Program Manager

Arlington, Virginia
Feb 05, 2021
Mar 11, 2021
Full Time

The Program Manager (PM) will lead the contractor program team, which supports the government in overseeing the Solution Provider on a Defense Business System program. The PM will support the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information System (PEO EIS) and the Product Director Army Human Resource Systems (PD AHRS) with the implementation of an Accessions Information Environment (AIE) that applies enterprise-wide business practices and modern technology to support the Army's Accessions Enterprise. The PM will play a vital role in planning contractor team operations, integrating the tasks and work of a multi-disciplined team, managing daily execution, and evaluating and improving the performance of the team. The PM will provide related support to selected government operations within the program office.

  • Provide day-to-day leadership, direction, and mentoring to the contractor team.
  • Plan and execute administrative processes and fulfill contract requirements in coordination with Chenega Decision Sciences headquarters staff members.
  • Serve as principal point of representation and liaison with the government program leaders.
  • Provide government program leaders advice and recommendations on acquisition and program management strategy and execution.
  • Provide tactical acquisition support to the government Acquisition Manager as a support focus area, in accordance with provisions of DoDI 5000.75, Business Systems Requirements and Acquisition and related governing directives addressing program cost, schedule, and performance.
  • Provide leadership as needed to address team operations, risks, and issues in other program support areas, including systems engineering, architecture, testing, cybersecurity, requirements, configuration management, product support, and contracting.
  • Plan and manage complex tasks under tight budget and time constraints.
  • Develop and coordinate presentations and documents.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree and 10+ years of experience OR
  • Master's degree and 6+ years of experience in government program management, acquisition, and operations experience.
  • The degree should be in Program/Acquisition Management, Business, Information Technology, or other related program.
  • Extensive, demonstrated experience in the full complement of government program management and acquisition life cycle activities is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing management support to senior leaders that enables program success.
  • Possess and maintain a valid state operator's license.
  • Secret clearance required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of government and industry best practices.
  • Working knowledge of contract and subcontract management.
  • Strong leadership, management, and communication skills (both written and oral) in an acquisition/program management environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, and problem resolution skills.
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision or guidance.
  • Ability to work after hours and/or on weekends.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications and MS Project.
  • Acquisition/program management experience in government, Department of Defense, or U.S. Army is preferred.
  • Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III or Project Management Professional certification is preferred.

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)
  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

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