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Chenega Corporation Program Manager in Vicksburg, Mississippi

Program Manager

Vicksburg, Mississippi, MS Join our Talent Network

Chenega Agile Real-Time Solutions (CARS)

This position is contingent upon contract award and government funding of the program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as mission critical personnel that is the single point of contact on-site at the ERDC.

  • Responsible for the program management and technical direction of major programs or projects.

  • Assist with transition period to keep stakeholders informed of status to minimize interruptions or delays to work in progress that would impact the mission.

  • Work directly with the key stakeholders regarding new project assignment and planning.

  • Manage all operation aspects of Program Activity including cost management, schedule management, date management, proposal activity and other related program activities.

  • Plan, schedule, organize and administer program tasks, budgets and schedules.

  • Track program against schedule, budget and phase review objectives, reporting status to supervisor on a regular basis and executive staff as needed and/or requested.

  • Develop and implement recovery plans for off-schedule and unanticipated eventualities.

  • Establish and manage customer relationships.

  • Recommend and/or lead new processes where needed to improve quality or on-time delivery.

  • Generate various reports/deliverables to the appropriate customers and management personnel.

  • Commit to the organization and shall be ultimately responsible for all activities and deliverables under this contract.

  • Plan, organize, direct and guide the activities of team members.

  • Investigate and adjust personnel problems among program team members. Provide recommendations regarding hiring, promotions, wage adjustments and terminations.

  • Participate in hiring, training and performance evaluations.

  • Review and approve employee timecards.

  • Other duties as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’s degree in related to Information Technology field of study, in addition to required experience below.

  • 10+ years’ experience in IT field required.

  • 5+ years’ Program/Project Management experience required.

  • PMP certification desired.

  • Active Secret clearance required.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to design and maintain technical and project documentation.

  • Ability to critically analyze and understand the requirements and communicate to the customer and leadership.

  • Ability to define requirements and plan project lifecycle deployment.

  • Ability to define and schedule project/program implementations.

  • Strong leadership and self-direction skills.

  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.

  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Sufficient knowledge of proper English grammar, spelling, capitalization, and punctuation rules to identify errors and make corrections.

  • Excellent organizational, presentation, and customer service skills.

  • Ability to efficiently and effectively identify and solve project issues.

  • Ability to solve complex problems using creative thinking skills.

  • Ability to perform team assessments and evaluations.

  • Ability to travel CONUS as required.

  • Ability to work nights, weekend, and holidays as required.

  • Ability to maintain and keep a Secret security clearance.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

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