Program Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-311017
    • Job Location: Dahlgren, VA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 09/29/2020
    • Years of Experience: 15+
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Job Description

Kratos Defense & Rocket Support Services is currently seeking a Program Manager in support of NSWC Dahlgren Division.  The successful candidate will plan, direct, coordinate and manage administrative activities associated with effective and efficient execution of the contract.  Supervise task managers in the execution of their assigned duties.  Review and maintain the quality of the technical work being completed on the contract.  Monitor the quality and timeliness of all work products delivered on the contract including task/work planning, control of budget, schedule, and task execution, contract and subcontract management, personnel management and supervision.  Produce technical reports on findings, provide system data collection and analysis, and conduct technical documentation reviews.

Experience and Skills

Education/Professional Certifications:

  •  A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, business or technical discipline.

Specialized Experience:

  • Fifteen years of experience, including ten years of demonstrated management experience or project level management in DoD major systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the program acquisition life cycle process as addressed in the DoD 5000 series instructions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Department of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS), DoD regulations, requirements, policies and procedures, cost and schedule estimating, systems disciplines, engineering specifications and commercial practices relating to weapon systems procurement and production
  • Demonstrated experience as primary point of contact for Contractor’s tasking, including formulating, guiding, and directing the technical approach, defining and negotiating with field activities and program office personnel for necessary resources, and establishing and controlling technical milestones, schedules, and costs for day-to-day execution
  • Demonstrated experience as a program manager leading a team of skilled professional, technical, and support personnel
  • Solid technical background as demonstrated by certifiable experience interfacing effectively with customers and delivering quality products on time and within budget.

 Required skills/experience:

  • Must have 15 years related experience
  • Must have an active DoD Secret Clearance
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen