UIC Alaska

Program Manager

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Location : Location
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement


Bowhead seeks a Program Manager to support the NIWC LANT PMES (Program Manager Equipment Support) contract located in Quantico, VA. The Program Manager will provide continuous program management support and/or its teams for the development of statutorily required, regulatory, or policy-based acquisition documentation.



  • Provide the support necessary to perform functions in accordance with guidance provided by the most current versions of Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) Acquisition Guidebook (MAG), the acquisition guidebooks that have superseded the retired Defense Acquisition Guidebook (DAG) in August 2022 (Ref 16.2.p), approved templates or other form of authoritative acquisition guidance. The contractor shall assist the appropriate competency in the drafting of MARCORSYSCOM statutorily required acquisition documentation.
  • Conduct document reviews and apply comprehensive and meticulous reviews of acquisition documentation identified in the MAG, the acquisition guidebooks that have superseded the retired DAG (Ref 16.2.p), and other acquisition regulations.
  • Perform all tasks needed to manage and update the portfolio of systems Risk Management Plans as required using Project Recon Software. Conduct program risk identification, develop risk description and appropriate risk response strategies, and report and track risks in accordance with the Risk Management Plan.
  • Develop, maintain, and deliver Integrated Master Schedules (IMSs) for applicable programs and projects to cover tasks and activities for all competencies and technical areas using the current MARCORSYSCOM approved version of Microsoft Project and in conformance with the DOD IMS Integrated Master Plan (IMP) Guide. Additionally, activities include schedule analysis of the critical path, assessment of schedule risk, and recommendations to the Government for guidance.
  • Perform activities necessary for successful execution of Abbreviated Acquisition Programs (AAPs), Acquisition Category (ACAT) programs, middle tier acquisition efforts, future acquisition pathways, and Other Transaction Authorities (OTAs), including a wide variety of vital functions as described within program IMSs, program Acquisition Decision Memorandum (ADM) documents, and Department of Defense (DOD)5000 guidelines.
  • Provide all the continuous support needed to schedule, facilitate, and participate in working groups (WG), IPT meetings, technical reviews, and decision briefings that occur both physically and virtually.
  • Provide support to the Government in the development of briefings and presentation materials for cross-functional IPTs and periodic systems acquisition and sustainment updates including, but not limited to: Change Initiation Briefs, Implementation Decisions, Procurement
  • Candidate will use either an Agile or Waterfall methodology as used by the applicable project being supported. Projects and work teams use a blend of Kanban Agile and Scrum Agile methodologies as well as traditional Waterfall techniques and shall address key elements of the DOD Acquisition framework (DODD 5000.01).


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Management Information Systems, or Business.
  • Individual shall have Project or Program Management Professional (PMP) Certification or Certified DAWIA Advanced/Level 2-3 in Program Management.
  • Fifteen (15+) years of technical experience in support of Program/projects, to include: Equipment Support, System Support, and Programmatic Support.
  • Experience shall include at least eight (8+) years of Program Management experience, to include: Technology Assessments, Systems Design, Systems Analysis, Programmatic Support, Acquisition Planning, and Budget Planning.
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and DoD procurement policies and procedures.
  • Individual shall have written and oral communications abilities commensurate with this management role.
  • Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • 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.


Physical Demands:

• Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
• Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
• Must be able to twist, bend, and squat periodically


SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to maintain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for admission to this location. 




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