Program Manager


The Program Manager will manage all operation aspects of program activity for the Collaborative Nerve Center program in support of the U.S. Air Force, including cost management, schedule management, data management, proposal activity, contract execution, technical and facility management, and other related program activities.

  • Serve as a principle liaison with current and prospective program customers and Air Force stakeholders.
  • 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.
  • Concentrate on the efforts associated with the contract and collaborate with the customer to integrate it with the different elements of the customer's overall requirements.
  • Investigate and adjust personnel problems among program team members.
  • Effectively recommend as to hiring, promotions, wage adjustments, and terminations.
  • Prepare and present Employee Performance evaluations and submit to corporate according to policy.
  • Recommend and/or lead new processes where needed to improve quality or on-time delivery.
  • Generate various reports/deliverables, including monthly program status reports to the appropriate customers and management personnel.
  • Responsible for day-to-day management of all program staff, including time cards, expense reports, hiring, awards, evaluations, and terminations.
  • Ensure effective reporting and communication with the client, the CS team, and all customers and stakeholders.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of experience managing a project of similar size and complexity (a combination of additional experience, education, and training may be used in lieu of formal education)
  • Background in Systems Engineering and IT project management required
  • Background check required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Proven track record of leadership of large initiatives and experience with Air Force Enterprise Information Technology as a Service (EITaaS) or related IT program support is desired.
  • Familiarity with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundation certification.
  • Must be well organized, an effective communicator at multiple levels, and able to grasp system concepts and communicate their applications.
  • Must be capable of quickly learning new systems and associated software applications for proficient execution of tasks.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with time related constraints in a fast- paced contract manufacturing environment.
  • Speak effectively before groups of internal and/or external customers or employees.
  • High level of integrity and accountability.
  • Ability to travel.

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