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Deputy Program Manager - Acquisition 

Description

The Columbia Group (TCG) is a design engineering and technical services company that has a successful 50+-year history of providing the United States Military with engineering, design, acquisition, logistics management, fabrication, test and evaluation, information technology and financial management support services. We have multiple contract with the Military Sealift Command to provide engineering design and ship modification support. We are seeking a Deputy Program Manager with the capacity to grow and develop into the program manager for a large complex program.

This position is an excellent opportunity for advancement into program management on a significant scale. The Deputy Program Manager will have principle responsibility for the management of cost, schedule, and subcontracts. Initial areas of technical oversight responsibility will depend on technical background. Responsibilities for technical oversight and customer interface will grow as the program develops.

Tasks include:

  • Work with a project analyst to monitor expenditures. Estimate future spending based on spending trends and monthly reports. As required develop and recommend cost control measures.
  • Monitor progress of Program deliverables and maintain an inventory of completed deliverables. Monitor the status of work in progress.
  • Provide oversight in areas of assigned responsibility, including monitoring subcontractor technical performance. Ensure technical and programmatic risks have been identified and are being tracked. Actively participate in issue and risk resolution.
  • Assume responsibilities of the Program Manager when that individual is unavailable.
 
Position Requirements

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Required: Five (5) years of experience working in a Defense Department acquisition program. In some cases, we may consider work on hardware development and manufacturing in a commercial environment appropriate experience.
  • Required: MUST HAVE CURRENT or ACTIVE SECRET CLEARANCE.
    • Desired: Minimum of 5 years’ experience with Navy Programs.
    • Desired: Bachelor degree (BS/BA) in related technical field.
  • Task and/or project management experience
  • One year or more of experience in one or more of the following:
    • Financial management of a Defense Acquisition program
    • Government contract management
    • Shipbuilding (certain manufacturing experience may also qualify)
    • Supply chain logistics
    • Cybersecurity

The Columbia Group (TCG) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected Veteran status.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Contingent  
Position Deputy Program Manager - Acquisition  
Division The Columbia Group  
Req Number PRO-20-00001  
Location Washington DC WNY  
About the Organization We are a premier federal services company with a successful history of providing the United States Military, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Aviation Administration, and other departments / agencies of the federal government. We employ hundreds of professionals, providing client-focused solutions, across all armed forces, in multiple locations throughout the United States.  
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected Veteran status.  

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