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Program Manager 


The Columbia Group (TCG), is a technical services support company which has a successful 50+ year history of providing the United States Military with acquisition, logistics management, engineering, design, fabrication, test and evaluation, information technology and financial management support services. As a full-time employee of The Columbia Group, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package to include a quality health insurance program (medical, drug, vision and dental) for you and your family, group life insurance, group short and long-term disability insurance, a 401K Profit Sharing Retirement Plan, Flexible Spending Account, and professional development opportunities. You will accrue 'Paid Time Off' (PTO) to be used towards vacation or sick leave, in addition to receiving ten (10) paid Federal holidays.

We are looking for an experienced Program Manager to join our team in Arlington, VA. The ideal candidate will:

  • Provide overall management and supervision of the acquisition, procurement, financial, international, and FMS support services activities for the DoD customer.
  • Provide assistance to Technical Advisory Reports (TAR), evaluate production and engineering service cost proposals, and provide engineering cost studies or estimates.
  • Will supervise all actions in awarding and managing contracts and documentation including: Acquisition Strategy and Acquisition Plans.
  • Assist in inputting all procurement requests into the automated Standard Procurement System (SPS), as well as evaluate and propose acquisition process improvements.
  • Conduct technical/cost/financial risk analysis and recommend potential mitigation to those risks.
  • Provide assistance in work-share management, developing share formulas, and analyzing proposals.
Position Requirements

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in any technical or managerial discipline.
  • 7 years of professional experience in program/project management.
  • Experience leading a team of professionals.
  • Experience communicating with SES/Flag level personnel
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. 


Desired Education, Skills, and Experience:

  • Master's degree in Engineering or Business Management discipline
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification 
  • 10+ years of experience within DoD/Navy program management, Government technical management, or Industry business management.
  • Familiarity with DoD/DoN procedures and Policies (DoD 5000 process).
  • Familiarity with Naval Science and Technology (S&T), Strategies and  Future Naval Capabilities (FNC) programs, and Foreign Military Sales.



Some TCG customers require individuals providing support to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations. COVID-19 vaccination status may affect employment opportunities.

Full-Time/Part-Time Contingent  
Position Program Manager  
Division The Columbia Group  
Req Number PRO-20-00017  
Location Arlington, VA  
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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