300M with multiple task orders and large scale commercial IT procurement. Shall have demonstrated experience in conducting requirements analysis, resource allocation, project costing, deliverable tracking, schedule and financial data monitoring, and reporting.
Seven (7) years of experience managing large ($300M or more) programs with multiple projects and contractor teams executed under DoD-sponsored (Army preferred) Task Order Contracts
Seven (7) years of experience providing management and oversight of a team
Shall have at least Seven (7) years of demonstrated experience in the management and control of funds and resources using complex reporting mechanisms.
Experience working with Army PEO C3T organization.
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.
Possesses an active Project Management Institute Project Management Professional certification
Experience managing remote teams or geographically dispersed personnel.
Experience supporting a contract or TO responsible for adhering to DOD information security and personnel security practices
Experience implementing supply chain risk management
Experience assisting the customer with organizational change & transformation
Possess a current Secret clearance.
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