PTS Deputy Program Manager - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

United States

All ManTech employees will need to meet the requirements set forth in Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring all covered contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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.

ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Deputy Program Manager on a Department of State (DOS) contract providing protective technology services at U.S. embassies and consulates throughout the world. The Deputy Program Manager will assist the Program Manager in leading a team of mission-delivery staff in achieving project results and report status regularly to the Program Manager and ManTech Executive leadership.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee and manage support functions that may include financial management, subcontractor management, schedule execution, risk management, and quality control.
  • Identify, analyze, and implement business process improvement on the program that includes conducting root cause analysis, gap analysis and process mapping.
  • Demonstrate the ability to achieve and exceed program cost, schedule, technical, quality, and customer satisfaction objectives.
  • Conduct regular Program Staff meetings to control program plan; perform weekly and monthly status report as well as Quarterly Program Reviews for the customer and upper management.
  • Collaborate with customers to identify current tasking and to develop program objectives.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization and cultivate a strong team environment
  • Support program management by reviewing progress and approving cost (i.e. approving subcontractor invoices)
  • Negotiate and create task execution plans.
  • Develop project plan and schedule.
  • Prioritize, assign, and track the scheduled task and financials.
  • Act as a backup to the Program Manager as needed.
  • MS Project and other tools as may be required for the performance of their duties.
  • Provide lead technical assistance to the proposal development process.
  • Deliver innovative solutions and efficient processes/procedures that reduce program operating expenses, mitigate risk, and increase annual revenue.
  • Held accountable for all activities concerning the program which include: selection, hiring, firing and retention of personnel; scheduling and managing of labor, travel and other direct costs; and communicating with the Executive Director, Program Manager(s), and respective Team Leads on issues that pertain to management objectives, employee morale, program decisions, and program related matters.
  • Build partnership relationship with the customers and subcontractors.
  • Make and meet the team’s commitments to the customers.
  • Execute within the program’s budget and objectives

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Five to seven years of related management experience.
  • Previous experience supporting the Department of State.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, organizational, problem solving, and interpersonal skills are highly desired.
  • Overall project scheduling/coordination experience- Microsoft Office Suite Fluency.
  • Must be capable of planning, coordinating, and directing the activities of program staff, program control, and technical personnel involved in providing services in fulfillment of the contract. 
  • Must be capable of managing and controlling schedules and cost to provide on time, within budget, performance of all aspects of the contractual effort. 
    Must be capable of providing direction for operations and ensuring compliance with all management policies, plans, and procedures. 
  • Must at all times be a role model to subordinate employees, be a workforce motivator, and be a provider of constructive criticism.

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Must have a current Secret security clearance.

Physical Requirements:

  • Mainly works in an indoor office environment- uses a computer and other office equipment and moves about to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Communicates with co-workers, management and customers, which may involve delivering presentations. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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