Program Manager


The Program Manager shall apply an understanding of DoD and AF Program/Project analysis to plan, organize, complete, and present assessments of program/project activity management concepts, analyses, studies, and procedures to senior leadership. This position utilizes the candidate's program management subject matter expertise and experience in support of the directorate missions versus management of the EPASS Program.

  • Evaluate implications of existing or proposed projects, programs, processes, and policies/laws and recommend improvements to the government point-of-contact (POC).
  • Assist the PM and Acquisition Team in the planning and organizing of program management activities and/or analyses efforts of a group of specialists and/or advising on and performing work related to program management.
  • Plan, organize, complete, and present assessments of program management concepts, analyses, studies, and procedures.
  • Perform a wide range of activities, including gathering a variety of program information, conducting analyses, acquisition strategy planning, pre-award and post-award document preparation, and milestone planning, tracking, scheduling, briefing preparation, staff coordination, and decision documentation preparation.
  • Establish and maintain databases and assist in the development and analysis of key program metrics.
  • Develop and integrate risk management plans and strategies and support program briefings.
  • Determine program progress and effectively communicate recommendations orally and in writing to higher organizational management.
  • Develop, report, and maintain schedules and metrics that are needed to track program status.
  • Interface and coordinate with lateral USG organizations, including headquarters, major commands, aircraft wings/squadrons, test agencies, and USAF Centers or other external agencies as required in order to accomplish assigned tasks.
  • Develop and draft acquisition documentation and ensure quality control; many perform work measurement studies, program or operations efficiency reviews, cost studies, or workload change impact analyses; and rely upon and use automated management information systems in performing fact finding, analytical, and advisory functions.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Master's degree and 10+ years of experience in a respective technical/professional discipline OR
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline and 12+ years of experience in a respective technical/professional discipline OR
  • 15+ years of relevant work experience
  • Secret clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting
  • Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals
  • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience working in a home office setting.
  • Ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues.
  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone with good phone skills and a professional demeanor.
  • Previous customer service experience strongly desired.
  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to visualize a problem/situation and think abstractly to solve it

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.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.


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