UIC Alaska

Sr. Program Manager

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




Bowhead seeks a Senior Program Manager to join our team supporting various contracts under the Mission Assurance Directorate in Springfield, VA. The Program Manager will provide leadership to Site Leads and support personnel in managing all operational aspects, including program execution, growth, and risk management. The Senior Program Manager is responsible for managing multiple teams that provide Professional Services across a wide range of contracts such as; Security Services, Risk Management, Business Continuity, Emergency Services, Database Management; Financial Analysis; Information Assurance; Information Services and Technology; Facilities Operations and Engineering; Logistics; Program Analysis; Technical Documentation; and Visual Information Support. Most contracts are DOD related so a Military background would be helpful but not mandatory. Some contracts support Federal customers.


Must be responsive, reliable, detail-oriented, and possess a strong motivation to build a productive relationship with internal and external team members. The Senior Program Manager will establish, maintain, and administer an integrated data management system for collection, control, publishing, and deliver of all program documents, such as: Contract Data Requirements Lists (CDRLs), White Papers, Status Reports, Audit Reports, Agendas, Presentation Materials, Minutes, Contract Letters, Monthly Status Reports.


This position is 75-85 percent telework. Customer and team meetings with going into an office once or twice a week is available.


  • Validating technical and financial reports, analyze metrics, identify areas for improvement, and develop corrective action solutions that meet operational goals.
  • Supervising and coordinating the multi-location workforce.
  • Managing the workforce quality and overseeing quality delivery by holding project resources accountable to milestones and deliverables.
  • Correcting potential or existing quality problems.
  • Oversee and maintain the workforce’s training requirements and certifications.
  • Managing the onboarding process of new team members.
  • Holding daily and weekly meetings with team members and customers, as needed, with technical resources and document progress, risks, and issues.
  • Establishing clear expectations for the projects with internal and external stakeholders, technical personnel, project costing, and others.
  • Establishing regular communication patterns with the customer to include weekly calls, email summaries, updated project plans, and quarterly project reviews.
  • Preparing and distributing executive summaries and project briefs, as needed.
  • Communicate status updates to executive leadership.
  • Will be responsible for business development within current customer base and/or for new customers to support the continued growth of the company.


  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Information Technology, Computer Science, or similar fields.
  • At least 8-10 years’ experience as a project/program manager with responsibility for project/program financials. At least 3 years of this should involve simultaneously managing multiple contracts for multiple federal government agencies.
  • Preferred Current PMP or DAWIA Program Management Level 3 certification.
  • Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint with the ability to work in Share Point.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts.


Highly desirable:

  • Experience in standard capture management processes and management of business pipeline using a standardized stage/gate methodology.
  • Experience in technical and business proposal development


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: Have an active security clearance at the Top Secret level and be able to maintain it. US Citizenship is a requirement for Top Secret clearance.




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