Share Email Opening

Project Manager III – Division Lead  

Category Program/Project Mgmt  

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.

This Project Manager III – Division Lead will function as the Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) Team Lead for the DTRA Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Security and Elimination (S&E) Department. CTR's S&E Department develops partner nation CWMD capabilities through building partnership capacity activities under congressional authorities of the Global Nuclear Security, Delivery System Threat Reduction, and Chemical Security and Elimination programs. This is primarily a program management role that requires implementation and oversight of DoD acquisition strategies to carry out international threat reduction activities.

Additional Responsibilities Include, but are not Limited To:

  • Serves as lead A&AS support to the Government Division Chief and is directly responsible for overseeing a team of A&AS Project Analysts.
  • Directly responsible for ensuring all project-level deliverables across the division meet quality and schedule requirements.
  • Leads a Division of seven (7) personnel across three (3) programs: Global Nuclear Security, Chemical Security and Elimination, and Delivery System Threat Reduction.
  • Manages a $50M per year budget for WMD threat reduction activities across North Africa, Central Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and a global chemical portfolio.
  • Ensures comprehensive project-level support for the full range of CT-SE deliverables across various missions and activities in numerous countries/areas of responsibility.
  • Proactively works with Project Analysts and government Project Officers to highlight deficiencies in key knowledge, skills, and abilities, and coordinates/delivers ad hoc training to mitigate potential risks
  • Leads development and delivery of briefs for senior DoD and USG interagency officials
  • Assists and advises the Division Chief and Department Chief in program planning and execution, budgeting, monitoring, and evaluation of projects across the division.
  • Leads management and tracking of short and long-range division-level planning activities that include multi-year work plans that are the products of subordinate organization projects/programs.
  • Proactively identifies risk areas across division, highlighting impact to mission and proactively developing solutions.
  • Leads development, implementation, and tracking of the Director’s Operational Imperatives and weekly activity reports.
  • Leads annual management cycle activities, including Program Management Reviews (PMRs), Program Objective Memorandum, Annual Reports to Congress, Annual Spend Plans, and metrics reviews as required. .
  • Proactively leads Project Analysts, highlighting strengths and weakness in Analyst performance, and providing opportunities for professional development and performance improvement.
  • Manages activities and workload balancing of A&AS staff
  • Leads division-level coordination and tracking of A&AS reachback and cross-matrixed support across the entire contract, to ensure appropriate A&AS support to execute CTR mission.
  • Provides program management support for the full range of CT-SE deliverables across various missions and activities in one or more countries/projects;
  • Supports the Division chief in review, approval, and oversight of project milestone documents (Project Concept Notification (PCN), Project Plans, Requirements Validation Review (RVR), and others as required.
  • Leads consolidation, review, and approval of quarterly project fact sheets and regional/country summaries for the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
  • Manages/responds to short-fuse taskers and cables, to include coordination across the department
  • Supports country assessments and validating project metrics on a recurring basis;
  • Maintains expert-level proficiency in various systems to include, ATRIP, WAT, Mercury/TRLS, CAT, etc and proactively trains division teammates on new updates, policy changes, etc.
  • Captures meeting minutes and lessons learned, and incorporates solutions to action items and process improvement methodologies;
  • Leads oversight of program-level quality control (monitor cost/schedule/scope, budget, deliverables, expenditures, and other needs);
  • Leads Division-level travel planning and requirements (ATRIP submission, ATFP plans, logistics support requests, trip book development, trip report, and others as needed);
  • Prepares and monitors staffing realignments for A&AS and government members to incorporate personnel changes, policy priorities, and emerging threats/risks
  • Assists with proposal development, if necessary.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.
Position Requirements


  • Seven (7) + years of related experience required. Ten (10) + years desired.
  • Experience with the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
  • DTRA CTR or Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) or Counter WMD experience desired.


  • BA/BS required.
    • MA/MS desired.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Certified Scrum Master or PMP Certification desired.

Other Required Skills & Abilities:

  • 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.
  • Be able to lead a broad range of activities, including division- and department-level strategic planning, coordinating multiple projects and their interdependencies; managing and utilizing staff resources to ensure team success; and generally supporting government Project Officers and S&E Department leadership with a multitude of recurring and pop-up deliverables.
  • Will have a diverse skillset, with expertise in areas including project management; financial management; quality assurance; knowledge management; and acquisition life-cycle support.
  • Travel up to 25% of the time.
  • Demonstrated ability to write for Senior Leaders.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently.
  • Strong attention to detail, communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

Security Clearance:

  • Secret security clearance required.
    • Top Secret security clearance 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-23-00012  
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:

Indeed Reviews:

Sawdey Indeed Reviews

Glassdoor Reviews:

Sawdey Glassdoor Reviews

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!  
Job Description None Specified 

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to


Other Jobs Within Same Category
Project Support Analyst (HLD) in Langley AFB, VA
Posted on: 11/17/2023
[Apply Now]

Other Jobs Within 60 Miles
LAN Engineer - Senior in Fort Belvoir, VA
Posted on: 3/9/2023
[Apply Now]

DLA Splunk Enterprise Log Management (ELM) Cybersecurity Engineer in Washington, DC
Posted on: 8/16/2023
[Apply Now]

Cybersecurity Engineer – Insider Threat Protection in Washington, DC
Posted on: 8/16/2023
[Apply Now]

Privacy Analyst in Washington, DC
Posted on: 8/24/2023
[Apply Now]

FOIA Analyst in Washington, DC
Posted on: 11/29/2023
[Apply Now]

Follow us See who works here:

Click here for technical assistance.