Program Manager

Job Description

  • Location: Columbia, Maryland
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #8274

Job Title: Program Manager
Duration: 2 years plus
Location: Columbia Maryland

Job Description:

  • Our client is looking for a Program Manager who will be responsible for using agile methodologies to inform program management decisions regarding the performance and progression of the program.


  • Manage cost, schedule, and performance, allocating resources (staffing, facilities, and budgets) for the program.


  • Plan, manage, and track program schedule, identifying all stakeholder’s dependencies, program baselines, budgets, and track program deliverables.


  • Rapidly assemble, execute, and address unexpected cost, schedule, or technical program/contract issues.


  • Prepare program status reviews and other formal reviews to be presented to Government and program stakeholders.


  • Ensure program activities and cross-discipline integration are met to meet performance goals.


  • Work with team to identify program risks and dependencies; develop risk mitigation strategies and plans.


  • Work with teams to identify program and process issues and provide recommendations and solutions, including escalation plans and strategies.


  • Communicate program issues to program stakeholders in a timely and transparent manner.


  • Establish repeatable program management processes through agile methodologies.


  • Deliver Weekly Activity Reports, Monthly Activity Reports, and conduct Monthly Program Management Reviews.


  • Organize and facilitate planning meetings to facilitate decision-making and conflict resolution, building consensus among project team members regarding task requirements, sequencing, and interrelationships within the program.

3-5 Must Have Skill Set

  • Secret Clearance – DOD
  • 10 years of experience managing programs of similar size and scope.
  • Excellent communication skills: ability to communicate effectively with program stakeholders.
  • Experience working in government implementation efforts.
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies
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