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Tracking Code HITSR-21-1721-F
Job Code 21-1721
Posting Title Program Manager - Senior
Post Date 11/24/2021
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel Negligible
City Charleston
State SC
Country US

As part of Bowhead’s continuing support for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), we are accepting applications for a Program Manager/Technical SME. This role will support the High Performance Computing Integrated Support for the High Performance Computing Modernization Program Offices (HPCMPO) located in Fort Belvoir, VA, Charleston, SC and Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.

As a Program Manager, responsibilities will include fully integrating, managing, controlling and documenting all phases of the contract requirements. The Program Manager must be cognizant of the various interrelationships between the different departments and elements of the HPCMP and ensure these are fully considered as the program evolves. They will serve as the primary point of contact for all events, issues and briefings to the customer.

As a Technical Subject Matter Expert, this individual will have business development responsibilities including: opportunity qualification, suggesting teaming arrangements, advance intelligence gathering, strategy development, technical proposal writing and proposal formulation and review. Existing relationships with Government IT customers and industry partners in the DC metro area is preferred.

Program Management duties will include:

• Interfacing with all areas affected by the project including customer’s end users, computer services, and client services divisions. Defining and assigning project scope and objectives.
• Developing detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports.
• Providing senior level technical support in preparing administrative policy and procedures.
• Conducting project meetings and is responsible for project tracking including executive summaries weekly.
• Situational Awareness Reports (WSAR) and logging all projects, milestones, dependencies, and due dates for the task order assigned.
• Ensuring adherence to quality standards and reviewing project deliverables.
• Managing the integration of vendor tasks and tracking and reviewing vendor deliverables.
• Providing technical and analytical guidance to project team.
• Creating and tracking all program Standard of Practice (SOPs) for review and annual update by providing SOP Documentation Report tracking dates (dates completed, updated, and required review dates).
• The Program Manager is responsible for budgeting and P&L analysis/reports as well as recommending and taking action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems.

Business Development duties will include:

• Developing strategic business relationships and network with key decision makers including customers' senior management.
• Researching DC metro market Information Technology opportunities and generate new Business for Services contracts to enhance company revenues and profits.
• Identifying and overseeing the implementation of innovative Business development and sales strategies by leveraging Service offerings in Bowhead’s horizontal and vertical markets.

Requirements In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire. All job offers in connection with a covered contract will be contingent upon providing proof of vaccination prior to your anticipated start date.

• A Bachelor’s degree in Finance and/or Business Administration is required however a Master’s degree is preferred
• A minimum of twelve (12+) years’ of experience with at least five (5) years’ management experience in an information technology setting similar to the size and scope of the effort described above
• Qualified candidates must have a minimum of two years’ (2+) experience in business development and technical writing experience necessary to actively participate in locating and bidding new opportunities
• Large scale program management experience is desired as well as any Military experience (US Army highly preferred)
• Any certificates held currently, or previously, that meet IAT or IAM levels are preferred
• Level of responsibility requires individual to respond to customer’s urgent inquiries within two (2) hours (must be available within the core business hours)
• Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Project is required
• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts
• Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Top Secret level, may be required to obtain a Top Secret/SCI clearance upon hire. US Citizenship is a requirement for Top Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

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