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Acquisition Program Manager 


The Columbia Group (TCG), is a technical services support company which has a successful 50+ year history of providing United States government with acquisition, logistics management, engineering, design, fabrication, test and evaluation, information technology and financial management support services. As a full-time employee of TCG, 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, and professional development opportunities. You will accrue 'Paid Time Off' (PTO) to be used towards vacation or sick leave, in addition to receiving eleven (11) paid federal holidays.

Our client is seeking to hire multiple Acquisition Program Managers to join our team near Washington, DC Navy Yard. Upon award, you will:

  • Lead a team of Columbia Group employees and subcontractor personnel supporting a NAVSEA program office in new ship acquisition.
  • Responsibilities include: providing expertise to the customer in acquisition strategy development, consolidating stakeholder inputs to develop acquisition plans and ship planning directives (SPDs), supporting contract planning and development, monitoring contract performance, and ACAT I acquisition reporting.
Position Requirements

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 10+ years of DoD acquisition management, contract management, or technical business management (Master's degree will count as two years of experience).
  • Clearly documented experience in the management of DoD contracting for ship or ship system acquisition that includes assessment of contract performance and associated reporting.
  • U.S. Citizenship is a prerequisite.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.


  • Master's degree in Engineering, Hard Science or Business.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
  • Amphibious Ship and/or Sealift Ship experience.

This position is contingent upon and subject to the award of the contract from the government. You will be hired on a contingency basis.

Full-Time/Part-Time Contingent  
Position Acquisition Program Manager  
Division The Columbia Group  
Req Number PRO-22-00004  
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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