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Program Manager in Alexandria, VA at CALIBRE

Date Posted: 1/19/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
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  • Experience:
    At least 10 year(s)
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  • Job ID:
    CMA 2789-585

Job Description

CALIBRE is looking for an experienced program manager to organize, coordinate and lead projects working towards modernizing a large information system within the DoD. The ideal candidate will be highly analytical with experience in managing staff across multiple disciplines. He/She will provide strategic guidance on technology, infrastructure and resourcing for teams and project managers to meet client needs for data-driven innovation.

The program manager will act as the lead, manager and administrator across a range of projects to ensure that project and program goals align with the client’s objectives and the company’s strategic vision. He/She will serve as the primary interface and point of contact with Government program authorities and representative on technical and program/project issues. He/She will also manage and control all financial and administrative aspects of the program with respect to contract and corporate requirements.


  • Oversees multiple project teams contributing to preparation of both long and short-range plans in support of client and team specific needs for production activities, application selection, systems development and systems maintenance
  • Analyzes complex project related problems and creates innovative solutions involving technology, methodology, tools, and solution components.
  • Achieves operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews
  • Implements productivity, quality, and customer-service standards
  • Meets financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances and initiating corrective actions where necessary.
  • Assesses program performance for maximum ROI, identifying opportunities for continuing process improvement
  • Understands how different projects interlink and overlap
  • Liaises with the marketing and communications teams to increase awareness of programs
  • Expands program offerings whenever possible and enhances the quality of existing projects
  • Reports on program performance to executive team and directors
  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and innovative project performance and exploring opportunities to add value.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks and participating in professional conferences and organizations.

CALIBRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports transitioning service members, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package. To be considered, please apply via our website at Come join our dynamic team!

Job Requirements

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance
  • Strong customer management skills
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Army’s PPBE process
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Experience managing and developing people. Additionally, must have a proven ability to build effective teams, develop trust within the team, and create/maintain strong morale among the team.
Required Experience

  • BS/BA in related degree such as data analytics, economics, mathematics, or Technical Discipline. MS preferred. (Other education, commensurate experience and demonstrated ability of individual may be substituted)
  • Minimum of 10 years professional work experience and 5+ years as Senior Project Manager
  • CDFM, CAP, PMP, CCEA, DAWIA or other relevant certification a plus.

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