Program Manager I

Huntsville, Alabama
Aug 17, 2023
Sep 20, 2023
Full Time

Program Manager I

Huntsville, AL

Our Strength Is Our People

We believe taking care of our employees will deliver the best support to our customers and our community. Our success is attributable to our employees. We recruit and retain civic-minded people who fit our family-oriented small business culture.

Valued people deliver the highest level of professionalism and support to our customers. We provide our employees with a positive work environment and social activities that reinforce teamwork.

Venturi LLC, a Chenega company, has an exciting career opportunity for a Program Manager I to support a critical program for the US Army. This individual will provide program leadership, direct technical support, and contract management for a large services delivery project supporting a US Army customer.

In this role, the incumbent will lead a team of skilled professionals supporting an Army Project office charged with delivering mission-critical weapons systems to the Army aviation enterprise.

  • Plan, execute, direct, and control all facets of assigned projects within the terms of the contract
  • Deliver direct technical support to customers
  • Manage multiple subcontractors
  • Embrace the Venturi culture and demonstrate continual dedication to the company
  • Effectively develop, lead, and execute corporate strategy
  • Identify and develop strong future leaders and managers
  • Manage government customer relationships and programs
  • Develop strong internal and external relationships
  • Maximize interpersonal skills up, down, and across the organization
  • Ensure contract deliverables are on time and within budget
  • Ensure high-quality work and excellent results
  • Successfully recruit and retain employees
  • Solicit, develop, and secure new government business
  • Effect growth and maintain a current business base
  • Partner with other senior leadership in creative problem-solving
  • Structure sound business arrangements, and execute supervisory responsibilities IAW company and corporate policy and applicable laws
  • Other duties as assigned

  • BS or MS/MBA degree
  • 15+ years of experience with 8+ years in leadership positions
  • Experience in the defense industry and government contracts is preferred.
  • Top Secret clearance required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Proven track record leading professional services projects serving US DoD and federal government customers
  • Experience with, or understanding of air defense countermeasures, including threat warning, active and passive countermeasures, and associated tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Client service mindset
  • Exceptional Project Management skills, including managing teams in tactical implementation and budget development and oversight
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Excellent written and spoken communication
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of the various forms of government contracts, including but not limited to cost plus fixed fee, firm fixed price, time and materials, indefinite delivery indefinite quantity, multiple award contracts, and contracts awarded under the GSA Schedule
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented self-starter
  • Travels as required: 25-30% to CONUS and OCONUS locations
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as required

How you'll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their careers to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. We believe there's always room to learn from entry-level employees to senior leaders.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.


At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits.

Learn more about what working at Chenega MIOS can mean for you.

Chenega MIOS's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

Corporate citizenship

Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to our relationships with our clients, team members, and communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

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