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Program Manager (COM00182)

Branch Manager




Alabama, United States

**Program Manager****Description****Compass Point, an Akima Company,** is committed to helping government agencies modernize their IT infrastructure and systems to drive innovation and value. Our team of experts deliver a broad range of skilled IT services to support a smarter, more connected government, including big data and analytics, software development, cloud computing, digital services, mission lifecycle support, managed IT, and more. Come join an experienced, leading edge team committed to excellence and results. Compass Point offers a challenging and rewarding work environment, competitive salary and benefits, and a wide variety of career development opportunities. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our companys profits go back to our 14,300 Iupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.**Responsibilities:**+ Manage all aspects of the program from inception through completion. Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of the program.+ Serve as primary customer point of contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.+ Is the authorized interface with the Government Contracting Officer (CO) and the Contracting Officers Technical Representative (COTR).+ Responsible for managing contract resources to deliver quality services within the scope of the contract.+ Is responsible for profit/loss on the contract.+ Provides leadership, supervision and guidance for all contractor personnel, inclusive of subcontractors/teaming partners.+ Leverages leading-edge IT solutions to improve the customer's mission effectiveness while continuously seeking opportunities to increase efficiency through improved processes and technology.+ Assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.+ Mitigate risks, controls costs and schedule variance, and effectively manages large scale, integrated projects.**Qualifications****Minimum Qualifications:**+ MA/MS Degree/12 Years Relevant Experience or BA/BS Degree/18 Years Relevant Experience+ 12 years of general engineering management experience in projects involving management, planning, integrating and implementation of complex systems and communications infrastructure equipment+ PMI PMP certification+ Experience in the direct supervision and management of major projects or teams with an average annual value of $50M or greater that involve providing professional support services and/or the integration, implementation and transition of large complex systems and subsystems+ Experience orchestrating and managing the work efforts of at least 20 subordinate personnel+ Demonstrated ability to manage a diverse group of functional activities distributed nationwide as well as interact with local and regional management personnel and other Army customer personnel+ Strong independent leadership/management experience with proven culture change and continuous improvement management+ Excellent client-facing communication skills+ Experience in either managing the delivery of IT support services to AMC or in the management of AMC programs*** Active Secret clearance is required for consideration*****Desired Qualifications:**+ Ability to lead cross functional teams to include Software Engineering, System Engineering, System Administration, Network, Technical Assistance, and Quality Control.+ Ability to provide scope and technical direction to the functional engineering teams.+ Ability to perform constructive reviews of technical deliverables.+ Experience leading or developing projects within the DoD product lifecycle model.+ Experience with the project initiation, planning, execution and monitor and control process groups.+ Effectively able to organize and track and report on project deliverables.+ Proficient in designing Integrated Master Schedules.+ Experience identifying critical path tasks.+ Experience preparing reports and other documentation on the status of projects.+ Experience in analyzing and dispositioning product defects.+ Ability to employ risk management techniques to identify and control risks.+ Experience providing detailed task estimates and basis of estimates.+ Project Management Certification (PMP) Experience with Real-time embedded systems.+ Experience with the CMMI and ITIL process models.+ Experience in Software Systems SafetyThe duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted._We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law._We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or [Register to View] . Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website.Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application._In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application._**Job:** Program & Project Management**Primary Location:** US-AL-Huntsville**Shift:** Day Job**Req ID:** COM00182