Deputy Program Manager - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

United States

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ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Program Director/Deputy Program Manager to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech. The Program Director will be based in McLean, VA with occasional travel to Herndon, VA and other locations within northern Virginia.

The Program Director reports to the Executive Director/Program Manager and supports the management and execution of a large technical contract to ensure requirements outlined in the PWS are met as directed. The PD supports the ED/PM in initiating, planning, and executing activities for delivering products and services to satisfy program and customer specified requirements within the negotiated price and schedule.  The PD is responsible for the leadership, management, and effectiveness of the Program Management Office (PMO) to include reporting, staffing, subcontract management, planning, risk management, quality management, and award fee plan administration to enable the entire Program to execute project and program development with established processes that meet industry standards for consistent and quality performance.

Mandatory skill set includes:

  • Demonstrated customer-service and goal-oriented behaviors.
  • Demonstrated financial acumen managing projects/programs
  • Demonstrated experience presenting briefing to senior customer management and customer stakeholders.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines with changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and measuring key performance indicators
  • Strong analytic ability to evaluate programmatic data, resolve inconsistencies and propose solutions
  • Demonstrated experience leading performance-based and outcome-based projects/programs and staffs
  • Demonstrated experience successfully managing disparately located personnel.
  • Demonstrated experience in a leadership role with both responsibility for managing personnel, tasks, and interaction with all levels of customers.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain constructive relationships among customers, stakeholders, technical teams, and contractors across the customer base.
  • Familiarity with IC and/or DoD IT architectures.
  • Experience with IC and/or DoD acquisition policies and processes.
  • Experience serving as a program or project manager leading and supervising a multi-disciplinary staff (100 person or more) of various levels.
  • PMP® or equivalent project management certification with 5+ years program management- specific experience, including subcontract management
  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher with 5+ years of recent IT-related experience.

Desired skill set includes:

  • ITIL® v3 Foundation, or higher, certification.
  • Technical certification such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or similar
  • Experience with ServiceNow
  • Demonstrated experience managing complex CPAF projects/programs
  • Experience in implementing a managed services approach in a multi-provider environment.
  • Advanced proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, especially Microsoft Project, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Five (5) years' experience directly related to IT Service Management and Delivery in Program/Project Management roles, with projects valued at $20 million annually.

Security clearance requirements:
Active and current TS/SCI with polygraph.

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