Program Manager

Vicksburg, Mississippi
Oct 23, 2022
Nov 27, 2022
Full Time
Program Manager

Vicksburg, Mississippi, MS Join our Talent Network

Chenega Agile Real-Time Solutions (CARS)

This position is contingent upon contract award and government funding of the program.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Serve as mission critical personnel that is the single point of contact on-site at the ERDC.
  • Responsible for the program management and technical direction of major programs or projects.
  • Assist with transition period to keep stakeholders informed of status to minimize interruptions or delays to work in progress that would impact the mission.
  • Work directly with the key stakeholders regarding new project assignment and planning.
  • Manage all operation aspects of Program Activity including cost management, schedule management, date management, proposal activity and other related program activities.
  • Plan, schedule, organize and administer program tasks, budgets and schedules.
  • Track program against schedule, budget and phase review objectives, reporting status to supervisor on a regular basis and executive staff as needed and/or requested.
  • Develop and implement recovery plans for off-schedule and unanticipated eventualities.
  • Establish and manage customer relationships.
  • Recommend and/or lead new processes where needed to improve quality or on-time delivery.
  • Generate various reports/deliverables to the appropriate customers and management personnel.
  • Commit to the organization and shall be ultimately responsible for all activities and deliverables under this contract.
  • Plan, organize, direct and guide the activities of team members.
  • Investigate and adjust personnel problems among program team members. Provide recommendations regarding hiring, promotions, wage adjustments and terminations.
  • Participate in hiring, training and performance evaluations.
  • Review and approve employee timecards.
  • Other duties as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
  • Bachelor's degree in related to Information Technology field of study, in addition to required experience below.
  • 10+ years' experience in IT field required.
  • 5+ years' Program/Project Management experience required.
  • PMP certification desired.
  • Active Secret clearance required.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to design and maintain technical and project documentation.
  • Ability to critically analyze and understand the requirements and communicate to the customer and leadership.
  • Ability to define requirements and plan project lifecycle deployment.
  • Ability to define and schedule project/program implementations.
  • Strong leadership and self-direction skills.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Sufficient knowledge of proper English grammar, spelling, capitalization, and punctuation rules to identify errors and make corrections.
  • Excellent organizational, presentation, and customer service skills.
  • Ability to efficiently and effectively identify and solve project issues.
  • Ability to solve complex problems using creative thinking skills.
  • Ability to perform team assessments and evaluations.
  • Ability to travel CONUS as required.
  • Ability to work nights, weekend, and holidays as required.
  • Ability to maintain and keep a Secret security clearance.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

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