UIC Alaska

Program Manager

Program/Project Management
Location : Location
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement


Bowhead seeks a Program Manager to support the upcoming Portfolio Manager Command Element Systems (PfM CES) contract located in Albany, GA.  PfM CES acts as the central agent for the research, development, acquisition, and life cycle management of C4ISR systems for use throughout the FMF and the supporting establishments of the United States Marine Corps (USMC).  PfM CES is responsible for the acquisition, production, procurement, fielding, life cycle management, sustainment, and enhancement/refresh of programs within the portfolio. The responsibility also includes the sustainment, obsolescence mitigation, and modernization of legacy systems.


  • 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versions of Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) Acquisition Guidebook (MAG), the acquisition guidebooks that have superseded the retired Defense Acquisition Guidebook (DAG) in August 2022 (Ref 16.2.p), approved templates or other form of authoritative acquisition guidance.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and meticulous reviews of acquisition documentation identified in the MAG, the acquisition guidebooks that have superseded the retired DAG (Ref 16.2.p), and other acquisition regulations.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


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Project or Program Management Professional (PMP) Certification or Certified DAWIA Advanced/Level 2-3 in Program Management preferred.
  • Ten (10+) years of technical experience in support of program/projects.
  • Experience shall include at least eight (5) years of USMC Program Management experience.

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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