Senior Information Technology Program Manager

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Washington, D.C
Feb 19, 2021
Feb 27, 2021
Full Time


This is senior-level professional work planning, scheduling, managing, monitoring and executing information technology (IT) programs and projects for the Sergeant at Arms (SAA).
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Work includes setting schedules, developing statements of work, participating in the source selection process, overseeing contract vendors, and coordinating with various SAA departments to accomplish project and program goals and objectives. Work in this classification is distinguished from the IT Program Manager by its level of expertise and complexity of projects.

Major Duties
  • Develops major project and program plans; prepares briefings and reports.
  • Communicates project and program plans, goals, schedule, technical direction, and impacts to stakeholders; conducts project management meetings; garners and maintains support for the project or program; provides regular updates to stakeholders.
  • Manages and maintains major project and program plans.
  • Reviews and evaluates proposals for completeness and adherence to Senate policies, procedures, rules and regulations; participates in the source selection process.
  • Prepares large budget estimates; monitors and tracks actual expenditures against the project or program budget.
  • Monitors the progress, milestones, and deliverables; provides performance feedback and recommendations.
  • Serves as a Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR).
  • Develops contingency plans to mitigate risks, as needed.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential
00 - Yes.


Conditions of Employment



Work requires a Bachelor's Degree in information technology, business administration, public administration, or a related field, and five to eight years of experience in program management/ project supervision; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
  • Knowledge of principles, methods and practices of project management, including project budgeting, scheduling, staffing, risk management and requirements analysis.
  • Knowledge of business analysis principles, techniques and tools.
  • Knowledge of modern research methods and practices.
  • Ability to analyze difficult and complex issues and to make recommendations for action.
  • Ability to conduct research and prepare clear and concise analyses and reports.
  • Ability to develop and implement both short and long range project plans.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of management and staff.
  • Ability to lead or assist project teams and to bring projects to completion on time and within budget.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.


Please read the "Qualifications" section.

Additional information

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Please read the "Next steps" section.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents

All required documents will be outlined in the application instructions.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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