Program / Project Manager with Security Clearance


KMS Solutions

Program Manager Summary/objective: The Program Manager conducts overall planning and direction of support efforts to the Team Submarine In-Service Program Offices. The Program Manager is responsible for the overall program definition, organization, and direction of short and long-range plans. This includes responsibility for formulating, guiding, and directing the technical approach; and defining and negotiating with activity and agency personnel for necessary resources. The Program Manager establishes and controls technical milestones, schedules, budgets, and costs. Essential functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions. Cost analysis, estimating expected costs for the project.
Prepare and implement a budget based on estimates.
Conduct risk assessments, report identified risks to management; provide recommendations for mitigation of risk (including termination of the project if appropriate).
Promptly address performance related questions, concerns, and/or complaints throughout the project.
Developing and providing assessments associated with contractor team performance, including quality, cost control, schedule, management, and compliance to all contract requirement.
Act as a liaison between company, customers, and vendors.
Ensure compliance with federal, state, local, industry, contractual, and company regulations, standards, specifications, and best practices.
Perform other related duties as assigned. Required education and experience: Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as Management, Engineering, Business, or technical discipline.
At least 10 years of relevant experience.
Experience demonstrating ability to manage technical projects of large scope, size, and complexity in accordance with DoD.
Must have supervisory experience and the ability to manage multi-disciplinary teams interacting with Senior Government leadership. Preferred education and experience: Master’s degree in Management, Engineering, Business, or other technical discipline.
20 years of relevant experience.
NAVSEA, Navy, and Submarine experience.
PMP, PgMP, CAPM, and/or comparable project management certifications highly desirable. Competencies: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong supervisory and leadership skills to foster a professional, respectful, and collaborative, teamwork environment.
Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate when appropriate.
Thorough understanding of, or the ability to quickly learn about the project or product being developed.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software. Additional eligibility requirements Work authorization/security clearance requirements: Active Secret clearance is required. Other Duties: Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Supervisory Responsibility: Oversee a team of managers and analysts to ensure projects are completed on time and in compliance with specifications and client expectations.
Delegate work and assignments to team members based on expertise, work experience, and time constraints.
Screen, interview, and hire qualified individuals to meet defined support requirements.
Oversee individual team member performance and take appropriate action(s) to remediate any issues or concerns. Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers. Physical Demands: Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
Ability to meet onsite presence requirements in Program Office workspaces in the Washington Navy Yard several times a week to support client meetings and oversee and interact with team members. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Excellent listening skills are essential. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms. Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: The typical workday is eight hours in length. Some flexibility in hours is allowed, with concurrence from the supervisor. The employee must be available during the “core” work hours of 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and must account for the hours in a pay period to maintain full-time status. Telework: This is a Telework Allowed up to 40% position. Travel: Travel is infrequent but may be required. AAP/EEO Statement: KMS Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. KMS Solutions is a drug free workplace.

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