Program Manager SME

BTS Software Solutions   •  

Fort Meade, MD

Industry: Technology


8 - 10 years

Posted 91 days ago

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Position Summary and Responsibilities: 

The Program Manager shall be responsible for the successful cost, schedule, and performance of the contract. Serves as the main point of contact for the Contracting Officer (CO), the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), the Government Program Manager, and the Contractor’s senior management. Directly contributes to program efforts in several areas, including cost management/avoidance, schedule estimation and tracking, contract performance management, risk management, requirements analysis, and quality assurance activities. Ensures proper performance of tasks necessary to ensure the most efficient and effective execution of the contract. The PM shall utilize expert communication skills needed to direct the skilled technical resources and report on the technical progress, issues, and problem areas, as well as write and review technical documents.

Work with the higher level program manager, if applicable, to provide effective and efficient management of the contractor’s effort

Allocate resources (staffing, facilities, and budgets) on the contract

Review and propose the Integrated Program Baseline (or resource loaded schedule) to the Government

Review and approve all earned value, Estimate To Complete, Funds and Man-hour Expenditure Report, or other financialreports as appropriate

Review risk and risk mitigation activities and allocate budgets for the same

Prepare program status reviews and other formal reviews to be presented to the Government PM

Review and allocate management reserve within contractual limits

Ensure the timely recruitment and training of program staff – both direct and indirect

Review all financial and technical reports before release to the Government

Ensure cross-discipline integration within the contract to meet Government needs

Communicate issues and solutions to the Government PM in a timely and transparent manner

Ensure compliance with all regulatory and administrative requirements imposed by the contractin coordination with the Contractor’s contracts staff

Assist the Government PM by providing input to statutory acquisition reports and responses to Congressional Questions for the Record (QFRs)

Coordinate the preparation of Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and value engineering proposals to the Government PM

Provide Contractor input to the Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan reviews or Award Fee reviews, as appropriate


Ten (10) years experience as a program or project manager in managing programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. 

Proficient in conducting requirements analysis, resource allocation, project costing, deliverable tracking, schedule and financial data monitoring, and reporting. 

Have at least one (1) year of demonstrated experience in the management and control of funds and resources using complex reporting mechanisms such as Earned Value Management.

Actionable knowledge of the guidelines provided by the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS), DoD 5000 series, and ICD 801 policies. 

In depth experience in managing multi-task contracts and subcontracts of various types and complexity, as well as experience in leading a multi- vendor environment is required. 

Within the last ten (10) years, a minimum of five (5) years experience managing TTO-driven government contract(s) with a value of at least $5M/year, to include experience with management of multiple delivery orders: i.e. staffing, burn rate analyses, and a large subcontractor team (15 company minimum) experience

CERTIFICATIONS: Must have a PMP, FAC-P/PM Mid-Level, or Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level 2 certification in Program Management.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five years of experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

CLEARENCE: TS/SCI w/ Full Scope Poly

LOCATION: Fort Meade, MD