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076-VDT-IL0-17: Program Manager
LocationIL01 - Illinois, Rock Island
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CompanyVista Defense
Date Opened10/18/2017
Position ScheduleFull Time
The Program Manager plans and manages the delivery of global IT support services using a continuous process improvement approach to meet or exceed the performance objectives of contract. The PM has full on-site authority to commit resources on behalf of Vista Defense. He or She conducts the overall management coordination of contract and serve as the central point of contact with the Contracting Officer (KO) or his authorized Contracting Officer Representative (COR) for the performance of all work. 

The PM must have knowledge of managing support services CONUS and OCONUS operations. PM duties and responsiblitilies include the following:

  • Accomplishes human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Attend regular meetings with various customers and is responsible for ensuring that the contractual support services are completed within budget, within the agreed time frame, and within the customer's expectations.
  • Provide support and management for CONUS and OCONUS employees
  • Responsible for providing regular status reports to the customer as well as the contractually required reports within the requested time frames. 
  • Review accuracy of invoices and answer customer questions regarding invoices.
  • Interact and work with subcontractor, vendors, sponsors, security, HR department, accounting department, and consultants.
  • Meets contractual financial objectives by forecasting requirements; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; tracking Project Spending Reports; and Profit/Loss statements.
  • Visit customer locations and conduct interviews with key personnel to identify specific needs
Bachelor’s Degree in IT-related field required. Master’s degree preferred. PMP preferred. 
8+ years’ experience desired. Experience in OCONUS locations preferred

Special Requirements/Certifications
Security Clearance Required. 
Must have an active and valid Government security clearance.
Pass substance abuse screening prior to deployment.

Physical Requirements
Ability to travel 25% of the time.