Program Manager

Washington, DC
Aug 01, 2022
Aug 31, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive is seeking an experienced Program Manager for a potential contract supporting the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program. The Program Manager will lead and manage the contractor team both on-site and remote across all the various projects within NCO/NITRD and service as the direct interface with the Agency COR and Deputy Division Chiefs.

This is a mid-level, full-time position onsite in Washington, DC.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage the contract team and have overall responsibility for the quality, timeliness, and delivery of project deliverables.
  • The PM will be the Interface between the company, customer, and senior staff, which includes general administrative oversight, time accounting, financial tracking, cost projection, assigning personnel to tasks, personnel evaluation and support as well as assisting in the technical leadership and direction to a multidisciplinary staff.
  • Assist the NCO leadership in the management of the NITRD program, such as preparing, maintaining, and conducting SOPs and other internal controls.
  • Managing the contract metrics, performance, and onboarding of all team members.
  • Serve as the central point of contact for the day-to-day contract support operations.
  • Prepare, coordinate and brief periodic status meetings to the government PM and COR.
  • Prepare monthly status reports containing performance and expenditures.
  • Engage stakeholders across the Federal government, academia, private sector, and international efforts.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Management or related field.
  • Ability to pass a federal background investigation including fingerprinting.
  • 5+ years' experience managing over 10 employees in a dispersed office environment.
  • Demonstrate strong management and leadership skills;
  • Experience working within a Federal government environment.
  • Must have the ability to work effectively in a small team environment
  • Outstanding communication skills, influencing abilities, and client focus.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.

Desired Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Business, Management or related field.
  • Holds Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or DAWIA Level II-III in Program Management and/or Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or higher.

About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.

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