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CWMD Project Manager II 

Category Program/Project Mgmt  

We are seeking a CWMD Project Manager II to support the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) located in Ft. Belvoir, Virginia.

This effort will assist in creating a network of likeminded allies and partners with increased threat reduction capabilities that contribute and advance the interests and security of the United States of America. It will assist in building strategic relationships with key international partners that enhance threat reduction on a global scale. It will also support the resilience of the global nonproliferation framework by building partner capacities to enforce the tenants of that framework.


The CWMD (Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction) Project Manager II serves as lead Advisor and Assistance Support to the Government Project Officer and is directly responsible for ensuring all project level deliverables meet quality and schedule requirements.

Additional Responsibilities Include, but are not Limited To:

  • Provides project management support for the full range of deliverables across various missions and activities in one or more countries/projects.
  • Develops and delivers briefings for senior DoD officials.
  • Assists and advises the Project Officer(s) in project execution and supports planning, budgeting, monitoring, and evaluation of assigned country projects.
  • Supports the Project Officer(s) to prepare project milestone documents (Project Concept Notification (PCN), Requirements Validation Review (RVR), Project Plans, and others as required).
  • Assists Project Officer(s) with requirements and end-state development.
  • Provides recurring updates to the Directors Operational Imperatives and weekly activity reports.
  • Assists Project Officer(s) to draft contract documents required for PR packages (Initial Strategy Session worksheets, Acquisition Strategy Review Documents, Market Research Reports, Statements of Work, Contract Data Requirement Lists, and others as required).
  • Supports updates to quarterly project fact sheets and regional/country summaries for the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
  • Supports development of project level inputs for Program Objective Memorandum, Project Management Reviews, Annual Report to Congress, Annual Spend Plans, and metrics reviews as required.
  • Supports Project Officer(s) to review proposals for programmatic fit/logistics/cost realism/scheduling.
  • Supports acquisition strategies through the entire lifecycle of the project.
  • Supports prompt and thorough responses to short fuse taskers.
  • Supports country assessments and validating project metrics on a recurring basis.
  • Captures meeting minutes and lessons learned and incorporates solutions to action items and process improvement methodologies.
  • Supports Project Officer(s) by engaging with implementing contractors and other partners to ensure that contractual obligations are met.
  • Supports Project Officer(s) to manage regional and country portfolios (monitor cost/schedule/scope, budget, deliverables, expenditures, and other needs).
  • Supports the Project Officer(s) travel planning and requirements (ATRIP submission, ATFP plans, logistics support requests, trip book development, trip report, and others as needed).
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Assist with proposal development, if necessary.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.
Position Requirements

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of three (4) years’ direct experience.
  • Experience managing team performance, providing performance feedback, and resolving performance issues.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of all U.S. government agencies and organizations engaged in proliferation prevention and complementary activities, and the extent of those activities.
  • Demonstrated expert at developing requirements, establishing long-range plans, defining project and program success factors, and implementing assessment methodologies for achieving consistent and systematic processes.
  • Demonstrated expert at making recommendations, facilitating the identification of trends, and desired future state for program.

Desired Experience:

  • International program experience desired.
  • DoD or security cooperation program experience desired.
  • Previous experience with DTRA or Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) desired.
  • Technical background experience desired.


  • BA/BS.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • PMP or equivalent certification desired.

Other Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to travel up to 25% of the time.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with customer and fulfill all duties and responsibilities as listed in the contract.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite including, but not limited to: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must be able to multi-task on a broad range of activities including client engagement, project management, financial management, quality assurance, knowledge management, acquisition life-cycle support, and generally supporting the Project Officer with a multitude of recurring and pop-up deliverables.
  • Strong attention to detail, communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to write for Senior Leaders.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

  • While the vaccine mandate for federal contractors and subcontractors is still being decided, we are continuing to collect vaccination record cards and accepting requests for legal accommodations (approval of a legal accommodation is not guaranteed). Although providing this documentation is not required at this time, we appreciate your cooperation in voluntarily providing this documentation to us should the Executive Order be upheld in the courts.

Security Clearance:

  • Secret security clearance.
    • Top Secret security clearance highly desired.

US Citizenship: This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Sawdey Solution Services to staff it only with U.S. Citizens.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Requisition Category Active  
Req Number PRO-22-00004  
Location Fort Belvoir, VA  
About the Organization Here at Sawdey Solution Services, an ISO 9001-14001 certified and CMMI-SVC v2 Level 3 appraised corporate headquarters, we have built a nationwide and global footprint by providing innovative, cross-disciplined professional services, engineering, and cyber solutions to Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Agencies, and commercial customers. Operating successfully since 2001, we are a Woman Owned/Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business (WOSB/SDVOSB). Our mission is to provide employees with the best experience in a people focused, continuous process improvement environment. We are extremely proud of the culture we have created and encourage all prospective applicants to take a look at what other applicants and employees are saying about us:

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What We Offer:

Whether you are a transitioning service member or are an experienced government contracting professional, Sawdey Solution Services offers a strong benefits package that extends beyond compensation. In addition to our healthcare plans, we also have benefits that encourage work/life balance, support your retirement goals, and aid in achieving not only your career goals, but your educational and training goals as well.

Don't just take our word (and others' words) for it… We invite you to come experience the Sawdey difference for yourself!

EOE Statement We are a Disabled-Veterans-41 CFR 60 1.4, Equal Opportunity Employer. Devoted to creating a diverse and friendly workplace, we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, physical or mental disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or veteran status. Our goals and beliefs are that diverse backgrounds and experiences empower and enable us to offer our customers an unmatched level of service. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply!  
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