• Location: Hanover, Maryland
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2242

Title: Program Manager – Level 2

Location: Hanover, MD

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Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of intelligence, satellite, and cyber technologies. Cornerstone’s Intelligence Sector provides solutions to the United States Government for information collection, operations, exploitation and dissemination, and research activities. Our Team specializes in software development, cloud architecture, systems and network engineering, systems integration, agile management, as well as targeting operations and intelligence analysis. Our support to our mission customers includes cyber network operations, exploitation and defense, signals intelligence, human intelligence, and critical missions and networks.
 

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 Mite and review technical documents.

Core hours are 8 AM – 4 PM EST with flexibility on either end. Ad hoc support is required as needed for requests that fall outside this core window.

Capabilities:

  • 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 financial reports 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 contract in 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

Qualifications:

  • Ten (10) years experience as a program or project manager in managing programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
  • Shall have demonstrated experience in conducting requirements analysis, resource allocation, project costing, deliverable tracking, schedule and financial data monitoring, and reporting.
  • Shall have at least one (I) year of demonstrated experience in the management and control of funds and resources using complex reporting mechanisms such as Earned Value Management.
  • Shall be knowledgeable of the guidelines provided by the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS), DoD 5000 series, and ICD 801 policies.
  • Direct 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.
  • Must have a PMP, FAC-P/PM Mid-Level, or Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DA WIA) Level 2 certification in Program Management.
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