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Program Manager - Acquisition 

Description

The Columbia Group, Inc. (TCG) is a fifty-year old small business providing engineering, financial management, IT application development, and platform acquisition to Navy clients. TCG is growing fast as a prime contractor in PEO Ships and Navy Systems Commands. We seek an enterprising candidate to fill a high-visibility role supporting the Ships AM Program Office; Program Manager - Acquisition.

Program Executive Office Ships (PEO Ships) manages the design and construction of destroyers, amphibious ships, special mission and support ships, as well as a wide range of boats and craft for U.S. agencies and foreign military sales. Ships AM is the program office under PEO Ships that manages activities associated with acquisition of all elements regarding Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) and Government Furnished Information (GFI).

Functional Description of the Position:

  • Acts as the overall lead, manager and administrator for the contracted effort.
  • Serves as the primary interface and point of contact with Government program authorities on technical and program/project issues.
  • Oversees contractor execution of the contract requirements.
  • Manages acquisition and employment of program/project resources.
  • Applies analytic techniques in the evaluation of program/project objectives.
  • Analyzes requirements, status, budget and schedules.
  • Performs management, technical, or business case analyses.
  • Collects, completes, organizes and interprets data relating to aircraft/weapon/project acquisition and product programs.
  • Tracks program/project status and schedules.
  • Applies government-instituted processes for documentation, change control management and data management.
 
Position Requirements

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Required: Minimum of 7 years’ experience with defense related acquisition programs or equivalent govt/industry experience
  • Required: MUST HAVE CURRENT or ACTIVE SECRET CLEARANCE
    • Desired: Completed advanced program management training
    • Desired: Program management certification
    • Desired: Minimum of 7 years’ experience with Navy Programs.
    • Desired: Bachelor degree (BS/BA) in related technical field.
  • Task and/or project management experience
  • Experience managing staff
  • 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
    • Configuration management of hardware systems

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 Program Manager - Acquisition  
Division The Columbia Group  
Req Number PRO-20-00002  
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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