Program Manager - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

District of Columbia
United States

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Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first.  At ManTech International Corporation, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Program Manager to join our team in Washington, DC.

The selected individual will serve as the Program Manager for a large Department of Energy Scientific, Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) contract.  The ideal candidate will have experience leading large programs of $50 million (or more) with 100+ personnel in the Federal Sector. The candidate should have experience interacting with senior Federal Government employees and contracting officers.  Individual will be responsible for all financial, contractual, and overall quality of service to the Federal Client.  Individual will engage Government leadership across the organization, highlighting and communicating innovative solutions and findings to multiple levels of leadership.  Will be responsible to ensure client satisfaction with team’s delivery and seek opportunities to expand and grow our work. The position is located in the Washington DC area conveniently located near Metro.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manager for all Monthly deliverables and communication between ManTech and Federal contracting officers
  • This individual is responsible to the Task Manager to resolve any issues of deficiency in meeting contractual obligations
  • Serve as subject matter expert for the for the travel system, marketing of the agency, communications with hill staffers, facilities, and DOE HR actions 
  • Individual with responsibilities for the strategic direction of the Front Office and Communications team to meet the Goals of Leadership 
  • Activities include liaising with DOE HR to ensure staff is being on-boarded and meeting the necessary federal requirements
  • Act as responsible individual for all deliverables to the clients, in terms of quality, timeliness, and accuracy of assignment
  • Responsible for all staffing decisions and assignments of roles for individuals
  • Responsible for all disciplinary discussion and determining corrective actions needed by staff
  • Serve as a liaison between Senior Management, customers, and interagency partners to address and resolve technical issues and implement improvements.
  • Identifies, acquires, and utilizes company resources to achieve project technical objectives 
  • Build working relationships with subcontractors and vendors to establish team cohesiveness 
  • Interface with external customers and senior management to communicate status of contract throughout life cycle 
  • Provide strong organizational, planning and analysis skills in executing critical day-to-day functions and priorities 
  • Perform a variety of both complex and routine administrative and analytical duties 
  • Establish innovative solutions to complex contract requirements, program operations, and subcontract management 
  • Mentor program direct reports in operations, program management and business development
  • Responsible for dispute resolution between staff and clients were necessary  

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires Master’s degree or equivalent, and ten to twelve years of related experience including management experience of similar size
  • Requires Department of Energy experience at the Head Quarters level with increasing responsibilities working on Projects
  • Experience managing large programs over $50 million
  • Management of multiple programs simultaneously 
  • Exceptional oral and written communication and negotiation skills as well as proposal writing skills and experience
  •  Experience in transition and start-up of a new program 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PMP certification
  • Experience managing programs within DOE

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Must have the ability to obtain a clearance

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50%.
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management and customers, which may involve delivering presentations. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations


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