Program Manager II

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Date Posted: 01-22-2018

Company Description

Synergy ECP is a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business SD(VOSB) that was formed in July 2007 with Headquarters in Columbia, MD and is made up of talented, dedicated staff to provide a broad range of services to the defense, intelligence and health care industries.

In an ultra-competitive environment, Synergy ECP has thrived by adhering to our name, making sure excellence is displayed by our Employees, to our Customers and by Improving Performance (ECP).

It’s what sets us apart, enabling us to be an autonomous yet agile business that delivers huge results - showing we’re ready to meet our customers’ evolving demands.

Synergy ECP has earned a client list that includes numerous Fortune 100 companies, in addition to multiple branches of the US government and military services.

Synergy ECP is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.


Synergy ECP is looking for a Program Manager in anticipation of a newly awarded satellite communications contract located in Annapolis Junction, MD

Clearance Required: TS/SCI w/ Polygraph

Description: 
The Program Manager shall be responsible for the successful cost, schedule, and performance of the contract. Serves as the main point of contact for the Contracting Officer (CO), the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), the Government Program Manager, and the Contractor’s senior management. Directly contributes to program efforts in several areas, including cost management/avoidance, schedule estimation and tracking, contract performance management, risk management, requirements analysis, and quality assurance activities. Ensures proper performance of tasks necessary to ensure the most efficient and effective execution of the contract. The PM shall utilize expert communication skills needed to direct the skilled technical resources and report on the technical progress, issues, and problem areas, as well as write and review technical documents.

Required Capabilities:
  • Allocate resources (staffing, facilities, and budgets) on the contract
  • Review and approve all earned value, Estimate To Complete, Funds and Man-hour Expenditure Report, or other financial reports as appropriate
  • Review and allocate management reserve within contractual limits
  • Ensure cross-discipline integration within the contract to meet Government needs
  • Work with the higher level program manager, if applicable, to provide effective and efficient management of the contractor's effort
  • Review and propose the Integrated Program Baseline (or resource loaded schedule) to the Government
  • Review risk and risk mitigation activities and allocate budgets for the same
  • Prepare program status reviews and other formal reviews to be presented to the Government PM
  • Ensure the timely recruitment and training of program staff - both direct and indirect
  • Review all financial and technical reports before release to the Government
  • Communicate issues and solutions to the Government PM in a timely and transparent manner
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory and administrative requirements imposed by the contract in coordination with the Contractor's contracts staff
  • Assist the Government PM by providing input to statutory acquisition reports and responses to Congressional Questions for the Record (QFRs)
  • Coordinate the preparation of Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and value engineering proposals to the Government PM
  • Provide Contractor input to the Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan reviews or Award Fee reviews, as appropriate.


Qualifications: 
Ten (10) years’ experience as a program or project manager in managing programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Shall have demonstrated experience in conducting requirements analysis, resource allocation, project costing, deliverable tracking, schedule and financial data monitoring, and reporting. Shall have at least four (5) year of demonstrated experience in the management and control of funds and resources using complex reporting mechanisms such as Earned Value Management. Shall be knowledgeable of the guidelines provided by the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS), DoD 5000 series, and ICD 801 policies.  At least 5 years’ experience in managing multi-task contracts and subcontracts of various types and complexity, as well as experience in leading a multi-vendor environment is required. Must have a PMP, FAC-P/PM Mid-Level, or Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level 2 certification in Program Management.
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