Senior Acquisition Program Manager

Serco North America
Arlington, VA
May 12, 2022
May 15, 2022
Full Time
Position Description: Serco provides a fast-paced, collaborative work environment where individuals have an opportunity to support multiple cutting-edge projects for top government and commercial leaders. We offer opportunities to solve problems and improve processes while leveraging the newest technologies to provide our customers the highest quality products and services. This position is based out of the National Capital Region with travel and remote work options supporting out-of-area DoD, Federal Civilian, and commercial customers as required. The Senior Acquisition Program Manager will provide multi-disciplinary support to government system acquisition program management offices and will serve as an adviser to government personnel. Duties will include planning, executing, and controlling acquisition programs; organizing, training, and supervising a support staff. Will work with senior government personnel on a regular basis, and will frequently be called on to provide briefings and lead large meetings. The ideal candidate for this position will possess US Navy acquisition experience with an active Top Secret/SCI clearance. Acquisition experience from other DoD service acquisition organizations is also considered highly relevant. Serco is seeking someone who is versatile, with a broad background and demonstrated ability to produce quality work. Must be comfortable in a challenging, multi-tasking, dynamic, high-tempo, deadline-intensive environment with a flexible work schedule supporting multiple customers. Applicants must also have excellent listening as well as oral and written communication skills and be able to work collaboratively with customers and colleagues. In this role you will be responsible for providing acquisition management support services to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of acquisition services in support of the customer's mission. Services include some or all of the following: Requirements, program strategies, and acquisition plan developmentProject executionBid and proposal review/analysisOther related services associated with the acquisition process Qualifications: To be successful in this role you will have:TS/SCI clearanceMaster's Degree7-12 years of program management of major acquisition programs; at least 5 years in a leadership positionExtensive knowledge of Navy program management policies and procedures and application to development, production and fielding of major weapon systemsExtensive experience with Defense Acquisition management processes as contained in the DoD 5000 series directives requiredAbility to work effectively both independently and a part of a collaborative teamExcellent communications skills, both written and verbalAdditional desired experience and skills:Experience working with Service specific Rapid Capabilities Offices and Research LaboratoriesExperience executing alternative/rapid acquisition authoritiesBroad experience with development, coordination and communication of program management strategies and recommendations with mid- and senior-level Service and OSD personnel Company Overview: Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the US military, numerous US Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets). To review Serco benefits please visit: If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email. Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).

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